Catalyst Finance Committee Meeting Agenda 4.30.2021

The Catalyst Board of Directors' Finance Committee will hold a meetings to review FY21 YTD financials and the proposed SY21-22 budget on April 30, 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 773-897-5816 for conference call information.  

Catalyst Maria Community Clean-Up Day May 15, 2021

The Catalyst Maria school community has an amazing upcoming service opportunity, which is the direct result of the passion and zeal that CM staff have expressed for deepening their impact and relationship with the Chicago Lawn community!

Together with CM's community partners Southside Cleanup and Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP), Catalyst Maria is sponsoring a neighborhood cleanup event on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 9:00am.  The cleanup efforts will last until noon, and then there will be food and family fun at Catalyst Maria until 2:00 pm.  

Please support this opportunity by inviting scholars and their families as well as your personal and professional networks! Please sign up through the linked image below- those who register by April 30th will receive a free t-shirt commemorating the event (registration is open until May 7, 2021). 

community clean up

COVID vaccine resources for families

Dear Catalyst families,

We hope that you are safe, healthy and are doing well. The state of Illinois and city of Chicago have announced that all individuals 16 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Below are resources for students and families to access the vaccine:

  • You can contact your health care provider- the clinic, health center, or hospital where you receive health services.
  • For Chicago residents- Zocdoc - https://www.zocdoc.com/vaccine or use their call center at 312-746-4835. The city operated clinics include the United Center site.  Please note that city-operated clinics are restricted to Chicago residents only.
  • Federal, State, and County-operated clinics – Please check eligibility-requirements outlined by each jurisdiction.
  • Several pharmacy chains are currently offering COVID-19 vaccine, 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 here.

Another reason Catalyst Maria is your #1 choice for HS!!

Catalyst Maria High School currently offers Project Lead The Way Biomedical Science at the Honors level, and the school plans to make the course available to all freshmen starting in the 2021 fall semester! Check out an article on this course through the linked image below, and to learn more about joining the Catalyst Maria Wolves, please connect with CM's Director of Recruitment Naurice Olivera at the contact information below! 

Biomedical 2021


6727 S. California Ave. Chicago, IL 60629

Direct line: 773-993-1774

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Catalyst Schools Re-Opening Plans March 2021

Hello Catalyst families! 

We hope that you are safe, healthy and are doing well! Please find Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria's re-opening plans linked below, and while these may be updated moving forward, please reach out to our school teams with questions or concerns! Thank you for all that you bring to the Catalyst community and stay safe!

Catalyst Circle Rock Re-Opening Plan March 2021

Catalyst Maria Re-Opening Plan March 2021 


Support Catalyst    

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.