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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.
Josephinum Academy received excellent support in its 2017 Giving Tuesday Campaign. More than $7,000 was raised, an increase of three times last year's result.
Josephinum Academy students, families, faculty and community members celebrated the schools arts program on Tuesday, November 14.
Take a listen to Patti Tuomey talking about our beloved school in a live interview with Rick Kogan on WGN Radio 720 AM.
More than 250 friends and supporters of Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart, Chicago's longest-standing Catholic girls high school, gathered for its annual fundraising gala on Saturday Sept. 30 at the InterContinental Hotel Chicago. The school is located at 1501 N. Oakley Blvd. in Wicker Park.
Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart's inaugural Art Night will showcase work by student actors and artists in the school's first celebration of its arts program.
Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart, Chicago's longest-standing Catholic girls high school, presents its annual fundraising gala on Saturday, Sept. 30 at the InterContinental Hotel Chicago, 505 N. Michigan Ave. Proceeds from the gala support Josephinum Academy's mission to ensure that all girls in Chicago have access to a transformative college-preparatory education.
Today we visited Vincennes Learning Garden on the South Side, where we cleared weeds, shoveled compost and learned about community gardens. Martha and Deb run the garden, which produces beans, tomatoes, peppers and kale. We worked there in the morning and then returned to Josephinum.
Today, with an early start we had breakfast and walked to the Thiele Center, in the St. Aloysius Parish, right near Josephinum. We packed bags with non-perishables like canned veggies, pasta, Pop Tarts, and more. After a little while, half of the group walked back to Josephinum to make sandwiches while the rest of the group handed out the rest of the packages of food to the clients of the Thiele Center.
Wednesday started off with a late wake up. Once chores were done, everyone gathered upstairs for some breakfast quesadillas. An alumna from Josephinum, Ashley Galvan, came and spoke to us about Logan Square. This area if one of many in Chicago that has issues with gentrification and the rising costs of basic necessities in neighborhoods that once belonged to lower income families.

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

daeshawna.cook@josephinum.org


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