News & Announcements

HFCA 8th grader writes and performs song

8th grader, Meghan McLaughlin used her talent and passion to write and perform a song that speaks to the strength and hope of our HFCA Community during this spring's stay-at-home order. States Meghan, "During the stay at home order, I decided to write this song to share positivity and hope. HFCA has truly inspired me by reassuring all of us that we are in this together through our school and faith community." Thank you, Meghan!

Lessons Learned--HFCA One Month into e-learning

Reflecting on “lessons learned” in project management is intended to identify areas of improvement while also validating successes. The most agile of teams have processes and systems in place to evaluate what works and what needs improvement in real time. HFCA’s culture of continuous improvement and reflection on lessons learned keeps the focus on the students' academic, social, and emotional needs. Read parent feedback on the successes of HFCA's e-learning.

HFCA 7th Grade Students Sweep Honors in CCHD Competition

HFCA 7th graders had a clean sweep of awards from the Chicago Archdiocese's Catholic Campaign for Human Development's annual Creating on the Margins Contest. 3rd place for her art work went to Megan, 2nd place for their stop motion video, "More than a Roof" went to the team of Meaghan, Allison, and Ruby; and Issy won 1st place for her video, "The Truth about Homelessness." Issy's project will be part of the national competition. Congrats to all who participated.

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.
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