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.
to see the brochure and CLICK HERE
for the application (deadline for deposit November
1). Please contact Mr. Sparapani (firstname.lastname@example.org
) with questions.
March in the 2018 Columbus Day Parade - 10.8.18
Saint Ignatius is excited and
honored to participate in the 2018 Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 8,
2018. The parade will step off from Lake and State Streets at 12:30pm. Saint Ignatius will have a large, prominent float in the first section of the parade.
Please join Fr. Caruso, John Chandler, Club Italia, our Pep Band and members of
the Saint Ignatius community as we celebrate Italian heritage in Chicago. All are
welcome to march! Please bring your siblings, parents, extended family and
friends, and join us in what will be a wonderfully festive experience. The
parade will be broadcast live on television!
The parade route begins at
Lake Street, proceeds down State Street and ends at Van Buren. Please
gather at our float no later than 12:00pm on October 8th
Day is a day off for students and faculty. The Saint Ignatius float will be
parked near the start of the parade. We will update with the exact location as
soon as we receive it. This is a wonderful opportunity to show your school
spirit, march in the parade and celebrate all of the wonderful men and women of
Italian heritage who have helped to make Chicago one of the greatest cities in
the world. Please direct any questions
to Eileen Junkins at email@example.com
An Evening with the Bollandists - 11.15.18
PACKMUN III - Saint Ignatius Grammar School Model UN Conference - 10.20.18
the Third Annual Saint Ignatius Model United Nations Conference for Middle
School Students: PACKMUN III
discover the excitement of international diplomacy! The Saint Ignatius Model
United Nations (SIMUN) team invites students in grades 6-8 to participate in a
Model United Nations Conference on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. No experience or preparation required.
internationally recognized SIMUN team would like to offer middle school
students the opportunity to engage in highly interactive diplomacy,
negotiation, and leadership. Students do not need any experience to
participate. The committees and country positions will be assigned on the day
of the conference. SIMUN students will chair each committee and help delegates
may register as an individual. There is no charge for participation.
United Nations is an activity that engages students in simulations of the work
of the United Nations and other international organizations like NATO, the EU,
and the African Union by representing countries, debating issues, and
negotiating solutions to the most pressing problems of the day. Model United
Nations conferences are hosted by high schools and universities throughout the
United States and the world.
SIMUN team has won numerous awards at conferences hosted by Columbia
University, Georgetown University, Boston College, Northwestern University, the
University of Pennsylvania, the College of William and Mary, the University of
Illinois, Duke University, Florida International University, and the University
of California at Berkeley. In addition, SIMUN has been named “Best Delegation”
at international conferences held in Russia, China, Germany, and Netherlands.
students are asked to bring a tablet, laptop, or smartphone, if possible.
Additional tech resources will be available if needed. A pizza lunch will be
provided for all participants.