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Former MLB Player Tapped As New Marist Baseball Coach

Former MLB Player Tapped As New Marist Baseball Coach

Kevin Sefcik brings college and professional experience as player and coach to the table, including stints with Phillies and Rockies.
Registration Starts for Dist. 124 Elementary School Students

Registration Starts for Dist. 124 Elementary School Students

Registration for new, change of address and kindergarten students starts by appointment only August 8, and August 4 for returning students.
McAuley Taps ‘03 Alumna To Serve as New Principal

McAuley Taps ‘03 Alumna To Serve as New Principal

Eileen Boyce is the first alumna to serve as principal of all-girls Catholic high school.
Marist Updates Time Capsule Left in School Wall 50 Years Ago

Marist Updates Time Capsule Left in School Wall 50 Years Ago

Marist High School concludes 50th anniversary celebrations by updating a time capsule hidden in wall by school's first principal in 1963.
Brother Rice-Mother McAuley Band D.C.-Bound to March in National July 4th Parade

Brother Rice-Mother McAuley Band D.C.-Bound to March in National July 4th Parade

Brother Rice-Mother McAuley Band only high school from Illinois selected to march in National Independence Day Parade on July 4.
SXU and Morgan Park High School Team to Offer International Baccalaureate School

SXU and Morgan Park High School Team to Offer International Baccalaureate School

“This partnership with Saint Xavier University will establish another pathway for students to gain early exposure to college and receive dual course credit,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Do Doc Marten Mary Janes Really Reflect Up: McAuley's Shoe Debate

Do Doc Marten Mary Janes Really Reflect Up: McAuley's Shoe Debate

Mother McAuley High School's new shoe policy is being met with blowback by students, parents and alumnae.
Oak Lawn Teen Wins Top Honors in Congressional Art Competition

Oak Lawn Teen Wins Top Honors in Congressional Art Competition

Oak Lawn Community High School senior Brian Pfister's stunning digital photograph "Salute" will be exhibited in Washington, D.C.
Evergreen Park's Head Football Coach Defects to Hinsdale Central

Evergreen Park's Head Football Coach Defects to Hinsdale Central

Dan Hartman, who compiled a 27-9 record and led the Mustangs to IHSA State Playoffs for the past three years, has accepted a position at Hinsdale Central.
Join the Party! St. Christina Hosts Zumbathon, May 15

Join the Party! St. Christina Hosts Zumbathon, May 15

Second annual Zumbathon will raise money for St. Christina School technology fund.
New Marist Softball Coach Takes Over Reins from Mentor

New Marist Softball Coach Takes Over Reins from Mentor

Colleen Biebel, a 2007 graduate of Marist High School, is the second coach in the girls varsity softball program's history.
Moraine Valley Seeks Alumni for New 'Hall of Fame'

Moraine Valley Seeks Alumni for New 'Hall of Fame'

Between five to eight inductees will be selected and honored at the inaugural Hall of Fame reception in November.
Mt. Greenwood Student Receives Prestigious Chick Evans Scholarship

Mt. Greenwood Student Receives Prestigious Chick Evans Scholarship

Emily Maxwell, a senior at Marist High School, was named a 2014 Chick Evans scholarship recipient.
Chuck Peters Named Marist Varsity Hockey Coach

Chuck Peters Named Marist Varsity Hockey Coach

Chuck Peters excited to return to his alma mater as a coach.
Marist High School Presents Spring Musical 'How To Succeed In Business'

Marist High School Presents Spring Musical 'How To Succeed In Business'

Marist Theatre Guild presents popular Tony Award-winning musical April 3 through April 7.
Tickets Still Available for Marist's 50th Anniversary 'Red & White Ball'

Tickets Still Available for Marist's 50th Anniversary 'Red & White Ball'

Marist High School 'Red & White Ball' happens this Saturday at the Hilton Chicago. Ball culminates year of events celebrating school's 50th year-milestone.
McAuley Launches National Search for New Principal

McAuley Launches National Search for New Principal

National search underway to replace current principal who is retiring at the end of the school year.
Marist Volleyball Coach Named to 'Thirty Under 30'

Marist Volleyball Coach Named to 'Thirty Under 30'

Coach Julie Popp Hopkins was chosen for the national distinction by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Marist Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Marist Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Students athletes contributed to winning Redhawk football program.