Tuesday, February 12, 2013
If the team wins, they'll get a trip to Washington D.C. where they will compete on national-level.
A group of exceptionally brainy Mother McAuley students are prepping to go up against some of Chicago’s finest high schools in the regional round of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scicence’s National Science Bowl. The competition is one of 120 regional bowls across the country. It will take place Feb. 23 at Evanston Township High School. If the girls win, they will receive a fully paid trip to Washington D.C. in late April where they will compete on a national level for prizes for both the team and Mother McAuley High School—although exactly what those prizes are has yet to be determined. The competition is stiff, though. The McAuley team will compete against some of the brightest students from Evanston Township High School, …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School is offering the chance to win two Apple iPad minis® by participating in a contest held by the Archdiocese of Chicago in celebration of Catholic Schools Week.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Bridget Anne Cullen, who was a student at Mother McAuley, died suddenly on New Year's Day.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The Mother McAuley student will be waked on Friday, Jan. 4.
Bridget Anne Cullen, 17, died suddenly on New Year's Day. Cullen was a senior at Mother McAuley High School. She is survived by her parents Michael and Anne, nee Cronin; siblings Kaitlyn and Michael; grandparents George and Marge Cullen and the late Michael and Margaret Cronin. Mother McAuley released a statement on her death: The Mother McAuley School Community mourns the sudden and unexpected death of Bridget Cullen '13, a beloved member of the McAuley family. As a result, Alumnae Basketball Night and Grammar School Basketball Night, scheduled for Friday, January 4th at McAuley have been canceled. Please keep Bridget and the Cullen family in your prayers. Visitation will take place Friday, Jan. 4 from 3-8 p.m. at St. Cajetan Church, …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The 2012 Chicago Classic, women’s college volleyball tournament, returns to Chicago’s south side September 8th and 9th, announced Elite Volleyball Program organizer Therese Boyle Niego.
The 2012 Chicago Classic will once again play host to some of the nation’s premier lady’s volleyball programs at Mother McAuley High School. The two-day, four-team tournament is headlined by perennial powerhouse Penn State with Oregon State, DePaul and UIC all lining upfor the challenge of matching up against the Nittany Lions, five-time national champions. “The Olympics helped spotlight the grace, beauty and power of women’s volleyball so this is aunique chance to see up close all that these athletes bring to the game,” said Niego. “We’ve worked hard to get the elite here and made the ticket prices affordable for families.” The schedule will play out as: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 2012 Sunday, Sept 9th, 2012 Ticket prices are $15 per family per…
Monday, May 28, 2012
View Patch's photo gallery of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School's senior graduation, then add your own photos.
Monday, May 28, 2012
They marched in McAuley girls but left as McAuley women. Wearing the traditional long white gowns symbolizing the ideals of the Sisters of Mercy, Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School's senior class graduated on May 20. Revist Mother McAuley's Senior Prom. Perfect weather for the occasion allowed as many family and friends who desired to witness the event. McAuley seniors of note included Andrea Bastien (Chicago) as student speaker; salutatorian Claire Ryan (Evergreen Park); and valedictorian Julie Burns (Palos Park). Mrs. Cathy O'Grady was faculty speaker. View the photo gallery from Mother McAuley's Class of 2012 graduation then add your own. Feeling a little nostalgic, check out our gallery from the Class of 2011. Like Palos Patch …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
See what you may have missed at Mother McAuley's 2012 prom in our photo gallery, then show us what you saw by uploading your own photos!
The ladies of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School came dressed in style and ready to dance at the Marriott in Oak Brook Saturday night. They wasted no time getting out on the dance floor, ready to enjoy the evening and dance into the moonlight. Congratulations to Emily Woniczka and Dan Monks, voted this years Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School Prom Queen and King! Songwriter Sherman Kelly's "Dancin' in the Moonlight" perfectly described Saturday's festivities: "Dancin' in the moonlight Everybody's feelin' warm and right It's such a fine and natural sight Everybody's dancin' in the moonlight" Missed some of the action? Take a look at our prom photo gallery and add your photos! Like us on Facebook for more Patch fun!
Friday, November 18, 2011
Have an eighth grader who's ready to take that next step in life? Here are a few high school open house events going on near Palos.
Where: 4200 W 115th St, Chicago When: Sunday, Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students will meet faculty and staff, tour the facility and hear about extracurricular activities. Marist will al Where: 10001 S Pulaski Rd, Oak Lawn When: Sunday, Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prospective students will meet faculty and staff, and tour the facility. The entrance exam for interested 8th grade boys will take place on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 8 a.m. Parents with questions may contact Admissions Director Tim O’Connell ’03, at 773-429-4312 with any questions. Where: 3737 W 99th St When: Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Eighth grade girls who attend the event and complete a registration card will be entered into a raffle for a chance to …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Dr. Christine Melone said she won't return to her post as the CEO of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School after the current academic year is over.
After serving five years as president and principal of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, Dr. Christine Melone announced that she will not return to her post after the current school year. "I am very appreciative of all the support that has been given to me by entire McAuley community," Melone said in a note to the Mother McAuley Community Tuesday. Melone said she decided to resign, because, "I now must turn my focus to family and personal matters that require my attention." "I have found this to be a place of wonder, inspiration, faith and hope for our future. We all share in the role of shaping young, Catholic women to have an impact on our community and the global world; a role that carries great privilege and great responsibility…
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Trailing 24-21 in the first game, the Redhawks rallied to win the last five points and then hung on in the second game to remain undefeated.
Marist’s Mallory Salis and Ashley Holder will say the ball didn’t hit the court. Fortunately for them, the referee agreed. With Mother McAuley leading Marist 23-20 in the first game of Tuesday’s volleyball showdown, Mighty Macs outside hitter Sydney McPhillips drilled a shot through the Redhawks’ blockers to the center of the court. All six McAuley players thought the kill was good and huddled together, not noticing that the referee allowed play to go on after Marist’s Deirdre Howard apparently made the dig. A Marist player free-balled the Redhawks’ third hit over the net and the point went to Marist, bringing the Redhawks within two. Marist would rally to take five of the next six points to win the first game, and the Redhawks pulled away…