Upcoming Jr High Events!

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Performing Arts Workshop

Thursday, October 12
3:30 - 5:30pm
Open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders

Join the McAuley Performing Arts department for a FREE WORKSHOP.

You are invited to participate as a cast member, a stage or tech crew member, or an orchestra member. Orchestra members should bring their own instrument and all levels of experience are welcome. Together, we will fully stage a production number from our upcoming fall musical “Chicago.” Registration is required.

Register for the Performing Arts Workshop

8th Grade Volleyball Clinic

Thursday, October 19
5:00 - 6:00pm
Open to 8th graders

Come Train with the Mighty Mac Varsity Volleyball Team! Please arrive by 4:30pm for an opportunity to watch the McAuley Varsity Volleyball team practice. Please enter through the athletic doors.

Register for the 8th Grade Volleyball Clinic

Girls Night Out

Friday, October 20
6:00 - 9:00pm
Open to 7th and 8th graders

Join us for a night of SPOOKTACULAR fun! There will be costume contests, crafts, games and prizes! Dinner will be served.

Register for Girls Night Out

Open House

Thursday, November 2
6:00 - 8:00pm

Be a part of MacNation!

There will be presentations about academic programs, electives, athletics, financial aid, scholarships and transportation. You will also have a chance to meet students, athletes, coaches, teacher and administration. 

For more information, call or email our Admissions Office at 773-881-6198 or admissions@mothermcauley.org.

Register for Open House

Shadow Days

Shadowing is the best way to get to know what McAuley has to offer. 

We want you to experience a day in the life as a Mighty Mac. Join us for the day, learn more about our curriculum, and meet our teachers and students.

Students can shadow any day we're in session.

Register for a Shadow Day


Past Events

Grade School Volleyball Night

Tuesday, September 26
Varsity game - 6:00pm
McAuley vs. IC Catholic Prep

Thank you to all who came to cheer on the Macs and joined us for a pizza party with the team after the game.

Junior High Symphony Orchestra

Classes begin Wednesday, October 4
Registration deadline if Monday, October 2
Orchestra practice will be held every Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00pm

Open to 4th - 8th grade girls. No experience necessary. Instruments will be provided. Students will perform with the McAuley Symphony Orchestra at the Christmas and Spring Concerts. The cost for the program is $100. The fee will cover the cost of all rehearsal sessions and performance apparel. 

Junior High Art Workshop

Thursday, October 5
3:30 - 5:30pm

Open to 6th - 8th grade girls. You will have the chance to pick your project: digital imaging, painting, sculpture, drawing or photography!

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