The History of St. Ignatius High School

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Timeline St. Ignatius HIgh School is Founded St. Ignatius High School is founded by German Jesuits, on the invitation of Bishop Richard Gilmour. Originally intended to be a six year secondary school.
Timeline Enrollment and Faculty There was a total of four teachers to teach the 75 student.
The first President, Rev. John Neustich S.J was President until 1888
Jugs JUGS JUGS(Justice Under God) are made and enforced to punish students for breaking rules, which rarely happens with Ignatius students.
Main%20buliding Completed Main BUilding The Main Buliding is finally completed.
Basketball Basketball BAsketball joins the Ignatius sports teams to join its prmire sport baseball.
Caroll%20gym THe Founding of Caroll Gym Caroll Gym is founded and opend, students have their Physical Education Classes here.
Timeline Marching Drills Marching drills are taught to students to prepare them for an inevitable World War I.
Timeline Beginning of a Football Dynasty The school participates in its first ever football game against Loyola High School. St. Ignatius destroyed Loyola 68-0.
Timeline New School Day Times The school day starts at 9 A.M. and finishes at 2:25 P.M.
Timeline Schools are Separated John Carrol University is formed and leaves St. Ignatius' campus for its own in University Heights. Making St. Ignatius its own high School.
Lighties The Lighties The "Lighties" are formed for those who are not suitable for Junior Varsity or Varsity sports. They played; football, basketball, and softball. Lasted until 1946.
Timeline Fathers Club's Institues the Scholarship Fund The Fathers Club, founded by Rev. Gerald Garvey S.J., starts the scholarship fund
Timeline Hockey Wins Cities The Hockey team wins City Championships
Timeline Baseball Eliminated The baseball prgram is eliminated due to "wartime priorities." Starts up next year again, however.
Timeline Mid-Year Graduations Mid-Year Graduation is held for those eligible for the draft.
Loyola%20hall Loyola Hall St. Mary's Elementary School becomes part of the St. Ignatius High School campus, known as the Annex but later on called Loyola Hall.
Timeline West Senate Victors The Football team wins the West Senate TItle.
Timeline Tennis The tennis program joins the St. Ignatius Athletic Program.
Timeline Golf The golf team joins the athletic program.
John%20ritz John J. Ritz John J. Ritz is named the varsity basketball and football coach.
Timeline The Greatest Rivarly in HIgh School Sports The Holy War, the annual football game between our beloved Wildcats and the hated Eagles is started. It was suspended in 1958 but later resumed in 1970.
Timeline Scholarship Drive The Scholarship Drive begins to raffle off houses annually.
Imagesca3ib76y New Dress Code The dress code is changed to the way as we know it today, a collared dress shirt and tie.
9124982 large Sullivan Gymnasium The Sullivan Gymnasium is built.
Timeline John J. Ritz- baseball John J. Ritz is named the varsity baseball coach.
Timeline Baseball Cities The Wildcats win their first ever baseball City Title.
Timeline Basketball and Football Champs John J. Ritz coaches teams to a City Championship for each team.
Student%20center Student Center The Student Center is built.
Arrupe Father Pedro Arrupe S.J. Visits Father Pedro Arrupe S.J. blesses the St. Ignatius community with a visit to our school.
Kirby Kirby Science Building The Kirby Science Building is built.
Timeline Wrestling Varsity wrestling is added to our Athletic Program.
Timeline Food Fight! An infamous food fight occured in the cafeteria.
Timeline Soccer Soccer is added to our Athletic Program.
Timeline Wasmer Field Wasmer Field is created.
Timeline The Mall West 30 street is closed off and becomes the mall in between the buildings.
Stignatius Paw Power The iconic paw print is now made the decal for Varsity football players' helmets.
Timeline Chuck Kyle Chuck "Chico" Kyle is named the VArsity football coach.
Timeline Wrestling Wins States Thr Wrestling team wins States.
Timeline Murphy Field House The Murphy Field House is built.
Timeline St. Mary's Chapel St. Mary of the Assumption Chapel is built.
Breen%20center%20arts The Breen Center The state of the art, Breen Center for the performing arts is built.
Timeline The New Mall The Mall is now renovated and is better than ever.
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HIstory of St. Ignatius High School