March 6, 2015

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Caritas – Valentine Dinner Dance – A Record Success


Article Written by: John O’Neill ’79 Photo credit: On February 7, 2015, over 400 people filled the Grand Ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel to celebrate the 26th Annual Caritas – Valentine Dinner Dance.  Caritas, in addition to being one of the Augustinian core values, is a Latin word defined by Wikipedia as “denoting love […]

St. Rita Hockey Takes the Polar Plunge!


   St. Rita Mustangs Hockey Players took the Polar Plunge (along with Chicago Park District Superintendent Mike Kelly, Vince Vaughn, the cast from Chicago Fire and Lady Gaga) for Special Olympics Chicago for the fourth consecutive year on Sunday, March 1. In just one week, the Skating Mustangs raised over $6,300 with the help of everyone […]

Field Trip to the Chicago FED and Chicago Mercantile Exchange

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It was a snow-filled day on Thursday, February 26. The six+ inches of fresh lake-effect powder and gridlock on the expressways didn’t deter Mr. Conrath and about 50 students from his Economics and Accounting classes from completing a successful field trip to downtown Chicago to visit the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, one of 12 […]

The St. Rita Hockey Team is Taking the Plunge!


Article written by: John Nee ’93 Head Coach Brian Coleman’s team is in the midst of the most important time of their season.  They just finished a hard-fought series versus Providence in the Kennedy Cup semifinals, and the team is preparing to open up state playoff action in the coming weeks.  Despite that, they’ve decided […]

Alumni Banquet Friday, April 17, 2015

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Honoring our 2015 Man of the Year: Dennis Lucas ’66   Hall of Fame inductees include: Don Baldinelli ’59        Mark Kelly ’84 Jim Gagnard ’64          Sue (Whooley) Krystof Mike Gapski ’76           Mark McGowan ’84 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR DINNER or call Mike Swanson […]

Ash Wednesday at St. Rita High School


Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent for Catholics worldwide. On the southside of Chicago, at the St. Rita Shrine Chapel on St. Rita High School’s campus an all-school Mass with the distribution of ashes started the school day on Wednesday. During the homily, St. Rita High School Chairman, Fr. Tom McCarthy, O.S.A. ’83 challenged […]

Darius Fleming ’08 Visits St. Rita High School


On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, 2015 St. Rita Alumnus Darius Fleming ’08 returned to school to speak to St. Rita High School students and 90 grade school visitors about leadership and perseverance.  Read more about Darius’ visit at DNAinfo Chicago.

St. Rita Chess Team Has Best Finish in School History!


Congratulations to the St. Rita Chess team who finished the IHSA State Chess Tournament with four wins and three losses. When compared to other Catholic league teams, only St. Ignatius had more wins with five. This is the best St. Rita has done in its history of competition at state. Strong individual performances include junior […]

St. Rita High School February “Mustangs of the Month”


St. Rita of Cascia High School presents a notable member of each class with the “Mustang of the Month” award every month during the academic year.  Faculty and staff nominate students based on the student’s overall achievements and involvement at St. Rita High School. A committee selects the winners from the nominees. The following students […]

St. Rita High School Presidents’ Day Shadow Day!


Sixth and Seventh Graders:  You are invited to be our guests at a special shadow day at St. Rita High School on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, 2015. Experience a day in the life of a Ritaman at St. Rita High School and meet St. Rita Alumnus and Superbowl Champion New England Patriot Darius Fleming […]