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CRRTHS Highlights

April 8, 2024 - CRRTHS Students are Gazing Skyward with Wonder at the Ecplipse.
Let's carry this sense of awe and unity forward, always remembering to look up!
April 4, 2024 - Thank you to The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle for gracing Cristo Rey RT with their talent and passion today!
The performance was truly mesmerizing and left our students inspired and awe-struck.
April 2, 2024 - We're delighted to announce that Dr. Neil Cronin has been appointed as the President and CEO of Cristo Rey Research Triangle High School, effective April 15, 2024! 
March 25, 2024 - Thank to everyone who generously contributed to the Durham Rescue Mission Clothing Drive here at CRRTHS!
March 22, 2024 - Shoutout to the incredible 12 Juniors inducted into the Honor Society! Your dedication and hard work have truly paid off. Keep shining bright!
March 11, 2024 - Congratulations to D'leisa, our Wednesday Worker of the Q2!
March 10, 2024 - Congratulations to our CRRTHS Girls Soccer Team for competing in their first game!
March 7, 2024 - Congratulations to Natayia, our Tuesday Worker of the Quarter! 
February 22, 2024 - 🚌 Happy Bus Driver Appreciation Day! 🚌
We're giving a big shoutout to the bus drivers of #CristoReyRT
Meet Ms. Rose! Since day one, she's been an essential part of our team.
Driving bus routes, managing lunch, & even stepping in as dispatch!
Ms. Rose goes above and beyond every day. 
February 20, 2024 - Humbled and honored to have our students featured on The Sports Shop Radio with legends Erroll Reese, Kevin 'K-Mac' McClendon, and Pam Thompson Smith! 🎙️
Stay tuned as we'll be dropping clips from the broadcast soon!
February 7, 2024 -  Christian Gill became the first player to score 1,000 career points! 🏀
Christian scored 30 points, 10 assists, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists to break the record against my former school Emerson Waldorf. 1,0005 career total points and counting! 
February 6, 2024 - We were honored to host "The Eucharistic Miracles Exhibition". Organized by the @cda_isu from @stmchapelhill - Led by Debbie del Corro, the exhibit aims to promote an understanding of the Eucharist, and inform the community about the many Eucharist miracles that have occurred. Originally created by the young Blessed Carlos Acutis, it is now presented in parishes and around the world.
February 2, 2024 - Our amazing students have officially started their journey at @awg_gases through our Corporate Work Study Program! Their enthusiasm and dedication on their first day were truly inspiring, showcasing their eagerness to learn and grow in a professional setting. 
January 26, 2024 - Today, we were honored to host Creighton Blackwell Chief Culture & Impact Officer from Coastal Credit Union! His message: our choices today shape our future. Prioritize long-term goals, and stay focused on dreams. He shared how a small moment, like his first visit to Bojangles, led to life-changing revelations. Thank you, Creighton Blackwell, for inspiring us and reminding us that every experience can be a catalyst for greatness! 
January 19, 2024 - Our students had a blast attending THE 31ST ANNUAL MLK BANQUET presented by the Student National Medical Association Chapter at @dukeuniversity School of Medicine - Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
January 8, 2024 - We had an incredible weekend hosting Showtime Basketball from Australia! 🇦🇺🏀 Our girls and coaches had a blast with a thrilling game and a heartwarming gift exchange to wrap it up! Shoutout to our Admissions Director Martha for her amazing help in organizing the thoughtful gift bags – the team is truly grateful!
November 27, 2023 - This  Cyber Monday we're honoring our partners in the cyber and virtual space!
November 20, 2023 - Take A Look! We upgraded with brand new signage around the ATC 👏
October 31, 2023 - We had a great time celebrating Halloween at Cristo Rey RT!
October 25, 2023 - We were honored to have the President of the Cristo Rey Network visit! President Woodard's commitment to education is inspiring. A heartfelt thank you to Mr. Woodard for your dedication! 
October 22, 2023 - Another great Open House for prospective families at Cristo Rey RT!
October 15, 2023 - Students enjoyed the "Breaking Barriers" Exhibit at the ATC.
October 13, 2023 - Join Cristo Rey RT in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! We were thrilled to have a fantastic group of parents generously volunteering their time and delicious food to our students + staff! Big shoutout to our dedicated Student Government for putting this event together! 
October 10, 2023 - Another Victory for the CRRT Varsity Boys Soccer Team! The winning streak continues as our boys secured a solid 3-0 victory against Carolina Friends. That's right, it's FIVE wins in a row, setting a new school record! Let's Go Bulls!
October 9, 2023 - Check out these snapshots from our Juniors at the Infinite Scholars Fair! 
October 2, 2023 - Shoutout to our amazing Cristo Rey RT Parent Ambassadors! It's truly inspiring to hear from and learn alongside our mission-driven families. Together, we're making a difference in the lives of our students. 
September 26, 2023 - We are thrilled to announce that Cristo Rey Research Triangle High School has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Coastal Credit Union Foundation. We extend our warmest thanks to the Foundation for its incredible generosity and steadfast commitment to supporting the education of our students in the local community.
September 22, 2023 - Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!
