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Class of 2020 Superlatives

Class of 2020 Superlatives

Bella Druckman and Caroline Molloy

May 28, 2020

The Class of 2020 worked together to make some superlatives for Father Caruso. Here are some of the highlights: Most Likely to be Chilling on the Beach Biggest Disney/Mickey Mouse Fan at Ignatius  Best President a School Could Have Most Likely to Have a Sandwich Named After Him The...

Icons of the Class of 2020

Saint Ignatius sign honoring their Class of 2020.

Bella Druckman and Caroline Molloy

May 28, 2020

Just in case you didn’t know enough about the Class of 2020, here is a list of everyone who was not mentioned before. We have so many special people in this class, it would be a shame not to recognize the amazing humanity of each and every one of them. Enjoy! Most Obsessed with Their Dog - Harrison Kamr...

Setting Fire From Water

Jeremy Stiava

Jeremy Stiava

May 27, 2020

My fellow Ignatians, Just before departing for leave earlier this year, my Macroeconomics teacher Mr. Vickman shared with us an interesting story. A story that I believe is very apt to our Ignatius experience, graduation, and our task to “set the world on fire.” The story goes: “There are t...

Do You Remember…

Saint Ignatius students of the past rally to gather money to support the school.

Kaitlin Wheeler, Arts & Leisure Editor

October 10, 2019

The Walk for Ignatius was a success! While this was the first time the current students at Saint Ignatius participated in the Walk, current faculty members did it before them. Two of them are Ms. Carney and Ms. Doherty! Ms. Carney participated in the Walk for her four years at Saint Ignatius. One fun...

Taking a Walk Down Memory Lane

Every walk day begins with breakfast!

Abby Weis '20

October 10, 2019

Since 1869, Saint Ignatius College Prep has been educating young men and women to go forth and set the world on fire. As SICP celebrates its 150th anniversary, the Saint Ignatius community is embracing all of Saint Ignatius’ Grad at Grad values. Dr. Eileen Junkins ’91, Manager of Sesquicentennial Eve...

Business Starts-Up at SICP

Will Hiteshew ‘19 guides his team, QuickFinder, in a brainstorming session.

Hunter Spohnholtz, Writer

May 16, 2019

For several members of the St. Ignatius community, business is a serious and popular career path.  Many people talk of majoring in finance, marketing, or management, but few know the basics of business outside of The Wolf of Wall Street. Unfortunately, this does not really fit under the “experience...

A Double Life

A Double Life

Teddy Maiorca, Co-Editor in Chief

May 16, 2019

Here at Saint Ignatius, there is a widely believed misconception that the teachers do not have lives outside of school. While it may be hard to believe, teachers do not actually live at school, and their lives outside of the walls of Saint Ignatius may even surprise students. Mr. Matthew Sparapani, a La...

Letter From the Editors

Letter From the Editors

Margaret Fleming and Teddy Maiorca

April 16, 2019

Welcome to the SPIRIT, SICP’s student newspaper! This is the first print edition of the paper since 2016, and we couldn’t be more excited to be back in your hands. We’ve spent the last few years online at sicpspirit.org, experimenting with new features like videos, polls and unlimited pictures and ...

Maternity/Paternity Leave for Ignatius Teachers

Kylie Kuzinar '20, Writer

April 9, 2019

Students may have noticed in the last few years (or even months) all the teachers going on maternity and paternity leave. However, this wasn’t always available at Ignatius. Ms. Schmiedeler worked alongside another teacher and board members to implement maternity/paternity leave policies at...

Strong Women Portrayed in Pirate Queen

Liam Dahlborn '20, Writer

April 9, 2019

During the first weekend in February, the Saint Ignatius choir and orchestra performed the show, The Pirate Queen, based on the true story of the adventurous life of the Irish chieftain and pirate, Grace O’Malley. She was one of the last Irish clan leaders to withstand the English conquest of Ireland....

Female Entrepreneurship at Treadfit

Pictured Treadfit Instructors from left to right: Kellianne McDonough, Jennifer Harkins, Caitlin Harrigan, Dawn Courtney, Colette Fitzgerald, Cathy O'Grady

Grace Clancy '21, Writer/ Features Page Editor

April 9, 2019

In August of 2015, the nearby neighborhoods of Beverly and Western Springs were given the oppor- tunity to take their health and fitness to the next level with an innovative workout program known as Treadfit. The facilities are located in both Beverly and Western Springs, two very Ignatian populated areas. At...

Class Retreats Change To Enhance Faith Experiences

Liam Dahlborn

December 6, 2018

This year, the Formation and Ministry Department is making some changes to the structure and rules of retreats at Saint Ignatius. The purpose of retreats is to give students an opportunity to build their faith through discussions and prayer. The new changes affect the structure of freshman, sophomor...

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