What a week! In just a few days the Marquette students have decorated the halls, cheered for their fellow Explorers, dressed up in goofy costumes and then pulled out all the stops with their outfits for the Saturday night's Homecoming Dance.
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Senior, Riley Vickrey announced she has verbally committed to continue her academic and athletic career. Next fall, Riley will run as a Southern Missouri State University Lion.
The Homecoming Weekend has activities for the students, alumni, parents and friends of Marquette. Join us for one or all of the scheduled events. This is a great weekend to come together and celebrate being an EXPLORER!
The MCHS Student Council has set the themes for this year's Homecoming Spirit Week. It's time for students to go through the closets, dig through the halloween boxes and hit the thrift stores to put their ensembles together!
The fall sports teams were introduced to the crowd of students, parents and alumni prior to the Blue/Gray game on Saturday, August 22nd at Public School Stadium. After the game, the festivities continued at the Kick Off Party at Johnson's Corner. Good luck to all the fall sports teams!
Will Roderfeld (Jr) and Aidan O'Keefe (Fr) came out strong for the Explorers in their first match of the season. Roderfeld and O'Keefe tied for 2nd Place in the Hickory Stick Classic. The team placed 4th overall.
Marquette welcomes 131 new Explorers. The freshman hall is full of slightly confused and perhaps nervous students today, but it won't be too long and it will feel like home!
In front of family, friends, Alumni & present Marquette softball players and teammates of Wiedman's fast pitch team, Marquette's home softball field at Gordon Moore Park was dedicated to Coach Dan Wiedman.
The 2018-19 season was a great year for all the EXPLORERS athletic teams! The annual PREP YEAR IN REVIEW honorees are being announced. Congratulations to those recognized by the Alton Telegraph.
The MCHS Student Council thank you for all your donations. Dave Snyders drove the "blue bus" to make the delivery to the Calhoun food bank to help those impacted by the flood.
Congratulations to the following students named to the High Honor Roll for the second semester. These students maintained a 3.6 GPA for the Spring 2019 semester.
Open to all area students 6th - 12th grade. This week long camp will focus on drama voice and stage movement and give campers an opportunity to work with music and stage professionals. Grammy-award winner, Christine Brewer to instruct Friday's Masterclass! Register TODAY!
Marquette Catholic athletics has a strong history of excellence. There is still time to sign your child up for one of MCHS summer camps. TENNIS | VOLLEYBALL | SOFTBALL | FOOTBALL | BASKETBALL | SOCCER
Construction has begun on the Marquette Catholic Alumni Plaza! Barricades were recently set up blocking traffic on Easton Street as Alton street crews started demolition. The goal is to finish Alumni Plaza in time for start of the 2019-2020 school year.
Victory at the Triad Class 1A Sectional Tournament secures a trip to Chicago for MCHS's #1 Doubles team. Marquette ended the season with a 3rd place team victory the Traid Sectionals. The IHSA State tournament begins May 23rd in Chicago.
Meg Miller, the MCHS Alumni Relations Coordinator, hosted the first St. Louis Alumni Gathering at McGurk's Pub in Soulard on Thursday, May 9th. There was an excitement
This year's girls track team is the first to cross the Sectional Finish Line for MCHS and the first Riverbend team to win sectionals since 1993. The Explorers qualified for 9 events in the Illinois State Meet and finished with 83 points in the Carlinville Class 1A Sectional Meet.
The Explorers have added another varsity sport to the list. The 12 man JV boys volleyball team has proven that hard work and determination pays off. Congratulation on your inaugural season!
The MCHS softball team took another swing at fighting childhood cancer. This is the 2nd year the team has traveled to Peoria over prom weekend to participate in the "Hits for a Cure" fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's Cancer Research. There is still time to make a donation. https://pledgeit.org/for/hitsforthecure2019
Congrats to the entire MCHS World Wide Youth Science and Engineering (WYSE) team who competed at the State competition at Eastern Illinois. Special Congratulations to Frankie Grabowski and Grace Yost and their impressive achievement of 3rd and 4th place State metals in Biology!
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