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Feb 26, 2024

Updated: Feb 28

SPECIAL THANKS to Tom Goebel & Bob Letsch who sponsored DeRango's Pizza for lunch today. 3 DeRango's Sheet Pizzas were the menu: 1 Cheese & Sausage, 1 Cheese & Pepperoni, 1 Cheese Sausage, Tomatoes, Onions, Black Olives, Mushrooms & Green Peppers.

Rick Ropiak brought a case of Water.

Bob Letsch, Tom Goebel

Joining Us: Tom Goebel, Bob Letsch, Dan Bentz, Joe Ingrasci, George Oteman,

Jack Kelley, Lloyd Tremmel, John Ketarkus, Terry Toll, Tom Konieczko, Gary Schonert,

Kory Borek, Alia Onaczynski, Cindi Sanchez, Dan Kovara, Joe Woitach, Cathy Poulsen,

Rick Jones, Mark Mano, Pam Mano, Rick Ropiak, George Gordon, Cathy Poulsen,

Chelsea Ostrov, Gabby Imbrugis, Alia Onaczynski, Dave Benjamin, Bob Broihier,

Roger DeMark, Dave O'Brien, Dr Steve Albright, Gary Albright, Mike Lewis,

Dr Parisa Meymand


Mike Lewis, Gary Albright, Dr Steve Albright

Mike back from Florida, Gary in from Racine, Steve visiting his mom in from his home in Seattle WA



A Bit of History................provided by Dave Benjamin '61

Students pictured: RT of McGuire - Bob Olley, FT of McGuire Bill Mutchler,

Dan Koenings, Ron Trepanier

Little Known Fact............

The Ruetz Family paid for 156 years of SCHS Tuition for 39 family members attending

SCHS starting in 1928 thru 2019.    


  • Cribbage.........

Table #1: Lloyd Tremmel/ Bob Letsch were 1 - 2, Terry Toll/ Rick Ropiak 1- 2.

& Dave Benjamin/ CWood 1- 2

Tow Handed: Lloyd Tremmel/ Bob Letsch 1 - 1 - Rick Ropiak/CWood 1- 1

Lloyd Tremmel/ Bob Letsch 1 - 2, George Gordon/ Mike Hyduke 1- 2,

Rick Ropiak/ CWood 1 -2

Table #2: Mark Mano/George Gordon 5 - 0 vs Dave O'Brien/ Mike Hyduke 0 -5

They played Canadian Cribbage - ??? Mark's idea !!!

  • Lloyd Tremmel brought 9 new decks of playing cards for the gang.

SPECIAL EVENT......................

* Student Trip..........

We have a group of kids traveling this summer to Ecuador and are raising funds to help offset the costs for students and their families. We are trying to do several small fundraisers, but this is our very first one. This week only, we are selling Spirit Wear Apparel. I have included the link below. If anyone is interested in purchasing an item, please let me know.

Have a blessed evening! Take care,Kris RivasEcuador Spirit Wear

                                    Future Building Addition - South End of SCHS

                                                          "Our Time Is Now"

            New Addition New Main Entrance New Chapel


• Angels Connecting..................

* Class of '74 will hold its 50th class reunion Saturday, July 20, 2024, at Racine Country Club, 2801 Northwestern Ave. BBall Team members sponsor lunch Monday July 22nd

at the Alumni House......................

For more information, visit the St. Catherine's High School Class of '74 Facebook page, or the "Alumni" tab on the St. Catherine's High School website.

Contact Barb Porcaro (Suprak) - or

Jim Rammelt -


• Class of '60 meets the last Wednesday of each month at Dynasty restaurant

- contact Renee (Ricchio) Benjamin for details - 

• Class of '59 meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Castlewood restaurant

- contact Mary (D'acquisto) for details - 

• Class of '58 meets 1st Tuesday of the month at Dynasty restaurant

- contact Karen (Petersen) Verbeten for details -

• Purchase your Angels Items online. Click on......

  • Angels in the News...............

I believe you will enjoy viewing the Giannis Documentary.......30 minutes into the film when Giannis visits the Bucks Corporate Offices, Jamie DeMatthew '06 -(son of Dan & Amy DeMatthew '75) is the good looking young man with black hair standing in his cubicle and shakes hands with Giannis. After shaking Giannis hand, Jamie turns to the camera !!!

Jamie at the time was in Group Sales for the Bucks.

Dick Milkie '53


  • Racine News..........

• Prayers for the families of departed Angels and Friends......

Richard Jones - father of Lisa Jones '97 & Luke Jones '99

• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:  

  • Rick Jones receiving immunotherapy every three weeks and just dealt with - Gout in his wrist - extremely pain full.

  • Jack Kelley had his throat Cancer return, he too will have immunotherapy every six weeks.

  • Dan Peterson Hip Replacement was a success - in Rehab.

  • Peg Graceffa - Dick '69 wife now home. She can now walk short distances without her walker. The belt around her waist will be permanent. A retired nurse from Froedtert will come to the house to help Peg shower and do some exercises. She's doing much better than a month ago.