September 20, 2023 - We are thrilled to announce that has officially joined forces with us as our newest corporate partner! 
September 12, 2023 - We were excited to welcome Dr. Jan Riggsbee, director of Duke TeachHouse to Cristo Rey today. Both Ms. Mills and Mr. Wise were founding fellows in this program under Dr. Riggsbee’s leadership. We look forward to collaborating with TeachHouse in the future!
September 8, 2023 - It's Back to School Night! We were thrilled to see staff and parents come together to connect, engage, and support our amazing school community. Our dedicated educators shared valuable insights about the upcoming school year, classroom activities, and their passion for teaching. Let's make this school year the best one yet! 
September 7, 2023 - Draft Day 2023 brought smiles all around!
September 6, 2023 - Ms. Bass and our dedicated Corporate Work-Study students spent the day at the nc_diaperbank spreading kindness and providing essential support to 402 bundles of joy!
August 16, 2023 - On behalf of the CRRT community, we extend our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to Msgr. John Wall for presiding over an uplifting and spiritually enriching Mass. We were honored to have him lead us in prayer and share his wisdom and insights with our staff during this inspiring event.
August 15, 2023 - The CRRT Tie Ceremony was a tremendous success! Our students were beaming with pride as they received their new ties, symbolizing their connection to the Cristo Rey Network + professional growth.
July 26, 2023 - Touchdown Jesus! Our CRRT Leadership Team wrapped up an incredible Success Training Week at Notre Dame!
July 17, 2023 - Our English Team participated in an enlightening 3-day ThinkCERCA training at the prestigious Cristo Rey Network! Their time was devoted to deep reflection on their literacy practices, aiming to enhance student learning and boost literacy rates.
June 17, 2023 - Presenting our 44 Q3 Ignatian Award Recipients! As a Jesuit School, we are delighted to share our Quarter 3 Ignatian Award recipients. St. Ignatius founded the Jesuit order & saw a particular value in schools & education. Recipients of this award have shown a similar commitment to education and the Jesuit values of openness to growth and courage in their studies. These scholars demonstrated marked improvement in their practice & mastery Grades!
June 12, 2023 - Check out our End of year co-ed soccer match! 
June 5, 2024 - Happy World Environment Day! Our students recently created a "solar car" experiment! This project aimed to educate our students about the importance of renewable energy & how it can be utilized to power everyday objects. Stay tuned for more updates on the amazing projects our students are undertaking as they strive to make a difference in the world. Together, we can build a brighter & more sustainable future! 
June 3, 2023 - The 2023 9th Grade Ignatian Retreat was a success! Thank you to everyone who helped make it happen. Students shared that they felt God's presence in different sessions, particularly during the Examen and letter-writing activities in the chapel. This is the greatest success we could ask for! We're grateful to be a part of a community that values faith and personal development.
May 23, 2023 - Join us in celebrating our teachers, Jenny & William! Thanks to their passion and hard work, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our AP US History & AP Spanish classes! This year 87% of our sophomore class has successfully completed one AP class, and 33% has completed two AP classes. 
May 18, 2023 - We are bursting with pride as we reflect on an extraordinary evening at the Governors Club with our students Rosemarie Dole, Greyban Benitez, and Natayia Hurst. Parent Ambassador Amanda Carbullido's stories resonated deeply, serving as a powerful reminder of the transformative power of #education and the boundless potential within every student and family.
May 17, 2023 - What an incredible opportunity for our students! We were honored to have Kristen M. Hess, AIA, LEED AP, Founder and CEO of HHarchitecture, as our guest speaker. Her passion for architecture and community leadership was truly inspiring. HH Architecture is recognized as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the State of North Carolina and is a Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE). Kristen's dedication to creating opportunities for others is truly admirable.
May 16, 2023 - Celebrating Naincy Arias Yañez, our outstanding Student of the Month at Cristo Rey RT High School! Let's give a round of applause to Naincy for her remarkable achievements and the positive influence she brings to our school!
May 15, 2023 - We are thrilled to share with you our successful partnership with Bioventus. Our student's showed strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, and ability to adapt quickly to new challenges! 
April 27, 2023 - Greyban had a great first day at Storr Office Environments. His manager says, "Greyban is a wonderful young man. He was very nice, polite, and well-mannered. He worked hard while he was here and was a quick learner. He worked with Cassandra, one of our staff accountants, on a project related to sales tax for the majority of the day. He was more helpful and efficient than the previous intern who had also helped with this project. Looking forward to having him these next couple of months!"
April 26, 2023 - 10th Grade went on a tour of Historic Downtown Durham. They learned about the history of tobacco, Black Wall Street, & civil rights in Durham. The tour included stopping at the Farmer & Mechanics Bank, viewing the Hayti neighborhood, & examining the Durham Civil Rights Mural.
April 21, 2023 - Happy Earth Day & a very special thank you to Suzanne Unger Young, owner, and founder of Three Oaks Engineering. She recently visited to speak with our students about environmental engineering and what it's like to transition from worker to owner, especially as a woman!
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April 14, 2023 - Dedicated teacher Mary Margaret & the student government organized a successful 1st Dance!