Catalyst Circle Rock repeats as ballroom dance champions!

Catalyst Circle Rock's 5th and 6th grade scholars defended their title as “May I Have this Dance” ballroom dancing champions at the Chicago Cultural Center! Through the incredible efforts of our scholars, Mrs. Knight, and Mrs. Myers, the CCR team was once again able to achieve FIRST PLACE!!! Congratulations!!

CCR Ballroom Dance Champion 2019

Catalyst Maria Lady Wolves are state regional champions!

The Catalyst Maria Lady Wolves are state regional champions!! The team defeated Julian High School 74-20 on Friday evening. The Lady Wolves next game will be 2/12/19 vs. Crane Medical at Lisle High School at 6:00 pm. Congratulations to Coach Cooper and the Lady Wolves on this great accomplishment!

Lady Wolves Regional Champions 2

Updated Catalyst Board of Directors Meeting Locations 2019

The Catalyst Board of Directors' will have updated the locations of their third and fourth scheduled meetings of the 2018-2019 school year effective February 5, 2019. 

The February 25, 2019 meeting will be held at Catalyst Circle Rock Charter School, located at 5608 W. Washington Blvd Chicago, IL 60644 and will be from 3:00-5:30 PM.

The May 20, 2019 meeting will be held at Catalyst Maria Charter School, located at 6727 S. California Ave. Chicago, IL 60629 and will be from 3:00-5:30 PM.

All Catalyst Board meetings are open to the public and an agenda will be posted at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. 

Catalyst Academic Committee Meeting 2.7.19

The Catalyst Board of Directors' Academic Committee will hold a meeting on Februay 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM. This meeting will be held by phone 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.for conference call information.  The agenda for this meeting is below:


*Academic Committee Goals: Revisit the goals of the committee and other elements of the mission

*Principal Progress Monitoring Update:

  • Catalyst Circle Rock
  • Catalyst Maria Elementary School
  • Catalyst Maria High School
  • SQRP goals and current trajectory

*Review and vote to accept/sign the Catalyst Circle Rock CIWP for ISBE


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