The Standard: Trap
By Mateo Perez ‘23
Set in Menachap, California, every person in the audience of a high school play falls unconscious–every person but one. What happened?
This year, Mother McAuley’s spring play is “Trap,” an unnerving and exhilarating documentary-style play.
Senior Michelle-Marie Nimo said, “I am looking forward to […]
The Standard: “Trash Talk” – BR Intramural Basketball League
By Jack Morrison ‘23
This year, Brother Rice introduced a new basketball league for students to join. Thanks to Mr. Jack Zampillo and Mr. Greg Nye set up the league. The season was full of ups and downs, but in the end it was always Team […]
The Standard: College Corner-Marquette University
By Joe Scarriot ‘23
On Dec. 20, Marquette University finally released their admission decisions. I got in! I have only heard great things about Marquette which made me want to see what all the hype was about.
On a day off from school, my parents and I […]
The Standard: Crusaders Bring Home Some Hardware
By Jimmy Navarrete ‘23
The Brother Rice Crusaders ended the regular season accounting for the most wins in Brother Rice history with 27 regular season wins. The regular season went by fairly quickly-now the real season starts. Rice took care of business against Eisenhower High School […]
The Standard: Pole Vault School Record at MVP Vibe Fest
By Danny Hughes ´23
Congratulations are in order for senior Joey Heilmann after he broke the pole vault school record. Joey, with a pole vault height of 13 foot 11 and ¼ inches, broke the previous school record set eight years earlier back in 2015 by […]
The Standard: Black History Month Celebration
By Robert Regan ‘23
On February 24, students from schools all over the Archdiocese of Chicago gathered together for a prayer service in honor of Black History Month. The service took place downtown at the famous Holy Name Cathedral, a stunning church featuring magnificent gothic architecture.
The Standard: ICOPS Invitational
By Charlie Walsh ‘23
“It’s my favorite indoor track meet all year,” said sophomore Gavin O’Connor.
On Sunday, the entire track and field team traveled to Lewis University to compete at ICOPS invitational. It is the first real meet of the year with good competition from all […]
The Standard: Survive and Advance
By Peter McShane ‘23
After closing out the season with a win against the Bogan Bengals, Brother Rice earned the 2nd seed in their sectional for the IHSA playoffs. Set to play against Eisenhower High School in the first round, the Crusaders knew they needed to […]
The Standard: State Champion Bobby Conway
By Brendan Arnold ´23
On February 18, sophomore Bobby Conway ‘25 got a chance to put his name in the books. In what was anticipated to be an early exit for the young mat man, he fought differently.
“Going into the match I wasn’t worried about losing […]
The Standard: Get Behind the Vest Pancake Breakfast
By Ryan Gierhahn ‘23
Alderman Matt O’Shea, 19th Ward, hosted the ninth annual Get Behind the Vest pancake breakfast in Kane Hall at St. John Fisher Elementary School on Sunday, Feb. 19. The event aims to raise funds to purchase new bulletproof vests for Chicago Police […]
The Standard: Shadow Day
By Nick Niego ‘23
Brother Rice hosted its last official big shadow day on Monday, Feb. 20, and it was a great day for shadows and students.
Grade school students were dropped off at the main gym in the morning and picked up by their host, and […]
The Standard: Wrestling Sectionals and Season Recap
By Billy Reardon ‘23
Congratulations to the Brother Rice wrestling team on a great season culminating with another IHSA Individual State Champion and back-to-back IHSA Dual Team State appearances! This past Tuesday the Crusaders beat Lemont 38-29 in the Class 2A dual-team sectionals. The Crusaders are […]
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