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Jesuit Reflection

 

As I write this reflection during the Easter octave, I’m tempted to whisk off an urgent, slightly scolding memo to Mother Nature: “Spring has sprung, you know!” Even if slightly delayed, warmer temps will soon bring green lawns and blooming flower beds, singing birds and baby bunnies. In Nebraska, creation itself proclaims the Risen Christ: from the dark, cold sleep of winter is born the light and life of spring. This season also sees transitions within the Prep family. The Class of 2018 will commence a new chapter of life, as will some faculty and staff through retirement or new professional opportunities.

When sub-freezing weather blankets Nebraska in early April, we may wish for a San Diego or Phoenix ZIP code. Yet are we not blessed to dwell where the rhythm of death and new life is inscribed in our very surroundings? In every calendar year, autumn’s decline and winter’s death give way to spring’s infancy and summer’s abundance. We experience many such endings and beginnings during our earthly pilgrimage.

The cycle of birth, growth, decline and death also marks the overarching trajectory of most human lives. We are born, we mature, we enter the prime of our lives and then hit the downhill slope that inevitably ends in our demise. The Good News of this Easter season, however, is that resurrection follows earthly death as surely as spring follows a Midwest winter. We yearn for much more than the mere resuscitation of a corpse. Lazarus (John 11:38-52), Tabitha (Acts 9:36-43) and the widow’s son at Nain (Luke 7:11-17) were undoubtedly grateful that life returned to their dead bodies, but it was just a temporary reprieve. Their joy exploded infinitely more when, after their second earthly death, Jesus raised them to the heavenly life for which they—and we—were created and redeemed.

Fr. Dick Hauser, a Jesuit beloved by many in Omaha, died two days after Easter. In a candid moment during one of his final homilies, he confessed that he had not meditated on eternal life as often as he might have wished, focused as he was on finding God in this present life. As we enjoy finding God’s goodness in all things this spring—tending our gardens, walking the golf course, sipping Shiraz on the deck with friends—let us pause occasionally to ponder how every good and beautiful gift in this life is only a prelude, an echo, a pale reflection of the life that awaits us and that will never diminish or die.

Fr. Rob Kroll, SJ

Creighton Prep

 

Get Your Seats Today for Bowtie BASH 2018 on Saturday, April 21

Dear Creighton Prep Family Members,

This Saturday, April 21, our most important fundraiser of the year will take place here at the school, and your attendance and bidding support at Bowtie BASH 2018 – Tied Together in Faith, Scholarship, Leadership and Service is critical to the event's success for our students who are in great need of your help.

Please be one of the difference makers at BASH 2018 by clicking HERE to register to attend. I hope to see as many as 800 of you there that night ready to bid and support our deserving young men.

If you would like to preregister your credit card for Express Checkout the night of BASH, please contact Grace Cominoli in the Advancement Office at 402-548-3881.

The suggested attire for the event is dressy casual, which can include, for the men, a fun bow tie or necktie with a nice shirt and slacks, even a sport coat as well, but not black tie/formal. For the women, a dress or a nice top with pants or a skirt but, again, not black tie/formal. Also no cotton T-shirts, denim or tennis shoes.

You can order a Creighton Prep necktie or bowtie to wear at the event by clicking HERE. Please allow 24 hours for processing then your order may be picked up in the Advancement Office at Prep.

Our executive committee chairs – Julie and Mark Dunbar '77, Denise Fitzgerald, Carrie Jenkins, David Kramer '83, Julie Mowat, Kathy Neary, David Patterson '94 and Stacy Roffenbier Rohloff – and our parent and student volunteers are preparing a very special evening for you.

Schedule

Electronic bidding starts on Saturday, April 21 at 12 p.m. when attendees receive a text message. Then there is Mass in the Skinner Chapel with yours truly at 5 p.m., when the cocktail reception and silent auction also begin in the Heider Center. The welcome, opening prayer and dinner begin at 7 p.m., and the live auction begins at 8 p.m., when attendees will also be able to raise their paddles to donate in support of Prep students and see the drawing for the winner of the raffle.

