Press Room

November 20, 21, 27 and 28

Magnificat came together as a community to pray for all those affected by the most recent hate-filled violence that targeted Beirut and Paris last week. Click here to learn more about this inspirational and compassionate Prayer Service as journaled by Northeast Ohio Media Group reporter Ms. Chanda Neely

Magnificat came together as a community to pray for all those affected by the most recent hate-filled violence that targeted Beirut and Paris last week. Click here to learn more about this inspirational and compassionate Prayer Service as journaled by Northeast Ohio Media Group reporter Ms. Chanda Neely

Magnificat held the first all-girls' carbon dioxide-powered speedway competition yesterday. Honors Physics students proved science can be fun with this hands-on learning experience demonstrating advanced physics theories. Click here to learn more about this inaugural event as journaled by Northeast Ohio Media Group reporter Ms. Chanda Neely

Magnificat is proud to have six seniors named as Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Only 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Read more by clicking here.

Magnificat students are offering the youth perspective of Pope Francis' visit to the U.S. on their Path to the Pope this weekend. Five Blue Streak "Papal Correspondents" are sharing their feelings, thoughts and reflections by blogging, Tweeting and posting to be the eyes and ears for the Magnificat Community on this once-in-a-lifetime journey. Read more by clicking here.

Magnificat has named Mr. Rob Salisbury as the new Head Swimming Coach. Coach Salisbury began his coaching career in 1981, and is a recipient of the prestigious Carl Wirthwein Award for his impact on the sport of swimming in Ohio. Click here to read more about Coach Salisbury.

While other teens were working a summer job or enjoying free time, Magnificat students and faculty were working on the "Pope Francis" house in Cleveland for Habitat for Humanity. Click here to read this story as it appears in West Life newspaper.

Magnificat was asked to participate in a TV3 segment on combating concussions in girls' soccer. Click here to view the story featuring Coach Gretchen Micklitsch and your Blue Streak Soccer team.

Ms. Jen Halliday was recently interviewed by Mrs. Sue Botos of West Life newspaper. Click here to read more about Jen's "homecoming" article in the July 15th edition of this West Shore publication.

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Magnificat has named Mr. Rob Salisbury as the new Head Swimming Coach. Coach Salisbury began his coaching career in 1981, and is a recipient of the prestigious Carl Wirthwein Award for his impact on the sport of swimming in Ohio. Click here to read more about Coach Salisbury.

While other teens were working a summer job or enjoying free time, Magnificat students and faculty were working on the "Pope Francis" house in Cleveland for Habitat for Humanity.<Read more>

Magnificat was asked to participate in a TV3 segment on combating concussions in girls' soccer. Click here to view the story featuring Coach Gretchen Micklitsch and your Blue Streak Soccer team.

Ms. Jen Halliday was recently interviewed by Mrs. Sue Botos of West Life newspaper. Click here to read more about Jen's "homecoming" article in the July 15th edition of this West Shore publication.

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Contacts:  •  Karen Uthe Semancik, Director of Marketing, 440.331.1572, ext. 282, kuthe[at]maghs[dot]org
                •  P. Kelly Tompkins, Chairperson, Board of Directors, kelly.tompkins[at]cliffsnr[dot]com

1995 Graduate Selected to be School’s Next President.<Read more>

Juniors Malia Minarik and Alexis Schweibinz won second place in the recent Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum Business Plan Competition for their business ASMM Jewelry & Metal Arts. You can read more about their business as featured in FreshWaterCleveland.com.

Drones and Robots and Physics, oh my! Honors Physics classes created quite a buzz when a drone was used to capture their robotics lab work. Click here to read more and see a photo gallery, as reported on Cleveland.com.

Magnificat High School's Mary Grace Becker '15 collected 179 pairs of jeans for the Teens for Jeans campaign that benefits homeless teens. Read her story as reported on in the West Life newspaper. 

Magnificat High School today announced that Mrs. Julie Sims Gibbons '80 becomes the school's first VP of Institutional Advancement. To read the announcement in its entirety, please click here.

The Magnificat High School Board of Directors today announced that Sister Helen Jean Novy, H.M., currently Magnificat's Vice President of Mission, has been appointed Interim President during the pendency of the school's search process. More.

Magnificat High School today announced that Mr. Paul Barlow will become the school's new Athletic Director as of mid-March 2015. To read the announcement in its entirety, please click here. To read the story on Cleveland.com, click here.

Magnificat High School today announced that Mrs. Renata J. Rafferty will step down in June 2015 after completing two years of service as the school’s first lay President. The Board of Directors accepted Mrs. Rafferty’s request to conclude her service at the end of the current school year. Please click here to read the press release in its entirety. 

Magnificat is proud to have two Semifinalists 
in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition: Caitrin Campbell and Alexandra Norris, and four Commended students: Caitlyn Harrington, Hanleigh Heinzmann, Megan Hricovec and Elizabeth Leszcz. Congratulations, ladies!<Read more>

Thanks to the generous support of the Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary and the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, a 20' x 24' Hoop House has been installed on the grounds of Magnificat. Student volunteers will be growing vegetables in the house to donate to area food banks. The Hoop House will also be used as a classroom space. Reporter Mrs.<Read more>