In The News

St. Malachy and Woodlands Academy and Robotics

The Robotics Club at Woodlands Academy hosted a robotics workshop for some or our students. Read the article below.

Mathemania in the Catholic New World

St. Malachy made the cover of the Catholic New World, February 8 - 21, 2015 edition. As part of our Catholic Schools Week celebrations we hosted a Family Math Night on January 29th. Click on the links below to see us in the Catholic New World!

Catholic New World Mathemania
St. Malachy Lacrosse in the Catholic New World

In the May 4-17, 2014 edition of the Catholic New World our very own Mr. Angelotta is highlighted for his work and the lacrosse program that all began at our school! Click on the link to read the article online.

St. Malachy School's Lacrosse in the Chicago Tribune

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St. Malachy was visited by Dr. Hollowell in February 2014

Starting early: STEM for Kindergartners
Kindergartner building engineering skills

Ms. Solarski, our kindergarten teacher, had a reporter in her classroom a few weeks ago doing a piece about her STEM centers. The video and story were published! Check it our below.

Starting Early: STEM for Kindergartners
Spirit of Giving


Our very own Mr. Sam Angelotta, pre-school teacher and lacrosse coach, was featured on the ABC 7 news on July 5th, 2012 for his work with St. Malachy children.

Meet our Golden Apple
Zackary Ruelas

On Thursday, May 10th Theresa Gutierrez from ABC TV and 4 members of the Golden Apple Foundation visited our third grade classroom to surprise Mr. Zackary Ruelas and inform him that he was one of the 10 awarded teachers. This is a great honor for Mr. Ruelas and for our school. There have only been 13 catholic school teachers to receive this award in the 26 years that Golden Apple has existed. He is the third teacher to win the award from a Big Shoulders school. We are so proud of Mr. Ruelas!

Click on the links below to read more about this wonderful day.

Golden Apple News Coverage
A Day Made Better
Mrs. Fox with a few of her 1st grade students.

Joan Fox, first grade teacher at St. Malachy Grade School, recently won a box of school supplies from Office Max worth $1,000 as part of the company’s annual A Day Made Better program.

A Day Made Better
Senator Dick Durbin at St. Malachy - 2010
Senator Dick Durbin visits the 1st grade
St. Malachy Students visit the Chicago Board of Trade


St. Malachy students, along with several other Chicago Catholic school students, were given the opportunity to participate in the Big Shoulders Fund Stock Market Project in downtown Chicago. The program taught students about investing, financial markets and personal savings. Schools were able to invest in stocks with the money that was donated to the schools.


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