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Marquette Academy and the Marquette Foundation Celebrate Full Repayment of 2004 Loan

May 09, 2024
By Brooke Rick

Marquette Academy and the Marquette Foundation Celebrate Full Repayment of 2004 Loan

[Ottawa, May 9, 2024] – Marquette Academy and the Marquette High School Foundation are delighted to announce the successful repayment in full of the loan extended to the Academy in August 2004. This significant milestone marks a testament to Marquette Academy's financial stability and steadfast commitment to fiscal responsibility.

Catholic Schools Week 2024

January 25, 2024
By Julie Verona

Catholic Schools Week January 29th - February 2nd 

Sunday, January 28th 
Parent Appreciation Mass @ 9:00 am at St. Columba Church to kick off Catholic Schools Week. 

Monday January 29th 
All Academy: All Academy Mass 10:15 am 

• High School: Free Jeans Day (Must have MA top) 
• Grade School: Blue and Gold Dress Down (jeans only-no sweatpants) 
• Spelling Bee 12:30 pm in classrooms 
• Preschool: Blue and Gold Dress Down 

Tuesday January 30th 
• High School: Free Jeans or sweatpants day (Must have MA top) Day of Service
• Grade School: Dress Down Day (jeans & sweats allowed) Class Color Day 

Pk3- Tie Dye 
Pk4- Green 
Power PK- Yellow 
K- Blue 
1- Red 
2- Green 
3- Neon 
4- Orange 
5- White
6- Pink 
7- Gray 
8- Black 

• Preschool: Dress Down Day -Class Color Day 
• School Wide Spelling Bee in gym 12:30 

Wednesday January 31st 
• Academy - Teacher/Staff Appreciation Luncheon- both campuses High School: Free Jeans or sweatpants day (Must have 
MA top) & Day of Thanks 

• All students write thank you letter/card to parents thanking them for a Catholic education and all they do for them :) 
• Grade School: Wacky Wednesday 
• ALL grades K-8 write thank you card/letter to parents thanking them for a Catholic education and all they do for them :) 
K-1 Cards for our civil servants (Fire, Police, etc.) 
2- Cards to newly baptized in our parishes 
3- Cards/Valentines for Veterans Home residents 
4- Cards/Valentines to Hospital Workers 
5- Cards/valentines local for local nursing home residents 6-8 - cards for Priests, Deacons and Seminarians 
• All - Valentine cards for adults in the hospital 
• Preschool: Preschool 
• Wacky Wednesday & Day of Thanks 
cards for our local civil servants (Fire, Police, etc.) 
• Valentine cards for adults in the hospital 

Thursday February 1st 
High School- Free Jeans or sweatpants day (Must have MA top) 

Grade School- Pajama Day - No Homework Day 

Preschool: Pajama Day Dress

Teacher Swap 9am 
K- Mr. Mann 
1- Mrs. Zollars 
2- Mrs. Sullivan 
3- Mr. McNally 
4- Mrs. Clausel 
5- Mrs. Abbott 
6- Mrs. Tamblyn 
7- Mrs. Gamons 
8- Mrs. Miller 

Friday February 2nd 
All Academy: Student Appreciation Day 

High School: Free Jeans or sweatpants day (Must have MA top) Student Appreciation lunch HS Campus 
Grade School: Sports Day Dress, Super Bowl Snack after Building Wide Zoom Bingo 1:55 - 2:20 pm /Information will follow. Adoration for GS at 12:35 - 1:05 all together. 
Preschool: Sports Day Dress and Super Bowl Snack followed by school wide zoom bingo

Homecoming 2023

September 11, 2023
By Julie Verona

“ The Magical Marquette Kingdom” - Disney

Congratulations to the 2023 MAHS Homecoming Court!

Freshmen attendants: Hunter Hopkins, Bobbi Snook

Sophomore attendants: Delaney Puleo, Serenity Guzman

Junior attendants: Keely Nelson, Makayla Backos, Caleigh Rick

Senior attendants: Emma Rinearson, Nora Rinearson

Queen: Lilly Craig

King: Daniel Hoffman

Monday, September 11th  -  Mass Day
*All Academy Mass Schedule 10:00 Mass 
Students will be in normal dress code for mass day

Volleyball Home vs Indian Creek 7:00 (Varsity)
Golf @ Dwight 4:15

Tuesday, September 12th – Class Distinction Day
SIP Schedule with 2:15 release 
Class Distinction Day
*Classes 1-4 in the morning with Door Decorating beginning during advisory.
Freshmen – Disney Babies 
Sophomores – Disney Sidekicks
Juniors – Disney Villains  
Seniors – Disney Heroes  

Cross Country @ LP 4:30

Wednesday, September 13th – Parade and 4- Way Volleyball
Disney Theme Park Day
Seniors - Hollywood Studios
Juniors - Magic Kingdom
Sophomores - Animal Kingdom
Freshmen - Epcot

Classes 6,7,8 in the morning * Advisory in the morning after 8th 
*Please note IVCC classes will still run 1st period 

4-Way Volleyball will begin after advisory/ Lunch periods.

Homecoming Parade 5:30pm
The parade route begins at MAHS and travels west on Washington St., south on LaSalle St., west on Main St. and back north to MAHS on Columbus St.  Celebrate with the Marquette family at JJ's Pub after the parade with a delicious Polancic's tenderloin!

Thursday, September 14th  - Field Day 
Classes 1-4 
Advisory periods will be adjusted to accommodate Lunch. 

Class Color Day & Field Day
Seniors- Tye Dye Blue
Juniors- Light Purple
Sophomores- Coral 
Freshmen- Gray

Volleyball Home vs Seneca 7:00 (Varsity)

Friday, September 15th   –  Pep Assembly Blue & Gold Day
Warm Weather Schedule 2:15 Pep Assembly 
Door Judging at 3:00pm

Homecoming Football Game Home vs Westmont 7:00pm
* Homecoming Court presented at Halftime  

Alumni & Family Tailgate 

Meet across from the entrance at Gould stadium from 4-6pm. Pregame with Marquette alumni, family & fans. Enjoy food from the Bertha Food Truck, purchase drinks, raffle tickets, spirit wear, Homecoming Mums and more! Special performance by the Crusaderettes and Cheer squad. Cheer on the CRU for the big Homecoming game vs. Westmont – kick-off is 7pm at Gould Stadium.

Saturday, September 16th  – 
Homecoming Dance 7:00pm in Bader Gym


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