Catalyst Schools will be closed to scholars and staff for Winter Break from December 25, 2017- January 5, 2018.
Scholars will begin Winter Break on Friday December 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM.
Scholars will return TUESDAY January 9, 2018.
Staff will return Monday January 8, 2018 for Professional Development.
Have a wonderful holiday season and we look forward to an incredible year in 2018!
Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria water testing produced “lead-free” results, with none of the faucets or fountains in either building having a reading near the EPA threshold of 16 ppb. The physical reports from these tests are kept at both buildings and are available for inspection as requested.
Please join us for a Hard Hat Concert headlined by Ravinia CEO Welz Kauffman, Lyric Soprano Michelle Areyzaga, and the Sistema Ravinia scholar orchestra. This concert is a benefit to restore Catalyst Circle Rock's 1,000 seat auditorium.
Thursday, December 7, 2017 5:30-7:00 pm
Catalyst Circle Rock
5608 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60644
Secured parking and a reception will be provided for our guests.
Thank you for your support and we hope you will join us on December 7!
Catalyst is incredibly thankful for the commitment that all members of the Catalyst community dedicate to our mission of teaching minds and touching hearts! In observance of Thanksgiving, Catalyst Schools will be closed to scholars and staff Wednesday, November 22 through Friday November 24, 2017.
We hope that you are able to rest, relax and rejuvenate with family and friends over the Thanksgiving break!
The Catalyst Board of Directors will hold their second meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on November 20, 2017. The agenda is below and all Catalyst Board meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.
Catalyst Schools- Board of Directors Meeting
November 20, 2017 3:00-5:30 pm
Catalyst Circle Rock Charter School
5608 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60644
*Welcome and mission moment
*Review and vote for approval of September 18, 2017 Board of Directors’ meeting’s minutes
*Board review and vote of Terry Toth for a three-year renewal term for Catalyst Board of Directors.
*Board review and vote of Bethany Hostetler for a three-year renewal term for Catalyst Board of Directors.
- SY2016-2017 SQRP scores review and next steps by school teams
- 2017 Education Celebration summary
- YTD on FY18 fundraising goal
- December 7, 2017 auditorium event overview
- FY17 audit review
- FY18 PCTC funding update
- Update on Catalyst Circle Rock auditorium project
*Board review and vote on proposal of Catalyst Circle Rock auditorium project financing