8th Annual Business Society Luncheon - 11.918

Join us at the Union League Club of Chicago on Friday, November 9, 2018 for the Annual Business Society Luncheon. CLICK HERE to register today. 

11:00 - Networking - Crystal Room (5th Floor)
12:00 - Luncheon & Awards - Main Dining Room (6th Floor)
1:00 - Conclusion 
1:30pm- 3:30pm- Post Networking Reception - Crystal Room (5th Floor)

2018 Award Recipients
The Alumni Award for Excellence in the Field of Business: Mr. William Flood '57 - Flood Brothers Disposal 

The Award for Excellence in the Field of Business - Chicagoland - Mr. Al Capitanini - Balanced Asset Strategies

The Presidential Award for Distinguished Neighborhood Business Partner - Tufano's Vernon Park Tap

Girls Cross Country Wins GCAC Championship

There were five Wolfpack runners in the top 11, with the win by Rhiannon O'Keefe '20, allowing the team to escape with a narrow 34-39 victory over Fenwick for the Varsity GCAC title. Lexi Affolter '21 (4th), Mia Trotter '21 (8th), Rosie Sullivan '21 (10th) and Maddie Semmer '20 (11th) accounted for the team score. Maeve White '21 (17th) and Kristina Dalton '20 (20th) had strong finishes that resulted in all seven runners earning All-GCAC honors. O'Keefe was named the GCAC Athlete of the Year for Cross Country.
The team also won the Frosh-Soph title behind a 1-2-3 finish by Annie O'Neill, Zoey Holland and Haley Rieckelman respectively.
The JV team also won with all seven runners finishing in the top nine led by Maggie Freeman's runner-up finish and Isabella Corral '21 with a third place effort.
The Open race had no team score but the Wolfpack easier defeated the other 11 schools led by a 2-3-4 finish by Sadie Reese '19, Summer Cardenas '21 and Emma Dorn '21 respectively.

March for Life Pilgrimage Registration Now Open

Dear Parents and Guardians,
If your son or daughter is considering attending the Saint Ignatius College Prep March for Life pilgrimage in Washington DC this January, the time to register is now! You may print off an itinerary and permission form by CLICK HERE. Printed forms must be submitted to either the religious studies or social studies department office by October 31st. We are looking forward to another fun and powerful experience representing the Wolfpack in DC.

Oscar Romero Canonization – 10.14.18

Saint Ignatius College Prep’s first Ignatian Values Day was held in conjunction with the Mass of the Holy Spirit on August 31. The day focused on the life and witness of Oscar Romero. Romero, an Archbishop in El Salvador from 1977-1980, who will be canonized as a Saint on October 14th.

Six Blesseds in total will be canonized Pope Francis declared back on on May 19, 2018, during an Ordinary Public Consistory for the Canonization of the Blesseds: Oscar Arnulfo Romero Galdámez, archbishop of San Salvador, martyr; Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini), Supreme Pontiff; Francesco Spinelli, diocesan priest, founder of the Institute of the Sisters Adorers of the Most Holy Sacrament; Vincenzo Romano, diocesan priest; Maria Katharina Kasper, virgin, founder of the Institute of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ; Nazaria Ignacia de Santa Teresa de Jesús (née: Nazaria Ignacia March Mesa), founder of the Congregation of the Missionary Crusaders of the Church.

Parent Org sponsors ParentTalks Panel - 10.18.18

Our ParentTalks Panel will be held on October 18th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM in McGlaughlin Room. This forum presents an invaluable opportunity to hear and get answers to things that you just aren’t able to draw out of the WolfPack post or any of the many other communication vehicles available to parents. We hope that you can join us.
There will be three dynamic speakers representing three different area of our Faculty allowing you to hear, first-hand the new and exciting things that are happening this year and in the coming years. Below are the speakers scheduled to attend along with topic to be addressed:
·         Maura Maloney, Asst. Principal of Academics. She will cover topics such as the dual credit program with St. Louis University, revisions to the math and science programs and others.
·         Kurt Schmidt, Director of College Counseling. He will be sharing key things that should be top of mind in the college selection process for every grade level.  
·         Sharon Byrne, Guidance Director She will emphasize the services available to your students and how or when to access them.
Feel free to reach out to us if you have any additional questions.  Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Save the Date(s):
November 11, 2018        12:00-3:00 PM                  Open House for incoming Class of 2023
February 9, 2019              7:00-10:30 PM                  Trivia Night
March 2, 2019                    5:00-10:00 PM                  GLORIUM
March 7, 2019                    6:30-8:00 PM                     Spring ParentTalk 

Varsity Sailing to Participate in Halloween Spectacular - 10.27.18

Join us for a sailing regatta on October 27, 2018 in Lake Forest, IL when the Varsity Sailing team takes part in the annual Halloween Spectacular. The regatta starts at 8:00 AM. CLICK HERE for full information and directions to the regatta. 

Women's Society Holiday Shopping Event - 11.8.18

All proceeds go towards the Women's Society Endowment for Tuition Assistance at Saint Ignatius. 

20th Biennial Classical Odyssey Tour to Italy - June, 2019

The Classics Faculty are pleased to announce the 20th Biennial Classical Odyssey tour to Italy, June 14-23, 2019. Open to all current sophomores and juniors in good standing. Come be a part of SICP's longest foreign travel tradition, running since 1976! This educational tour will take students to Rome, Orvieto and Florence to visit ancient Roman monuments as well as churches and holy sites significant to the Catholic and Jesuit tradition. CLICK HERE to see the brochure and CLICK HERE for the application (deadline for deposit November 1). Please contact Mr. Sparapani (matthew.sparapani@ignatius.org) with questions.

An Evening with the Bollandists - 11.15.18