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Daily Announcements 1.15.19

Congratulations to senior Maya Drayton on taking first place in creative writing in the Walgreen's Expressions Challenge! The contents is a peer-to-peer based health awareness initiative for high school teens in which students submit pieces on critical life issues.

Attention all 1st semester ceramic students!  Glazed pieces are on a table in the hallway outside the Ceramic room.  Bisque pieces are on the table inside the Ceramic studio.  Please come to claim your artwork!


Attention Juniors and Seniors,

If you are going on the spring break trip to Barcelona, the French Riviera, Florence, and Rome and did not get your information letter yesterday, please see Mrs. Cox in guidance today.

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?”

We at Marist, in honor of Martin Luther King day, are collecting new and used Children Books for less fortunate kids in the Chicago area.  Drop Boxes are located outside the SLO and in Champagant Square.  The MLK drive runs through January 18.  Remember as MLK said “the time is always right to do what’s right”.

See Mrs. Pochyly for more information.

Attention Senior Boys: If you would like attend the February Boys Kairos Retreat and have not signed up, please see Coach Brennan in the SLO for a permission form as soon as possible.

This Wednesday, 1/16, during the first Hawk Talk of 2019, alum Ian Schaller '06 will share his experience working in the field of health physics at Argonne National Lab in the Main Office Conference Room during lunch mods. Space is limited; please sign up by e-mailing Mrs. McArdle with your name & lunch mod. You can also see her in her office to sign up. Snacks will be served. 


Mock Trial will resume meeting this Wednesday after school in room 113 from 2:45-3:45. Please review most recent Showbie assignments prior to our meeting. 


Interested in medicine? If you would like to join for a tour of Northwestern's stroke care unit and hear a lecture on recognizing the signs of a stroke, please contact Mrs. McArdle by this Thursday. The event is next Thursday, January 24th from 5-8pm downtown. Dinner and parking are included. Space is limited. 

Marist Theatre Guild Presents:

The Sound of Music

Open Auditions: January 15

Please prepare a song to sing.

Call-Backs: January 16

Be ready to sing, read, and dance and stay until it’s over!

All auditions begin at 3:00 p.m.

in the RedHawk Theater

Performance Dates:

March 28, 29, 30

See Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Vail if you have questions



Students Against Destructive Decisions will meet immediately after school today in Room 209.  All current members are encouraged to attend as we will work on planning the upcoming 7th & 8th grade “Here’s the Scoop” event.  New members are always welcome.  Please see Mrs. Novak with any questions.

Marist Ultimate will be beginning soon.  Please join us today after school in Room 102 for an informational meeting about workouts, practices, and Spirit of the Game.  Please see Mr. Lesher with any questions. 

Calling all Chefs! Cooking Club will resume on January 29th. Stay tuned! If anyone is still interested in joining, please come to an information meeting on January 22nd at 2:30 in room 221 or contact Ms. Silva. Existing members do not need to show.

Spanish Club:

Did you know in many parts of Latin America and in Spain children receive presents from the three wise men on January 6th , and not Santa on Christmas? Come to Spanish Club in 214 this Friday to partake in a typical Dia de Reyes(dee-uh day ray-ays) with a Roscon (rose-cone)  cake, tamales, and maybe even a visit from the three wise men!

All are welcome. Please see Srta. Jorgensen or your Spanish teacher with any questions.



The girls' varsity basketball team lost last night in a hard fought battle vs. Mother McAuley, 49-39. Congratulations to the the girls' sophomore team winning their game last night. Thank you to all the faculty, staff and students who came out last night to support our ladies. The girls will play Joliet Catholic tomorrow, Wednesday, at home 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. 


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