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Congratulations to Vinny Curta on being named the SSC Red Division Player of the Year and congratulations to coach Mike Curta on being named the SSC Red Division Coach of the Year!
The boys Swim team took 7th overall in Sectionals this past weekend, placing 4th in diving. They also broke another school record in the 200 freestyle relay.
Congratulations to junior, Akire Hawkins, on placing 2nd in State in Impromptu Speaking at the IHSA State Speech finals in Peoria this past weekend. Akire faced competition from 24 other schools state wide, and ended up beating the previous year's state champion in her event. Thee two other qualifying events did not make finals, but still placed well!! Dwaine Hicks & Rafael Wilson, 11th place, Humorous Duet Acting Victoria Halewicz, 7th place, Poetry Reading
We are still looking for students to help collect donations for St. Baldricks. Our goal is to donate ten-thousand dollars toward cancer research so we need everyone's help! To get involved, register online at See Mrs. Russell in the Attendance Office for more information. The best reward is helping find a cure for childhood cancer but this year, we also have a top prize: tickets to sit in a Skybox at a Chicago Bulls Game. Whichever student collects the most donations will win that amazing prize.
Comcast SportsNet Chicago has recognized Cardinal basketball player Vinny Curta as their "Allstate High School Athlete of the Week" for his contributions and leadership on and off the court with a special nod to his state-record 'assist' performance against Juarez on January 26th. Congratulations to Vinny Curta.
The building will close 20 minutes after the conclusion of all Basketball games. It is your responsibility to arrange for transportation home after games. Please see Mr. Baker with any questions.
A reminder that student parking is only allowed in the student parking lot by permit only. To park in the student lot your vehicle must have a valid parking permit displayed. Additional student parking on school property is only allowed in the diagonal parking spaces along Sacramento Ave SOUTH of the tennis court driveway gate entrance. No other lots or parking areas on school property are available for student parking. Students discovered parking in any other lot or on school property in a prohibited area may have their vehicle ticketed by the police or towed.
Welcome back Peer Mediators! We begin 2nd semester training on Friday, January 23rd. We will meet 2nd period in Room 150. This is a mandatory meeting! Speak to one of the sponsors ahead of time if you are unable to be there. Make sure you are checking in with Ms. Kaffo in the main office on a regular basis to see if any mediations need to be scheduled. Thank you. Mrs. Wasserman, Mrs. Peters, Mrs. Maravillas and Ms. Petrizzo.
In order to take full advantage of any financial aid for college or career school that you might qualify for you must complete your FAFSA now. Please go to and use your 2013 tax information until you and your parents complete your 2014 tax forms. Assistance is available every Tuesday through the counseling department during the lunch periods but you must b ring you and your parents identification and financial information with you. Please see your counselor for more information.