Catalog

The catalog for Bowtie BASH 2018 will be hand-delivered to guests prior to Saturday, April 21, and it is your official information source for everything associated with the event, including auction item descriptions and the names of the volunteers, auction donors, advertisers, corporate table sponsors and underwriters who make it possible. To view it online now:

Click HERE to view the entire catalog for Bowtie BASH 2018.

Click HERE to view the live auction portion of the catalog.

Click HERE to view the super silent auction portion of the catalog.

Click HERE to view the silent auction portion of the catalog.

Proxibid

If you live far from Omaha and/or cannot attend Bowtie BASH 2018 but would still like to contribute to its success that night, please click HERE to sign up with Proxibid and return just before 8 p.m. Central time on Saturday, April 21 to participate in our live auction.

Other ways to support Bowtie BASH 2018

Please consider purchasing a raffle ticket. Tickets are $100, 3 for $250, 7 for $500 or 15 for $1,000. The grand prize for the winning ticket drawn is $10,000! Contact Amy Knight to buy and/or sell tickets.

Offsetting the costs involved in hosting an event of this size is also key to its success. Click HERE to donate to underwriting.

Thank you for everything you do for our students at Prep, and I look forward to thanking you in person at Bowtie BASH 2018!

In Christ,

Fr. Tom Neitzke, SJ
President
Creighton Preparatory School

 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Consider Serving in the Alumni Volunteer Corps for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

For young alumni nearing the completion of college, we invite you to consider applying to serve at Prep in the Alumni Volunteer Corps (AVC) for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Serving in the AVC is an opportunity for Prep alumni who have recently graduated from college to once again become involved in the school and use their gifts to serve within the Prep community. AVC members also live rent-free on campus and receive a small monthly stipend as well as health insurance.

It is ideal for those who would like to do real and meaningful work as teachers, coaches, tutors or as staff members working in areas such as advancement, campus ministry, admissions, etc. A year in the AVC is also a great opportunity for alumni to gain valuable work experience.

"I have enjoyed being a part of the Creighton Prep community as a member of the Alumni Volunteer Corps, connecting with students both in the classroom and through clubs and athletics. Helping my students academically and seeing them develop as people has brought me a lot of joy. I have also grown as a professional, become more confident and gained important experience for my career."

– Matthew Jadlowski '13, co-teacher of Catholic Social Teaching, assistant for student outreach and advocacy, and coach of football and soccer.

Prep graduates interested in serving in the AVC during the 2018-2019 academic year can visit www.creightonprep.org/avc today to learn more then HERE to request more information or a phone call to further explore the opportunity. 

 

Sign up for Eucharistic Adoration in the Skinner Chapel

Creighton Prep is in its fifth year of Eucharistic Adoration in the Skinner Chapel on two Fridays each month throughout the 2017-2018 school year. It is a wonderful gift to Prep to have such prayer happening throughout the school day, and anyone is welcome to volunteer for an "hour of power" before the Blessed Sacrament.

On the Fridays when you participate in Eucharistic Adoration, please park in the east lot and enter through the Administration entrance then sign in at the reception desk. The receptionist will direct you to the Skinner Chapel.

Click HERE to reach the CP Adoration 2017-2018 page where you can view the adoration schedule and sign up to participate through Friday, May 18. If you have any questions about Eucharistic Adoration at Prep, please contact Fr. Rob Kroll, SJ at rkrol@prep.creighton.edu.

Thank you for considering to serve the Prep students and the faculty and staff in this way. God bless you! Thanks as well to all those who have signed up so far!

 

School News

 

Vote for Creighton Prep in the 2018 Omaha's Choice Awards!

Vote now for Creighton Prep in the Private High School category of the 2018 Omaha’s Choice Awards, and help us “three-peat” for the title that the school won in 2016 and 2017!

To vote for Prep between now and Sunday, April 22:

  • Visit www.omaha.com/choice, select the “Education” category then the sub-category of “Private High School.”
  • Write in “Creighton Prep” and the school name will appear.
  • Register as directed to complete the voting process.

Thank you!

