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May 20, 2024

Updated: Jun 1

SPECIAL THANKS to Pam & Mark Mano for sponsoring today's luncheon,

Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Pasta Salad, Chips, Desserts were Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars

and Oatmeal Butterscotch Bars - Delicious & Sinful !!!

Bill Horvath brought a 12 Pac of Soda

Donna (Sawasky) Guillette brought an O&H Kringle


Today's Luncheon Sponsors Mark & Pam Mano


Joining Us: Mark Mano, Pam Mano, Marty Defatte, Dave Benjamin, Bob Letsch, 

Dan Bentz, Joe Ingrasci, Chelsea Ortsrov, Gabby Imbrugia, Joe Woitach, Mary Woitach, George Gordon, George Oteman, Kory Borek, Bobby Letsch Jr, Charlie Presta, Rick Jones, Dan DeMatthew, Jeff Tarkowski, Bob Broihier, Terry Toll, Dan Kovara, Terry Kovara,

John Ketarkus, Lloyd Tremmel, Joe Macareno, Mike Wendorf, Ed DeMuelenaere,

John Busey, Bill Horvath, Roger DeMark, Dan Miller, Kristian Ropiak, Rick Ropiak,

Jerry Jardina, Alia Onaczynski, Donna Guillette, Gary Moss, Mike Hyduke, Dan Miller, Amy DeMatthew, Tom Goebel

               

    

  • Photos Compliments of Lloyd Tremmel.............



               The Tables...............





  • New Faces................

Joe Macareno '76 brought his good buddy Mike Wendorf '77 Marshall HS

Donna (Sawasky) Guillette '72 interim CFO, Gary Moss interim CFO   

for Siena Catholic Schools of Racine                  

                     



  • A Trip Down Memory Lane.................


Racine Harbor 1900's...............


 

  • Hello everyone, Kimberly Gardner Chief Advancement Officer

Please enjoy the April Community Newsletter. Have a wonderful day!


Today's Laugh.............................Ha Ha Ha !!!


The inventor of the treadmill died at the age of 54

The inventor of gymnastics died at the age of 57

The world bodybuilding champion died at the age of 41

The best soccer player in the world, Maradona, died at the age of 60

And then ...

Kentucky Fried Chicken inventor died at 94

Inventor of Nutella brand died at the age of 88

Cigarette maker Winston died at the age of 102

Hennessy inventor died at 98

The inventor of opium died at the age of 116 in an earthquake

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How did doctors come to the conclusion that exercise prolongs life?


The rabbit is always jumping, but it lives for only 2 years.


The turtle that doesn't exercise at all, lives 400 years.


So … Have a drink ...Take a nap ...

And IF you wake up, eat some bacon.



  • Cribbage Results.........almost Accurate !!!

Table #1: Charlie Presta/ Dave Benjamin defeated Bob Letsch/ CWood 6 - 4


Table #2 Mark Mano/ George Gordon defeated Joe Macareno/ Mike Wendorf 5 - 2

Canadian Cribbage.


Table #3 Bob Letsch Jr/ Mary Woitach split with Lloyd Tremmel/ Rick Ropiak 4 - 4.

Bobby Letsch Jr/ Danny DeMatthew defeated Lloyd Tremmel/Rick Ropiak 5 - 3


  • 3 Handed Mike Wendorf, George Gordon, Joe Macareno each won 1 game.


Mary (Dacquisto) Woitach '59 joined the gang today for Cribbage



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) - bsuprak@gmail.com or

Jim Rammelt - jimrammelt@yahoo.com.


 *Class of '75 Reunion Committee

Mary Michel, Peggy Smithana (Henkes),Gina Derderian (Rupsch),Nancy Rittgers (Small)

Dan DeMatthew, Joanne Balestrieri (Koleske),Yvonne Anton-Hartl (Anton) 

  • Not pictured but attended in person: Dennis Mikulecky

via ZOOM: 

Grace LeRose, Dennis Andrewski, Vivian Dominici-Sacripanti (Dominici), Billy Wells


• Class of '79 will hold its 40th reunion celebration 5:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at Third Coast Woodfire Pizza and Pub, 207 Gaslight Drive. For more information, visit the alumni tab on the school website, www.saintcats.org.

           

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

- contact Renee (Ricchio) Benjamin for details - rsbenjam@sbcglobal.net 


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

- contact Mary (D'Acquisto) Woitach for details - JWOITACH@yahoo.com 


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

- contact Karen (Petersen) Verbeten for details - Kverbeten1@wi.rr.com


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



  • Angels in the News...............

Golf Outings ----- Register online at saintcats.org

Monday June 24th - Angel Golf Classic


Friday Sept 27th - McGuire/Letsch Annual Golf Scramble



  • Racine News.........





Microsoft’s Mount Pleasant data center project is now a $3.3 billion effort................


Festival Park hosted a grand opening party from 3-9pm May 17-18 with live music and a two-day Bavarian-style Biergarten.


