Ready, Set . . .

. . . Mark Your Calendars!

Time for a little 'catch-up'!

As it was a very busy week last week, many reminders and announcements didn't get out. Here's a run-down of items to mark on your calendars, send in your RSVPs, and/or make time to attend.

Registration Turn-In Nights

  1. Tonight--3:30-5:30pm in the Aquin Business Office at 1419 South Galena
  2. Tomorrow--3:30-5:30pm in the Aquin Business Office at 1419 South Galena
  3. February 17--5:00-7:00pm in the Aquin Business Office at 1419 South Galena


  • All registration papers and fees must be turned in by Friday, February 19 to qualify for the $50 registration fee per student.
  • After the 19th, the registration fee goes to $100 per student.


  • Registration Fee of $50 per student and all registration paperwork are appreciated as quickly as possible.


Candy-Gram Orders Due Thursday

If you are interested in purchasing 'Candy-Grams' to be delivered on Wednesday, February 17th, please click here for complete information.

GIRLS IHSA Regional Basketball Begins Tonight

Le-Win is hosting the Regional that our Lady Dawgs will be playing in on Wednesday. Games begin tonight with the Quarterfinal Round:
  • 6:00 . Game 1: Le-Win v. Dakota

  • 7:30 . Game 2: Warren v. Orangeville

Wednesday's Semi-Final schedule is:

  • 6:00 . Game 3: Pecatonica v. Winner Game 1

  • 7:30 . Game 4: Aquin v. Winner Game 2

Thursday is the Final Round with the 3-Point Shoot and the Championship Game:

  • 5:30 . 3-Point Shoot Contest
  • 7:00 . Winner of Game 3 v. Winner of Game 4

All games will be played in the Le-Win Elementary School gymnasium at 401 Fremont Street. All admissions are $4 at the gate. No passes accepted.


80s Prom Murder Mystery RSVPs Due in 1 week

If you are interested in attending this very fun evening out, please RSVP via email or phone by Monday, February 15th.

All details for the event can be found by clicking here.

No School on Friday or Monday

Both Aquin Campuses will be closed on Friday, February 12th and Monday, February 15th. Friday is an Inservice Day for Aquin Faculty. Monday is Presidents' Day.

Spread the word--'Take a 2nd Look Tour'

Everyone is invited see what Aquin is all about--from our history to our alumni to our classrooms to our lunchroom.

  • 2nd Saturday of February (13th), March (12th) and April (9)
  • Tour starts in the gym lobby at 2:00.
  • All are welcome . . . young and old, alumni and future students, Pretzels and Indians and Panthers and Wolves!


Contact or call 815-235-3154 x 226 during school hours.

Aspiring Artists' Exhibit is open

The Freeport Art Museum 'Aspiring Artists' exhibit opened on Friday evening. The opening reception is Thursday, February 11.

Click here for information and museum hours.

Donations accepted for Maternity Kits for Haiti

Aquin PAWS (Pro-Life Advocates Willing to Stand) will be making maternity kits for mothers in Haiti. Their goal is to complete 24 kits and they are accepting donations of items to help complete the kits. The following items are needed in new or 'gently used' condition:
  • lightweight cotton t-shirts or onesies, size newborn to 2
  • short-sleeve or long-sleeve gowns or sleepers without feet, size newborn to 2
  • cloth diapers--or flannel sheets that could be sewn to make diapers
  • full-sized bath towel
  • housecoat or duster for mom, adult medium-large
Items may be dropped off at Aquin High School at 1419 South Galena in Freeport during regular school hours.

Thank you for your generosity!