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on February 10, 2018
Freshman Class Cleans Up! The Freshman class, under the direction of Freshman Theology teacher, Mrs.Gittermeier, spearheaded a Personal Hygiene drive during this year's Catholic Schools Week.  The whole school pitched in and collected over 800 items to be donated to Catholic Charities.   Catholic Schools Week is a week set aside ...
on February 8, 2018
MCHS Girls Clinch the Regional Title! 34-24 Victory Over the Southwestern Piasa Birds "It just feels so good", Coach Lee Green says after his team won their 20th game of the season and claimed their title of Regional Champs. This is the first regional championship win for the Marquette girls basketball team since 2012.  Coach Gre...
on February 6, 2018
KATE HOLTZ CLASS OF 2015 Butler University recently announced 2015 Marquette Catholic graduate Kate Holtz has been selected as a "Top 100" student.  Kate received this distinguished honor in recognition of her leadership on campus, community involvement, and academic performance. The Top 100 program recognizes juniors or senio...
on February 3, 2018
After 91 years on one block, Marquette Catholic High School is expanding our physical campus by adding a state of the art STEM Center!   The former Millers' Mutual Insurance building, across the street from Marquette, will be home to a new $1.6 million facility housing 3 new labs and 4 new classrooms across 10,000 squ...
on February 3, 2018
2nd Place in Regionals  Congratulations to the Marquette Catholic WYSE team for their 2nd place finish at the Lewis & Clark Regionals on Friday, February 2, 2018.  Kathleen Botterbush and Grace Yost- tie-2nd Place - Physics Katie Hart and Phil Tran- tie - 3rd Place - Physics Riley Siener and Greg Root - 3rd Place - Engineering...
on January 26, 2018
Andrew Dixon Class of 2018 On Wednesday, January 24th, Andrew Dixon signed his Letter of Intent to play football at MacMurray College.  His parents and Coach Angleton were by his side as he becomes a Highlander.   Andrew is excited to become a student-athlete at MacMurray College.  MacMurray, a small priva...
on January 25, 2018
Marquette Catholic High School’s annual dinner auction is right around the corner. Please consider supporting the Explorer Club’s largest fundraiser. Money raised helps the Explorer Club provide scholarships and gift funds to the school to help enhance the education and continue to improve the school for current and future students. ...
on January 24, 2018
On January 18th, 2018, surrounded by his parents, Theresa and John Patterson, his MCHS golf coach, Ryan Geisler and many well-wishers, Jack Patterson signed his Letter of Intent golf for Milliken University. Congratulations, Jack...Go Big Blue!  Click here to see all the list of Explorer athletes who have already signed Letters of Intent....
on January 10, 2018
On Friday, February 2nd, Marquette will be holding our 7th St. Baldrick’s head shaving event.  We have several students, faculty members, and outside community members who will be shaving their heads for children’s cancer research.  The event will be in the gym starting at 1:30, doors will open at 1:15 and is open to the pub...
on January 9, 2018
Here are some 2018 highlights!    Jan 13 8th Grade Entrance Exam:  It's a GREAT time to become an Explorer! Jan 19-20 Kiss, Then Tell: Performed by the MCHS Theatre & International Group. Buy tickets here Jan 27 Explorer Club Trivia Night: Click here for flyer Jan 28-Feb 3 Catholic Schools Week: &nb...
on January 9, 2018
To allow all faculty, staff and students wishing to attend Mrs. Klaus' funeral, there will be no school on Thursday, January 25th. Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at Sunset Hill Funeral Home, 50 Fountain Drive, Glen Carbon, IL 62034. A prayer service will be held before the visitation, at 3:45 p.m. A f...
on January 9, 2018
  On Wednesday, January 10th, Katelyn Fitzgerald signed a letter of intent to play field hockey at Concordia University in Mequon, Wisconsin.  As the goalie for the Explorers, Katelyn's defensive skill helped her lead the league in saves. Marquette's field hockey program began in 2014 and they play teams primarily from the St. Lo...
on December 16, 2017
Credit: Billy Hurst, for The Telegraph http://stats.stlhighschoolsports.com/sports/basketballgirls/stats/default.php Name 3FG Avg Peyton Kline, Alton Marquette 40 3.64 Kayla Work, MICDS 21 3.50 Emma Pawlitz, Lutheran South 20 3.33 Kate Hillyer, Eureka 23 3.29 Ryann Haynes, Ca...
on December 13, 2017
To receive dress down passes for finals week, you must turn in your $5 gift card to Mrs. Mattix-Wand by this Friday, December 15th. Final exam dates, times and reminders are below:   8:30-9:30 | 10:00-11:00 | 11:30-12:30 On Wednesday, at the conclusion of the last examination, the building will be locked at approximately 11:20 in orde...
on December 13, 2017
TIPTOP COACH: Marquette Burchett wins regional honor from United Soccer Coaches By Pete Hayes ALTON — Joe Burchett knew his Marquette Catholic High boys soccer team had a great season. After all, the Explorers captured the IHSA Class 1A boys state championship, the second in school history. On Monday, the first-year Marquette coach receive...
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