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





• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:  


  • Dave Letrenta fell and has bruises & cuts - off for three months rehabbing

  • Joe Ingrasci has Cancer Nodules on his Lung - treatment in the near future

  • Marcia Pfost '66 H (Pat Nielsen's good friend) dealing with MAC infection (lung disease along with fluid in her lung) and edema in her legs & heart issues.  

  • Dick Heidenreich's walking challenges - wheel chair bound.

  • Jim Poulsen had Cataract Surgery he's upbeat and willing to visit. He hopes friends will call as well. 262-497-9249

  • Terry Toll working on lowering his Blood Sugar Level

  • Bob "Worm" Stanton is in a Florida hospital for problems related to his urinary tract.Text to his "Pies" phone Linda at 414-841-3460 - Thanks Jim Mascari

  • Walt Strini working out at Razor Sharp Fitness Center and getting stronger

  • Monica (LaFleur) DaPra broke her wrist while playing Pickle Ball.

  • Terry Kovara he will be having Surgery on his Plumbing - No Cancer


Special Prayers needed for: 

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Rick Jones, 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, John Miller, Helen (Willmes) Miller, Mike O'Brien, Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife, Marty Defatte's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Dan Peterson's wife, Pat (Peters) Obernberger, Dick Graceffa's wife Peg


 

Important Dates.................................



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 "ANGEL" Athletics.................


Track and Field

Tuesday the Angels traveled to Union Grove High School for their last regular season meet of the year, which was also the Metro Classic Conference meet. The Angels performed well with many athletes scoring points for the team. The Boys finished in a tie for 4th place while the girls finished in 7th. Below are results of athletes that earned points for the team.


  • Boys Scoring Points for the Team

  • Jaelen King

  • 100 Meter Dash (1st, 11.42)

  • 4x200 Meter Relay

  • Team consisted of Jaelen King, Isaiah Taylor, Isaiah Thomas and Ja’Nyus Lockridge (1st, 1:35.97)

  • 4x100 Meter Relay

  • Team consisted of Jaelen King, Isaiah Taylor, Isaiah Thomas and Lamont Hamilton (1st, 44.59) METRO CLASSIC CONFERENCE MEET RECORD

  • Xzavier Grabher

  • Shotput (5th, 40 feet 9.5 inches)

  • London Hadley

  • Shotput (6th, 39 feet 3.5 inches)

  • Ronnie McMorries

  • Discus (7th, 115 feet 6 inches)

  • Shotput (7th, 38 feet 1.5 inches)

  • Lamont Hamilton

  • 100 Meter Dash (7th, 11.85)

  • Morgan Determan

  • 200 Meter Dash (7th, 24.23)

  • 4x400 Meter Relay

  • Team consisted of Manny Soto, Jerome Hinton, Kyan Wakefield and Morgan Determan (7th, 4:09.97)

  • Girls Scoring Points for the Team

  • Caylene Von-Schilling Worth

  • Shotput (1st, 37 feet 10.5 inches) METRO CLASSIC CONFERENCE MEET RECORD

  • Discus (8th, 73 feet 2 inches)

  • 4x200 Meter Relay

  • Team consisted of Danielle Aiken, Sanaiah Davis, Nave’Ah McMillian, and Daryiah Johnson (1st, 1:56.57)

  • 4x100 Meter Relay

  • Team consisted of Danielle Aiken, Sanaiah Davis, Key’anna Holmes and Daryiah Johnson (3rd, 55.09)

  • Daryiah Johnson

  • 100 Meter Dash (4th, 13.47)

  • Sanaiah Davis

  • 100 Meter Hurdles (4th, 18.89)

  • Imani Green

  • Discus (4th, 81 feet 2 inches)

  • Key’anna Holmes

  • 100 Meter Hurdles (5th, 19.97)

  • 200 Meter Dash (8th, 29.30)

  • Na’Riah Young

  • Discus (5th, 5th, 74 feet 11 inches)

  • Daysia Ward

  • 300 Meter Hurdles (6th, 1:03.95)

  • Danielle Aiken

  • 200 Meter Dash (6th, 29.13)

Softball (14-6 Overall, 7-5 Metro Classic Conference)

The Angels hosted the Martin Luther Spartans on Monday night at Crawford Park. The Angels jumped out to an early lead in the 1st inning but the Spartans would bounce back. The game was back and forth all night long but in the end the Angels would emerge victorious in an exciting 10-9 game. Londyn Pardo and Emmerson Davidovic led the way at the plate as each had 2 hits and 2 RBI’s. Aniesa Neave, Shyla Thomas, Cristina Murguia and Aniyah Price each added an RBI as well. On the mound Annika Munoz posted 7 strikeouts.

