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Monday Feb 12, 2024

Have a Happy Valentine's Day from the Alumni House Gang !!!

SPECIAL THANKS to Kimberly Gardner, Chelsea Ostrov, Gabby Imbrugis, Sophie Mitchell Dr. Susan Savaglio-Jarvis, Col. Kurt Kayser representing Siena Catholic Schools in sponsoring lunch today. They provided 2 Choices of Soup, Sandwiches, Chips & Veggies from Potbelly's along with a Special Valentine's O&H Danish Layer Cake.

Everything was DELICIOUS !!!

Kimberly Gardner, Sophie Mitchell, Gabby Mitchell, Chelsea Ostrov

Sophie Mitchell Communications Specialist, Gabby Imbrugis Advancement Coordinator, Kimberly Chief Advancement Officer, CW, Dr Susan Savaglio-Jarvis President,

Chelsea Ostrov Director of Annual Giving             

Joining Us: Kimberly Gardner, Chelsea Ostrov, Gabby Imbrugis, Sophie Mitchell,

Dr Susan Savagilo-Jarvis, Col Kurt Kayser, Dan DeMatthew, Amy DeMatthew,

Bobby Letsch Jr, Lloyd Tremmel, John Ketarkus, Terry Toll, Tom Konieczko, Gary Schonert,

Kory Borek, Cinti Sanchez, Aia Onaczynski, Dan Kovara, Joe Woitach, Cathy Poulsen,

Dan Miller, George Oteman, Marty Defatte, Jeff Tarkowski, Joe Ingrasci, Tom Goebel,

Dan Bentz, Mark Mano, Pam Mano, Roger DeMark, Mike Hyduke, Rick Ropiak,

Bob Letsch, John Busey, Joe Macareno, Michelle Feick, Dr Parisa Meymand



         * BE AWARE !!!


A Bit of History................


South & North Pier Before the Marina & Pershing Park

• Celebration.............

Bill Ruetz '68 honors - Millers Flowers - Hilary (Miller) Krejcha '67 & Mark Krejcha '68

  • Cribbage.........

Table #1: Lloyd Tremmel/ Bobby Letsch Jr were 6-1 over Dan DeMatthew/ Rick Ropiak.

Lloyd Tremmel - Dan DeMatthew - Bobby Letsch Jr which each ending 1- 2 when they payed 3 handed

Table #2: Mark Mano/ Dave O' Brien split with Terry Toll/ Joe Macareno 2 -2

Table #3: Dave Benjamin/ Bob Letsch destroyed Mike Hyduke/ CWood 8 - 3 They "Skunked" the LOSERS 3 different games.

  • GOLF COACH NEEDED................

St. Catherine's is in need of a Boys Golf Coach for this upcoming spring.  If you are interested or know of anyone interested, please let me know.

The season starts on March 25th and ends at the end of May.

Tyson Tlachac

Activities and Athletic Director, M. Ed., CAA

262-632-2785 ext. 408

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

High School Boys Basketball.............

* 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......

  • Angels in the News...............

Christopher Olley '80 working the audience.....


  • Racine News..........

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

• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:  

  • Rick Jones had successful stomach surgery, now will be receiving immunotherapy every three weeks.

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

  • Dan Peterson is scheduled for Hip Replacement Feb 7th.

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

  • Peg Graceffa - Dick '69 wife will be released from Froedtert Rehab Hospital yesterday. 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

  • Mike Ptaschinski '68 - Never thought I'd be on the Injured/Prayers List, but was attacked by two pit bulls in my own garage last Thursday night.  Two separate attacks about 2-minutes each. Was bitten on the outer right knee during the first go-round. Then they came back again. Only thing that saved me from another bite was a handsaw I grabbed nearby. A terrifying experience fighting for my life, and I've parachuted and fallen thru the ice a few times.  Puncture wounds, plus dog is not vaccinated for rabies, so I'm on the rabies protocol.  A bunch of shots over the next two weeks. Neighbor's dogs --- they left the front door AND the gate open. Could have been worse --- I was prepping the car to take our grandkids home in 5 minutes.  I'm OK, but those shots aren't fun.  Will keep you posted.

