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.
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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. Columbus 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 eileen.junkins@ignatius.org.
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An Evening with the Bollandists - 11.15.18


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PACKMUN III - Saint Ignatius Grammar School Model UN Conference - 10.20.18


Announcing the Third Annual Saint Ignatius Model United Nations Conference for Middle School Students: PACKMUN III
 
Come 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.
 
The 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 with preparation.
 
Students may register as an individual. There is no charge for participation.
 
Model 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.
 
The 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.
 
Participating 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.
 
CLICK HERE to register.