 

Innovation Team Wins IT Innovation Cup in Competition at UNO

Congratulations to the Creighton Prep Innovation Team that won first place and the People’s Choice Award on Tuesday, April 17 at the IT Innovation Cup competition sponsored by the College of Information Science & Technology at the University of Nebraska Omaha.

At the event, the team demonstrated their FINDining mobile application, a solution that assists users with locating restaurants based on their preferences. The app can be found in the Apple and Google Play app stores.

Innovation Team members included Aidan Buechler ‘19, Peter Dunbar ‘18, Ben Hall ‘20, Max Hobday ‘18, Noah Monzu ‘20, Daniel Noon ‘19, Thomas Rusch ‘19, Xavier Vaughn ‘19, Parker Wall ’20 and Ben Wingerter ‘18.

 

Student Artwork to be Displayed in the Governor’s Residence

Congratulations to seniors Caleb Myers and Aidan Swanson on being chosen to have their artwork displayed in the third annual My Life in Nebraska exhibit from June 16 to September 10 this year at the Nebraska Governor’s Residence. Eighteen students were selected for the exhibition out of more than 4,000 submissions.

Jurors for the exhibit included representatives from Gallery 1516 in Omaha and the Nebraska Arts Council, and the selections of Caleb’s drawing “Starting to Appear”  and Aidan’s drawing “Self Portrait” are a recognition of their excellence as artists.

 

Forty-Nine Inducted in Language Honor Societies

Congratulations to the 38 students who were inducted in the Prep chapter of the Spanish Honor Society and the 11 who were inducted in the Prep chapter of the French Honor Society at a ceremony on Sunday, April 15.

To qualify for induction, students must show serious interest and perform at a 3.7 GPA level or better in their language of choice over the past five semesters and continue on with that language.

The Prep chapter of the Spanish Honor Society was founded in 1987, and the French Honor Society at the school was established in 2013.

 

Baseball Team Wins Metro Conference Tournament Title

Congratulations to Head Coach Pat Mooney, his staff and the players for the top-ranked Prep varsity baseball team on their recent Metro Conference tournament title, which was won through at 11-1 victory over Millard West on Friday, April 13 at Fricke Field in Papillion. A 5-2 victory over Millard South earlier that day helped propel the Junior Jays to the title game. Earlier round games included contests against Bellevue East and Bryan.

 

Golf Team Wins Consecutive Invitationals

Congratulations to Head Coach Matt Rasgorshek and the Creighton Prep golf team on their win at the Bellevue West Invitational held at Willow Lakes Golf Course in Bellevue on Thursday, April 12 and the Papillion-La Vista Invitational on Thursday, April 5. Their next invitational is the Bellevue West Invitational on Thursday, April 19.

 

Students Win First and Third in JRS/USA Essay Competition

Congratulations to sophomore James Chapman and junior Sam Forrest on winning first and third place, respectively, in the Lessons from Anne Essay Competition: Courage, Compassion and Hope in Refuge for Jesuits Schools Network (JSN) students in grades 9-12. The Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA) announced their awards on Thursday, April 12.

The essay competition was sponsored by the JRS/USA in concert with America Media (publisher of the magazine America: the Jesuit Review of Faith and Culture), the JSN and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

In September of 2017, the Embassy bestowed the Anne Frank Award on the JRS/USA for their work in providing education access to refugees and others displaced from conflicts in a number of locations around the world. That award helped inspire the competition, which began taking submissions in January of this year that were limited to 1,500 words and answered the following question:

“What can Anne Frank’s life and legacy teach us about how to address the current refugee crisis – more than 65 million people displaced today globally, the highest levels since World War II?”

Essays were judged by representatives from the JRS/USA, America Media, the JSN and the Embassy, and they were unanimous in their decision to award first place to James, an award that comes with a $1,000 monetary prize and the publication of his essay in America magazine on Thursday, April 12. Sam’s third place award comes with a $250 monetary prize. Click HERE to see James' essay and HERE to see Sam's essay.

