85th Annual Scholarship Drive

Through the decades of the drive, its goal remains the same: to support tuition assistance making it possible for students of all financial backgrounds to attend Saint Ignatius High School. The 85th annual Scholarship Drive is taking place January 20 - March 3, 2023.

Saint Ignatius High School

Daily Announcements

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

Wednesday, January 25, 2023


DAILY MASS: Join us for daily Mass at 7:45 in St. Mary of the Assumption Chapel.

CAMPUS DINING:
Burger: Hamburger, Cheeseburger
Soup: Italian Wedding Soup
Fry: Funnel Fries
Pizza: Cheese, Pepperoni
Special Pizza: 
Entrée: Chicken and Waffles

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: please join us for Eucharistic Adoration on Friday at 1:00 p.m. in St. Mary's Chapel. Senior Jacob Zorc will be offering a faith witness. Come and spend time with the Lord and enjoy the gift and peace of His presence. All students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are welcome.

BASEBALL:  Anyone interested in trying out for Baseball, there will be a mandatory sign up meeting on Wednesday, January 25th.  All freshmen will be at 3:30 in the Magis Center and Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors will be at 3:50 in the Magis Center.  Again, if you want to try out for baseball this year, be at the meeting on the 25th.

LUNAR NEW YEAR: We are celebrating Lunar New Year on Wednesday, January 25th, 12:30  - 1:30 in Ms. Li's room 315A.
We are going to taste Chinese snacks, candies, play games and watch a Chinese movie. Mrs. Li will give us red envelopes as a traditional Chinese New Year's practice. There will also be a dragon dance in the campus.  See you there!

OPEN GYM: The normal hours will be every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:15-4:15.  No need to sign up– just show up and play.

NEED MATH HELP? Go to the Math Lab! Math teachers are waiting to help you in the Math Lab (MB214A - next to the Latin Arch) - every day during both lunch periods and Activity Period. No appointments needed - just stop in!

PEER CONFERENCING CENTER: Need writing help? Need grammar help? Unsure if your thesis statement is good? Confused about the "gerunds" and "participles"? Do you have no idea what your teacher means when he or she writes, "elaborate"? Would you rather get help from another student instead of a teacher? If you answered, "yes" to any of these questions, stop by the Peer Conferencing Center, located on the 4th floor of the Main Building right next to the English office. Staffed by phenomenal juniors and seniors of English, we offer top-rate writing and grammar instruction for all subjects. We're open every day, every period, during the formation period, and after school until 3:45pm. You won't regret it! Questions? Contact Mr. Yarcusko: tyarcusko@ignatius.edu.

ARM CATS: Want to test your strength in a game of skill and not have to worry about skipping leg day? Do you want to learn how to arm wrestle competitively with a team to support you? Look no further! The long-anticipated Saint Ignatius Arm Wrestling Club is finally open for business! Whether you be an old lunchtime pro, or just a fan of "Over the Top”, all are welcome! If you’ve never arm
wrestled before, don’t sweat it: we’ll teach you how to wrestle competitively and skillfully. Meeting are Monday at formation. If you have any questions, reach out to Mr. Murphy (jdmurphy@ignatius.edu) or junior Dante Calabretta (dcalabretta24@student.ignatius.edu).

BOARD GAME CLUB: Would you like to be a member of the most exclusive, premier club in the United States?  Well, while you're waiting for that invitation, why not join the Board Gamers Club?  We meet every Wednesday after school in LH322 until 5:30. Drop in for a quick game of Risk, Catan, or Clue or bring a new game to teach to others. Furthermore, on Wednesdays, we will be workshopping board games brought for our Board Game Competition which includes playing the games and giving constructive criticism to the authors. And remember: you don't have to be bored to join our club, you just have to be a gamer.  Contact Gabe Guido gguido23@student.igantius.edu, John Luke Eicher jeicher23@student.ignatius.edu or Mr. Ptak jptak@ignatius.edu with any questions.

GERMAN CLUB: Come by German Club this Friday! We will be starting a movie called Goodbye Lenin, if anyone is interested we meet every Friday, for the most part, in Main Building 315. 

