The Announcer

Christmas spirit reflected in Nazareth’s annual choir and band concerts

Amy Zasadzinski, Editor

December 12, 2011

In the spirit of the Christmas season, the Nazareth choir and concert band presented their Christmas concerts in the Nazareth auditorium on Dec. 11 and 12.  The two groups of musicians worked hard to put on a good show, and their...

Make Someone SMILE

Cara Rafanelli, Reporter

December 12, 2011

The SMILE club, formerly Adopt-a-Grandparent, stands for Students Moving Into the Lives of the Elderly, and is just that. The events organized by the club focus on bringing Naz students to the residents of the Motherhouse and...

Buy fair trade, help those in need

Buy fair trade, help those in need

Bridie Duffey, Reporter

December 12, 2011

Solving the Parent Present Problem

Amy Zasadzinski, News Editor

December 12, 2011

It's finally here! The Christmas season that is.  For some people, it has been here since Oct. 20, but now Thanksgiving is officially over and most people have started decking the halls with figurines of Santa and their yards...

Nazareth extends support in wake of O’Laughlin tragedy

Announcer Staff

December 5, 2011

Nazareth Academy continues to extend its thoughts and prayers to the O'Laughlin family and the Lyons Township High School community following the tragic loss of freshman Kelli O'Laughlin.

New teachers join Nazareth staff

Taylor Beach

October 13, 2011

Mrs. O'Malley 1. Do you moderate any clubs or coach any sports? Yes, I am one of the Freshman Girls' Basketball coaches. 2. Where were you before coming to Nazareth? I taught for two years at Luther North in Chicago an...

Rude much! Is disrespect growing amongst today’s teens?

Patrick LeBeau, Editor in Features/Management

October 13, 2011

Teenagers from all generations have heard the timeless complaint that they are at times disrespectful. We can all recall being told by an adult that our behavior towards them or another is disrespectful, often prefaced with a...

National Merit recognition brings scholarship competition to three Nazareth seniors

Patrick LeBeau, Features/Managing Editor

October 11, 2011

Recently at Nazareth Academy, three students, Johnny D’Onofrio, Andrew Hammond and Mark Rizko were selected as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists.  The National Merit Scholarship Program is a competition amongst high...

Naz clubs are new and improved!

Harshita Reddy, Reporter

October 11, 2011

One of the first things freshmen at Naz are told to do is to sign up for clubs and activities, and this is drilled into them throughout their years at Naz. Every year, new clubs are added or reconstructed, clubs such as Model...

Students “Walk” into red carpet affair

Courtney Mocklow & Sarah Matyskela

October 10, 2011

This year, Nazareth Academy held its annual “Walk” the Friday before Homecoming. The Walk not only served as a fundraiser, but also as a way to build excitement before the homecoming game and dance, which took place the next...