  • Bob McKee former guidance counselor at Park HS and father of SCHS teacher Rob McKee is rehabbing from LF & RT Ankle Surgeries

  • John Miller '56 Hip Replacement Surgery postponed, doctors think he 1st needs a Pacemaker

  • Dick Heidenreich broken leg is healing in Rehab - now home. Joe Ingrasci stopped by St Monica's and brought Jim Poulsen a box of Chocolates and Balloon for Valentine's Day. Joe said Jim was in good spirits.

Special Prayers needed for: 

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Walt Strini, Jim Poulsen, John Hansen, Tom Clazmer, Don Heck, Jack Kelley, Dan Bentz, Tom Konieczko, Ken Kusters, Tom Pulda, Jeff Pulda, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch, Bob Garrity, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz,

Mickey Postorino, Helen (Willmes) Miller, Mike O'Brien, Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife, Del Alton's wife, Marty Defatte's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Dan Peterson's wife, Pat (Peters) Obernberger,

Important Dates:

St Patrick's Day - Sunday Mar 17, 2024

Easter Sunday - Sunday Mar 31, 2024

Black & White Ball - Saturday Apr 20, 2024

Mother's Day - Sunday May 12, 2024

Memorial Day - Monday May 27. 2024 - Alumni House CLOSED

Father's Day - Sunday June 16, 2024

Independence Day - Thursday July 4th, 2024

Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday Aug 26, 2024

Labor Day - Monday Sept 2nd, 2024 - Alumni House CLOSED

St Catherine's ANGELS..................

Feb 19th - Feb 24th

Girls Basketball (7-19 Overall, 2-12 Metro Classic Conference)

Tuesday night marked the opening of post season play for the Angels as they traveled to Cristo Rey Jesuit. The Angels, which created 41 turnovers on the night, cruised to a 98-26 point victory, which is also believed to be a record high for points scored in a game. Kaleah Conley led the way for the Angels with 26 points, Aniyah Price had 24, Laila Collier-White had 18, Emmerson Davidovic had 14 and London Pardo had 9. 

Friday night the Angels would travel to Catholic Memorial to face off against the #1 ranked Crusaders. The Angels battled all night long and kept the game close, however the hot shooting of Catholic Memorial would overtake the game and lead the Crusaders to a 82-56 victory. Laila Collier-White led the scoring with 20 points, Aniyah Price had 18 and Emmerson Davidovic had 11. Kaleah Conley led all rebounders with 11. 

Boys Basketball (13-11 Overall, 8-6 Metro Classic Conference)

The Angels finished their regular season and Metro Classic Conference schedule on Thursday night as they hosted Kenosha St. Joseph. Earlier this season when the two teams faced off it would take overtime to settle the game, however Thursday nights game was a much different story as the Angels controlled the game from start to finish and walked away with a 71-57 victory. Lamont Hamilton led the team with 30 points, DaRon Robinson added 12 and Carsen Naidl had 7. 


Saturday the cheer team headed to Appleton to participate at cheer state in cheer dance with hopes of bringing some hardware back. The team performed phenomenally and took 5th place bringing a trophy back to St. Catherine’s!!!! Congratulations to the team and coaches, your hard work all year long has paid off and everyone is proud of you. 

Home Game Protocols and Procedures

Racine St. Catherine’s Home Game Protocols and Procedures

  1. All tickets must be purchased ahead of time at, no cash will be accepted at the gate

  2. Ticket sales will open 1 week prior to each event

  3. Ticket sales close at 2:00pm the day of the event for varsity football games as well as JV2/JV/Varsity boys basketball games. Any individual(s) not purchasing tickets by 2:00pm will not be allowed into the game

  4. Tickets can be printed at home to be scanned at the event or shown in the Ticket Spicket app on cellular devices to be scanned. NO SCREENSHOTS ACCEPTED

  5. Gates/entrance close 30 minutes after the scheduled start time of the varsity event. Anyone not in the game at this time will not be allowed in

  6. Refunds will only be issued for ticket purchases if the event is canceled

  7. No re-entry to the event, once you leave you will not be allowed back in

  8. All middle/elementary school students must be with an adult

  9. Metro Classic Conference passes are still allowed at the gate for Metro Classic Conference games only, no digital ticket required. For Non-Conference Games, Metro Classic Conference passes are not accepted and a digital ticket is required

  10. 6 and under are free, no digital ticket required. 

  11. St. Catherine’s students are free with school ID, no digital ticket required. If no ID, a purchased ticket will be required

  12. Siena employees are free with ID, no digital ticket required. If no ID, a purchased ticket will be required

  13. Video Tutorial that shows how to purchase tickets and use app

Upcoming Angel Athletic Events

Monday February 26th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Tuesday February 27th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Wednesday February 28th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Thursday February 29th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Friday March 1st

  • Boys basketball vs. Milwaukee North or Messmer @ 7:00pm

Saturday March 2nd

  • Boys basketball vs TBD @ TBD (If WIN FRIDAY)

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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