Mother McAuley will host the first of its two Open Houses on Sunday, October 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Elementary school girls and their families are invited to spend the afternoon at McAuley learning about the endless opportunities the school offers for students. Visitors will take a tour and to meet administration, faculty, staff, students, alumnae and McAuley parents. Girls also may register for a Shadow Day, and “Girls Night Out” scheduled for December 7, two opportunities which give prospective students a first-hand look at what it’s like to be a McAuley student. The second Open House will be held Tuesday, November 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Mother McAuley prides itself on offering young women a Catholic, liberal arts, secondary school with a curriculum based in the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Students consistently excel in writing and verbal communication, and possess the ability to solve complex problems, to work well with others, and to adapt to changes. The young women of Mother McAuley regularly accept active roles in their community, church and society, and the educational program enables them to become conscientious leaders who appreciate global diversity.
The academic success of McAuley students is reflected in the outstanding achievements of the Class of 2012 which boasts one National Merit Finalist, four National Merit Commended Students, 90 U.S. Presidential Academic Excellence Award recipients and 39 Illinois State Scholars. Members of the Class of 2012 were offered $29 million in merit-based scholarship and 100 percent were accepted into college - a percentage far above the national average.
Mother McAuley also believes that well-rounded individuals are formed through educating the mind, body and spirit. Students can choose from more than 30 service, interest and social clubs and organizations, and McAuley has set an impressive bar with a strong athletic program featuring 13 interscholastic sports teams. Your daughter can choose from basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, bowling and water polo. McAuley also has an intramural program featuring ultimate Frisbee, dodge ball and flag football.
For more information about Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, 3737 West 99th Street, Chicago, call 773-881-6566 or visit www.mothermcauley.org.