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  • Kalynn Huntoon: Academic Advisor to Scecina students

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

    What does a Scecina guidance counselor do? 

    Well, isn’t it obvious? They guide students! True, but let’s go behind the scenes to learn more. 

    Scecina’s Guidance Department is a full-service unit with a college and career counselor, a social worker, an academic advisor, and the director. 

    Kalynn Huntoon has spent her entire high school counseling career at Scecina, where she has worn different hats. She’s now the academic advisor. She checks students’ grades and works with them individually to see how she can support them to get their grades up. ... Read More

  • Student Spotlight: Mary O'Connor '17

    Each week the Scecina Student Spotlight introduces the Crusader Community to a current Scecina student who has been a recipient of the President's Academic Excellence Award.

    By Cari Gallagher '93

    Junior Mary O'Connor plays volleyball, competes in gymnastics and track and field. She is involved in Student Ambassadors, Academic Super Bowl, and Key Club. ... Read More

  • Scecina students experience 'Live from the Heart'

    Thanks to an amazing program by the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, and the wonders of technology, 37 Scecina anatomy and biology students went live into an operating room earlier this month at Chicago’s Advocate Christ Medical Center to watch heart surgery. ... Read more