Guerin Prep Edline News

October 16th, 2012

Open House for Prospective Students

Open House for Prospective Students is Sunday, Oct. 21 from 11 am to 2 pm. Current Guerin Prep parents/guardians are welcome to attend and help greet prospective families. Please encourage friends and family with students in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade to come and check out what Guerin Prep is all about! You are our best marketing tool. A second opportunity to attend Open House will be on Monday, Nov. 19 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Any questions or for more information, please contact Mr. Tony Pecoraro at 708-437-4732 or .

50th Anniversary Gala

All Guerin Prep parents/guardians are invited to attend the 50th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 5:30 pm to 11 pm. Included in the evening’s events will be a paddle raise and silent auction to raise money for the school. Food will be catered by Elmcrest Banquets and music will be provided by John Springbrunn’s band, Chicago Tribute Anthology. Free valet parking. The evening’s honorees are: Mary Ann Boffa Luczak ’71, Golden Alumna Award; Dr. Vincent Bufalino ’70, Golden Alumna Award; the Libreri Family & Da Luciano’s Restaurant, Heritage Family, and the Tarpey Family, Legacy Family. Tickets are $95 per person before Oct. 19 ($115 after) and they are available for purchase at

Please come out for a “once in 50 years” memorable evening.

More News

Junior Class Ring Orders
Herff Jones will be taking ring orders in the Main Foyer before school from 7 am – 8 am on Thursday, Oct.11. A $60 deposit for non gold rings and $120 deposit for gold rings is required to place an order. Extra class ring information packets are available in the Main Office. For more information please call Herff Jones at 815-756-4743 or visit

Underclass Pictures
Monday, Oct. 15 in the library. Students should wear their school uniform.

Junior and Senior Parent Informational Meeting
There will be an informational meeting for all junior and senior parents on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 pm in the Guerin cafeteria. Items such as prom and graduation will be discussed.

Food Night
The Parents Club and Jimmy John’s, 7312 W. Irving Park Rd, will host a Food Night for Guerin Prep on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 4 pm to 10 pm. The store will donate 20 percent of that period’s sales to the school if $1,000 or more is made and 15 percent if less than $1,000. Consider eating out that night to support the Parents Club.

Wreath Sale
The Parents Arts Boosters will be selling Christmas evergreens beginning next week. Watch for information to come home with your child. Items include a 22” noble fir wreath for $22 and a holiday centerpiece for $18. Proceeds will help support the theatre group’s trip to Scotland.

Columbus Day Parade
Congratulations to the Guerin Marching Band who led off the Columbus Day Parade downtown on Monday, Oct. 8. You can see the parade rebroadcast on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 10:30 pm on Channel 7 or at www

50th Anniversary News

“Call Back” Theatre Event
Reception and theatre museum at 6 pm in the Library on Saturday, Oct. 27, for past Guerin thespians prior to presentation of Working by Studs Terkel. To RSVP for the reception, please contact Joe Bruno ’99 at Following the play, all are welcome to attend the After Hours Party at The Play Room - across from Guerin Prep. Present your ticket stub to receive a complimentary appetizer with the purchase of an appetizer or drink.

Anniversary Placards
Show your support for Guerin Prep by placing an anniversary placard in your lawn, window or business. Pick one up today at no charge in Room 104.

50th Anniversary Gala Celebration Weekend
Friday, Nov. 2 - Reunion at the Underpass Lounge, Franklin Park, 6 pm to 11 pm, looking for alums that graduated from Mother Guerin, Guerin Prep and Holy Cross in 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 or 2007. Prices are: $30 for single, no bar; $50 for couple, no bar; $60 single, four hour open bar and $100 for a couple, four hour open bar. All tickets include buffet, water and coffee. See for registration.

Saturday, Nov. 3 - 50th Anniversary Gala at Guerin Prep. Appetizers and cocktail reception with Art “Gallery of Time” Exhibit in the Guerin Prep building followed by dinner, paddle raise, silent auction, dancing and live music in the Holy Cross Athletic Center. The event is 5:30 pm to 11 pm. Tickets are $95 per person before Oct. 19 and $115 per person after Oct. 19. Free valet parking. See for registration.

Sunday, Nov. 4 – Memorial and Celebration Mass at 11am in the Cuny Auditorium at Guerin Prep. Looking for alumni and or parents to be readers at the mass and banner carriers, contact Gene Majewski or Tina Lilly.

For more information or to get involved, please contact Tina Lilly ’91, director of alumni relations, at


Boys Soccer

Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 pm IHSA Regional competition vs. Timothy Christian at Westmont

Wednesday, Oct. 10 vs. Walther Lutheran (Away) at 4:30 pm/5:30 pm/6:30 pm
Thursday, Oct. 11 vs. St. Joseph (Away) at 4:30 pm/5:30 pm/6:30 pm
Monday, Oct. 15 vs. Montini (Away) at 4:30 pm/5:30 pm/6:30 pm.

Senior night is Wednesday, Oct. 17 vs. St. Edward. We will be hosting an IHSA Regional on Monday, Oct. 22 in the Holy Cross Gym.

Saturday, Oct. 13 vs. Wheaton St. Francis (Holy Cross) JV at 10:30 am and Varsity at 1 pm. Senior Day.

Cross Country
Saturday, Oct. 13 SCC Conference Meet

Pre-Season for Boys Wrestling
Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6 pm - 7:30 pm at Lower Level of Holy Cross. More information please contact Coach Danan via email at

Guerin Girls Ice Hockey Team
The Guerin Prep girls ice hockey season is off to a great start with an 8-2 victory over Leyden High School on October 4. Surprised to learn Guerin has a ladies hockey team? We combine with four other nearby schools to form a team. Come check out a game soon. Our home rink is the Edge in Bensenville.