Mother McAuley is pleased to introduce a new scholarship opportunity for current students. The Daniel P. Haerther Charitable Trust has generously funded a scholarship program for 12 scholars (three per level) to assist with one-half of tuition costs.
On Monday, September 8, members of our Student Council Skyped with two NYPD officers, Captain Kevin Kieran and Sergeant John Schatz, who were first responders on September 11, 2001. During announcement on Thursday, September 11, Student Council President Maggie O'Grady '15 shared a reflection they wrote after hearing the officers' accounts.
We are excited to announce our first annual Mercy Day of Giving, a 24-hour fundraising challenge in support of our Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Fund. On Mercy Day, September 24, we are looking to you, our alumnae, parents and friends, to give back to McAuley. Your donation, no matter the size, will make a huge impact on the lives of our students, and inspire them to continue to "respond compassionately to the needs of their community."
A group of alumnae from Saint Scholastica Academy are awarding "SASSY Scholarships." These $500 scholarships help pay for incidental school-related expenses, such as field trip costs, activity/athletic/retreat fees, book bills, uniform invoices, program (i.e. AP classes) or ACT fees. Applications and letters of recommendation by a teacher or administrator are due on Wednesday, October 1. Learn more now.
Ten scholarships are now available for current students. All applications are due on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 to the Main Office or Mrs. Kathy Klyczek's office. Learn more and download the application(s).
Mother McAuley will host one of the nation's most competitive volleyball tournaments, The ASICS Challenge, the weekend of October 3 – 4. Twenty-five (25) schools representing seven (7) states will compete for the tournament title.
Bob Rabe, Theology & Faith Formation Chair, to be Keynote Speaker at Indiana Conference for Catechetical Leadership
Congratulations to Bob Rabe, Theology & Faith Formation Chair, who was asked to be the opening and closing Keynote Speaker at the Indiana Conference for Catechetical Leadership on November 3 - 4. Watch a video to learn more about the topic on which he will focus his talks.
Our very own president Mary Klingenberger was featured in the Saint Mary's College Courier magazine for receiving their Alumna Achievement Award this year.
Visual Arts and Technology Chair Kathy Gordon Davis was named the recipient of the Sister Dorothy Marie Peschon '19 Award from the National Alumni Association of Saint Xavier University. This award is presented to a Saint Xavier alum who serves as an "exemplary volunteer and supporter of the University's endeavors. Recipients of this award embody the values of the Sisters of Mercy in pursuit of opening new doors to Saint Xavier students."
Shannon Baker '17 started an organization called I Vow 2 to raise awareness and support that will empower teens to focus on the positive and turn their backs on bullying. Join I Vow 2 at Bourbon Street on October 5 for a fundraiser benefiting the Bridge Teen Center in Orland Park. Shannon and one of her bands will headline the event. Learn more and purchase tickets now.
Auditions for "The Wizard of Oz" will be held the week of September 15 - 19. Performance dates are November 19 - 23. Auditions are open to all students and boys from neighboring schools.
Purchase your tickets now for the All-Class Reunion & McAuley Hall Induction on Saturday, October 25, 2014. All alumnae are welcome to attend the event and catch up with classmates. Special celebrations for banner years will be held throughout the school.