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Josephinum Academy's Jo Jamboree 2018! health and wellness festival attracted more than 200 people to participate in the school's first celebration of its kind featuring free youth sports clinics, nutrition workshops, games, health and wellness screenings and more. The event at the "Jo," Chicago's longest standing all girls Catholic high school, showcased the school's newly renovated softball field, funded largely by a Diamond Project grant from Chicago Cubs Charities.
As part of Jo Jamboree 2018!, held on June 9 at Josephinum, Tamika Catchings and her Catch the Stars Foundation hosted 3 co-ed, youth basketball clinics with co-sponsors Jr. NBA and Chicago Sky. Fox 32 News in Chicago spoke with Tamika about the event that morning! View the full segment HERE! More great news about the first Jo Jamboree is coming soon!
To the delight of a crowd of students and supporters of Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jose Quintana made a surprise appearance at the ribbon-cutting celebration of the school's newly renovated softball field, funded largely by a Cubs Charities Diamond Project grant of $90,000.
Fitness classes, wellness checks, youth sports clinics, and music by DJ Ca$h Era will entertain and educate visitors of all ages at the first Jo Jamboree! The free admission festival will be held on Saturday, June 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Josephinum Academy, 1501 N. Oakley Blvd. in Wicker Park.
Laura Ricketts, co-owner of the Chicago Cubs and chairman of Cubs Charities, recently told friends and supporters of Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart that the education of women holds a key to the future.
WGN TV joined the Josephinum Academy senior class to announce their college choices and celebrate their achievements on this May 1 news segment.
On Saturday, April 21, Lindsay Barlett, Josephinum's Director of Development and student Ariel Maldonado had the opportunity to appear on live TV with reporter Stacey Baca to talk about the Jo. Topics included the upcoming opening of our new Chicago Cubs Diamond Project softball field as well as the April 24 Spring Luncheon featuring guest speaker, Laura Ricketts, Co-Owner of the Cubs. See the full segment here!
Laura Ricketts, co-owner of the Chicago Cubs and Chairman of the Board for Cubs Charities, will be the featured Spring Luncheon speaker of Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart on Tuesday, April 24. The annual event will begin with a reception at 11 a.m. at Michigan Shores, 911 Michigan Ave. in Wilmette.
"As a school committed to social awareness which impels to action, Josephinum Academy chose to stand in solidarity with thousands of students across the nation who are demanding change in their schools, communities, and country.
More than 220 friends and supporters of Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart high school attended the school's Winter Breakfast on February 13 at the University Club of Chicago. The event raised a record $70,000 for scholarships to the city's longest-standing all-girls Catholic high school. Event proceeds are included in more than $1 million in scholarships to support Josephinum's mission to ensure that all girls in Chicago have access to a transformative college-preparatory education.
Empower Illinois's application for Tax Credit Scholarships will reopen this Tuesday, February 27th at 7:00pm. We encourage students to apply to this SGO as soon as possible on February 27th, as scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. The new application is designed as a two-step process, outlined below. However, given the importance of this process, Josephinum has decided to welcome families to apply at the school on Tuesday in order to be able to assist anyone who has questions. We will open our doors at 6:00pm, allowing ample time for families to log in and register at 7:00pm.
At Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart, we are committed to ensuring the affordability of your child's education. While we are happy to be able to offer substantial financial aid and scholarship packages on our own, we also wanted to bring an exciting new external scholarship opportunity to your attention, the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Program.
The Josephinum Fine Arts program is proud to announce its production of Lapin Lapin, a delightful comedy by acclaimed French playwright and actor Coliene Serreau.
Rick Kogan, legendary journalist, author and lifelong Chicagoan, will be the featured Winter Breakfast speaker of Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart on Tuesday, February 13. The annual event will begin with a reception at 7:30 a.m. at the University Club, 76 E. Monroe St.
We are delighted to celebrate the final days of 2017 with a special series showcasing 12 individuals who hold Josephinum Academy close to their hearts. From a former teacher who launched the Jo's junior board, to the President and CEO of the Big Shoulders Fund, we are fortunate to have friends and supporters across the city and country.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Daeshawna Cook
Director of Strategic Engagement
(773) 292-3964 x248

daeshawna.cook@josephinum.org


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