Catalyst Maria featured on WGN News!

Catalyst Maria scholars participating in the Mission Propelle yoga program were featured on WGN News!  CMES scholars, along with CMHS Principal Ms. Sandoval and Catalyst teacher/yoga instructor Mrs. Groenewold, were featured in a story highlighting the benefits of yoga in the school environment. Mission Propelle is an empowerment program for female scholars in grades K-5, and the yoga classes also emphasize literacy enrichment, self-acceptance and friendship.  Check out the video through the linked image below- great work Mrs. G. and the Mission Propelle team!

Mission Propelle Yoga

Open House Chicago at Catalyst Circle Rock

Catalyst Circle Rock is one of the selected sites for the Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago! This free public festival provides access to architectural treasures throughout Chicago on October 13-14, 2018.  To find out more, please visit the Open House Chicago website linked here.

CCR Auditorium Open House Chicago

Catalyst receives $1M grant from City of Chicago!

Catalyst recently received news that the City of Chicago will provide the Kehrein Center for the Arts at Catalyst Circle Rock a $1,000,000 grant through the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund! The campaign for the Kehrein Center for the Arts has now raised over $3 million towards the $4 million goal to bring this dream to life.  The news was recently featured in an article in the Austin Weekly News, linked here. We are very grateful for the City of Chicago's support and for all of the champions of Catalyst who are making dreams into reality in our school communities!


Catalyst Circle Rock featured in Austin Weekly News!

Catalyst Circle Rock’s fourth annual CCR Men Take Your Child to School Day was a featured story in this week’s Austin Weekly News! Check out the article linked through the image below!

Fathers Take Your Child to School 2018 3

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