News & Announcements

National Newspaper Features HFCA's E-learning.

National Catholic Reporter's (NCR) article, "Class in your pajamas: Chicago Catholic Schools Carry on with E-learning" by Brian Roewe, reports on HFCA's success transitioning to E-learning. NCR connects Catholics to church, faith and the common good with independent news, analysis and spiritual reflection.

HFCA's Kindergarten Difference

HFCA, the only International Baccalaureate World School in suburban Chicago, uses worldwide best practices to develop global thinkers, leaders grounded in faith.

Join us on Thursday, 1/23 at 6:30PM or Friday, 1/24 at 9AM to learn how our full-day kindergarten develops creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking skills in our youngest learners.

HFCA--First Middle School Program in Illinois to be STEM Certified

Holy Family Catholic Academy (Inverness) has long been regarded as an innovator in educating students in 2-year-old preschool through grade 8. This week that innovation was again recognized and validated. AdvancED, a multinational, non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site reviews of educational institutions, named HFCA as the first middle school program in Illinois to earn STEM Certification. This announcement came just weeks after HFCA was awarded a 2017 Blue Ribbon Award as an Exemplary High Performing School by the US Department of Education.

Math Awards Continue to Multiply at HFCA

HFCA moves math instruction from numbers, equations, computations, and algorithms to develop math literacy and problem solving skills. Read more in the Daily Herald article about our middle school math teams.

HFCA Principal Recognized for Excellence

Holy Family Catholic Academy's Principal, Mrs. Kate O'Brien was recently recognized by the Archdiocese of Chicago for relentlessly fostering excellence in education. In presenting the St. Thomas Aquinas Award, Dr. Jim Rigg, Superintendent of the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools, noted Mrs. O'Brien's commitment to rigor, continuous improvement and emphasis on 21st century instructional practices.

HFCA's Student Council's Glow Run Was a Huge Success!

Thank you to all the Student Council members, faculty, and runners who made the Glow Run so much fun! We had over 100 runners from preschool through grade 5 participate to raise money for cancer research. Check out our photo album on Facebook. https://bit.ly/2PmbI9n
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