"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; giving thanks to God the Father through him." COL 3:16A, 17C
Message from the Principal
Dear Families, 

Graduation day is here! Congratulations to the Class of 2018 and all students, staff, and families for the completion of another successful school year. 

I want to take the opportunity to wish our state qualifiers for Track and Field good luck! We are extremely proud of your accomplishments thus far and know you will represent Cardinal Ritter High School and yourselves with nothing but class. 

We have a busy summer ahead of us with a lot of exciting things for the 2018 - 2019 school year. Please feel free to visit us at any time during our summer hours of 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. 

Cardinal Ritter High School is a special place thanks to all of you!

God Bless,

Steven Pelych
CRTV will be live streaming the Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony. You don’t have to sign up for anything and it is free to watch. You can easily access it with your computer, phone or SmartTV. 

Go to  www.NFHSNetwork.com and search for Cardinal Ritter High School. The ceremony should be at the top of the Cardinal Ritter page. Please reach out to Barry Roberts with any questions.
Cardinal Ritter Junior High Newsletter

Click here to read this week's Cardinal Ritter Junior High Newsletter.
More from the Class of 2018

Cardinal Ritter High School would like to recognize and congratulate Matthew Siener on his direct admission to the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Matthew's hard work and dedication in school helped him earn the required GPA and SAT scores needed to qualify for this honor. Matthew was also awarded the Provost's Scholarship from IU for his outstanding academic achievement.  

Congratulations, Matthew!
Note from the Parent Club Officers

As this school year comes to a close, we'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Cardinal Ritter parents for your involvement and help with not only the Parent Club activities (classroom reps., chairs, and volunteers) but with all of the events and activities you help with to make our school and community GREAT! Thank you and have a wonderful and safe summer!
The 2017-2018 Parent Club Officers
Lisa Spreacker, Cheri Bush, and Amy Magan
2018 CRHS Summer Sports Camps

Registration for our 2018 summer sports camps is now open! Click  here for more camp details. Click  here  to register online.

Please contact Athletic Director Jim Martin at 317.924.4333 ext. 411 with any questions.
Meet our Campus Ministry team for the 2018-2019 school year!
Congratulations to Jenna Purichia on being selected as IndyStar's 2018 City Female Athlete of the Year! Purichia lettered in volleyball two years, basketball four years and softball four years at Cardinal Ritter and was a team captain in all three sports. She was named All-City in volleyball twice, basketball once and softball four times. Purichia was also named to the Indiana Softball North-South All-Star game.

She is a student ambassador, National Honor Society vice president, Spanish Honors Society secretary and a founding member of the Raiders Student Athlete Leadership team. She has also been active as a volunteer with Service Learning, Catholic Youth Organization coaching, Wheeler Mission, Holy Family Shelter and the Lord’s Pantry. Purichia has a 4.16 grade-point average and will play volleyball at DePauw University in the fall.

Way to go, Jenna! We are so proud! Read the full IndyStar article here .
Join the CRHS Girls Golf Team

Any high school girl interested in joining the girls golf team for the fall season should email your name and contact information to Coach Jones at tjones@cardinalritter.org . The golf season starts on Friday, July 27th.
Announcement for Junior Parents

If your student is interested in Cadet Teaching for next year, we will be offering it for dual credit through Indiana University. Students can earn up to 3 college credits and the cost is $75 total for the course. If your student is interested, please email Mrs. Lettich at  jlettich@cardinalritter.org  or call at (317) 924-4333 ext. 423.
After a beautiful Baccalaureate Mass, the Class of 2018 is ready to graduate! View the Baccalaureate Mass photo album here .
Congratulations to Kevin Tillery on being selected as one of the athletes to receive the Sportsmanship Award last night at Covenant Christian's Sportsmanship Star Award Banquet!
Uniform Sale

Our summer uniform sale is on Friday, July 13 from 3:00 - 6:00 and Saturday, July 14 from 10:00 - 12:00.   Risse Brothers will be in our gym with extensive stock for parents to purchase. Gym uniforms and Spirit Wear is also sold at this time. This is also when we hold the Used Uniform Sale put on by Parent Club.  
Spring Sports Awards Night    

   The Spring Sports Awards night will be held on Tuesday, June 5 at 7:00 PM in the Cafeteria. All participants in Boys and Girls Track/Field, Girls Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, and Boys Golf will be recognized. All athletes as well as family and friends are invited to come and show their appreciation to the coaches and celebrate the end of the season. Dessert and drinks will be served. 
Golf Team Fundraiser

Surprise your favorite Senior, Teacher, or Cardinal Ritter Administrator with a flock of 25 Flamingos in their front yard!! Order your “Flock of Flamingos” soon for only $50. Flocking will take place between the dates of June 2 and June 16; two “Flockings” per night. Limited supply of 30 “flocks” available, so get your order in soon. First Come, First Served!

Fill out this order form and send with a check to Tony Jones at Cardinal Ritter High School. Please make checks payable to Cardinal Ritter High School.
CRHS won the Indiana Crossroads Conference championship again this year.
Congratulations to our exceptional student-athletes!

The following students made the spring ICC Academic All-Conference team:
Track & Field: Megan Young, Ashley Metangmo, Cam Houston, Danielle Metangmo, Nathan Marks, Christina Troll
Softball: Macy Berghoff, Jenna Purichia, Megan Lewis, Brooke Belloni, Taylor Faulkenberg 
Boys Golf: Will Roberts, Trey Hunt
Baseball: Jake Kluemper, Luke Shearer, Joey Gruber
Girls Tennis: Natalie Odier, Jacqueline Baker, MC Warnock
Boys Track and Field Regional Results

Cardinal Ritter Boys Track and Field team broke one school record and will send two individuals and one relay team to the IHSAA State Track and Field Championships held on Saturday, June 2nd at Indiana University.

