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Overlooking Sports

Overlooking Sports

Candace Hayes, Senior Writer

March 16, 2017


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Saint Ignatius College Prep has three main types of athletic programs--interscholastic, club and intramural--which give its students the chance to participate in sports at all levels. Each type of sport has unique qualities that separate it from the others. Often times, interscholastic and club sports...

Student Government Branches Out

Thomas Rowland '17, Senior Writer

March 16, 2017


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Saint Ignatius Student Council is attempting to reach out to the SICP student body by opening a platform to all who would want to attend optional Student Council meetings during activity periods. The head of the organization, Ms. Valencia, said there is always room for improvement as she would like...

SILS Revamped

SILS Revamped

Catherine Tadin, Senior Writer

March 16, 2017


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The Saint Ignatius Leadership Seminars (SILS)  are being revised for the upcoming sessions; revisions will include lower cost, a shorter trip and a potential fall session. SILS is a student leadership seminar held in Woodstock, Illinois. For the upcoming sessions in June and late July, the program...

Class of 2021 Welcome Video

Class of 2021 Welcome Video

Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Writer, Editor A&L

March 8, 2017


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The Saint Ignatius College Prep class of 2021 recently received their acceptances and invitations to come to study at Saint Ignatius for their high school career.  For the first time ever, the Saint Ignatius admissions office released a video welcoming the class of 2021, and it is full of inspiring...

Assistant Principal Puts Leadership at the Top of His List

Assistant Principal Puts Leadership at the Top of His List

Kate Perry, Senior Writer

March 6, 2017


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Students at St. Ignatius College Prep all know how terribly messy Tully Hall gets after every lunch period and Mr. Robert A. Harris, the new Assistant Principal for Student Services, sees it too. Mr. Harris, in his fifteen years as teacher, coach, and club moderator at St. Ignatius and now more t...

Ignatius Values Dignity

Ignatius Values Dignity

Maggie Lyons, Senior Writer

February 28, 2017


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The upcoming Ignatian Values Day in March, organized by the Formation and Ministry Department, will discuss the value of intellectual competence through Catholic teaching on the dignity of the human person. The day will discuss many issues including life and human dignity in order to deepen our u...

Governing The Student Body

Governing The Student Body

Thomas Rowland, Senior Writer

February 28, 2017


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St. Ignatius' Student Council is looking to further interact with the student body by opening up activity period meetings to all who wish to attend. The head of Student Council, Ms. Valencia, said there was room for improvement as many students feel that they still cannot effectively reach out to ...

Ignatius is Proud to be Pro Life

Sofia Vilchynska

February 16, 2017


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Here at Saint Ignatius College Prep we recognize the sacredness of life and are not afraid to express our views. On January 19th, 2017 people gathered in Washington D.C. to celebrate the wonderful gift of life. The annual March for Life unites pro-life people from all over the country. Partici...

Sunrise Pep Rally

Sunrise Pep Rally

Jeremy Atuobi

November 28, 2016


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In the wee hours of the morning of Friday, October 28th, St. Ignatius students were featured on Fornelli Field in ABC 7’s Friday Flyover, a live showcase of school spirit in Chicagoland high schools. Students surged into Tully Hall as early as 4 AM. They picked up their t-shirts and packed the field, ...

The Brunswick Room: Then & Now

The Brunswick Room: Then & Now

Nicole Claudio, Senior Writer

November 27, 2016


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To accommodate the need for more quiet study space, the Brunswick Room was opened to all students at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year. The Brunswick Room in located on the fourth floor of the main building. Although this room is new to the students, it has a history that goes back 144 ...

New Brother in the FAM-ily

New Brother in the FAM-ily

Brianna Gist, Senior Writer

November 27, 2016


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The Formation and Ministry Department (FAM) of Saint Ignatius College Prep has acquired a new staff member, Brother Jack B. Tierney, as a part of his training for priesthood in the Augustinian Order. Br. Tierney is assisting and supporting FAM’s mission and role in the school by helping to regula...

Buttons of the Civil Rights Movement

Buttons of the Civil Rights Movement

SPIRIT Editorial Board

October 24, 2016


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This piece connects to the article The Movement Revisited and expresses the important timeline of the Civil Rights Movement.  Rosa Parks, “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement,” refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. After the “white” section of the bus filled up with passengers,...

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