GONZAGA SOCIETY OF PRAYER: You are invited to come to the Gonzaga Society prayer service on Tuesday's from 8:00 - 8:15 am in the Companions Center.  The Gonzaga Society prays for the health and healing of the sick and injured in our community every Tuesday before school.  Please consider joining us for this time of prayer - it is a wonderful way to start your school day.  If you would like to request prayers for someone, use this link: https://forms.gle/HTTdnz5176F1Huwi8.  See Mr. Savastano or Mr. McGinness with 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! Let's meet on Wednesday, in MB231 from 12:45 - 1:45pm. Drop in any time during that hour! Contact Mrs. Reagan, Mr. McManamon, or Mr. Jim Murphy for more info.

IGNATIANS FOR PEACE & JUSTICE: All are invited to attend Ignatians for Peace & Justice meetings now at our NEW TIME!
Join us at 3:10PM every Tuesday right after school in the Companions Center, located on the first floor of Loyola
Hall. We'll be planning our "Fair Trade Fridays" Coffee and Hot Chocolate stand for the rest of the school year as well as the events for the Spring Semester’s “Mission Week.” See Mr. Luisi in Campus Ministry or send an email to jluisi@ignatius.edu if you have any questions.

PRE-MED SOCIETY: Will be having an informational meeting Wednesday, Jan.11, during the activities period from 1:20pm - 1:40pm in room 304 of the Science Building.

IGNATIANS FOR LIFE: There are still a few spots remaining for this Friday's Mass for Life at 10:00am at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist downtown - Bishop Malesic will be presiding and Bishop Woost will be preaching.  We will attend Eucharist with those across our Diocese to stand in faith and solidarity with the unborn and with mothers in difficult situations. If you are interested in attending, please sign up and pick up a permission form in the Companions Center.  For any questions, please contact Mr. Pacetti at apacetti@ignatius.edu.

HEROS: Our next meeting will be Wednesday February 1st during the Activities Period in room MB313. This will be to plan the next blood drive which will take place on February 16th. Please contact Mrs. Woytek or Mrs. Sebring with any questions.

POKÉMON GO CLUB: is making a return to Saint Ignatius High School. Our meetings will be held every Friday during activities. We will adventure around Ohio City and hit PokeStops, Gyms, and raids. If you are a fan of Pokémon please come in, all teams are welcome. With any questions please contact Evan Shannon or Mr. Foster.

LEGO CLUB:  Club members, Just a reminder that we added a second day, Friday, to come build. So show up Wednesday and Friday during the activities period if you are available.

MODEL UN: Come join us for our MUNUM wrap up meeting this Monday 1/23! We will also be presenting our future conference options for new and returning delegates. Anyone who is interested in joining Model UN should come to this meeting to see what a conference is all about.

RUNNING WITH THE CATS: Thank you for a great fall season of RWTCs. Now that the weather has turned, we will suspend our outdoor running until Spring. However, be on the lookout for fun gatherings with our friends throughout the winter. If you would like to be included, please reach out to Mrs. McDonnell at bmcdonnell@ignatius.edu.

SPEECH AND DEBATE: Speech & Debate Meetings/Practices will be held on Mondays & Fridays in Room 415 (MB) from 12:55 - 1:45. These are for students who are interested in or plan on competing in original oratory, informative speaking, declamation, dramatic interpretation, humorous interpretation, duo interpretation, extemporaneous speaking, POI, or congressional debate.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE: Indoor leagues on the east and west side run through the winter. Check Cleveland Ultimate for more details. The Saint Ignatius Ultimate Frisbee club invites you to join us in the Spring. Email Mr. Betz to be added to the club page.

VELOCATS: We ride Ray’s Indoor MTB in the winter often on Saturdays this season. See Noah Johnson or Will Rosby for details on times to meet at Ray’s this winter. Email Mr. Betz to be added to the club page.

VIDEO GAME CLUB: IS SPONSORING ITS SECOND MARIO KART TOURNAMENT ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 26th IN ROOM 325.   That’s Mario Kart in room 325 right after school on Thursday.   Watch your email for signups. 

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