Saint Ignatius High School

Daily Announcements

Check here for updates on extracurriculars, college visits, service news and the cafeteria menu.

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

DAILY MASS: Please join us for daily Mass at 7:45 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Chapel

Burger: Hamburger/Cheeseburger / Patty Melt 
Pizza: Cheese, Pepperoni, Mac & Cheese
Fry: Funnel Fries, Fries
Entrée: Pasta Day

CAMPUS OPERATIONS: Hiring Student workers for their after school program from 3:30-6:30.

FRESHMAN MIXER:  There will be a freshman mixer this Saturday, August 26th from 7pm to 9pm in the MAC. Tickets are $10 at the door and you can pay with cash or Wildcard. Dress is casual - shorts, t-shirts, etc are all fine. This is a freshman only event. Only boys from St. Ignatius are permitted, but freshman girls from any school are welcome. The event will have a DJ, activities, and light refreshments. Please join us!

ATTENTION STUDENT ATHLETES: Are you having difficulty adjusting to the rigor of high school and high school athletics? Could you use a little help with a class, with balancing workload, athletics and free time, or with figuring out how to get things done while your team is on the road? Student Athlete Services (SAS) is a new peer mentoring program by athletes, for athletes that seeks to pair student athletes needing a little help or advice with a senior athlete in their sport who has successfully navigated student athlete life. SAS mentors will connect with athletes and provide advice and tips, suggest schedules and routines, provide tutoring, and generally support your journey to becoming a highly successful Saint Ignatius student athlete. If this service can be of use to you, please complete this short Google form. If you have any questions, please contact Jack Geffert ( or Mrs. Hanna (

WELCOME: "Saint Ignatius High School welcomes four visiting students from Barcelona, Spain, for three weeks:  Guillen Coll, Alvaro Hernandez, Biel Gallife, and Jiarui Chen.  Please give them a big Wildcat "Hola!"

SENIOR SHIRTS:  Seniors who ordered a Class of 2024 t-shirt may pick it up in Room 416 during Formation any day this week. The first Senior Shirt Day is Thursday. 

ASIAN AMERICAN SOCIETY: The Asian American Society is going out in dragon boats at 12:30 this Sunday! If you would like to join us for this two-hour event on the Cuyahoga River with the Cleveland Dragon Boat Association, contact Mrs. Hruby ( ASAP. You will need to turn in a signed permission slip and waiver by Thursday, so hurry. Space is limited! We will learn about the cultural significance of dragon boats, and we will go out on the water and paddle in an authentic dragon boat. The cost of this event is being covered by the school, so there is no charge for you. Students are on their own for transportation to and from Merwin's Wharf, but we can help you connect with students who might be able to drive you. ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME!

CHESS CLUB: will meet in room SC101 Wednesday after school.  Boards provided.  All are welcome

CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS: Are you interested in politics and discussing current political news? Stop by the Conservative Caucus on Mondays in Main Building Room 233! All political views are welcome and everyone gets a chance to contribute. Any questions? Contact Anthony Libertosky, Ian Roth, or Mr. Hennessey with any questions.

NEED MATH HELP? Go to the Math Lab (Loyola Hall 224 - next to the 2nd floor Commons Area)!
Math teachers are waiting to help you in the Math Lab - every day during both lunch periods and Formation Periods. No appointments needed - just stop in!

ARRUPE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS: will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays this year.  Programs will begin on Tuesday, September 5.  If you are interested, contact Mr. Valletta and look for the online signups.

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS CLUB: Calling all adventurers, new and old! If you like making friends, storytelling, writing, acting, adventuring, dungeon-crawling, exciting turn-based combat, board games, card games, video games, tabletop games, really any type of games, or shiny math rocks, then you should come to the Dungeons & Dragons club on Monday in MB 414 during Formation Period. We will be creating new groups for this school year, continuing old ones, and discussing D&D and other tabletop roleplaying games. Even if you don't plan on playing during formation, it's a great way to organize a campaign for outside of school. Contact Alex Ament or Mr. Boenker ( for more information.

SAILING TEAM: The Saint Ignatius Sailing team is looking for students to represent our school in regattas across Ohio and the Midwest. The team practices 4-7 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. If you would like to try it out or have any more questions, contact Brady Mayer '25 or Adam Starck '25.

FALL PLAY: Fall Play interest meeting for those wanting to audition for or be involved in Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic will be on Wednesday, August 30, at 4pm in the Thomas Room of the Breen Center. All area high school girls and all current Saint Ignatius students are welcome to join to hear about how to get involved with the Harlequins!

AUDITIONS FOR PUFF: Auditions for Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic: Open call in the theater of the Breen Center, on Tuesday, September 5, from 4 to 7pm. Those who are auditioning should be prepared to perform a one-minute monologue and bring with them an 8x10 headshot and a resume. See this page for helpful information about choosing and preparing your monologue, getting an affordable headshot, and creating your resume. Callbacks will be on Wednesday, September 6, 2023. Time of callbacks is TBD.
DEBATE TEAM: All the debate teams, new and old, will be meeting after school in room 512 in the main building next week.  If you cannot attend contact Mr. Buzzelli in room 512.

