St. Bruno Cross Country State Meet

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St. Bruno Catholic School claimed the Class S girls state championship for the second year in a row on Saturday at the SIJHSAA Cross Country State meet in Salem, Illinois. The Lady Falcons placed 4 runners inside the top 10 and all 7 of their runners in the top 23.  They were led by individual state champion Gabrielle Alongi who finished with a time of 11:52, beating the state meet record by 14 seconds.  Lady Falcons Laney Beltz (3rd), Dakota Krone (5th) and Grace Alongi (8th) joined her in the top ten.  Runners Kenzie Rushing (11th), Olivia Phillips (13th) and Lily Tanner (23rd) completed the team in the field of 198 runners.    St. Bruno won the championship with a team score of 26 – 62 places better than 2nd place St. Joseph Olney.
John Alongi was the top finisher for the St. Bruno boys cross country team receiving 14th place with a time of 11:38.  Alongi was followed by teammates Jonah Tanner (60th), Ethan Baggett (120th), Will Epplin (132nd), Gage Krone (136th), James Robb (166th), and Jonah Winter (214th).  The boys team finished in 14th place out of 29 teams.  Great job Falcons!  


10/1/15 School Newsletter

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Reminder:  Sunday, October 4th at 10:00 am is the student Mass. Let’s join together as a school to Praise God and thank him for all the wonderful blessings in our lives.

“For where two or three are gathered together in my name,

there am I in the midst of them.” ~ Matthew 18:20


God Bless You and have a wonderful weekend!

St. Bruno Cross Country has great day at St. Mary’s Invite

St. Bruno Catholic School cross country team participated in the 22nd Annual St. Mary Invitational on Monday, September 21.  A total of 29 teams participated in the meet.  JV Girls received 1st place, Varsity Girls received 2nd place, and JV Boys received 6th place. The Falcons next meet is Saturday, September 26th at the St. Theresa Invitational in Salem.

Full results:
JV Girls – 1.2 miles  -Laney Beltz 1st – 8:42, Grace Alongi 2nd – 9:04, Olivia Phillips 3rd – 9:13, Lily Tanner 4th – 9:25, Jillian Shaneyfelt 32nd – 10:47, Emily Baggett 48th – 11:20, Annabelle Suchomski 76th – 12:07, Faith Trail (open) 13:35, and Molly Doerflein (Open) 15:40.
JV Boys – 1.2 miles -Will Epplin 14th – 9:07, Ethan Baggett 30th – 9:46, Gage Krone 36th – 9:53, Jonah Tanner 55th – 10:16, Bryan Hirte 62nd – 10:35, and Jonah Winter 116th – 12:58.
Varsity Girls – 1.8 miles – Gabrielle Alongi 1st – 12:12, Dakota Krone 2nd – 12:31, Kenzie Rushing 12th – 13:30, Gayle Winter 27th – 14:15, Paige Epplin 32nd – 14:25, and Elaine Shaneyfelt 59th – 16:11.
Varsity Boys 1.8 miles – John Alongi 6th – 11:43, Steven Hirte 36th – 13:09, and James Robb 96th – 16:21.

Weekly Newsletter

September 18 newsletter

Upcoming Dates:

  • Sept. 21st: Cross Country meet at St. Mary’s (4P.M.)
  • Sept. 22nd: Boys Baseball Regional Game vs. 204
  • Sept. 26th: Cross Country meet  at St. Theresa Salem (9:30A.M.)
  • Sept. 29th: IOWA testing begins
  • October 2nd: “Sweat for Tech” (Pay $1 to your teacher by October 1st and wear sweatpants on Friday)

Have a blessed week!


8/20 Newsletter and Information

It has been a GREAT first week of school, the energy is back  in the building, the school has come alive again, which helps Etta and I come alive as well. I am looking forward to an outstanding school year with all these smiling faces, thank you for sending them to us. We promise to “Teach and to Love” everyone of them.
-We are having our Annual Craft and Vendor Fair on November 7th this year and we still have some booth space available. If you know of  anyone that sells items that would be used for decorating, eating, Christmas presents, etc. they would make great vendors for this event.  Booths are only $30
-Your sign up information for our new Student Management System, ASCEND was in your yellow envelope on Thursday. It is VERY IMPORTANT that you put in your email and link your student accounts. This system will email you any concerns with your children that we have throughout the day. You will also be able to tell if assignments are being turned in and why they may not have been. Our teachers are also using this system for their weekly newsletters and for posting homework/test for the week. It is a great system, but will not work without your information. Attached is a sample email of what you will be getting daily about your child’s grades. Please do this ASAP so our teachers can begin to communicate.
-Lunch bills can be paid in lump sum again this year. Any left over amount from last year has been added to your account for this year. We prefer you pay a minimum of a week at at time.  If you would like to apply for free and reduced Lunch it is completely confidential, please print this form out or request one from the office.
-If you are not receiving text messages and or calls from School Messenger, please contact the school regarding the phone numbers you need added to the system.
Hope your kiddos had a great first week of school,
Keith Senior, Principal