St. Agnes of Bohemia School

Educating students for lives of faith, service, and leadership

 

 

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History

St. Agnes first opened its doors in 1904 as Blessed Agnes of Bohemia. It started with one hundred students in two classrooms and the first two teachers were Miss Svitak and Miss Churan. The School Sisters of St. Francis joined the school in 1907 to help teach the students and do other work around the parish. As the population of the parish increased, more room was needed in the school. As a result, the second floor was added to the old building in 1914. Initially, parts of the school were rented out to the local public schools. However, as the enrollment of the school continued to increase, the school took over that space and eventually had to build the new addition with the gym in 1953. Blessed Agnes officially became St. Agnes of Bohemia in 1989. Today, St. Agnes is the largest Hispanic parish in the Archdiocese. Although the school structure has undergone many changes, the wonderful students and dedication of the teachers and staff have prevailed since the beginning. After graduation, our students go on to some of the top high schools and universities including St. Ignatius, Whitney Young College Prep, and Harvard University.

 

- Adapted from "History of Blessed Agnes Parish"

Upcoming Events

August Fest 2017 pass $50
Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
End Date/Time:
Monday, August 07, 2017
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Description:

Reserve your pass for four days in the parish office, please bring exact amount if paying by cash.

Reserve su pase de cuatro dias en la oficina parroquial, por favor traer el dinero exacto para pagos en efectivo. 

Debit/credit accepted 

Last day to puchase/Ultimo dia para comprarlo Monday/Lunes, August 7th until/hasta las 7pm 

If you need information please call/ nececita mas informacion llame a 773-522-0142

 

 

Owned by Agnes On Wednesday, July 12, 2017