Jana Shortal of KARE 11 sat down with three resilient Cristo Rey Jesuit High School graduating seniors to discuss a very trying year, and the profound lessons they've learned along the way as they make the next big leap of their lives.
Cristo Rey helped students and graduates process the Chauvin trial by offering several avenues to meet different needs and experiences. Those included the school’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee hosting virtual listening and conversation sessions for students and alumni.
On March 25, Cristo Rey Board Member and Director of the University of St. Thomas' Racial Justice Initiative, Dr. Yohuru Williams, joined students Kadija and Diamond to pause and reflect on the year since George Floyd’s death. Watch the program to better understand the historical context of the continuing racial trauma in our community, and how we can engage and move forward with conviction and hope.
Director of College Counseling, Raquel Gudiel, and senior Devani M. spoke with WCCO Radio host Jordana Green about what Cristo Rey Jesuit High School does differently to help prepare students for college and how we've maintained a 100% college acceptance rate!
The Minnesota Independent School Forum (MISF) honored Cristo Rey Jesuit College Success Team Members, Raquel Gudiel, Elizabeth Rojas, Kia Burton, and Domonick Fields, as well as faculty member Trish Flock-Johnson, at the MN Private & Independent Education Awards on April 29, 2021.
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School stands in solidarity with our community and with our families with each step of this trial, the trials of the three additional officers and the trial for the officer involved with the killing of Daunte Wright. We are here. Our school’s mission to correct systemic injustice will continue.
As a Cristo Rey community, we join in the heartbreak of the death of Daunte Wright at the hands of the Brooklyn Center police and extend prayers to all of you, your families, and the Brooklyn Center community.
Como comunidad de Cristo Rey, nos unimos en el dolor de la muerte de Daunte Wright a manos de la policía de Brooklyn Center extendemos oraciones para todos ustedes, sus familias y la comunidad de Brooklyn Center.