“We’re incredibly proud of James and Sam, and the excellence of their essay work,” said Creighton Prep President Fr. Tom Neitzke, SJ. “A key part of forming Men for Others at Prep is teaching our students to seek justice for the underserved, and the recognition here is a reflection not only on James and Sam but also on their English teachers Mrs. Barb Hake and Mrs. Mary Kassmeier as well as their families and friends who supported them in the endeavor.”

 

Quiz Bowl Team Second at State

Congratulations to the Quiz Bowl team and faculty moderator Jonathan Chiacchere on the squad’s second place finish in the 29-team state Quiz Bowl tournament that was held on Wednesday, April 11 at the Nebraska Prairie Museum in Holdrege, Nebraska. In the competition, the team won its first five matches before falling to Gretna in the championship round.

Team members included Jackson Bartak ’18, James Chapman ’20, Yoobin Ha ’18, Matthew Lemar ’20, Joe McGill ’18, Matt Muellner ’19 and Jack Nussrallah ’18.

 

Eight Sign Letters of Intent on Spring Signing Day

Congratulations to the following eight Creighton Prep student athletes who signed letters of intent on Wednesday, April 11 to continue their academic and athletic careers at the next level:

Name

School

Sport

Ryan Eastman 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Track and Cross Country

Drew Loukota

Ottawa University

Track

Kyle Luedtke

University of Nebraska Omaha  

Basketball

Spencer Moes

Rockhurst University

Basketball

Joel Riha-Aldrich    

Northwest Missouri State University   

Track

Chris Romano

Hastings College

Baseball

Jack Slagle

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Track and Cross Country

Noah Velinsky

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Track

Click HERE to see photos from the event.

 

Students Honored in High School Communications Contest

Congratulations to sophomores Nick Garrett and Tristan Roemmich and junior Nathaniel George on being honored with awards in the Nebraska Press Women High School Communications Contest. Nick won third place in the Video Feature Story category, Tristan took first place in the Best Newscast: Radio or TV category as well as third place in the Video News Story competition, and Nathaniel won first place in the Sports Story category and honorable mention for Feature Story. The awards will be presented at a luncheon next month in Omaha.

 

Hockey Team Receives Numerous Awards at League Banquet

Congratulations to the Creighton Prep hockey team on the awards they received at the Omaha Hockey Club’s postseason league banquet held on Sunday, April 8. Among many honors, Head Coach Sean Talcott ‘01 was named Coach of the Year, and senior RJ Moffatt was honored as the league's Most Valuable Player in addition to being named First Team All-State and receiving the Don Martineau Sportsmanship Award (continuing a Prep tradition as Will Martin '14 and John Abboud '15 won it previously). Receiving awards at the banquet for academic achievement were Danny Begley '20, Vincent Cacioppo '21, Max Cipolla '19, RJ Moffatt '18, Grant Shepherd '18, Will Steinauer '18, Conor Strumberger '18, Dylan Tusa '18 and Owen Watts '18.

Thanks to Coach Talcott, his assistant coaches John Kallhoff ’13, Matt Olson ‘08 and Rob Talcott ‘09, and the Prep families and friends of the team who provided great support all season long. The team finished with a 19-9-2 season record and had four players named to the All Star Game.

 

Large Group Inducted in National Honor Society

Congratulations to the 94 upperclassmen who were inducted in the Creighton Prep chapter of the National Honor Society at a ceremony on Sunday, April 8 in the Commons. The induction recognizes their accomplishments in scholarship, service, leadership and character.

Juniors and seniors who are nominated may apply for membership, and NHS members at Prep serve the school as ambassadors and workers for Mini-School Night, Open House, BASH, Mission Week and Peer Tutoring. The Prep chapter is led by faculty moderators Mrs. Beth Ginger and Ms. Karri Martin, and the group organizes two fundraisers each year with proceeds going to a charity chosen by the executive board.

 

Band Earns Superior Rating, Finishes Second at Winter Park Music Festival

Congratulations to Band Director David May and the Creighton Prep Band on earning a Superior rating and a second place finish at the 29th annual Winter Park Ski-Music Festival from April 5-8. Approximately 30 schools and 2,000 musicians were expected at this year’s festival, according to the Winter Park Times. The band's outstanding performance in Colorado continues the program's legendary run of excellence that includes 31 consecutive Superior ratings in district music competition.