The Angels closed out their regular season on Tuesday night as they hosted Shoreland Lutheran at Crawford. Unfortunately for the Angels, the Pacers came out ready to play as they scored early and often to defeat the Angels 20-5. Aniesa Neave led the way going 2-3 with 2 RBI’s. Londyn Pardo, Emmerson Davidovic and Aniyah Price each had a hit and a run scored.


Baseball (5-14 Overall, 1-10 Metro Classic Conference)

Tuesday night the Angels faced off against Heritage Christian in a non-conference matchup. The Angels got on the scoreboard early and didn’t let their foot off the gas pedal as they defeated Heritage Christian 15-5. Devlyn Kellogg had a fantastic day at the plate as he went 4-5 with 5 RBI’s. Matthew Feuerstein went 2-4 with 2 RBI’s and Issac Cantu had a hit and 2 RBI’s. Nate Callis had a great day on the mound as he threw a complete game with 10 strikeouts.

In a non-conference game Thursday night, the Angels hosted Milwaukee Lutheran. The Angels were able to keep the game close for most of the game, however a 4 run 4th inning would prove costly as the Angels were defeated 6-2. Matthew Feuerstein led the team going 1-3 with an RBI. Mariano Talamantez added and RBI and Devlyn Kellogg had 2 hits. On the mound Santino Garcia and Devlyn Kellogg each had 6 strikeouts.


Friday the Angels traveled to St. Anthony for a non-conference matchup. The Angels stole 11 bases on their way to scoring 14 runs and would ultimately defeat St. Anthony 14-2. Santino Garica led the way at the plate going 3-4 with 2 RBI’s. Devlyn Kellogg went 2-4 with 2 RBI’s and Nate Callis went 1-3 with 3 RBI’s


Girls Soccer (0-15 Overall, 0-6 Metro Classic Conference)

Monday afternoon the Angels traveled to University School of Milwaukee for a non-conference matchup. The Angels found themselves down 3 goals at half, but would respond in the 2nd half with goals scored by Adriana Melendez and Macieana Trujillo. Maggie Westfall had 16 saves in the goalbox. Unfortunately in the end it wouldn’t be enough to overcome as the Angels were defeated 3-2.

Wednesday night on senior/parent night, the Angels hosted the Dominican Knights. It was a great night for soccer, unfortunately for the Angels, the Knights jumped out to an early lead and the Angels couldn’t rebound as they were defeated 8-0. In the goal box Maggie Westfall had 26 saves.


Boys Tennis (0-7 Overall, 0-4 Metro Classic Conference)

There were no boys tennis matches this week. Tennis next event will be subsectionals at Muskego on Monday May 20th at 9:00am


Boys Golf

Wednesday at Ives Grove the St. Catherine’s/Lutheran boys golf team participated in the Metro Classic Conference meet. The team continues to improve as the year progresses and are ready for regionals to begin next week. Overall they finished in 6th place with Maddox Matson leading the way with a 95. Finn Crawford shot a 107, Carsen Naidl had a 111 and Tanner Christensen shot a 112.


2024 Summer Camps

Are you looking for something for your child to do this summer? If so, checkout some of our summer camp offerings at www.spicket.events/schsangels. All registration and payment is completed through website.


  • Boys Speed and Strength Camp- Open to boys entering grades 4th-8th in 2024-2025. Camp runs from June 11th-July 18th. Registration deadline is June 9th, 2024

  • Boys Basketball Camp- Open to boys entering grades 4th-9th in 2024-2025. Camp runs from June 17th-June 20th. Registration deadline is June 12th, 2024

  • Girls Basketball Camp- Open to girls entering grades 4th-9th in 2024-2025. Camp runs from July 15th-July 18th. Registration deadline is July 10th, 2023

  • Speed and Strength Summer School Class- This class is offered during summer school for .25 credits. It is open to any students that will be in 9th-12th grade at St. Catherine's for the 2024-2025 school year. Sign up for the class at this link



Racine St. Catherine’s Home Game Protocols and Procedures


  1. All tickets must be purchased ahead of time at http://spicket.events/schsangels, 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 May 20th


  • Boys tennis Subsectionals @ Muskego @ 9:00am

  • Track and Field Regionals @ St. Augustine Academy @ 3:30pm

  • Girls soccer vs. Tenor/Veritas @ Pritchard @ 4:30pm


Tuesday May 21st

  • Boys golf regionals @ Ives Grove @ 9:00am

  • Softball regionals vs. New Berlin West @ Crawford Park @ 4:30pm

  • Baseball @ Martin Luther @ 4:30pm


Wednesday May 22nd

  • Girls soccer vs. Kenosha St. Joseph @ Bradford High School @ 7:00pm


Thursday May 23rd

  • Track and Field sectionals @ Big Foot @ 4:00pm

  • Softball vs. TBD @ 4:30pm (If Win Tuesday)

  • Baseball @ Delavan-Darien @ 4:45pm


Friday May 24th

  • No Games/Matches/Meets Scheduled


Saturday May 25th

  • No Games/Matches/Meets Scheduled


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