National Catholic Schools Week 2017
The week of January 29 – February 4 is Catholic Schools Week across the United States. Catholic Schools in Cook and Lake Counties will welcome the public during open houses and will focus on the value of Catholic education with other special events in their schools throughout the week. The theme of this year’s Catholic Schools Week is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”
Friday, January 27
Loyola Academy, 1100 Laramie Avenue, Wilmette
Cardinal Blase J. Cupich is attending a varsity high school basketball game – Loyola Academy vs. St. Ignatius College Prep.
Monday, January 30
8:20 – 9 a.m.
Sacred Heart School, 1095 Gage Street, Winnetka
Dr. Rigg is leading the school in a prayer and providing a few remarks for the students to get them excited about Catholic Schools Week. The school day starts at 8:20 a.m., and students will gather in the gym for the prayer and remarks from 8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
9:30 – 11 a.m.
Regina Dominican High School, 701 Locust Road, Wilmette
Cardinal Cupich will preside over Mass kicking off Regina Dominican’s Catholic Schools Week celebration. Dr. Rigg will attend the Mass, which will be held in the newly renovated Regina Dominican O’Shaughnessy Theater.
Tuesday, January 31
8 – 9:30 a.m.
St. Paul of Cross School, 140 S. Northwest Highway, Park Ridge
Dr. Rigg is facilitating the first round of questions during the school’s Geography Bee (4th – 8th grade) at the school. The Geography Bee begins at 8:30 a.m.
10 – 11 a.m.
Our Lady of Tepeyac Elementary School, 2235 S. Albany Ave., Chicago
Dr. Rigg is visiting with students and teachers to see the progress of the school’s mural “100 Reasons We Love Tepeyac” they will be creating that day.
Wednesday, February 1
7:30 – 8:15 a.m.
St. Helen School, 2347 West Augusta Boulevard, Chicago
Dr. Rigg is attending a Parent Appreciation Event.
Thursday, February 2
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Carmel Catholic High School, 1 Carmel Parkway, Mundelein
Dr. Rigg is attending an all-school Mass.
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Holy Cross School, 720 Elder Lane, Deerfield
Dr. Rigg is attending a Faculty/Staff Luncheon.
1 – 2 p.m.
St. Juliana School, 7400 West Touhy Avenue, Chicago
Dr. Rigg is visiting the school to observe students participating in the 3 “B’s” – Books, Board games and Buddy activities.
Friday, February 3
8:30 – 10 a.m.
St. Christina School, 3333 West 110th Street, Chicago
Dr. Rigg is participating in a variety of trivia and interactive games with students, staff and faculty to celebrate Catholic Schools Week.
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Christ Our Savior School, 900 East 154th Street, South Holland
Dr. Rigg is participating in the school’s Scholastic Showdown Academic Bowl. He will also join faculty and staff for lunch at the school.