Congratulations to the Varsity Dance Team! The Explorers won 2nd Grand Champions in the IDTA Class 1A State Dance competition. They also received 2nd in the Jazz category and 3rd in their Lyrical routine.
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Coach McElrath has been named the new Marquette football coach. The former McCluer North football coach, was one of 20 applicants for the position. Coach Mac will also be joining the teaching staff as PE and Health instructor.
Family, friends and teammates - Football & Basketball cheered as Iggy McGee signed his Letter of Intent to play football for the Division II McKendree Bearcats.
Congratulations to the Marquette Science Academic Team (WYSE) on their outstanding showing at the Blackburn College Regional competition!
As part of Catholic School's Week, Marquette will be participating in its 9th St. Baldrick's Head Shave to raise money for research for childhood cancer. To date, Marquette's Head Shave events have raised over $87,000.
Catholic Diocese of Springfield, IL., Bishop Thomas John Paprocki delivered an inspirational message Tuesday afternoon and also sang a rock band Green Day song during a special all schools Mass celebration at Marquette Catholic School for National Schools Week.
Congratulations to Coach Mark Jones and his team on a great season. The Explorer bowling program made its debut 4 years ago and continues to grow and improve.
Catholic Schools Week is a national celebration of Catholic education and an opportunity to recognize the importance, the value, and the contributions of Catholic education to the Church and the world. Catholic Schools Week is sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).
Sophomore, Adrenna Snipes hit a career milestone at Tuesday night's game against MELHS. The game was stopped as teammates, family, and friends erupted into cheers to acknowledge her achievement.
Congratulations to Brian Hoener, who was named Director of Athletics for Marquette Catholic. Mr. Hoener comes to MCHS from Fontbonne University, where he is currently the Assistant Director. He will begin his full-time duties at MCHS on July 1st.
Join us in congratulating Aaron Boulch, Riley Vickrey, William Roderfeld, and Gracie Piar on being chosen as Advantage News Players of the Year. Additionally, Girls Golf Coach Deb Walsh, Boys Golf Coach Ryan Geisler and Boys Soccer Coach Tim Gould were named Coaches of the Year.
The Cross Country team was all in attendance to watch senior, Riley Vickrey, sign her Letter of Intent to Missouri Southern State University. Congratulations to Riley on becoming a Lion!
Congratulation to this year's newest members of the MCHS National Honor Society. To be nominated to NHS the students must maintain a 3.8 GPA and exemplify the organizations four principles: character, scholarship, leadership & service.
The Marquette student body, administration, faculty and staff send their condolences to the Vandalia community. After a moment of silence the students said a prayer for the Protz and Lidy families.
Meg Miller, the MCHS Alumni Director, welcomed former Explorers at Homeslice in Lincoln Park. This event is just one way Meg hope to help alumni stay connected to Marquette. Stay tuned to find out where the next event will be held.
The 2019 came to an end Tuesday night in the semi finals to Columbia. Varsity finished 20-13 and won the Prairie State Conference. Congratulations Coaches and Players on a fantastic season!
A 2-1 victory against Columbia sends the Explorers to the State semi-finals. Game time is 7pm Friday, November 1 at the Eastside Centre located at 1 Eastside Dr, East Peoria, IL 61611. The Explorers are slated to play Quincy Notre Dame.
A 4-0 Sectional victory against the Sacred Heart Griffins secures a spot for the boys soccer team in the Sectional finals. The Explorers take on Riverton Hawks Friday (6pm) at Sacred Heart Griffin located at 1200 West Washington Street in Springfield.
“It is, honestly, unbelievable,” said Kratschmer, who shot 87 in her first round at state last season... “ I don’t have another word to describe it other than incredible.”
Time: 7 PM – 7:30 PM