Monday, May 13, 2013
Nearly 300 area 6-8th graders participated in the 11th Annual Math Bowl.
By Jamie O'Brien PCHS Director of Communications Nearly 300 area students from 20 surrounding schools participated in Providence Catholic High School’s 11th Annual Math Bowl on Saturday, April 27. The competition was open to sixth, seventh and eighth grade students and broken down between private and public schools. Providence Catholic extends its warmest thanks and congratulations to all of the students, parents and schools who participated in this exciting event. Private School Results: 7th & 8th Grade Algebra Awards (Team) 1st Place: Noonan Academy, Mokena 2nd Place: St. Mary Immaculate, Plainfield 3rd Place: Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, Orland Hills 7th & 8th Grade Algebra Awards (Individual) 1st Place: Jessica Baldys (St. …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Providence Catholic High School Principal Don Sebestyen congratulates the 2013 NHS inductees.
Don Sebestyen, principal of Providence Catholic High School, is proud to announce the 2013 National Honor Society (NHS) members, which were officially inducted during a ceremony in mid-March. “These new members have received one of the highest honors granted to students at Providence Catholic and other high schools across the nation and we are very proud of their extraordinary academic achievements,” said Sebestyen. Providence Catholic National Honor Society is founded on the principles of scholarship, leadership, character and service. The selection process begins when students who meet academic qualifications are given applications for NHS membership. Once the student completes their application, Providence Catholic faculty members are…
Friday, March 29, 2013
NLSD122 plans to bring in a dog to sniff out drugs, firearms and ammunition as a safety measure.
New Lenox School District 122 is bringing in a handler and his dog to sniff for drugs, firearms and ammunition as a precaution. Administrators are working out a schedule to introduce Interquest Detection Canines—Glenn VadeBoncoeur and his dog—to the schools. In the wake of the Sandy Hook School shooting in December 2012, school officials have been revamping and hyping up their security measures. The program is planned to get underway before the end of the school year. Nick DiSandro, president of the NLSD122 Board, said, "With an increase in drug related deaths in Will County and the safety issues across the country, the board and the administration feel this is a proactive way to increase safety and security in our schools." While the …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
A clinic for free style and Greco Roman wrestling will be hosted on March 25 from 6-6:45 p.m. at Providence Catholic High School.
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Thursday, March 14, 2013
Providence Catholic's Youth Ministry participated in the Teens for Jeans Campaign.
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Will you build a snowman or another powdery creation? Send Patch Your Photos
A prediction of up to 8 inches of snow for the Lincoln-Way area has forced school administrators to close area schools on Tuesday. Included in the Emergency Closing Center list are: If there are other schools, including preschools, that are closed and not listed here—Tell us in the comments. Readers might like: Up to 8 inches of Snow Expected Through Wednesday Share Your Photos On Patch: What are you planning to do with your snow day? Submit photos of your white powdery creations here. It's easy to share photos on Patch; just follow the directions below: Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Celtic varsity cheerleaders win NCA Open Nationals Championship
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Celtic varsity cheerleaders take home the top trophy from the NCA Open Nationals Championship in Louisville, KY.
Providence Catholic High School varsity cheerleaders were crowned Grand National Champions at the NCA Open Nationals Championship. They were honored for their achievement Feb. 25 at the New Lenox Village Board meeting. Mayor Tim Baldermann read a proclamation in their honor, citing their hard work and commitment. The 21-member squad captured the award Feb. 23 in Louisville, KY. The Celtics took first place and were named National Champions in the Advanced Small Varsity Division, said Jamie O'Brien, PCHS communications director. "They also had the highest score of all the divisions at the competition, which earned them the Grand National Champion title." In addition, the Celtics received the “Best Tumbling Award” and the “Innovative …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Providence Catholic High School Theatre Club will present Grease from Thursday February 28 through Sunday, March 3 at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Theater in Joliet.
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Friday, February 8, 2013
Four seniors made their selections official in ceremony at school on Wednesday.
Don Sebestyen, principal of Providence Catholic High School, highlighted the achievements of senior football players Brian Fordon, Jack Fordon, Tony Petta and Kevin Ward. They each committed to continue their football careers at the collegiate level. “We are extremely proud of these student-athletes who are leaders among their peers and have worked hard in the classroom and on the field. We wish them the very best in college and in the future,” said Sebestyen. Brian Fordon Brian Fordon, son of Brian and Kristin Fordon of Frankfort, committed to continue his football career at Dartmouth College where he plans to major in Economics. Brian is an an honor roll student and a member of the Student Council, Augustinian Youth Ministry (AYM) and …