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ST. LAURENCE BASEBALL RANKED AMONG BEST IN NATION
This week Baseball America ranked the preseason top 50 high school teams in the country and St. Laurence made the list at number 39!
The Vikings baseball team will travel to Tucson, Arizona next month to play in the Chris Moon Memorial Cherry Field Classic. Their season will season officially kicks off March 31 when the Vikings play host to Lincoln-Way Central.
QUEEN OF PEACE SOFTBALL CLINIC
Join us on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 11-2pm at Queen of Peace High School for our annual softball clinic. The clinic is open to fourth through seventh grade girls as well as eighth grade girls who have already taken the entrance exam at Queen of Peace. There is a $10 registration fee and the fee includes a t-shirt.
Learn from former collegiate coach and new varsity head coach, Erin Sullivan. Coach Sullivan comes to Peace after eight years as the head coach at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Coach Sullivan holds the single season win record as well as the single season highest winning percentage in program history. Her players have received numerous accolades. During Sullivan's tenure, the Belles had four pitchers throw six no-hitters. Coach Sullivan coached 19 All-MIAA players, two MIAA MVPs, a two-time MIAA Batting Champion, six NFCA All-Region athletes, 38 NFCA Scholar Athletes, one ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American, and a two-time NCAA All-American in eight seasons.
At the Queen of Peace softball clinic, you will learn the proper fundamentals of pitching, hitting, fielding, and base running. Whether you are trying out a position for the first time or improving on year’s worth of training, we will cater to your level of skill. Our coaches specialize in various aspects of the game and every player who attends will have the chance to learn from the expert coaches as well as have the opportunity to interact and train with Queen of Peace softball players!
Besides working on the fundamentals, the coaches will also teach game-like situations, mental toughness on the field, and strategies to make players better after only one day! We strive to better each individual player’s skills while adding to their passion for the game of softball!
Spring Craft And Vendor Fair - Crafters Wanted
Burbank School District 111 will be hosting a Spring Craft and Vendor Fair on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Liberty Junior High. Crafters and Vendors are wanted! Please click here for additional craft fair info and vendor application form.
DISTRICT 111 2013-14 School Calendar Update
The official school calendar for the current school year will be amended due to the four emergency days used for inclement weather last month. The ISAT Testing window will now begin on March 10th. The last day of school will be June 5th if no more emergency days are used. All students are required to be in attendance on the make up days. Click here to view the updated calendar (pending board approval).
Congratulations to the students participating in the following activities :
Scholastic Bowl for winning 2nd place in the SSC Red Division and advancing to Regionals.
Science Club for taking first place at the Chicagoland Regional Rube Goldberg Competition hosted by Argonne National Laboratories.
Speech Team - Performance In The Round (PIR) cast and directors for their IHSA State Championship performance!