Catalyst Maria National Honors Society Event

On Tuesday evening Catalyst Maria had their first combined National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony!  A total of 49 scholars were honored for their commitment to leadership, service, character, and scholarship- HUGE shout out to the Catalyst Maria leaders spearheading this initiative- Ms. Fawaz, Ms. Johnson, Ms. Bies, and Ms. Lewis!

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Catalyst Maria Wolves Soccer Charter Champs!

Catalyst Maria High School's male soccer team won first place at the Chicago Charter Classic, with wins over Instituto Career Academy, Noble Gary Comer, and Uno Garcia! Congratulations to the Wolves!

Maria Soccer Champs


Catalyst Schools Emergency Closure 10/13/15

Due to the need to correct issues that are significantly impacting the technology infrastructure of our schools, Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria will have an emergency closure on Tuesday October 13, 2015.  School will resume on Wednesday October 15, 2015. If you have questions prior to Friday afternoon when corrective work will begin, please call Catalyst Circle Rock (773) 945-5025 or Catalyst Maria at (773) 993-1770. We apologize for issues this may cause and thank you for your partnership. 

Catalyst Maria Scholar Receives INCS Outstanding Senior Award!

We are extremely proud of Catalyst Maria scholar Isa M., who was one of four recipients of the Outstanding Illinois Charter School Senior Award



Isa is an incredible member of the Catalyst Maria community, and embodies the INCS award's criteria of "demonstrating outstanding academic achievement, commitment to their community, and strong leadership qualities in their school and extracurricular activities. They embody the mission of their charter school and work hard toward achieving their dream of graduating from college and being successful in a career and beyond."

Isa will be awarded a significant college scholarship and will be honored at the INCS Charter Conference on October 26, 2015!

Congratulations Isa on your award and thank you exemplifying the Catalyst mission of "Teaching minds and touching hearts"!

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Catalyst Maria Participates in Out of the Darkness Walk

This weekend Catalyst Maria scholars and staff participated in The Chicagoland Out of the Darkness Walk (promoting Suicide Awareness and Prevention). It was a beautiful day and thank you to everyone who participated and/or helped promote the walk! Check out an image of Catalyst staff below!

Prevention Walk 

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