March 29, 2024 EDITION

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How To Contact Cardinal Ritter

3360 W. 30th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
(317) 924-4333

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Prayer for Students

Lord our God, in your wisdom and love you surround
us with the mysteries of the universe.
Send your Spirit upon these students and fill them
with your wisdom and blessings.
Grant that they may devote themselves to their studies
and draw ever closer to you, the source of all knowledge.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.

R/. Amen.

We are now scheduling voucher application appointments! Please utilize the following link to schedule your appointment with Mariana Sauceda. You will need to bring your 2023 tax return as well as any other income documentation for your household.

To Schedule Your School Choice Voucher Application Appointment

Financial aid applications are due by March 31, 2023. Applications are to be submitted through FACTS and there is a $40 application fee.

Financial Aid Applications


Cardinal Joseph E. Ritter Memorial Scholarship

Cardinal Joseph E. Ritter was born on July 20, 1892 in New Albany, Indiana. He was the first Archbishop of Indianapolis and is known for his groundbreaking efforts in desegregating the Indianapolis Catholic schools in 1937. He was made Cardinal in 1961 while serving as the Archbishop of St. Louis. Joseph Ritter was the only Archbishop of our Archdiocese ever to be named a Cardinal. While in St. Louis, he continued his work of integrating the Catholic schools. Cardinal Ritter serves as an example for our students, staff ,and graduates. We honor his efforts toward achieving social justice by awarding this memorial scholarship in the amount of $500 to deserving 8th grade students who plan to attend Cardinal Ritter for their freshman year.

Application Deadline April 30, 2024

Monsignor John Ryan Scholarship

Monsignor John Ryan was a pastor at St. Anthony Parish for 35 years and Dean of the Indianapolis West Deanery for over 20 years. He was very dedicated to his people and always concerned about the education of the students in the West Deanery. This scholarship of $2000 is awarded to a student who attends St. Anthony, St. Anne, St. Gabriel, St. Joseph,, St. Michael or St. Susanna.

Application Deadline May 3, 2024

Joyner Scholarship

The Joyner Scholarship is offered to any African American student in grades 8-11 who attends Cardinal Ritter High School. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded during the fall of the following school year. 

Application Deadline May 3, 2024

For More Information & To Download Applications

Our summer uniform sale is scheduled for

Friday July 12th from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm & Saturday July 13th from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Tommy Hilfiger will also be taking orders. Gym Uniforms, school uniforms, and Spirit Wear is sold at this time. This is also when we hold the Used Uniform Sale put on by Parent Club. 

We are going to have another FAFSA Day in the library on April 4 from 3-7pm.

Parent Preview: 6:30pm-7pm

2024 Prom Dresscode

Volunteers Needed

ICC Art Contest

Cardinal Ritter is hosting a wonderful upcoming event, the ICC Art Contest, on April 29th. We are looking for several volunteers who would help prepare and clean up for this event. It is a wonderful cause to show off our school and our students artistic ability. You will earn service hours for your time. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at

Thank you in advance!

Lourdes Carlson 





The time is near for our Raider Rev Up and we need donations for the class basket. Each class is auctioning off a themed basket at the event. 

Class Basket Themes:

Junior High - Class Moderator Nicole Gardner

Gift Cards/Lottery Tickets

Freshman - Class Moderator Matthew Harrison

Movie/Family Game Night

Sophomore - Class Moderator Jeni Lengerich

Crafting (sewing, knitting, embroidery, painting)

Junior - Class Moderator Amanda Helman

Home Technology (switches, cameras, speakers, thermostat)

Senior - Class Moderator Caroline Sperry

Off to College

You can drop your donation to your class moderator or at the advancement office.

Donations are due by May 1.


Se acerca el momento de nuestro Raider Rev Up y necesitamos donaciones para la canasta de la clase. Cada clase subastará una canasta temática en el evento.

Temas de canasta de clase:

Junior High - Moderadora de clase Nicole Gardner

Tarjetas de regalo/billetes de lotería

Freshman - Moderador de clase Matthew Harrison

Noche de cine/juegos familiares

Sophomore - Moderadora de clase Jeni Lengerich

Manualidades (coser, tejer, bordar, pintar)

Junior - Moderadora de clase Amanda Helman

Tecnología del hogar (interruptores, cámaras, parlantes, termostato)

Senior - Moderadora de clase Caroline Sperry

A la universidad

Puede dejar su donación al moderador de su clase o en la oficina de avance donde esta el santisimo.

Las donaciones deben entregarse antes del 1 de mayo.

The CRHS Fine Arts Department Presents


Watch An Encore Presentation Online

Indiana Members Credit Union has a debit card program where a portion of every purchase with an IMCU Cardinal Ritter debit card comes back to Cardinal Ritter . IMCU continues to support our local community. Go to IMCU to set-up your checking account and get the Cardinal Ritter debit card.

Shopping to Support CRHS

You can support Cardinal Ritter by shopping at Kroger and Office Max along with getting rewards from Box Tops and Coke for our school. Visit our website to find out more details

Earn Money for CRHS! Get the Box Top App on your phone
and scan your grocery receipts!


ILEARN English/Language Arts and Mathematics testing is coming up in mid-April for all junior high students. The dates are noted below -

7th grade students: 4/15-4/22

8th grade students: 4/23-4/26


Any student taking Biology will also complete the ILEARN Biology assessment in late April/early May. If a student has already taken ILEARN Biology, the student does not need to retest again. All testing will be in Biology class 4/30-5/3.

Please contact the guidance office if you have any questions.

You are now able to check grades through the PowerSchool App! Once you have created your parent account, go to your app store and download PowerSchool. CRHS access
code is TMHH.

Della Penna Foundation/IUPUI Partnership Event

High school girls will get an up close view into the world of motorsports and explore all the career possibilities within this amazing industry.

Mark your calendar for this three day program that takes place on:

May 17th, 18th and 19th 2024

Deadline to apply is April 5th 2024

Exp: 4102023

The Della Penna Foundation is excited to host a three day program for high school girls in Indianapolis to learn more about opportunities in motorsports from the women who live it everyday. This is the second year the Foundation will offer this unique program as part of its mission to drive change in the motorsports one girl at a time.

Are you a girl in high school who is interested in motorsports? Then this program is for you, so watch for the online application to open up, there’s only room for 20 girls.

Mark your calendar for this three day program that takes place on:

Friday, May 17th, 2024 Saturday, May 18th, 2024 Sunday, May 19th, 2024

You will have the opportunity to learn more about how you can be part of the next generation of motorsports processionals. At the end of the program, you’ll receive a digital certificate.

The program will include visits to:

• IUPUI/Purdue, discussions and activities with current students and alumni

• tours of garages on Main Street with women engineers, drivers and technicians

• a morning of karting at Fast Times

• visit to the Speedway, the paddock area and a morning with women who’ll tell you about careers you never thought existed - from marketing and social media to management, timers, EMT and more.

Click below and learn more:

 Yes, I want to know more. Please contact me. 

All schools operated by schools and parishes under the guidance of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
The West Deanery Unified Catholic Schools are Roman Catholic schools that provide an academically rigorous education for our diverse student population. Students are challenged to grow in Mind, Body, & Soul and to engage in charitable stewardship of their unique talents and abilities.

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