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Advantage: Carmel

Carmel Catholic is moving forward with some of the most sweeping changes in the school’s history. Expansion and refinement of several academic programs, design and implementation of a modern classroom aesthetic, and completion of key projects already in the works, characterize the initiative which is slated to be in place by Fall 2021.

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Corsair Raffle

Here's your chance to win $5,000! Corsair Raffle tickets are currently on sale. Proceeds benefit CCHS scholarships.
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Students Collect Native Prairie Plant Seeds

Twenty Carmel Catholic students and four science teachers collected native plant seed at Canterbury Park, the field just on the other side of Baker Stadium. This new service project was led by Carmel Alumnus, Jonathan Happ '05, who works for the Libertyville Open Space district. Students learned about native prairie plants, how to collect seeds, as well as the fauna that live in the field. More than 10 pounds of native grass and prairie seed were collected, which will help with conservation efforts and save the township more than $1,000 in native seed costs.
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Six Seniors Earn Perfect ACT Scores

A total of six members of the Class of 2020 have earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. The students include Ainsley Dean '20, Benjamin Geoffroy '20, Madeline Kosobucki '20, Jason Hironimus '20, Mitchell Brown '20 and one other student who wishes to remain anonymous.
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Spiritus Speaker Series

Join us to be inspired, to grow in faith and to encounter Christ. All speaker events are free of charge, open to the public and held at Carmel Catholic High School. The series includes 'An Evening with Fr. John Kartje', Rector of Mundelein Seminary, Interviewed by Jason Huther, Principal of Carmel Catholic High School; 'Broken Mary' presented by renowned radio personality Kevin Matthews; Jen Kramer '88 and the 'Year of Love' Project; 'Open Line', Questions of the Faith with Mr. Mark Plaiss and CCHS Theology Faculty.
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Two Priest Chaplains Join Carmel Catholic Community

Fr. Radley Alcantara, Associate Pastor at St. Anastasia Parish in Waukegan and Fr. Christian Shiu, Associate Pastor at St. Gilbert Parish in Grayslake will begin serving at Carmel in early September. They will each be on campus to minister to students as well as adults on a part-time​ basis. Both are excited to be a part of the community!

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Our School At A Glance

  • Carmel Catholic Community Our welcoming and inclusive community spans nearly six decades and is made up of 1,150 students and more than 16,000 alumni.
  • College Preparatory We offer a robust curriculum that prepares students to excel in college. Our College and Career Resource Center provides families with countless resources.
  • Mission and Values Above All Building a sense of purpose in our students is at the heart of Carmel Catholic. Our faculty and staff empower students to become servant leaders.
  • crossEmbracing Our Catholic Identity We offer daily opportunities for prayer and reflection. Students share their talents with the community through our Christian Service Program.
  • Four-Time Blue Ribbon Winner We are one of less than 10 schools nationwide to receive the prestigious Blue Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education four times.
  • social Students Are Involved The student experience is enhanced by countless activities both inside and outside the classroom, including fine arts, athletics, fundraisers and social events.
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