Santa's Secret Workshop
All Saints' Day Celebration
On Friday, November 1st, St. Isaac's first graders celebrated All Saints' Day by dressing up as "little saints." Each child selected a saint and learned about his/her life. The children dressed up as their chosen saint and processed into church for an All Saints' Mass Celebration. Father Twaruzek celebrated Mass and gave a special sermon about the meaning of being a saint and following Jesus. Everyone enjoyed the Mass celebration and the special saint outfits.
SIJ Academic Teams Continue to Excel in Annual High School Competitions
The SIJ Science Team earned 6th place in the Fenwick Science contest with Ellie R. placing 12th and Hayden S. placing 25th out of over 400 students and 30 parochial and public schools from Chicago and neighboring suburbs.. Read More>
Sixth Grade Speech Team Places Second in Team Category
The St. Isaac Jogues Speech Team competed in an event at Fenwick High School on October 26th. Twenty-five courageous students from grades 6th-8th spent the last couple months preparing for the competition during their lunch period. Read More >
During October the boys and girls learned about fall. One of the fall activities was learning about pumpkins. Using their five senses, they looked, felt, smelled, listened, and tasted the inside and outside of the pumpkins. They performed a science experiment to see if pumpkins would sink or float! Read More>