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Monday Oct 2, 2023

BIG THANKS to Dr. Susan Savagilo-Jarvis, President Siena Catholic Schools and Kimberly Gardner, who sponsored lunch today in the SCHS Library: Infusino's Fried Chicken, Potato Wedges, Green Beans, Italian Style Tomato Salad and Italian Bread. Dessert was Cake. Everything was delicious. The event was held in the SCHS lower Library.

Kimberly Gardner, Chief Advancement Officer, and Dr. Susan Savaglio-Jarvis, President

• Following lunch, Dr. Sue and Kimberly made a presentation on the proposed building project for the south end of SCHS -------------Very, Very, Exciting Project !!! Spread the Word.

Project includes: New Main Entrance, Chapel, Administrative Offices, Elevator, Renovation of Boys Locker Room, New Girls Locker Room and Multi Purpose Room on the 2nd Floor.

Moving the Art Room to the 1st Floor in vacated old Main Office. Overview will be available online -

Floor Plan of new addition 1st - 2nd - 3rd floors...................

New Addition New Main Entrance New Chapel

Aerial view showing south end addition - new parking lot - with Park Ave. closed between 12th & 13th for additional parking.

Joining Us: Dr. Susan Savaglio-Jarvis, Kimberly Gardner, John Ketarkus, Jack Kelley,

Ed DeMeulenaere, Charley Presta, Gary Schonert, Joe Woitach, Jerry Jardina,

Mike Hyduke, Dave Benjamin, Frank D'Acquisto, Don Klemt, George Oteman,

George Gordon, Alia Onaczynski, Jeff Tarkowski, Dick Heidenreich, Dan DeMatthew,

Joe Ingrasci, Marty Defatte, Bob Broihier, Jeff Pulda, Chris Gorman, Bobby Letsch Jr,

Dan Kovara, Joe Macareno, Dan Bentz, Bob Letsch, Brent Kapellusch, Jeff Pulda,

Rick Ropiak, Chelsea Ostrov, Dr. Prisa Maymend, Mike McGuire, Tom McGuire,

Bob Miller, Lloyd Tremmel, Joe Buneta, Joe Chrnelich, Rick Robalais, Jim Rehm,

Jeff Tarkowski, Zach Prideaux, Rachel Lance, Mike Arendt, Pete Schiro, Tom Krug

• Guess Who ???...............

Yesterday, DA Bears led 28-6 going into the 4th quarter but managed to lose to the Denver Bronco's 31-28 ---Yes, DA Bears Lost !!!

This is what their Loyal Bear Fan wore to the Alumni House.

To add insult to injury, his Cubbies were in Baseball's Wild Card run.

In the last two weeks of the season --- the Cubs collapsed and didn't make the Playoffs.

• Packer Pool Winner.......Dan Bentz

• Loyd Tremmel '60 Cinematographer presented a DVD to each of the Alumni House

"Staying Alive" dancers, so they may practice at home.............

• Special Guest..........Pius XI HS Representatives

Coach Joe Buneta won 3 WISAA State Basketball Titles at Pius, Joe Chrnelich played at Pius, went on to play at Wisconsin and was drafted by the NY Knicks in 1980, Jim Rehm was soph basketball coach at Pius and coached against CWood's soph Angels in 70's.

Jeff Tarkowski played BBall at Pius XI and is an SCHS Guidance Counselor.

L-R Joe Buneta, Joe Chrnelich, Jim Rehm, Jeff Tarkowski

• Mike & Tom McGuire were in Racine for the McGuire/Letsch Golf Scramble.

After lunch today, they jumped in their car for the drive straight back to California

• Rick Robalais '71, Brent Kapellusch '60 P

Rick was in from Venice FL visiting family,

Brent was in from Indiana visiting friends while his wife is traveling in Europe


• Don Klemt had a beautiful cribbage board made especially for the Alumni House.

Don had his good friend John Janike do the work.

CRIBBAGE TOURNEY: Sunday Oct 15th at Roma Lodge........12 noon

Contact Mark Mano -813--523-7052 for questions/details

• Table 1: Don Klemt/George Gordon defeated Dick Heidenreich/Rick Ropiak 3-1

Don "Donny Dozen" Klemt was hot playing on the NEW cribbage board.

• Table 2: Charley Presta/Dan DeMatthew spilt with Joe Macareno and Mike Hyduke

Enter Frank D'Acquisto with Joe Macareno and they win 2-0

• Table 3: Bob Letsch/Bobby Letsch Jr defeated Dave Benjamin/CWood 4-3

Coach Letsch was HOT !!!

• Angels Connecting..................

• Class of '77 plans a gathering/luncheon at the Alumni House Wednesday Oct 4th

- contact Frank D'Acquisto for details -

• Class of '60 meets the last Wednesday of ecah 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......

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

• Angels In the News.........

• Racine News..........

Pictured Alumni House regulars Rick Bonano & Pat Diem

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

• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:

  • Tom Clazmer's uses a walker and dealing with heath issues.

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

  • Joe Ingrasci new heart issue is still being evaluated. Still waiting for a decision.

  • Former SCHS Golf Coach Dave Arkenburg - led them to 2nd place at State Golf in 2018. Dave is dealing with serious health issue.

  • Jim Poulsen has returned to St Monica's. Seems to be doing well, vast improvements.

  • Don Hansen dealing with COPD

  • Rob Gordon using braces on his legs

  • Victor Moreno difficulty walking - leg issues

  • Jeff DeMatthew had his 3rd Heart Ablation

  • Rick Cramer is up and out and about.