PALLBEARER TRAINING: Any junior or senior who would like to become a member of the Saint Joseph of Arimathea Pallbearer Ministry needs to attend one of the upcoming training sessions on Friday, September 8 from 1-1:40pm OR Monday, September 11 from 1-1:40pm.  Both sessions will take place in the Companions Center.  See Mr. Valletta or Mr. Mulholland with questions.  Be on time.

GOLFERS FOR OTHERS:  is hosting two fall outings at Little Met Golf Course.  The first will be on Tuesday, Sept. 12 and the second on Tuesday, Sept. 26. We have tee times starting at 4:30 pm.  Limited transportation to and from the course will be available. Players of all abilities are welcome.  If you need to rent clubs, Little Met offers these at a modest additional cost. The cost is $20 per player.  This will cover your greens fee for 9 holes walking with the remainder going to our Mission Collection program. We will play in four-somes.  If you know who you want to play with, please indicate this on the form below.  No worries if you aren't sure or don't know who is available to play that day.  I will create groups and send out an email with your tee time and playing partners. Finally, in order to reserve a spot, please complete one or both of the following forms.  EACH HAS A  DEADLINE FOR SIGN-UPS LISTED ON THE FORM. We have room for 20 golfers.  Once this limit has been reached we will close the sign-ups but will put your name on a Waiting List. A permission form must be filled out and signed by a parent or guardian in order to play.  Sorry but for safety (and insurance!) reasons, no permission form, no golf.  Please see attached. BRING YOUR CHECK (MADE OUT TO SAINT IGNATIUS HIGH SCHOOL) AND PERMISSION FORM TO THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT OFFICE ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE WE PLAY.  YOUR TEE TIME WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED UNTIL I HAVE RECEIVED BOTH. We look forward to seeing you at Little Met Golf course and to you joining us in supporting our Missions Collection. Here is the link for the online signup: 
Here is the link for the Field Trip Permission Form

SIBN: ALL students to the first Saint Ignatius Broadcasting Network meeting of the school year tomorrow after school at 3:15 p.m. in the Main Building, classroom 215A. If you’re interested in sports broadcasting, journalism, media, etc and covering Wildcat Athletics, please attend this meeting! If you’re unable to come, because of practice/other extra curricular activities, please send me an email so you can join our email list! 

CAT MEETING: The Christian Action Team meets every Wednesday at 8:25 a.m. in the Companions Center for Faith that Does Justice (1st floor Loyola Hall).  All students are invited.  Come to learn about the different opportunities, hear stories from your peers, pray, reflect and get involved.  Please consider joining us! 

GONZAGA SOCIETY: The Gonzaga Society of Prayer will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, August 22nd, from 8:00 - 8:15 am in the Companions Center on the 1st floor of Loyola Hall.  The Gonzaga Society meets every Tuesday before school to pray for the health and healing of the sick and injured in the St. Ignatius community and in the community at large. If you would like to request prayers for someone, use this Google Form link:  If you would like to become a Gonzaga prayer leader, or you would like find out more about the Gonzaga Society, come to the weekly CAT Meeting on Wednesdays or see Mr. Savastano in room SC204, Mr. McGinness in SC202, or Mr. Pacetti in the Companions Center. 

HEROS: Want to know how to be a Man For Others by helping to host blood drives? Any grade level student interested should stop by room 313 at 3:10 on Tuesday August 29th for the first #Heroes meeting of the school year. The meeting will last approximately 15 minutes. If you have any questions please email Mrs. Woytek of Mrs. Sebring.

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD: will hold an informational meeting on Friday during formation period in Room 308. Also, there are QR codes throughout the science building to sign up as well. Please contact Mr. Bogen (Room 308 or if you have any questions.

METAL CLUB: Are you interested in rock or metal music? Would you like to learn to play an instrument in those genres? Then check out metal club on Fridays during formation period. Our first meeting of the year will be today in room 511. See Mr. Petras or President Jack Howells for more details if you’re curious or need more information. Hope to see you there!

PRE-MED:  Any student interested in joining the Pre-Med Society and any returning members are invited to our first meeting next Wednesday, Aug 30th, during the activities period from 1:20pm-1:45pm in room 304 of the Science Building.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Henderson at

SPEECH & DEBATE: There will be Speech & Debate Informational Meetings Thursday, August 24 & Friday, August 25, for those who are interested in joining but did not attend the end-of-year meetings last year. See Mrs. Gross and Ms. Mielcarek in Room 415 from 12:55-1:30 p.m. 
SCIENCE OLYMPIAD: will hold an informational meeting TODAY during formation period in Room 308. Also, there are QR codes throughout the science building to sign up as well. Please contact Mr. Bogen (Room 308 or if you have any questions.

IGNATIAN ALLIANCE:  Are you looking for a sense of community and conversation? Alliance is open to students of all sexual orientations and identities, all allies, and teachers. Snacks will be provided, of course! NEW DATE, NEW TIME, NEW PLACE! Let's meet on Monday, in The Companions Center - Community Room (one with the Ignatius & Companions window) from 12:55 - 1:40pm. Contact Mrs. Reagan, Mr. McManamon, or Mr. Murphy for more info.

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