This yearlong opportunity is a joint venture between Goodman Theatre and the Association for Women Journalist, offered to young women in the 11th grade throughout Chicago and the suburbs. As a member, Mady will receive one-on-one mentoring from professional journalists, have the opportunity to interview artists associated with Good Theatre productions and more!
Mother McAuley is pleased to announce that the following freshmen students are the recipients of the newly-established Berens scholarship: Megan Broderick (Mount Greenwood), Jacqueline Folsom (Beverly), Sara Russell (Mount Greenwood), Christina Targia (Chicago) and Vianney Valadez (Chicago Ridge). Each student received a $2,500 scholarship, which is renewable through senior year, pending the student remains in good standing academically and behaviorally.
Hundreds turned out to celebrate at the Mother McAuley/Saint Xavier Academy Alumnae Association second annual All-Class Reunion held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 on the school's campus.
Congrautlations to the seven honorees recently inducted into the McAuley Hall of Honor: Barbara Patrick O'Toole, SXA '55 (posthumously), Margaret Dee Merrion '67, Anne Edwards Cotter '73, Trish Biondo Soltys '85, Katie Schumacher Cawley '97, Kerry Ryan Lynch '98 and faculty member Sister Nancy Houlihan, RSM. A permanent installation at the school, the Hall serves to educate and inspire current and future students, and all who visit the school. This year's inductees were selected from more than 100 nominations.
Tickets will go on sale for the fall musical on Monday, November 3. "The Wizard of Oz" will run November 20 - 23, 2014. All are invited to join us for the Father's Club Spaghetti Dinner on November 22 before showtime, and girls in grades 6-8 are invited to the Backstage Pass!
Shannon Baker '17 presented a $8,700 check - the proceeds from her iVow2 event - to The Bridge Teen Center in Orland Park on October 21 during her lunch period.
Reporter Vince Gerasole from CBS-2 news was at McAuley on October 21 to feature the Brother Rice/Mother McAuley band, a few super-service students, our theatre program and our varsity volleyball players during the 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. segment. View clips!
The Father's Club has begun their annual Christmas Wreath Sale, which includes wreath of all shapes and sizes. Orders can be made online, or you can print out the form to return to the Main Office. All orders are due by November 14, 2014. They are also selling raffle tickets for their annual Christmas Raffle Drive, which includes cash prizes up to $3,000, iPads and free raffle tickets for their upcoming Blackhawks Raffle. Tickets can purchased from students or the online order form.
McAuley art students were honored to complete the letter "E" for the Beverly Art Walk mural "You Are Beautiful." This mural will be installed at 103rd street and Walden Parkway in celebration of the first annual Beverly Art Walk, which will be held October 11 from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.
- SatNov01 Cross Country Sectionals
- MonNov03 Fathers Club Meeting 7:00 PM
- TueNov04 Volleyball Sectionals