Saint Ignatius High School

Daily Announcements

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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

Burger: Hamburger / Cheeseburger
Soup: Potato Cheese
Fry: Fried Pickles, Fries
Pizza: Cheese, Pepperoni
Special Pizza: BBQ Chicken
Entrée: Burger Bar

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

ARRUPE SUMMER PROGRAM:  All freshmen are invited to apply for the Arrupe Summer Program to fulfill your Sophomore Service requirement.  Come and make a difference in a young person's life during the month of June.   Applications are due by Friday, March 17.  Please visit or contact Mr. Valletta to complete the application. 

ARRUPE ACADEMICS: takes place every Monday in the Companions Center from 1-1:45 pm. You will be in a Zoom meeting with 3rd grade students helping them with their math or ELA work. No need to sign up just stop in. See Mr. Valletta with any questions. All are welcome
ARRUPE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS: are looking for you to share your time and talents with 3rd-8th grade students Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Companions Center for Homework Club and 3D Printing and Wednesdays at Welsh Academy for Cat Pack, Culinary Arts and 3D Printing.  All days run 3:30-5:00 p.m.  Contact Mr. Valletta to sign up or just show up.  

NHS CANDICACY FOR JUNIORS: Attention all juniors. The National Honor Society is now accepting candidacy materials to be considered for membership into the society for the 2023-2024 school year. If you are interested in completing the candidacy materials, you can find them in an email from Mrs. Hanna that was sent out on February 21st. All materials are due no later than Tuesday, March 21st at midnight. If you have any questions or concerns throughout the process, please feel free to reach out to Mrs. Erin Hanna or to Mrs. Nikki Henderson

CONGRATULATIONS: To Alex Bitzan ’23 recipient of the Friends of the Chrisitan Science Monitor Scholarship at this year’s State Finals 2023 in Policy Debate.

PEER TUTORING: Looking for a peer tutor? Please fill out the attached form. Availability is limited, and based on first come first serve. Students will be contacted through email after requesting a tutor. Peer Tutoring Request Form

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!

WRITING LAB: WRITING LAB--The Streicher Writing Lab is open every day for students who would like to meet with a teacher for writing help. Students are welcome to bring assignments for any classes, not just English. Click HERE to save a spot or drop in to Room 414A on the 4th floor. The Lab Schedule is posted in English classrooms and on the Google Form. Contact Mr. Yandek with any questions.

WHM BANNER CONTEST: Women's History Month Mall Banner Contest. Nominees may be historical or contemporary women whose faith, education, service, or lived experience represents the mission and community of SIHS. 
Prizes:  3 –winners will each receive a prize worth $50 of Rade or Wildcat Cash
A total of 9 figures will be select for the polls on the SIHS mall.
How to enter:  To participate, select 3 historical or contemporary women who represent our mission and community that you think should be represented on SIHS mall Banner.
Entries must be submitted using this link Women's History Month Banner Contest) by March 31. 
You may only submit one entry (each entry has three nominations).
Winners will be announced on Friday, April 7. 

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 ( or junior Dante Calabretta (

SUMMER MOVIE CLASS: Love movies?  Do you want to watch and analyze movies that you might not otherwise watch from around the world with other like-minded film fans? Do you want to push yourself beyond the film bro stereotype and into a well-rounded viewer and young man? Consider, then, enrolling in Mr. Boenker's Introduction to World Cinema Course this summer. Email with any questions, and see this link to register and for more details.

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, John Luke Eicher or Mr. Ptak with any questions.

SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS: Please fill in the FORM if you are interested

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 Wednesdays, 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.

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.

CHESS CLUB: The Chess Club will meet tomorrow after school in room SC101.  All are welcome.

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: The Model United Nations club will be meeting on Wednesday (2/22/23) during the activities period in SC 102. The meeting is mandatory for everyone attending the MSU conference. We will be handing out necessary forms and covering logistics for the conference. Given the limited activities period on Wednesday, we ask that you hurry to the meeting room so that we can cover all of the necessary materials.

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

PRE-MED SOCIETY: will be having a meeting after school on Tuesday (21st) from 3:15-4:15pm, in room 304 of the Science Building.  We will be welcoming our tenth guest of our Annual Speaker Series, Dr. Pete Surace '07, discussing Orthopedic surgery.  Also, members are invited to tour the new Health Science Simulation Lab either Tuesday (21st) or Thursday (23rd) during the activities period from 1:00pm-1:30pm.  We will meet in room 304 of the Science Building first for a few announcements.

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 hosting a Mario Kart tournament in room 325 this Thursday at 3:10 in Room 325.  Email Mr.Hess if you have any questions.   Join us this Thursday with some Mario hijinx."