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Monday Dec 25, 2023

Updated: Jan 5

From the Alumni House Gang......................

Joe Woitach '59 plays Santa Claus at St Lucie's Church Christmas Party

Pat Diem '77 plays Santa Claus at Roma Lodge Christmas Party.

The children are Joe & Lindsey DeMatthew's and Adam & Ellie Britton's.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS Siena Catholic Schools of Racine

262-800-1111245 Main Street; Suite 402Racine, WI 53403

Hello everyone,

Please enjoy the December Community Newsletter. Have a blessed Christmas...we'll see you in the New Year!

Kimberly Gardner Chief Advancement Officer SCS


* 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

* Dick Graceffa '69 will be covering local High School Basketball on Radio, check it out at

                                       Future Building Addition - South End of SCHS

                                                          "Our Time Is Now"

            New Addition New Main Entrance New Chapel


• Angels Connecting..................

* Class of '74

RACINE — St. Catherine's High School Class of 1974 will hold its 50th class reunion Saturday, July 20, 2024, at Racine Country Club, 2801 Northwestern Ave.

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......

Angel in the News...............


Racine News..........

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

• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:  

  • Barb (Bohn) Jarapko '60 dealing with health issues.

  • Joe Ingrasci heart issue, no surgery recommended at this time - monitoring.

  • Jim Poulsen is at St Monica's, doing well.

  • Don Hansen dealing with COPD

  • Rob Gordon using braces on his lower legs

  • Victor Moreno difficulty walking - leg issues

  • Jeff DeMatthew had his 3rd Heart Ablation.

  • Walt Strini took 6 steps without use of cane or cruch.

  • Walt's wife Sandy has a Holter Monitor dealing with Heart issue.

  • Tom Goebel dealing with A-Fib.

  • Gary Schonert is now is wearing a brace to hopefully straighten his knee/leg.

  • Terry Toll recent had a Stint and is doing well - yes, he's in rehab.

  • Brent Kapellusch pre diabetes.

  • Rick Jones has Cancer in his small intestine and is scheduled for surgery Jan 3rd.

  • Dan Peterson is looking at Hip Replacement in near future.

  • Bob Letsch happy with Lazer treatments - some positive results but his balance has been affected - 2 more treatments.

  • Peg Graceffa - Dick '69 wife is dealing with Multiple Systems Atrophy - Shakiness & Balance challenges.

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


• Special Prayers needed for: 

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Tom Clazmer, Don Heck, Jack Kelley, Tom Konieczko, Ken Kusters, Tom Pulda, Jeff Pulda, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch,

Bob Garrity, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz, Jim Poulsen, Mickey Postorino, Helen (Willmes) Miller, Mike O'Brien, Pat (Peters) Obernberger, 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

Important Dates:

  • New Years Day - Monday Jan 1, 2024 - Alumni House CLOSED

  • Black & White Ball - Saturday Apr 20, 2024

  • Easter Sunday - Sunday Mar 31, 2024

* Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday Aug 26, 2024

Angel Athletics -

Racine St. Catherine’s Home Game Protocols and Procedures

All tickets must be purchased ahead of time at

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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

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

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

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

  8. 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

  9. 6 and under are free, no digital ticket required.

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

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

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

ANGEL ATHLETICS..................

Dec 18th - Dec 23rd

Girls Basketball (2-7 Overall, 0-5 Metro Classic Conference)

Thursday night the Angels hosted the Watertown Goslings in a non-conference matchup. The Goslings height and depth would prove costly as they defeated the Angels 74-36. Laila Collier-White led the team with 12 points while Aniyah Price, Kaleah Conley and Londyn Pardo each had 6 points.

Boys Basketball (3-5 Overall, 3-1 Metro Classic Conference)

Tuesday night the Angels hosted Westosha Central in a non-conference matchup. Unfortunately for the Angels, the Falcons showed up to play and dominated the game in all aspects as the Falcons defeated the Angels 83-52. Lamont Hamilton led the team with 19 points while Richard Watson had 10 and Eddie Vinson had 8.

A difficult 1st half filled with foul trouble would prove costly for the Angels on Thursday night at Cedarburg. After trailing by 13 at halftime the Angels mounted a comeback but would ultimately fall short as they were defeated 67-60. Eddie Vinson led the Angels with 19 points, Lamont Hamilton had 14 and Da’Ron Robinson had 9.


Wednesday night the St. Catherine’s/Lutheran wrestling team traveled to Westosha Central to participate in a triangular with Kenosha Bradford and Westosha Central. The Angels were able to defeat Kenosha Bradford 57-15 while they unfortunately fell to Westosha 54-24. On the evening 4 Angels went 2-0 including Daire Hankins at 138 pounds (1 pin), Demacio Trujillo at 150 pounds (2 pins), Luis Rivera at 157 pounds (2 pins) and London Hadley at 215 pounds (1 pin).


Tuesday the PSC Aquatics team traveled to Delavan-Darien for a double-dual with Burlington and Delavan-Darien. The team swam well as they were able to defeat Delavan-Darien 70-60, while they fell short against Burlington, 108-48. Below are results of high performers.

  • Nathan Breit

  • 50 meter freestyle (1st, 22.89) NEW TEAM RECORD

  • 100 meter butterfly (1st, 55.22)

  • 200 meter freestyle relay

  • Team consisted of Hemingway Fletcher, Nolan Mrotek, Nathan Breit and Nolan Barrett (1st, 1:47.44)

  • Hemingway Fletcher

  • 200 meter individual medley (2nd, 2:48.80)

  • Nolan Mrotek

  • 100 meter freestyle (2nd, 57.78)

  • Jerome Mattick

  • 500 meter freestyle (2nd, 7:13.37)

  • 200 meter medley relay

  • Team consisted of Hemingway Fletcher, Nolan Mrotek, Nathan Breit and Nolan Barrett (3rd, 2:06.23)

Upcoming Angel Athletic Events

Monday December 25th

  • No games/matches/meets schedule

Tuesday December 26th

  • No games/matches/meets schedule

Wednesday December 27th

  • Girls basketball vs. Racine Case @ UW-Parkside @ 4:30pm

Thursday December 28th

  • Boys basketball vs. Mount Horeb @ Concordia University @ 1:45pm

Friday December 29th

  • Girls basketball @ Elkhorn @ 2:30pm

Saturday December 30th

  • Girls basketball vs. Indian Trail @ UW-Parkside @ 1:30pm

  • Boys basketball vs. Indian Trail @ Carthage @ 7:45pm

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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