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February 2017

  • Feb
    1
  • Courageous Conversation with Dr. Michael Bradley

    Marillac Room

    NEW THIS YEAR

    Wednesday, February 1, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Thursday, February 2, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

    Marillac Room

    Loyola Academy welcomes back Dr. Michael Bradley for parent workshops.
    Adolescent psychologist Dr. Michael Bradley received such rave reviews when he spoke to parents and guardians during the 2015–16 school year that we've invited him back this year to lead two evenings of hands-on Courageous Conversations workshops. Dr. Bradley's deep knowledge of adolescent brain development and the behaviors it can foster provides a practical foundation for the parenting strategies he shares. Intelligent, personable and candid, Dr. Bradley will help any parent begin to unravel the mysteries and frustrations of adolescent behavior.

    Space is limited for each workshop and registration is required.
  • Junior Gesu

    Chapel
  • Feb
    2

    Courageous Conversation with Dr. Michael Bradley

    Marillac Room

    NEW THIS YEAR

    Wednesday, February 1, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Thursday, February 2, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

    Marillac Room

    Loyola Academy welcomes back Dr. Michael Bradley for parent workshops.
    Adolescent psychologist Dr. Michael Bradley received such rave reviews when he spoke to parents and guardians during the 2015–16 school year that we've invited him back this year to lead two evenings of hands-on Courageous Conversations workshops. Dr. Bradley's deep knowledge of adolescent brain development and the behaviors it can foster provides a practical foundation for the parenting strategies he shares. Intelligent, personable and candid, Dr. Bradley will help any parent begin to unravel the mysteries and frustrations of adolescent behavior.

    Space is limited for each workshop and registration is required.
  • Feb
    3
  • Father-Daughter Dinner Dance

    Michigan Shores Club, 911 Michigan Avenue, Wilmette, Il
    $50 per person
    (price will increase beginning January 20)

    THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT, PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!


  • Feb
    4

    Yoga with Siobhan P. Carey '07

    East Gym
    Please join us for a special yoga class hosted by yoga instructor and Loyola alumna Siobhan P. Carey '07.

    Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. All skill levels are welcome.

    The class is free, but donations to support Siobhan's upcoming service trip to Kenya will be accepted.
  • Feb
    8

    Late Start (Schedule B)

  • Athletic Recruiting and College Admissions

    Marillac Room
    Is your son or daughter considering playing a sport in college? Attend this informational meeting to learn more about what it takes to succeed on and off the playing field. Parents and their children are invited to attend this session together.

    Continue reading below to learn more about the evening's presenters.

    Shawna Armstrong is the Senior Athletic Recruiting Liaison for Aurora University Athletics.  Armstrong serves primarily as the admissions and financial aid contact for prospective students and their families during their recruitment process. She was largely involved in the execution and development of the athletic recruiting liaison position at Aurora, building a foundation for the addition of a second liaison in the department.  Armstrong is a former collegiate golfer at North Central College, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in sports management and marketing in 2009 and a Masters’ degree from NCC in Sports Leadership & Administration in 2012. She was a 2x CCIW All-Academic Team member.

    Jim Hamad became the Director of Athletics at Aurora University in winter 2013. He came to AU from Pepperdine University where he spent part of five years as the Associate Director of Athletics for Student Development.  In his  time  at  the helm  of  the  AU  Athletic  Department,  Hamad's  Spartans  have  captured  the Northern Athletics Conference All-Sport Awards six times. Under his leadership, the Spartan athletic program finished in the top 50 of the 2014-2015 Learfield Cup and top 80 in 2015–2016, the best finishes ever by AU. In his years as an athletic administrator, Hamad has served  on  a  variety  of  boards  and  committees  and  been  honored  with numerous  awards.  In  1996,  he  was  named  a  NCAA  Division  III  Track  and  Field  All-American.  A 2000 graduate of Kent State, Hamad earned a Bachelor’s degree in conflict management.  He went on to acquire a Master’s degree in higher education administration from Akron in 2005.

