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San Ignacio Society's Fiesta de San Ignacio

Over 70 alumni, students, parents, and friends celebrated the inaugural San Ignacio Society's Fiesta de San Ignacio on July 31, 2016. The day started with Mass at Holy Family Church followed by a reception in the Anthony Fornelli '51 Lounge.   Alumni Members of the Society brought up the gifts (Dan Trevino, Julio Paz, Sonia Antolec, and Simon Weffer).

Watch Dave Kavanaugh's '57 Dei Gloriam Award Speech at Graduation

Please CLICK HERE to watch the speech Dave Kavanaugh '57 gave at graduation in May after accepting the school's 2016 Dei Gloriam Award. 

Spring Sport Teams Win IHSA Team Academic Awards

Congratulations to the following teams for receiving the IHSA Team Academic Award. Each team maintained a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher this Spring. Girls Water Polo – 3.44; Girls Softball – 3.69; Baseball – 3.29; Boys Tennis – 3.58; Boys Track & Field – 3.25; Boys Volleyball – 3.50; Boys Water Polo – 3.37; Girls Soccer – 3.56; Girls Track – 3.56.

Sierra '16 Nominated for Best High School Actress in IL

Please join us in congratulating Emily Sierra '16 for recently being selected as 1 of 12 nominees for Best Actress in a Musical for the Illinois High School Musical Theatre awards. The awards are giving through Broadway in Chicago. You can see more at:

Fr. Caruso, SJ Blesses Robotics Team Robot

CLICK HERE to watch school President, Fr. Michael Caruso, SJ bless the Robotics Team robot (Wolfbyte) ahead of their inaugural robotics competition in Peoria this weekend. Saint Ignatius Robotics is one of over 3,000 teams worldwide who compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), an event designed to involve high school students in robotics. Each year, teams build robots to compete in that year’s game. See the team website at: 

Children from El Salvador Visit Ignatius

Children from the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos orphanage in El Salvador recently visited Saint Ignatius. They stopped by some Spanish classes and also presented their folk music and dance to about 200 students in the 3rd floor gym during activity period. Special thanks to Kelly, Erin and Patrick Doyle for establishing the relationship with the organization and inviting them to share their culture with our school.

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