 

Students Qualify for NSAA State Journalism Championships

Congratulations to freshman Andrew Hood and sophomore Tristan Roemmich on qualifying their journalism work through preliminary judging for the NSAA State Journalism Championships to be held on Monday, April 23 in Norfolk.

Andrew qualified in the News Writing category with his story about the robotics team and Tristan qualified in the Broadcast Feature Story category with his story about Paul Martin.

 

Seniors Participate in Nebraska Capitol Forum on America’s Future

Congratulations to seniors Max Doocy, Henry Haske, Dylan Ritter and Jackson Tatum for their participation in foreign policy deliberations at the 20th annual Nebraska Capitol Forum on America’s Future that took place at the Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln on Monday, March 19.

According to social studies teacher Kim Meyer, the Capitol Forum is a Brown University program that takes place in state capitols around the country and follows a foreign policy curriculum that was used in her class, a curriculum that covers terrorism, immigration, nuclear proliferation, climate change and international trade.

 

Students Honored in High School Media Contest

Congratulations to the Prep journalism staff and five student journalists who received awards at the 2018 UNO High School Media Contest sponsored by the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media News. UNO accepted entries from schools around the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area. Way to go, guys!

Student  

Award Category

Award 

Jeff Dong '18

Best Sports Photo

First Place 

Nathan George '19  

Best Feature Story  

Third Place

Andrew Hood '21

Best News Story

Third Place

Tanner Muhlecke '19   

Best News/Feature Photo   

First Place

Tristan Roemmich '20  

Best Feature Story

Third Place (tie)

Staff

Best News Broadcast

Third Place

 

Senior Wins National Silver Medal in 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Congratulations to senior Caleb Myers on winning a National Silver Medal in the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for his drawing titled “Starting to Appear.” The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is a prestigious competition, and this is the fourth consecutive year that a Prep student artist has been selected for a national honor. Through his selection, Caleb is now recognized as one of the top young artists in the country.

Only 2,800 works out of a record 346,000 submissions from student artists in grades 7-12 were recognized this year with national honors.

 

Robotics Team Receives Rookie Inspiration Award at Greater Kansas City Regional

Congratulations to FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 6805 from Prep on receiving the 2018 Rookie Inspiration Award at the Greater Kansas City Regional FRC event during the weekend of March 16-18. According to the FIRST Robotics website, the award “celebrates a rookie team’s outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering and engineers, both within their school, as well as in their community.”

Team members included juniors Elwyn Frailey, Will Randby and Luke Reinsch as well as freshmen Andrew Hood, Tom Knudsen, Cameron Pfaff, Kevin Prososki, Josh Royal, Cal Tietjen, Cian Weekly and Abram Wulf.

“I am incredibly proud of these young men, their determination and dedication to the FRC program,” said faculty moderator Candace Thompson. “A solid foundation has been laid and their excitement for next year is escalating. They are ready to grow the team and help bring the FRC program to Omaha.”

 

Upcoming Events

 

Cheer on the Junior Jays – April 18-20

A cold, wet spring continues to mean schedule changes for Creighton Prep athletic teams, and, as always, your support of the Junior Jays is very much appreciated.

On Wednesday, April 18, cheer on the top-ranked varsity baseball team in a 5 p.m. home game against Papillion-La Vista in Jurgensen Park. Then, on Thursday, April 19, see the varsity golf team continue its successful season in the Bellevue West Invitational that starts at 9 a.m. at Willow Lakes Golf Course in Bellevue or catch the track team in an invitational at Papillion-La Vista Schools Stadium that begins at 10 a.m. Also that day, the varsity baseball team returns to action at Jurgensen Park at 5 p.m. vs. Burke.

On Friday, April 20, root for the varsity soccer team in their 4:30 p.m. home match against Bellevue East in Carmen & Don Leahy Stadium.

Stay tuned to the Creighton Prep athletic calendar for all the team schedules this spring, and go CP!

