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  • Catholic High School Entrance Exam Information

    Mr. Jim Rigg, Superintendent of Catholic Schools at the Archidiocese of Chicago has announced that the Catholic High School Entrance Exam will now be taken the first Saturday of December instead of January. Please read Mr. Rigg’s letter for specifics about the date change. Catholic High School Entrance Exam Information For more information about Catholic Schools in the Chicago area visit the Archdiocese of Chicago website schools.archchicago.org

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  • Bernazine

    This months’ Bernazine is full of great articles about religion, language arts, social studies, science, math, fine arts, poetry and sports, plus much more, all written by our 6th, 7th and 8th Grade students. There is also a special Class of 2017 section! Take a look! April-Part 1-2017 April-Part 2-2017 Graduates – Part 1 April-2017-Graduates-Part 1 Graduates – Part 2 April-2017-Graduates-Part 2

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  • CJB 8th Grade Students honored to participate in Wreath Laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier inArlington Cemetery

    Four CJB 8th Grade Students had the great honor of laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery in Washington D.C. during their 8th Grade Trip. Watch the videos of the wreath laying and Changing of the Guard. Two very moving ceremonies. Wreath Laying Ceremony Video 2 Changing of the Guard Changing of the Guard

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  • Cardinal Joseph Bernard Catholic School Alumni Receive Spirit Alive Award

    (Orland Hills, IL)  Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School is proud of four of their alumni who were awarded the Spirit Alive Award at Holy Name Cathedral last month.  Maryclare Leonard, Gianna Mazenko, Meghan Mullin and Grace Rost graduated from CJB in 2013 and received The Spirit Alive Award which is presented to Catholic youth in high school who are in the senior level of Girl Scouts.  This program assists them in discovering how the Holy Spirit moves in their lives, […]

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  • Cardinal Bernardin 8th Grade Students Explore Nation’s Capital

    (Orland Hills, IL) – On March 27th, an intrepid group of fifty-three 8th grade students from Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School (CJB) boarded a plan for Washington DC for an educational and unforgettable field trip.  The trip is hosted annually by CJB and coordinated by retired eighth grade teacher Mrs. Christine Kirk along with WorldStrides, an educational student travel organization.  Kirk has been taking students on this special trip for 14 years and the experience provides a valuable and memorable […]

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  • Cardinal Bernardin School Welcomes Anti-Bullying Speaker, Anthony Ianni

    Cardinal Bernardin School was excited to have Anthony Ianni speak to CJB students and staff about anti-bullying.   Anthony is one of the most sought after anti-bullying motivational speakers in the Midwest.   Anthony was diagnosed at the age of 4 with Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), which is on the Austism Spectrum (ASD).   His parents were told he would barely graduate from high school, never graduate from college and never have a shot at being an athlete.   Despite this diagnoses, being bullied, […]

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  • Cardinal Joseph Bernardin’s Children of Genesius Present Shrek The Musical Jr.

    CJB’s Children of Genesius present Shrek The Musical Jr. on Saturday, February 20th at 2:00pm and 7:00pm at Andrew High School Performing Arts Center, 9001 W. 171st Street, Tinley Park.  Tickets are available at the door.  The costs are:  Adults $8; Students/Children/Seniors $6. The show is being directed by Mrs. Dee Hamilton and features various musical pieces reminding us that beauty is in the eye of the ogre.  Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical, it’s […]

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  • Cardinal Bernardin School Interactive Open House

    Each year CJB hosts an Interactive Open House where you can tour our state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities and hear presentations about the full-day Pre-School and Kindergarten Programs offered at CJB. The students and alumni, who started at CJB in those same programs, serve as tour guides and offer their own perspective on what it’s like to be a CJB student. Administration and Faculty are also on hand to answer questions. Interactive Open House Sunday, January 31, 2016 1:00 p.m. – […]

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  • CJB Veteran’s Day

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  • Catholic Identity Defining Characteristics Survey

    Dear Parent/Guardian, The Archdiocese of Chicago and all of its schools are engaged in an ongoing continuous improvement process, of which all stakeholders are an integral part. Stakeholders at Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School including Pastors, Principals, instructional staff, parents, and students in grades 5-8 are asked to participate in a Catholic Identity Defining Characteristics Survey. The Pastors, Principals, and instructional staff have completed their surveys. In just a few weeks, the students in grades 5-8 will be completing the student […]

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