The Spirit

Around the World in (Almost) 80 Days

Students rest while hiking in Yosemite.
Courtesy of Allie Duque ‘19.

Margaret Fleming, Head Features Editor

October 25, 2017

This summer, SICP sent students around the globe to study, interact with new cultures, bond with friends, and make memories to last a lifetime. Here’s an overview of the trips:   Greece and Rome: Where: Athens, Delphi, Olympia, Mycenae, Tolo, Epidaurus, Corinth, Saronic Gulf Islands, Sor...

Summer Service

Students paint a building in Walls, MS.
Courtesy of Molly Nolan ‘18.

Margaret Fleming, Head Features Editor

October 24, 2017

     Over the summer, over 100 Ignatius students and faculty members traveled across the country on service immersion trips to learn and grow while giving back to a community in need.      Some trips, such as the experience in Cairo, Illinois and New Orleans, Louisiana, involved more manual la...

New Kids On The Block

All photos of teachers are taken from PlusPortals.

Caitlin Benson, Rachel Dorn, Grace McCauley, and Lucy Radke

October 11, 2017

Ms. Spittler Ms. Spittler is the first years’ chaplain for freshman and sophomores. She attended Benet Academy and while getting her Masters of Theology through Notre Dame, she taught at St. Agnes, an all girls high school in Houston. She says, "The best part of working at St. Agnes was the peopl...

Preppy Kid Gone Wild

Rioters having a riot at Riot Fest.
Courtesy of Donovan Powell '18.

Donovan Powell, Senior Writer

October 11, 2017

     Sean McKeough, the late organizer of Chicago’s very own Riot Fest was clearly onto something. Starting as just a reunion of the band Naked Raygun at his Cobra Lounge bar with the help of festival co-founder, Mike Petryshyn, the festival evolved into something much bigger under his vision. ...

Freshman Shine at FRESHMUN

Committee chairs pose with recognized delegates who received awards for their performance in FRESHMUN. From left: Delaney Coyne '19, Triona O'Brion '20, Anastasiya Shybitov '20, Katherine Hand '20, Andrew Salbego '20, and Jack Nash '20. Courtesy of Ms. Haleas.

Itzelle Garza, Sophomore Writer

October 10, 2017

     On September 23rd, Saint Ignatius Model United Nations hosted FRESHMUN, a practice conference consisting only of SIMUN members. The main point of this conference is to “have a practice conference within our whole team and to give inexperienced members an idea of how Model UN runs,” as ex...

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