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Student Awards


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  • Support Our School

    Please consider buying CNY t-shirts and gift certificates. Order forms for CNY t-shirts were emailed and sent home with your student on Friday. We are so grateful for all the businesses who are participating in our gift certificate program this year. Please contact with any questions or help with ordering.
    There are two ways to purchase gift certificates:
    1. You may place your order and pay via credit card here.
    2. You may fill out this form and have your student give a check to their homeroom teacher.
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  • Join us for one of our Open Houses this year!

    Are you interested in enrolling your child at St. Therese Chinese Catholic School?  Join us at one of our monthly Open Houses on Wednesdays 3:45-4:30pm (dates are listed below).  Please register by emailing  Registration and proof of vaccination are required to attend.

    January 19

    February 16

    March 23

    April 13

    May 11 

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  • Congratulations to Mrs. Lily May, the winner of our Early Bird Drawing!


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  • School Supply List for SY 21-22

    Here is the school supply list so you can prepare for the upcoming school year.   

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  • Summer Hours

    Please note our hours for summer are as follows:

    St. Therese Campus: 9am-2pm

    St. Barbara Campus: please go to or call STC

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  • 2021 Spring Concert

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  • Friday Dress Down Day Schedules

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  • Re-Registration Reminder

    • Click here for instructions on how to register your child for the next school year. The 21-22 Registration-Curriculum Fee must be paid within 48 hours upon receipt of the FACTS invoice. Please note fees are posted to your FACTS account on the same day of your re-registration on PowerSchool unless your re-registration is done after school hours or over the weekend. 
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  • 2021-2022 School Year Highlights

    • Click here to download a copy of our 2021-2022 School Year Highlights
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  • Statement on Asian American Hate Crimes 

    As a Chinese Catholic school, we are proud to represent our Asian American community in Chicago’s Chinatown. The acts of violence and hate crimes against Asian Americans leave us heartbroken. We mourn with our Asian American community. We cannot stay silent and must speak out to protect our fellow Asian Americans. We pray for the lives lost in the shootings on Tuesday. We will be providing support for our faculty and students as we navigate this tragedy.


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  • Spring Concert Auditions


    Auditions for Spring Concert

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  • Sacramental Dates

    Click here for a list of Sacramental Dates.  Please note that these dates are subject to change and attendance may be limited.

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  • Tuesday, February 16th is a SNOW DAY

    For the safety of our students, parents, teachers, and staff, we will be closing both school buildings on Tuesday, February 16th.
    Tomorrow is a snow day- no zoom or independent learning day!
    See everyone on Wednesday, February 17th.
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  • Special Statement on Kevin Jiang, Former Student

    The St. Therese Chinese Catholic School community of the Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish mourns the loss of our former student Kevin Jiang. We extend our condolences to his fiance, family, and friends during this heartbreaking time. The entire St. Therese community prays for his family, friends, and the Yale community. 



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  • Chinese New Year Partnership

    St. Therese Chinese Catholic School has decided to postpone our annual Chinese New Year Benefit until May. However, for the month of February, we have partnered with businesses in our community to support those who have been struggling due to the pandemic. Please consider purchasing gift cards from these businesses who continue to support our school and parish.


    For information on participating businesses and how to purchase gift cards, please click here.

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  • School Buildings Closed Tuesday, January 26

    For the safety of our students, parents, teachers, and staff, we will be closing both school buildings on Tuesday, January 26.


    All teachers will share assignments, activities, and other educational resources for your child for this independent learning day. For Tuesday, January 26 only, we will not have Zoom sessions because the storm might hamper the reliability of internet connections. Remind your children that they should be working on all their Tuesday assignments and catching up on earlier work that has not been completed yet.


    Please click here for more details.  

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  • Congratulations to our 50/50 Raffle Winners! 

    Grand Prize: Gabrielle Feliciano 

    First Prize: David Li 

    Second Prize: Sophia Zheng 

    Third Prize: Betsy Young

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  • Virtual Christmas Program and 50/50 Raffle Drawing

    Please click here to see our students' performances in this year's Virtual Christmas Program and to find out the winners of the 50/50 Raffle Drawing.


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  • Sale on School Uniforms

    Martinelli's is having a Christmas sale from 12/7 - 12/31.  Save 10% off all in-store merchandise.  Please call ahead for daily store hours.



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  • Father Li Incardinated into the Archdiocese of Chicago

    Congratulations to Father Li, who was incardinated into the Archdiocese of Chicago on November 19th.  We are blessed to have you as our pastor, Father Li!



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  • 50/50 Grand Raffle Early Bird Drawing 

    Congratulations to Araceli Garcia, parent of Citlalli and Carmen Huerta (6th and 8th grade students)! 

    Click here to watch the Early Bird Drawing.  


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  • 50/50 Raffle

    Purchase your 50/50 raffle tickets here.

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  • Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients!

    Please click here for a video annoucing our scholarship recipients.  Thank you to our generous donors! 


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  • St. Therese Apparel 

    We are excited to share our new St. Therese School apparel.  Both styles are gym uniform approved. 

    You can find the order form here.  Please submit your orders and payment by Monday, October 26.

    If your child is a remote learner, there are two ways for you to submit your payment.  
    1. You may drop off your order form and payment to school between the hours of 8:30am and 2:00 pm. 
     2. You can pay online here and submit your order form to Nicole Yong at  Click Make A Donation to St. Therese Now and enter the order amount in the "Donation Amount" section and put St. Therese Apparel Order in the "My gift is in support of or in honor of" section. 
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  • 2020 St. Therese Punt, Pass, and Kick, and 40-Yard Dash Competition In-Person and Remote

    Please see the flyer here for more information.

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  • Food Service Professionals (FSP) Update

    Aramark, our school lunch supplier, has been experiencing many menu changes.  Please click here for a letter from Aramark, which addresses menu changes. 

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  • Support our school while you shop at Amazon! 

    Use this link to add St. Therese School as your charitable organization at Amazon and you will be able to support St. Therese School while you shop.  St. Therese will receive a portion of every purchase you make at Amazon.  

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  • Happy Birthday, Father Li!

    Click here to see our birthday video to Father Li!


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  • Faculty and Staff Spotlight

    Please join us in welcoming Ms. Susan Leef to our team! 

    Susan Leef is the Assistant Principal at both the St. Therese and St. Barbara Campuses.  Ms. Leef has worked as an educator in both public and private schools in her career.  She completed her undergraduate degree at National College of Education in Evanston with a BA in elementary education and special education.  She received her masters degree in educational leadership and special education supervision/directorship from Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. Ms. Leef holds certifications in elementary education, special education, english language learners, and director of special education. Ms. Leef is interested in the arts and spent many years studying a variety of dance at dance studios in the Chicago area. Ms. Leef with her dog, Mirage

    Here is Ms. Leef with her dog, Mirage. 

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  • Please click the link below to view the dress down schedule for September.

    September Dress Down Schedule

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  • Open House

    Join us for an Open House!

    Date: Friday, October 9

    Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm 

    Location: St. Barbara Campus, 2859 South Throop

    Please email to sign up.

    A mask will be required for the open house.  Thank you!  We look forward to meeting you!

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  • Welcome Back!

    We are so excited to welcome you back to school.  Check out our welcome back video here

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  • 2020-2021 School Supply List

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    Extended Version of the Talent Show

    Check out our talented students in this extended version of the Talent Show by clicking here

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