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Nazareth is Scholarship
Nazareth is Scholarship
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Nazareth is Service
Nazareth is Service
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Nazareth is Spirit
Nazareth is Spirit
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Nazareth is Unity
Nazareth is Unity
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Mission Statement

Nazareth Academy is a Catholic, coed, college prep high school dedicated to living Jesus' mission of unity and committed to educating the whole person.

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News

Naz Cheerleading Qualifies for State
Congratulations to Nazareth’s Varsity Cheerleaders. The team qualified for the IHSA State Championships by placing 3rd at the Rolling Meadows Sectional on Saturday, January 31.  The team will compete in Bloomington on Friday, February 5, in the Medium Varsity category.
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2015 Summer Camp registration is now open. We offer camps for pom and dance, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, volleyball, cheer, baseball, football, tennis, running, golf, and strength, speed, and power training for grades K-12.  Go to nazareth.8to18.com to register for all summer camps.  Camps begin June 8. 
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Nazareth Inducts New Members into Athletic Hall of Fame
On January 24, 2015, Nazareth Academy inducted eight new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Nazareth welcomed coach Jim Danko, friends Ronald and Joan Swade, and athletes Kevin Frymire ’05, Susan Kennedy ’88, Alan Swade ’86, Maureen Swade Milligan ’81 and Peter Zavagnin ’05.
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Nazareth Honors Thom & Ann Serafin with Call to the Heart Award
Nazareth Academy held its annual Call to the Heart Mass and Reception on Sunday, January 25. This event is a time for Nazareth to thank benefactors who have shared so many of their gifts. These generous supporters make a tremendous difference in the lives of our exceptional students and school.
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Naz Football Honored by State of Illinois

On Tuesday, January 6, 2015, Nazareth Academy proudly welcomed Emanuel “Chris” Welch, Illinois State Representative of the 7th District. Representative Welch toured the school and delivered Illinois House Resolution 1376 to the State Championship Roadrunner Football Team.

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IHSA Class 6A State Champions
Congratulations to Nazareth's Football team who finished the 2014 season undefeated as Class 6A STATE CHAMPIONS. The Nazareth Family will celebrate the team, the legacy of those student-athletes who paved the way and the support of the entire community with both a Welcome Home Rally on Saturday, November 29 at 8 pm and a student Pep Rally on December 3 at 1:45 pm. Go Naz!
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Matthew Clark '16 Finishes 9th in State
Nazareth Academy congratulates Matthew Clark of Westchester who finished in 9th place overall in the IHSA Boy’s Golf State Tournament held at D.A. Weibring Golf Course on the campus of Illinois State University on October 17 & 18. Matthew was in 41st place after Friday’s first round 82, but followed it up with a one under par 70 on Saturday, earning him All State Honors!
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National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Scholars
Congratulations Adeline Doyle, Meghan Sullivan and Charles Swarts, who were named Commended Scholars in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented to these scholastically talented seniors.
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Events

Mar 03, 2015 – 
Spring Choir Concert The concert choir and Progressions will be performing a Music for the Soul concert with traditional works by Faure and Copland, plus more contemporary pieces including Amazing Grace/My Chains are Gone andBreath of Heaven. Free Admission. | details
Nazareth FISH Prom for Teens with Disabilities
Mar 07, 2015 – 
Nazareth FISH Prom for Teens with Disabilities Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park will host its third Prom Night for Teens with Disabilities on March 7, 2015, 7 – 9 p.m. in the school’s Springer Hall and Dining Hall. The event is complimentary and couples are welcome; however, dates are not required. Each guest will be accompanied for the evening by a Nazareth student, who will act as a “buddy.” | details
Mar 29, 2015 – 
Mothers Club Fashion Show The Mothers Club Spring Luncheon & Fashion Show will be held Sunday March 29, at the Marriott Oak Brook. Invitations for the event will be mailed soon to ALL Nazareth parents. We invite mothers and daughters, grade school and up, to attend this wonderful afternoon and make this an annual tradition until your student models in his or her senior year.  It is a time-honored tradition at Nazareth, making memories that will last a lifetime | details
Roadrunner Dash 5k
Apr 19, 2015 – 
Roadrunner Dash 5k Join us for our third annual Roadrunner Dash 5k Run/Walk through the streets of La Grange Park. The race will start and end at Nazareth Academy and registration is open to the entire community. All proceeds benefit Nazareth Academy. | details
Fine Arts Hall of Fame
Apr 23, 2015 – 
Fine Arts Hall of Fame | details
  

Spotlight

38 Illinois State Scholars
38 Nazareth students from the Class of 2015 have been recognized as 2015-16 Illinois State Scholars. The prestigious award is given annually by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC). Illinois State Scholars rank in the top ten percent of high school seniors from 671 different high schools across the state.
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Nazareth Academy is proud to announce its First Semester Honor Roll for the 2014-2015 school year. The “A” Honor Roll indicates a grade point average of 3.80-4.00 on a 4 point scale. The “B” Honor Roll indicates a grade point average of 3.33-3.79 on a 4 point scale.

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Nazareth’s Christmas Giving Tree a Generous Success!

Thank you to everyone who supported Nazareth’s annual Christmas Giving Tree. Toys, games, books, clothing and cash donations poured into our Campus Ministry office. Donations were made in support of Catholic Charities, Hodgkins School, Caring Place for Kids, Taller de Jose and the St. Cletus Giving Tree.

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With a focus on the future, Nazareth has launched a $15 million capital campaign to add a new academic building, build an additional gym and improve current facilities. Explore our plans and discover how you can be a part of "Building Our Legacy...Continuing Our Growth, Developing Our Future."

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Naz WALK: One School, One Goal
On Friday, October 10, 2014, Nazareth students, faculty, staff and family members walked 3.5 miles, raising money for the school’s 2nd biggest fundraiser. The WALK takes students through the streets of La Grange Park, with adult volunteers stationed throughout for the safety of walkers and residents.
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Freshman Student Council Reps

Student Council is delighted to welcome the following freshman representatives:  Angelica Contreras, Jamie Glas, Liam Gram, Erin McGarry, Jim Moster, Christina Pirrello, Kevin Quinn and Gavin Smith.  

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Science and Service
Each year the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) Club partners with a different organization. EPICS is helping the MidAmerica Service Dog Foundation this year. On September 17, the club, as well as Dr. Zasadzinski’s AP Physics class welcome a representative of the foundation, Amy Pawlik, also a Nazareth alum ‘03, to speak to students.
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Opening School Mass
On the morning of September 5, the entire 2014-2015 Nazareth student body, faculty and staff gathered together for the first time in the Congregation of St. Joseph Motherhouse Chapel to celebrate an Opening School Mass.
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