Education is Essential

COVID-19 has presented a tremendous challenge for Saint Ignatius High School to balance our mission of providing an academically rigorous, Catholic, Jesuit education along with the health and safety recommendations of leading healthcare experts. On Monday, January 11, we returned to our current On Campus schedule.

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Week in Review: April 27 - May 1, 2020

English Week is celebrated virtually. We honor the Class of 2020. Students and alumni serve as Men for Others. Read more for all of this week's news.
Although this year isn't what anyone expected, our seniors in the Class of 2020 have risen to the occasion with their resilience, optimism and faith. This week we celebrated College Decision Day on May 1, when students would normally be celebrated on campus. Instead, they sent photos in donning t-shirts and hats from the colleges and universities where they have committed to continue their education. Watch the video below as faculty and staff members offer their own gratitude for the members of this class and wish them well as they transition beyond Saint Ignatius High School.

 

Bobby Voth '22 wanted to help healthcare workers as they face the COVID-19 pandemic. So, he set about raising $3,000 to feed doctors, nurses, and staff at Lutheran Hospital. Last week, Bobby delivered Ohio City Burrito to Lutheran Hospital, and he'll be going back soon with more burritos. Read more about Bobby and how his idea became a reality.

This week was English Week! Each day this week, there were new opportunities to celebrate literature and the English language from the comfort of your own home. Students and teachers shared photos and videos of their favorite books, memories and we even celebrated Shakespeare's birthday. Check it all out in our Instagram story highlights.

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Pat Valletta '05 and fellow sports chaplains Drew Vilinsky '97, Bill Head '60, Tony Krzmarzick, and Ed DeVenney have kept the Wildcats connected even during the stay-at-home order. Read more about how they are bringing faith and athletics to our students while they are away from campus.

And because we are all missing sports right now, we have more news for you from the Wildcat football, hockey and soccer teams. Three of the top 100 high school coaches in the U.S. work right here at Saint Ignatius High School! MaxPreps has named Chuck Kyle '69, Mike McLaughlin '85, and Pat O'Rourke '90 named to its Top 100 coaches list. Combined, the Wildcats' trio has 1,233 wins, 27 state championships, 9 national titles, forming countless Men for Others along the way.

Read the full story at: https://www.ignatiuswildcats.com/news_article/show/1102499

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Principal Dan Bradesca '88 announced that the last day of instruction for students and faculty at Saint Ignatius will be May 15. As we work towards the end of the year, we want to thank our students, parents, faculty and staff for remaining engaged and flexible as we have naviagted so many changes these last seven weeks. Help us finish strong!