 

Bowtie BASH 2018 – Saturday, April 21

You are cordially invited to register today for Bowtie BASH 2018, Tied Together in Faith, Scholarship, Leadership and Service. This is Creighton Prep's largest annual fundraiser, and it will be held in the Heider Center at the school on Saturday, April 21.

  • Click HERE to make your reservation now for Bowtie BASH 2018.
  • Click HERE if you have already made your reservation and would like to submit names of the guests with whom you wish to be seated.
  • CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the BASH RSVP Card.
  • CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the BASH Invitation.

The monies raised during BASH are a key component in our ability to keep tuition affordable for everyone, as well as to provide more than $2 million in financial assistance annually to approximately 45 percent of our students. 

To download a save the date reminder in PDF format, click HERE.

Visit the BASH website for all things BASH.

BASH is a great way to meet new people and get involved with the Prep community!

 

11th Annual Spring Rosary for the Prep Community – Friday, April 27

You are cordially invited by the CP Parents Praying with St. Ignatius group to participate in the 11th Annual Spring Rosary for the Prep community on Friday, April 27 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Plaza, which is adjacent to the main west entrance to the school. (In the case of inclement weather, the service will be moved inside to the Commons.)

We will ask God for special blessings on the students and the faculty and staff at Prep. We will also offer this Rosary in thanksgiving for our seniors and for the graces of good judgment for prom, graduation festivities and summer break as well as for assistance with finals and service work.

The Jesuits, administration team, faculty and staff, parents and senior students will lead the decades of the Rosary and offer the special intentions before each prayer. If you would like to help read, please contact Lisa Scherer at lscherer3885@gmail.com or Mark Sabaliauskas at masabali@yahoo.com or volunteer at the time of the Rosary.

CP Parents Praying with St. Ignatius strives to build stronger connections between parents, faculty and staff, and the Jesuits while learning about the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. 

 

Farewell Reception for Brother Mike Wilmot, SJ – Sunday, April 29

All Creighton Prep family members are cordially invited to a farewell reception for Brother Mike Wilmot, SJ on Sunday, April 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Commons, which is located just inside the main west entrance to the school.

Mike spent many years at Prep as head coach of the basketball team and as a teacher and administrator. Most recently, he has been working at Gesu Housing, the Omaha nonprofit he founded that constructs homes for those who might not otherwise be able to afford them. Mike will be moving on to join the Jesuit community at St. Camillus in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

In lieu of gifts, donations can be made to the Creighton Prep athletic department, Gesu Housing or to Roncalli Catholic in support of the Bro. Mike Wilmot, SJ Auxiliary Gym Project.

 

2018 Prep Powerlifting Championships – Saturday May 12

Creighton Prep alumni powerlifters, current Prep students and others who support Prep Powerlifting are invited to compete in the 2018 Prep Powerlifting Championships to be held on Saturday, May 12 at Prep. Proceeds from the event will go to Prep Powerlifting. Please note that this meet will be in conducted in RAW format, meaning athletes will compete without assistant gear, squat suits or bench shirts. Places will be awarded for each weight class and category, and Best Lifter Awards will also be presented.

The entry fee is $40 for the first division/category entered then $25 for each additional division/category entered, and the entry deadline is Friday, May 4. Please also note that the number of entrants will be capped at 60 lifters.

Click HERE to download an entry form that you can complete and return as directed with your payment. For additional information, please contact Dan Barton at dbart@prep.creighton.edu.

 

12th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser for the Wrestling Team – Saturday, June 2

Prep wrestling fans, be sure to sign up today to play in the 12th annual golf tournament fundraiser that will take place on Saturday, June 2 starting at 1 p.m. at the Tara Hills Golf Course in Papillion. Head Coach Andrew Fisher ’08 and assistant coach Rowan Stander ’08 would appreciate your support. The tournament format will be a best ball, four-person scramble.

Click HERE to download the entry form that you can complete and return as directed along with your payment. The tournament will be limited to the first 36 foursomes, and the deadline to enter is Sunday, May 27.