    Rick Ponx was named the Head Football Coach of the Aurora University football program in December of 2013. In the third year of his tenure, Ponx led the Spartans to a Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Championship. Ponx has held coaching and coordinator positions at prominent Division III programs over the past two decades, including roles at Ohio Northern University and North Central College. He also served as a consultant in 2013 for the IHSA Class 8A State Champion Naperville Central High School. Ponx is a member of the AFCA and Football Coaches Professional Growth Association. He speaks regularly at camps and clinics throughout the country, most recently including the Frank Glazier Clinic in 2011 (Chicago) and 2013 (Indianapolis) and the IHSA Football Coaches Clinic in 2015 in Champaign. Ponx received his Bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst College and his Master’s degree from Bowling Green State University.
  • Feb
    9
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    12

    Loyola Academy Community Mass: Love in Action

    Chapel
    Students, parents, alumni, faculty and friends are cordially invited to join the Loyola community for this special Sunday evening Mass celebrated by Loyola Academy President Rev. Patrick E. McGrath, SJ. 
  • Feb
    14
  • Feb
    16

    Sophomore Gesu

    Chapel
  • Feb
    17
  • Feb
    18

    Nothin' But Treble Competes at Midwest Quarterfinals

    DeKalb High School Auditorium, 501 W. Dresser Rd, DeKalb, Illinois 60115
    Nothin’ But Treble, Loyola's female a cappella group, will compete in the International Championship of High School A Cappella 2017 midwest quarterfinals this weekend!
     
    The girls have put together a strong set with choreography featuring: Hundred Waters, Gavin DeGraw, Sara Bareilles and more.
     
    Come out and support Loyola Performing Arts! This event is expected to sell out, so get your tickets today.
     
    Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
  • Feb
    20
  • Jesuit Day of Service

  • Feb
    21

    Kairos Junior and Senior Girls

  • Feb
    22

    Kairos Junior and Senior Girls

  • Late Start (Schedule B)

  • Faculty Staff Meeting

    Theater
  • Feb
    23

    Kairos Junior and Senior Girls

  • Freshman Gesu

    Chapel
  • Evening with Fr. McGrath

    Chapel
    Our Mission is Joy

    Pope Francis has said that "you can't pass on good news with a sad face!" In this reflection, Fr. McGrath will discuss how our lives as Christians are to be marked by joy and hope. Practical dimensions of the spirituality of St. Ignatius Loyola will be explored.

    Register Now
  • Feb
    24

    Kairos Junior and Senior Girls

  • Arrupe Driver Sign-up (Session 4)

    Cafeteria
  • Feb
    27

    Diversity Week

  • Arrupe Driver Sign-up (Session 4)

    Cafeteria
  • Feb
    28

    Diversity Week

  • Arrupe Open Sign-up (Session 4)

    Cafeteria
  • Spiritual Exercises

    Chapel
    During the season of Lent, the Parent Faith Formation will offer a six-week journey through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius for parents. This journey consists of a series of meditations, prayers and contemplative practices to help the parents deepen their relationship with God. Vice President of Miission and Ministry Mr. Gary Marando and Mr. Jeff Sullivan, SJ, of the Campus Ministry department will be the presenters for the evenings. Each session will begin with a group discussion about the previous week's prayer assignment, followed by small group discussions on reflection points on the theme for the week. The evening will conclude with a guided meditation based on St. Ignatius' imaginative prayer. Each participant will be asked to keep a prayer journal and pray for 30 minutes each day through the six-week program.

    First Principal and Foundation
    Session one marks the beginning of our spiritual quest and delves into the mystery of God's unconditional love.

    Our role in creation
    Session two explores the meaning in our existence and the failture of the human family to respond to God's love.

    The Class of Jesus: Do we follow?
    Session three explores the person and life of Christ, as well as our call to discipleship and friendship with Jesus.

    Passion and Death of Jesus
    Session four marks our quest to know Christ more intimately, love Him more passionately and follow him more faithfully.

    Resurrection of Jesus
    Session five explores the ultimate expression of God's love for us.

    Contemplation to attain God's Love
    Session six encourages us to contemplate and respond to God's love for us.

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