  • Walt Strini has been moved to Siena for rehab, daily improvements -ittle progress on right hand & arm

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

  • Tom Goebel dealing with A-Fib.

  • Joe Clazmer in the hospital

  • Jeff Pulda dealing with Kidney Stones. His wife Hip Replacement surgery was successful, she back to driving.

  • Gary Schonert had a Stimulator Inserted in his back to relieve Leg Pain,

  • Rick Jones this week in for test on possible internal blood leaking.

  • Tom Krug's son-in-law dealing with Lung Cancer

  • Brent Kapellusch pre diabetes.

Fr Ron Crewe - from Bob Broihier: I talked with Beth Schneider today. She said Father Ron is able to receive visitors. She recommended to contact her before going - her phone number is 262 352 6578. She will try to keep us from more than 1 visitor per time frame.

He is in a wheelchair and is still at Elizabeth Residence 10441 south Nicholson Road.

• Special Prayers needed for:

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Don Heck, Jack Kelley, Tom Konieczko, Ken Kusters, Tom Pulda, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch, Bob Garrity, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz,

Jim Poulsen, 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:

• Thanksgiving - Thursday November 23rd

• Premier "Stayin Alive" Video - Monday Dec 4th - SCHS Cafeteria

Christmas Day - Monday Dec 25th - Alumni House Closed

Angel Athletics -

Home Game Protocols and Procedures 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

Football (4-1 Metro Classic Conference, 5-2 Overall) In a Metro Classic Conference battle Friday night the Angels traveled to Lake Country Lutheran. Lamont Hamilton got the scoring started in the 1st quarter as Mariano Talamantez found him for a 22 yard TD reception. Hamilton would again find the end zone in the 2nd quarter as he took a run 40 yards for a touchdown. In the 4th quarter Talamantez would throw another touchdown as he found Isaac Cantu for 42 yards on 4th down. Unfortunately in the end it wasn’t enough as Lake Country Lutheran would kick a 30 yard field goal as time expired to defeat the Angels 23-20. Talamantez went 8-17 with 2 passing touchdowns. Imarion Holder led the ground attack with 96 yards rushing. Cantu was the leading receiving with 68 yards. Hamilton had a great game as well as he had 27 yards receiving and 92 yards rushing. Boys Soccer (3-0) Metro Classic Conference, 6-3-1 Overall) Boys soccer did not have any games this week. Their next game is October 2nd against St. Thomas More @ SCORe Girls Volleyball (0-6 Metro Classic Conference, 5-11 Overall) Tuesday night the girls volleyball team hosted Shoreland Lutheran in a Metro Classic Conference matchup. Shoreland Lutheran was a tough team but the Angels put together some very good rallies to keep the game close in the 2nd and 3rd sets but ultimately were defeated by the Pacers 9-25, 20-25, 17-25. Aniyah Price led the team with 4 kills, 3 aces, 1 block and 1 assist. Londyn Pardo added 3 assists, 3 kills, 2 blocks and 1 ace while Katie Winkler had 3 assists and 3 aces. The Angels girls volleyball team traveled to Dominican High School on Thursday night for a Metro Classic Conference girls volleyball matchup. The team started out well, but unfortunately couldn’t find their groove for the entire night and ended up falling to Dominican 15-25, 10-25 and 10-25. Aniyah Price led the team with 4 kills, Kaleah Conley had 2 kills and 2 aces and Londyn Pardo had 3 assists. Boys Volleyball (1-3 Southern Lakes Conference, 2-7 Overall) Thursday night the boys volleyball team hosted Whitefish Bay and Kenosha Bradford in a triangular. Both games the Angels played well and competed throughout. Unfortunately the Angels would fall in both matches as they lost to Whitefish Bay 16-25, 18-25 and lost to Kenosh Bradford 25-23, 22-25, 8-15. Ryan To led the team on the day with 14 assists while Lucas Adams had 11. Caleb Scott led the team with 7 kills and Sam Pitrof had 4. Girls Tennis (1-4 Metro Classic Conference, 2-11-1 Overall) Girls tennis did not have any events this week. Their next event is sub-sectionals at Kenosha Bradford on October 2nd. Girls Golf On Thursday the Angels golf golf team traveled to Brightondale Links to participate in WIAA regionals hosted by Westosha Central. The course was wet from recent rain but that didn’t stop the girls from shooting some of the best golf of the year and ending the season on a high school. Anna Tiedeman led both golfers shooting a 115 while Ella Pollack shot a 121. Cross Country Thursday afternoon the Angel cross country team headed to Johnson Park to participate in the Prairie Invitational. Sean Moore was the lone runner for the Angels and finished in 20th place with a time of 20:49.19 Girls Swim PSC Aquatics did not have any meets this week. Their next meet with be on October 3rd at Elkhorn Upcoming Angel Athletic Events Monday October 2nd

  • Girls tennis subsectionals @ Kenosha Bradford @ 8:00am

  • Boys soccer vs. St. Thomas More @ SCORe @ 4:30pm

Tuesday October 3rd

  • Girls swim @ Elkhorn @ 5:30pm

  • Boys volleyball @ Racine Case @ 6:30pm

Wednesday October 4th

  • Boys soccer @ The Prairie School @ 6:30pm

  • Girls volleyball vs. Wilmot @ 6:30pm

Thursday October 5th

  • Boys volleyball @ Waterford @ 6:30pm

  • Girls volleyball @ Palmyra Eagle @ 7:30pm

Friday October 6th

  • Football vs. Martin Luther @ Pritchard Park @ 7:00pm

Saturday October 7th

  • Boys volleyball invitational @ Homestead @ 8:00am

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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