Monday, May 20, 2013
The Mighty Macs finish the 28-5 season with a win over Mundelein
They just kept swimming. The Mother McAuley varsity water polo team grabbed third place in the IHSA state finals Saturday beating the Mundelein Mustangs 11-9. The Mighty Macs ended the season with an overall record of 29-5, Mundelein finished with a 27-8 record. The Macs, coming off an 8-7 loss against St. Ignatius earlier Saturday, never fell behind. Kristen Kleist scored the first goal of the game halfway through the first quarter, but Allie Boothe responded with Mundelein’s first point of the game about a minute later. Kleist and Boothe were both top scorers, with 5 and 6 goals, respectively. Clare Bryar put in three shots for the Macs. Both teams presented strong defenses throughout the game, which had several turnovers and ejections …
Monday, April 29, 2013
The Mother McAuley Alumnae Association announced that nominations are open for McAuley Hall, the new hall of honor for Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School / Saint Xavier Academy.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
If the team wins, they'll get a trip to Washington D.C. where they will compete on national-level.
A group of exceptionally brainy Mother McAuley students are prepping to go up against some of Chicago’s finest high schools in the regional round of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scicence’s National Science Bowl. The competition is one of 120 regional bowls across the country. It will take place Feb. 23 at Evanston Township High School. If the girls win, they will receive a fully paid trip to Washington D.C. in late April where they will compete on a national level for prizes for both the team and Mother McAuley High School—although exactly what those prizes are has yet to be determined. The competition is stiff, though. The McAuley team will compete against some of the brightest students from Evanston Township High School, …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Mary Clare Lynch spent over a decade organizing student service projects at Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School.
Fondly remembered educator Mary Clare Lynch died on Jan. 11. Ms. Lynch was well known as the student services director at Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, a position she held from 1996 to 2007. In that role she oversaw student service projects. She was a 1982 graduate of Mother McAuley. Ms. Lynch is survived by her parents Richard "Bud" and Diane Lynch; siblings Gail (Bruce) Bedingfield, Michael (Jean) Lynch, James (Mary) Lynch and Kenneth (Doreen) Lynch; and nieces and nephews Ryan (Bridgid) Bedingfield, Mandy (Patrick) Rogers, Andrew, Rachel, Marie, Jimmy, Sarah and Taylor Lynch. Friends and former students took to social media sites to pay tribute to a woman remebered for her passion toward service. "A truly wonderful woman…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The Mother McAuley student will be waked on Friday, Jan. 4.
Bridget Anne Cullen, 17, died suddenly on New Year's Day. Cullen was a senior at Mother McAuley High School. She is survived by her parents Michael and Anne, nee Cronin; siblings Kaitlyn and Michael; grandparents George and Marge Cullen and the late Michael and Margaret Cronin. Mother McAuley released a statement on her death: The Mother McAuley School Community mourns the sudden and unexpected death of Bridget Cullen '13, a beloved member of the McAuley family. As a result, Alumnae Basketball Night and Grammar School Basketball Night, scheduled for Friday, January 4th at McAuley have been canceled. Please keep Bridget and the Cullen family in your prayers. Visitation will take place Friday, Jan. 4 from 3-8 p.m. at St. Cajetan Church, …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The 2012 Chicago Classic, women’s college volleyball tournament, returns to Chicago’s south side September 8th and 9th, announced Elite Volleyball Program organizer Therese Boyle Niego.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The 2012 Chicago Classic will once again play host to some of the nation’s premier lady’s volleyball programs at Mother McAuley High School. The two-day, four-team tournament is headlined by perennial powerhouse Penn State with Oregon State, DePaul and UIC all lining upfor the challenge of matching up against the Nittany Lions, five-time national champions. “The Olympics helped spotlight the grace, beauty and power of women’s volleyball so this is aunique chance to see up close all that these athletes bring to the game,” said Niego. “We’ve worked hard to get the elite here and made the ticket prices affordable for families.” The schedule will play out as: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 2012 Sunday, Sept 9th, 2012 Ticket prices are $15 per family …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
See what you may have missed at Mother McAuley's 2012 prom in our photo gallery, then show us what you saw by uploading your own photos!
The ladies of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School came dressed in style and ready to dance at the Marriott in Oak Brook Saturday night. They wasted no time getting out on the dance floor, ready to enjoy the evening and dance into the moonlight. Congratulations to Emily Woniczka and Dan Monks, voted this years Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School Prom Queen and King! Songwriter Sherman Kelly's "Dancin' in the Moonlight" perfectly described Saturday's festivities: "Dancin' in the moonlight Everybody's feelin' warm and right It's such a fine and natural sight Everybody's dancin' in the moonlight" Missed some of the action? Take a look at our prom photo gallery and add your photos! Like us on Facebook for more Patch fun!
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Eagles and Junior Jordans, Special Olympics teams, will play two exciting basketball games at Brother Rice High School on Saturday Jan. 14 and the whole town is invited.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Alyssa Siwek, junior, guard on the girls basketball team at Mother McAuley, is up for the Patch Athlete of the Week. Siwek scored 16 points in a 69-34 victory over Queen of Peace. You have until 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 to cast your vote. Go Alyssa!
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Dr. Christine Melone said she won't return to her post as the CEO of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School after the current academic year is over.
After serving five years as president and principal of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, Dr. Christine Melone announced that she will not return to her post after the current school year. "I am very appreciative of all the support that has been given to me by entire McAuley community," Melone said in a note to the Mother McAuley Community Tuesday. Melone said she decided to resign, because, "I now must turn my focus to family and personal matters that require my attention." "I have found this to be a place of wonder, inspiration, faith and hope for our future. We all share in the role of shaping young, Catholic women to have an impact on our community and the global world; a role that carries great privilege and great responsibility…