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Catalyst Board of Directors Academic Committee Meeting Agenda 11.16.21

The Catalyst Board of Directors' Academic Committee will hold a meeting on November 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm. This meeting will be held by video conference- please contact Catalyst's Director of Administration Michael Kasang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 773-295-7001 for login information. The agenda for this meeting is for the committee members to provide oversight of academics and monitori the progress of the schools. They will discuss how to support the principals’ efforts to continue to provide the best school environment for all students and families. The committee will provide the principals an opportunity to name challenges and ask for resources and thought partnership to help solve their school's needs.

Catalyst Board of Directors Executive Committee Meeting Agenda 11.12.21

The Catalyst Board of Directors' Executive Committee will hold a meeting on November 12, 2021 at 10:00 am. This meeting will be held by video conference- please contact Catalyst's Director of Administration Michael Kasang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 773-295-7001 for login information. The agenda for this meeting is continuing the discussion for the process of Board chair succession.

Catalyst Schools 2022-2023 Lottery Dates

The Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria lotteries for the 2022-2023 school year will be on the dates and times below:

Catalyst Circle Rock Kindergarten-8th Grade

5608 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60644

Multi-Purpose Room – March 17, 2022 at 9:00 am

 

Catalyst Maria Kindergarten-8th Grade; 10th-12th grades

6727 S. California Ave. Chicago, IL, 60629

Auditorium Stage – March 16, 2022 at 9:00 am

The Catalyst lotteries are open to the public and will be monitored by an independent auditor. The deadline for inclusion in the Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria 2019-2020 lotteries is March 14, 2022.

Catalyst is a public charter school open to all Chicago students.  We serve all students no matter what their race, ethnicity, ancestry, country of origin, language spoken, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, academic ability or need for special educations services.  We believe all children can learn and we take an individualized approach to each student’s development.

Applications can be completed online through the link below or at either Catalyst campus. 

https://catalyst.schoolmint.net/signin

All Catalyst scholars eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Hello Catalyst families!

We hope that you are safe, healthy and are doing well!

All individuals 5 and older are eligible to receive a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. We encourage scholars to become vaccinated as soon as possible.  Scholars that are fully vaccinated will not need to quarantine if they are exposed to a positive/potential COVID-19 case and do not develop symptoms.

The vaccine is FREE, and no proof of health insurance or citizenship is needed. A parent or guardian is required to be present during COVID-19 vaccination for anyone under 18. Catalyst will offer vaccinations on-site in the coming weeks, but we have included resources in obtaining a vaccine below as well: 

  • You can contact your health care provider- the clinic, health center, or hospital where you receive health services
  • More information on receiving a vaccination in Chicago can be accessed through this link.
  • CPS is offering vaccinations in several locations that Catalyst students may receive their vaccine at- more information is linked here.
  • CDC Vaccine Finder: vaccines.gov, text your ZIP code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you
  • Several stores are currently offering COVID-19 vaccines, and each has its own registration link:
    • Walgreens appointments can be made through this link.  
    • Jewel-Osco appointments can be made through this link.
    • Walmart appointments can be made through this link.
    • Mariano’s appointments can be made through this link
    • CVS appointments can be made through this link.

Catalyst Board of Directors' Finance Committee Meeting 10.29.2021

The Catalyst Board of Directors' Finance Committee will hold a meetings to review and approve the FY21 audit on October 29, 2021 at 10:00 am.

This meeting will be held by viceo conference- please contact Catalyst's Director of Administration Michael Kasang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 773-295-7001 for conference call information. 

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Please join our efforts as a champion for changing lives at The Catalyst Schools. If you would like to speak with a Catalyst staff member about your donation, please call us at 773-295-7001.