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. A team of administrators and faculty worked diligently so that our students and teachers could return to the classroom.
The values that I learn at Saint Ignatius, such as putting others’ needs before my own and how to be a Man for Others, influence me as a person on and off campus.
Back in 2019, Arul Mehta ’21 discovered the work of Shoecyclist, a California-based nonprofit, and was inspired to bring their mission to Cleveland. The Shoecyclist team collects new or gently-used shoes and provides them to communities in need.
Seniors Peter Turk and Henry Raynor are ready for the challenge of leading the Student Senate during a historic pandemic. Here's a look at the thoughts and motivations of these two young men elected to lead their peers this year.
Rithvik Ayyagari '22 has joined forces with other student leaders throughout the United States to form TeleHealth Access for Seniors.
Every year, various academic and other departments around school select worthy graduating seniors as recipients of special honors and prizes. Here we will update recipients daily to celebrate these young men on their outstanding achievements both in and outside of the classroom.
Service is embedded in the fabric of campus life. Students choose to spend Sunday evenings with the homeless, afternoons with neighborhood children and parts of the school day burying the dead. Through more than 20 service initiatives, students voluntarily serve more than 15,000 hours annually.
A robust curriculum prepares students with real-world experiences in the classroom, the city and across the world. Saint Ignatius is a leader in AP and National Merit Scholars annually.
Saint Ignatius fields 16 varsity athletic teams, plus intramurals and student sports media groups. The Wildcats compose one of the country’s most respected athletic programs.
In all they do, our students are formed in their faith. From retreats and service, to mission trips, Theology classes and daily prayer—our men learn to find God in all things. Saint Ignatius offers Masses daily, and community Masses each Friday morning.
Students volunteer to work with neighborhood children after school through sports, homework, arts and robotics
The umbrella service organization on campus, C.A.T. includes more than 20 service initiatives, which are open to all students.
Overseeing faith programs is Campus Ministry, which plans and leads retreats, school liturgies, mission trips, social justice initiatives, and leadership opportunities in these areas.
All students complete class retreats as freshmen and sophomores before making an overnight retreat junior year. Seniors are granted opportunities to lead retreats, like Kairos or Wilderness, which are based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.
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