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Teachers Accepted to Stanford’s Prestigious Hollyhock Fellowship Program

A team of three stellar Cristo Rey Jesuit teachers were recently accepted into the prestigious Hollyhock Fellowship, a selective teacher-development program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education. Aaron Hess, Jennifer Jorgensen, and Conor Squier will begin the fully funded, two-year fellowship this summer with an intensive two-week seminar on the Stanford campus.   … Continued


Cristo Rey Jesuit 2018 Draft Day

On Friday, August 17, 2018, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Milwaukee hosted it’s fourth annual Draft Day at Northwestern Mutual. The student body of nearly 400 anxiously awaited their Corporate Work Study Program placements at nearly 80 Milwaukee area companies and nonprofits, including all 7 of Milwaukee’s Fortune 500 headquartered companies. Partner companies presented students with swag, … Continued


Cristo Rey Jesuit delivers on promises, provides report to community

At the invitation of Mary Ellen Stanek of Baird Advisors, board members, corporate partners, community members, faculty and students gathered for a report to the community regarding Cristo Rey Jesuit High School’s progress since its 2015 inaugural school year. The Milwaukee Business Journal provided coverage of the event which included the following highlights: SUMMARY:  CRISTO REY … Continued


Dreaming of Home

Bing Crosby’s 1943 hit Christmas song “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” inevitably makes me think about the meaning of home. For some people, home is very real but sadly for others, as the song goes, it is found only in a dream. If we are fortunate, home is a place where we feel valued, nurtured, … Continued


Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Announces New Location

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Announces New Location Milwaukee – (November 14, 2017) – Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Milwaukee announced this morning the purchase of a property located at 1818 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204, which will become the new location for the school. This new location is a part … Continued


Payoff for leaving comfort zone

For our recent spirit week, one of our themed days was “Dressing in Past Decades.” Students were asked to dress like teens did in the 1950’s, 60’s, or 70’s, depending on their class year. Staff were invited to  participate as well, so I found the best polyester shirt and 70’s-looking sport coat I could and … Continued


Barcelona to Milwaukee: On the Journey

Seeing the news reports of the Las Ramblas terror attack in Barcelona a couple of weeks ago really hit home. This tragedy was difficult to deal with because the senseless loss of life conjures up so many questions in me about our world. I felt more personally connected, however, because I walked, shopped, and dined … Continued


A different kind of draft day for students at Cristo Rey: Slideshow

Milwaukee Business Journal August 16, 2017 5:00am Click here to view the full article and photos. It was draft day Tuesday for several hundred Cristo Rey Jesuit High School students in Milwaukee. But instead of being drafted for a sport, the students were paired with 60 Milwaukee-area businesses for a corporate work study program over … Continued


Draft Day commences Cristo Rey’s new academic and work year

Maredithe Meyer BizTimes August 15, 2017 1:17pm Click here to view the full article and photos. The BMO Harris Bradley Center buzzed with loud music and fanfare this morning as 332 students from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School stepped on to the Milwaukee Bucks basketball court and were greeted by executives from 58 top local companies, … Continued


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