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!

NHS Maria

Catalyst Circle Rock Parent Week- 10/19-10/23/15

This week is Catalyst Circle Rock's 1st Annual Parent Appreciation Week to honor the parents and guardians of Catalyst Circle Rock! We have awesome events planned for each day and we hope to see someone from everyone family at at least one event this week! Please see the schedule below:

Monday, October 19th – Breast Cancer Awareness Kick-Off! Families arrived early to greet scholars and wore pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (pictured below).

Tuesday, October 20th – We “Donut” what we would do without you! Come enjoy free donuts and coffee between 7:15am and 9:00am at Door 4.

Wednesday, October 21st – Blast off Into Technology! Attend one of two events in which we teach parents about the instructional technology programs that we use on a daily basis (Study Island, IXL Math, and Class Dojo). The programs will be from 8:30am – 9:30am and 4:00pm – 5:00pm.

Thursday, October 22nd – Pamper Party! Come and be treated to free massages, manicures, and mini-facials between the hours of 12pm – 2pm in our Renaissance Room!

Friday, October 23rd – Please join us from 9am – 11am where we will honor our grandparents as well as give away free Catalyst tote bags and T-shirts for parents who join the Extra Mile Parents (EMPs).

Parentst at CCR

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. 

October is National Anti-Bullying Month

Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria have programming throughout October for National Anti-Bullying Month.  Please ask your scholars about these programs, or reach out to each campus to find out about specific events that are being held!


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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.