 

Alumni Golf Tournament – Monday, June 4

Mark your calendars now  and click HERE to reserve your spot today in the Alumni Golf Tournament to be held on Monday, June 4. Please note that this year's event will take place at Shadow Ridge Country Club. Who will win the coveted O'Leary Blue Jacket?

  • Monday, June 4
  • Noon Shotgun    
  • Shadow Ridge Country Club
  • 1501 South 188 Plaza - Omaha, NE 68130
  • $110 includes range, cart, golf, lunch and dinner
  • $440 for foursome or $600 for hole sponsorship

Please contact Director of Alumni Relations Max Huerter ’09 for more information at 402-548-3851 or mhuer@prep.creighton.edu.

 

Reunion Weekend – September 21-22

Alumni from the classes of 1958, 1963, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008, please plan to attend Reunion Weekend at Prep on Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22. The agenda for the weekend currently has alumni attending class-specific socials and activities on Friday then a community service opportunity for them and their families on Saturday followed by a “Preptoberfest” celebration of 140 years of Creighton Prep.

Please contact Max Huerter at 402-548-3851 or mhuer@prep.creighton.edu if you plan to attend Reunion Weekend. We look forward to seeing you there!

 


Men for Others Golf Classic – Monday, October 1

Please note that the date for the 2018 Men for Others Golf Classic has been changed from Monday, September 17 to Monday, October 1 and that the location will be the Shadow Ridge Country Club. More details including how to register will follow in a future Prep Pulse but, for now, plan on a 10:30 a.m. check-in, a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start and a two-player best ball format.

Please contact Max Huerter for more information at 402-548-3851 or mhuer@prep.creighton.edu.

 

Alumni Notes

 

Please Remember – Obits for the Month of March

Please remember the recently deceased members of the Creighton Prep community noted HERE. The Alumni Office will post a notice of the passing of Prep alumni as well as their parents, spouses and children each month with the Prep Pulse. If we have missed a notice or you wish to receive further obituary information, please contact Terri Haller at thall@prep.creighton.edu.

   

Sign Up to Play in the 2018 Alumni Soccer League

Looking for a great way to reconnect with teammates and classmates from your days at Prep? Gather them together and sign up now to play in fifth annual Alumni Soccer League this summer. Games are held on Sunday afternoons and evenings in June and July with playoffs in early August. In addition, proceeds from the league will benefit middle school soccer programs at Jesuit Academy, Holy Name and the soccer program sponsored by Police Athletics for Community Engagement (P.A.C.E.).

Click HERE to sign up your captain and team members and to get additional information. The cost is $150 per team.

A big thanks to outgoing commissioner Andrew Hasebroock ’08 for his hard work and dedication in making the league what it is today, and welcome to Matt Gorman ’09 who is the new league commissioner.

 

A Note Regarding the Annual Easter Egg Hunt

As you may have noticed, we did not have our annual Easter egg hunt this year. We apologize if you were planning on attending, but we are reviewing the schedule and trying to create new opportunities for the Prep community. Thanks for your understanding and, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Max Huerter at mhuer@prep.creighton.edu.

 

Register Your Son Today for Creighton Prep Little Jays Football

If your son is entering 5th through 8th grade this fall and is interested in playing football, now is a great time to sign him up to play in the Creighton Prep Little Jays Football program. The Little Jays compete against other teams in the Metro Youth Football League, and the program focuses on athletic and social development with a positive experience on teams managed by coaches with extensive experience, all in an Archdiocese-sponsored safe environment. All practices and home games are held at Prep.

There is even a flag football program and discounts for early signup by May 1! To learn more and register your son today, visit http://www.littlejaysathletics.com.

 

Creighton Prep Summer Camps – Registration Open Through Friday, May 25

Registration for the following Creighton Prep Summer Camps is open at www.creightonprep.org/summercamps through Friday, May 25. These are great options for students interested in summer activities at Prep.

Basketball Academy

Basketball Camp

Football Camp

Guitar Camp

Innovation Camp

Media Camp

Soccer Camp

Speed and Agility Camp

Strength and Conditioning Camp

Wrestling Camp

 

Keep up to date on Creighton Prep

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