Kynton Grays was the Regional Champion in the Long Jump with a leap of 22’8”. Kynton will be competing at the IHSAA State Championships next weekend.

The 4x100 team broke the school record and finished second at Regionals with a time of 42.84. Kynton Grays, Hilton Sanchez, Jarek Malatestinic, and Donavan Morris will be competing at the IHSAA State Championships next weekend. This will be the first relay team in school history to compete at the State Championships!

Ashley Metangmo finished 3rd at Regionals with a throw of 141’8”. He will be competing at the IHSAA State Championships next weekend.
All athletes who competed in Regionals scored points and contributed to the 6th place finish.

Jarek Malatestinic- 4th Long Jump
Donavan Morris- 7th 100M
Cam Houston- 7th Pole Vault
Xion Russell- 7th 400M
Ashley Metangmo- 7th Shot Put
CRHS Tennis Camp

Interested in our Raider tennis camp this summer? Click here to learn more.
CRHS Job Opportunity

The Cardinal Ritter High School Cafeteria is hiring. Part-time employees receive a 25% tuition discount. Click  here  for more information.
Class of 2019 Hepatitis A & Meningitis Immunization Requirements

Attention Class of 2019! The State of Indiana has a new immunization requirement that states all students in the 12th grade MUST   have a booster Meningococcal vaccination (MCV4, Menactra, or Menveo) and a 2 dose series of Hepatitis A immunization (doses must be at least 6 months apart) .  These vaccines  are required for high school entry . This prevents Meningitis outbreaks in college dorms. If you had your first shot of MCV4 at age 16 or older, the booster shot is not required. Please note there is also a 2 dose series of Meningoccal B strain which is NOT required but recommended .  The Cardinal Ritter clinic needs you to get this  done before next August OR provide documentation as having already completed this requirement . Thanks for your cooperation and let Nurse Feltz know if you have any questions. Click here to view the 2018-2019 school year immunization requirements.
Driver's Ed

Cardinal Ritter will offer Driver's Ed during the month of June with Jeff VanMeter. Driver’s Ed consists of an online class and six hours of driving time. The cost is $350.00. Space is limited to 20 students on a first come, first serve basis. There will be a Parent Meeting on Thursday,April 19th in the Guadalupe Room. Please contact Tara Rembusch in the main office, 317-924-4333, to sign up. Contact Jeff VanMeter for more info.
St. Vincent Sports Performance Physical

Click here to view the 2018-19 St. Vincent Sports Performance physical flyer.
College Counseling Corner   
Exploring Education Excellence will be in Indianapolis on Wednesday, June 6 to provide information about the colleges below:

Brown University
Columbia University
Cornell University
Rice Univeristy
University of Chicago

For more information, go to  exploringeducationalexcellence.org .
Joseph Maley Foundation Junior Board

The Joseph Maley Foundation is a nonprofit established in 2008 with the mission, "serving children of all abilities." One of our programs is Power in Youth, which houses our Junior Board of Directors. The Junior Board is a working Board of Directors comprised of high school students; the program offers volunteer, service, and nonprofit leadership opportunities to members. Currently, we have 6 Cardinal Ritter High School students on our Board, and we have truly enjoyed working with them!

JMF is now accepting applications for any student entering 9-11th grade who would like to be a part of the Junior Board.

Please feel free to reach out to Mia at  mia@josephmaley.org  or at 812.820.9311 for more information.
Wabash College - Scroll  

Scroll is an 8-day summer theology program for young men who are current sophomores and juniors in high school. The program consists of morning classes, afternoons doing service, and speakers or films in the evening. Wabash is accepting young men from any Christian denomination who are eager to deepen the theological understanding and are wiling to work hard academically. The Scroll program is completely free and students will actually earn a $350 stipend to offset any possible wages they would be missing out on if they had a summer job during that time. Interested students should visit  www.wabash.edu/scroll  for more details. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to the Scroll program director, Jonathan Baer at 765-361-6130 or  baerj@wabash.edu .  
Indy Parks Summer Jobs

Looking for a seasonal job this summer? Indy Parks has over 400 seasonal jobs available. Click here for more information.
SCRIP Information

1. Complete the Scrip Order Form .
2. Send your completed form and payment into the office with your student. Orders are due by 8:00am Mondays.
3. Ask your student on Thursday if he/she was called to the office to pick up the Scrip order. (All orders are sent home on Wednesday or Thursday, unless you indicate otherwise).

1. Go to  shopwithscrip.com  and create an account. Our organization code is FE97AB26258L.
2. Once your account is created, click on "Shop" and browse the hundreds of products available
3. After your order is complete, choose your payment method - either check or PrestoPay. You DO NOT have to use PrestoPay to order online. If you choose check, just send your payment in with your student on Monday morning. 
4. Look for your order to come home on Wednesday or Thursday-unless you ordered ScripNow (e-certificates) or Reloads. Those will be available as soon as the order is processed on Monday if you pay by check, or almost immediately if you pay with PrestoPay. 
5. Click here for more detailed instructions.
Cardinal Ritter Mission Statement
Cardinal Ritter is a Catholic high school entrusted by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the parishes of the West Deanery to provide, within a college preparatory curriculum, the highest standards of academic excellence to students of diverse socioeconomic, racial, and religious backgrounds. Cardinal Ritter challenges its students to grow spiritually, intellectually, athletically, and artistically. The Cardinal Ritter community values and fosters the unique intellectual, cultural, social, and physical gifts of each student. As followers of Christ, we encourage our students to share their gifts and talents in service to others.
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