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Rowe Middle School Scholars Take on This Year’s Biggest Challenges

Mr. Morikis grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended Purdue University and studied social studies education. He taught 7th grade social studies in Cleveland for one year before moving to Chicago. He’s now in his second year teaching 8th grade social studies at Rowe Middle School. Earlier this year, on top of his regular social […]
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Don’t Change the Subject

By Dr.Garland Thomas-McDavid, President of North Lawndale College Prep FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL I will never forget my son Johnnie’s first day of middle school. We had gone through his new morning routine together, and he was going to do the afternoon on his own. As I waited excitedly for him to open the door […]
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Catalyst Maria Student Leads to Bring Unity

The Sisters of St. Casimir ran Maria High School for over one hundred years as an all-girls Catholic school before they sought out and entrusted Catalyst to continue their legacy through the Catalyst Maria campus. Today, a donor has established two scholarships each year to be given to Catalyst Maria seniors this year and moving […]
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Top Education Stories You Don’t Want to Miss: June 6 – June 12, 2020

This Catalyst Maria Scholar Stands Up for What is Right By Elevate Chicago “Micheal Wiley is a Catalyst Maria graduating senior in the class of 2020. He has received a full tuition scholarship to Adrian College through a unique partnership with Project Intersect – an organization that a former Catalyst teacher, Taylor Docking, created with […]
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This Catalyst Maria Scholar Stands Up for What is Right

Micheal Wiley is a Catalyst Maria graduating senior in the class of 2020. He has received a full tuition scholarship to Adrian College through a unique partnership with Project Intersect – an organization that a former Catalyst teacher, Taylor Docking, created with his father, who is President of Adrian College. Micheal has done a lot […]
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