Scholarship • Service • Spirit • Unity
Many Cultures, One Family
Many Cultures, One Family
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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

Math Club Success at State
On May 3, 2015, twenty-six members of Nazareth Academy’s Math Team competed at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics State Finals in Urbana, IL. Students competed in both individual and team events, earning an overall 10th place finish for the team in Class 2A Competition. Nazareth students also took 1st place in the 8-person Junior/Senior Team Competition and 1st place in Individual Algebra 2.
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Nazareth Academy congratulates U.S. History Honors teacher, Therese Hawkins, for her nomination to receive the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award. Nominees have shown outstanding creativity, commitment, and inspiration in developing student interest in history. Each state winner is awarded $500, and is eligible for the National Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award. Two national winners, announced on June 18, 2015, will receive $10,000 in recognition of their outstanding efforts.
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History Fair Projects Advance to State
Nazareth Academy congratulates U.S. History Honors students whose History Fair projects have advanced from Regional competition to the Metro City Finals, and now on to the State Finals at the Illinois History Expo on May 7 in Springfield. In all, three documentaries and four exhibits have advanced to this stage in the national competition.
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On April 28, 2015, Nazareth proudly welcomed 36 members of the Class of 2019 to a Scholarship Award Evening. These incoming freshmen have distinguished themselves both academically and through extra-curricular involvement in middle school, earning either a CSJ or a Unity Scholarship. Along with their parents and representatives from their grammar schools, these young men and women received certification of their scholarships and had the opportunity to mingle and take photos with fellow Roadrunners. We celebrate this achievement and look forward to sharing the experience as each of these young men and women creates his or her own Nazareth legacy.
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A full listing of Employment Opportunities can be found here.
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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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Events

Awards Assembly
May 22, 2015 – 
Awards Assembly Nazareth parents are welcome to attend the Awards Assembly in the Rooney Student Center at which we will celebrate the Class of 2015 and Honored Students. | details
Graduation
May 24, 2015 – 
Graduation Congratulations to the Class of 2015 | details
Jun 18, 2015 – 
Alumni Social Hour @ Headquarters Join the Alumni Advisory Board for an alumni social hour downtown at Headquarters in River North!  | details
Jul 26, 2015 – 
Alumni Service Trip Join Naz alumni, July 26-August 1, as they travel for the 5th annual mission trip to Mingo County, West Virginia to volunteer with ABLE Families, a CSJ supported ministry seeking to improve the lives of children and families in one of our nation’s poorest areas. | details
  

Spotlight

Fine Arts Hall of Fame
On April 23, 2015, Nazareth Academy celebrated the fine arts and those who have made a significant contribution to the arts while at Nazareth when the school welcomed new members into the Fine Arts Hall of Fame. The Induction Ceremony took place prior to the opening night of Nazareth’s spring production of Mary Poppins.
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Celebrating St. Joseph’s Day
In celebration of the Feast of St. Joseph, Nazareth welcomed CSJ Sisters as guest lecturers in our classrooms on March 18 and 19. Sisters taught in not only the Religion department, but Spanish, French, U.S. History, Band, Choir, Economics, Environmental Science, Contemporary World Issues and Physics as well.
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FISH Prom
Nazareth’s third FISH Prom for Teens with Disabilities was a wonderful evening for all and a shining example of our mission of unity in action. Special thanks to all of our student volunteers, Mrs. Caragher, Mrs. Rausch, Mr. Gonzalez, Mrs. Hawkins and all of our faculty and staff who generously shared their time.
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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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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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Nazareth Academy

1209 West Ogden Avenue  •  LaGrange Park, IL 60526
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