Green and Gold

Evans scholars named

Ramon Estrada , ‘18, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018

The Evans scholarship is a very hard and challenging scholarship to get. It is a very big deal for five of our very own Shamrocks to get such a prestigious award. The five seniors that got the award include: Anthony Pasquale;...

Shamrocks march in downtown parade

Liam White, ‘19, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2018

The 63rd annual St. Patrick's Day parade took place in downtown Chicago. Dr. Schmidt, school president led the Shamrocks down Columbus Drive. Lucas Kamberis, '19, said, “The parade is a great experience; it shows th...

Proposed bill to tighten gun control

Ben Fries, '18, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2018

Illinois House members met on Feb. 28 to discuss gun control legislation. This has been an area of focus since the Florida high school shooting. The proposed bills would ban modifications for guns that would turn them into...

Shamrocks donate 100 pints of blood

Michael Livingstone, ‘18, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2018

The 2018 blood drive was another great success, according to Ms. McMahon, event coordinator. This year students and faculty donated 100 pints of blood, just shy of the 115 pints of blood last semester. Ms. McMahon has been...

Chess team leaves for state finals Thursday

Nick Amati, '18, Editor

February 5, 2018

Shamrocks are going to state, again. The chess team, led by math teacher Mr. Purathur, will be the third team to go down state this year. Mr. Purathur, although satisfied with the teams’ 4-3 conference record, is not getting...

Test day brought 254 Shamrock hopefuls

Jack Murphy, '18, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017

Saint Patrick had its 2021 entrance exam Dec 2. This year there were 254 kids that tested at Saint Patrick. Sixty kids who took the entrance exam are sons of first responders. According to Mr. O'Connor, "Legacies are a key...

Band, choir spread Christmas cheer

Boris Marinets, '19, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

The band and choir will host their Christmas events this week. On Wednesday, the band concert will consist of drum line, procession, beginning band, and concert band. On Thursday, the choir, the beginning choir and the honors...

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