 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:

Valentine's Day - Wednesday Feb 14. 2024

Black & White Ball - Saturday Apr 20, 2024

Easter Sunday - Sunday Mar 31, 2024

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

Independence Day - Thursday July 4th, 2024

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

Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday Aug 26, 2024

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

Feb 4th - Feb 10th

Girls Basketball (5-17 Overall, 2-11 Metro Classic Conference)

Tuesday night the Angels traveled just a little ways down the road to face off against Racine Lutheran in a Metro Classic Conference game. The game was tied at halftime but the Angels would wear the Crusaders down in the 2nd half and break away for a 55-39 victory. Laila Collier-White led the team with 30 points, 5 rebounds 4 steals and 2 assists. Aniyah Price added 12 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 blocks and Kaleah Conley had 7 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals.

Boys Basketball (11-10 Overall, 7-5 Metro Classic Conference)

In a non-conference game Monday night the Angels hosted the Wauwatosa East Red Raiders. The Angels jumped out to an early lead and were able to maintain that lead all night as they defeated the Red Raiders 66-55. Lamont Hamilton led the team with 22 points, Da’Ron Robinson and Antoine Ozier each added 8 and Traveen Webster and Adreyan Contreras-Ward each had 6.

Wednesday night the Angels hosted Racine Lutheran in a Metro Classic Conference matchup. After a loss to Racine Lutheran earlier this season, the Angels were looking to even things up. The Angels would jump out to an early lead, but the Crusaders would battle back to make it a close game. In the end, when the buzzer blew, the Angels would come away victorious 74-69. Lamont Hamilton led the team with 26 points, Eddie Vinson had 17, Richard Watson had 10, Javion Herron had 9 and Adreyan Contreras-Ward had 8.

Friday night the Angels took the court for the 3rd time in 5 days as they hosted a non-conference game against a very talented Milwaukee Hamilton team. The Angels got an early lead and wouldn’t give it up as they were able to defeat the Wildcats 64-53. Lamont Hamilton led the way with 17 points and 7 rebounds. Adreyan Contreras-Ward and Eddie Vinson matched each other with 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 steals while Richard Watson added 5 points and 8 rebounds.

Wrestling (12-17 overall, 1-2 Metro Classic Conference)

Saturday the Angels wrestling team traveled to Wilmot Union High School to kickoff the tournament series with regionals. The Angels wrestled extremely well finishing in 5th place out of 8 teams and advancing 7 wrestlers to sectionals. High performer of the day was Daire Hankins at 132 lbs as he went 2-0 with 2 pins to finish in 1st place. Finishing in second place and qualifying for sectionals was Isac Blancarte (106 lbs, 1-1, 1 pin) and Luis Rivera (3-1, 2 pins). Finishing in 3rd place and qualifying for sectionals was Demacio Trujillo (150 lbs, 2-1, 1 pin) and Alberto Rodriguez (2-2, 1 pin). Finishing in 4th place and qualifying for sectionals was Mictlan Garcia (126 lbs, 1-2) and Alejandro Gomez-Garcia (175 lbs, 1-2)


Saturday the PSC Aquatics team traveled to Whitefish Bay to participate in swim sectionals. The team had a fantastic day as they finished 6th overall and qualified for state in 6 events. Below are highlights of the day including the state qualifiers.

  • Jack Borzynski

  • 200 Yard Individual Medley (1st, 2:01.15) NEW TEAM RECORD

  • 100 Yard Butterfly (1st, 52.26) NEW TEAM RECORD

  • Nathan Breit

  • 200 Yard Freestyle (3rd, 1:46.15) NEW TEAM RECORD

  • 100 Yard Backstroke (3rd, 53.79)

  • 200 Yard Freestyle Relay

  • Team consisted of Nathan Breit, Jack Borzysnki, Hemingway Fletcher and Nolan Mrotek (3rd, 1:33.33) NEW TEAM RECORD

  • 200 Yard Medley Relay

  • Team consisted of Nathan Breit, Jack Borzynski, Nolan Mrotek and Hemingway Fletcher (4th, 1:45.63) NEW TEAM RECORD

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 12th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Tuesday February 13th

  • Girls basketball @ Dominican @ 7:00pm

Wednesday February 14th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Thursday February 15th

  • Boys basketball vs. Dominican @ 7:00pm

Friday February 16th

  • Boys swim state @ Waukesha South @ 5:30pm

  • Girls basketball vs. Burlington @ 7:00pm

Saturday February 17th

  • Cheer regionals @ Hartford

  • Wrestling sectionals @ Wilmot @ 9:30am

  • Boys swim state @ Waukesha South @ 2:30pm

  • Boys basketball @ Two Rivers @ 5:30pm

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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