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Update from Principal Ryan on Senior Dates through Graduation
Dear Seniors and Families of Seniors: 
I hope that all has gone well over the break. During March, we start our countdown to graduation. We are so proud of the work done by this class and look forward to them finishing the year strong. 
Monday, March 11 - Senior Breakfast 8:10-8:45. Parents and caregivers are invited to attend. 
Friday, March 15 – No classes – Senior College Visit Day 
Thursday, March 21: Understanding the Award Letter Presentation (Virtual) 
Thursday, March 28 - Last Day of Quarter 3 
Friday, March 29 – Good Friday, no school 
Monday, April 1 – Start of Quarter 4 and Senior Privileges begin.
Friday, April 5 – No classes – Senior College Visit Day  
April 15- 19 - Spring Break - Final Decision Review: One-on-one meetings will be held with the College counseling team to help final decisions. 
Wednesday, May 1, is the Decision Day for College. Deposits due for college choice 
May 6 - May 16: Advanced Placement Exams  
Friday, May 10:  Decision Day Senior Parade  
Monday, May 20- Last Day of Academic Classes 
Tuesday, May 21- Last Day of Senior CWSP 
Wednesday, May 22- Senior Finals 
Thursday, May 23- Senior Finals 
Thursday, May 23 Prom (Please note this is a tentative date)  
Senior Week 
Wednesday, May 29- 6:00 pm Senior Baccalaureate Prayer and Award Ceremony (At CRB) 
Thursday, May 30 - 1:00 pm, Graduation Practice, St. Teresa of Calcutta Church, Cap and Gown Pick up after graduation practice.  
Saturday, June 1 - 11:00 am, Graduation at St. Teresa Of Calcutta Church (7 tickets per graduate) 
Please note that for a student to receive their diploma and walk at graduation, the following criteria must be met:  
Conferral of a diploma is based on the successful completion of academic coursework, CWSP hours, at least one college acceptance, and the return of all materials and property owned by CRB.

Students are reminded that they are still representing the school with poise, class, and character. Student behavior in or outside of school that is not in line with Cristo Rey Boston's expectations may result in students not walking at graduation or receiving their diplomas. 
March 26, 2024
The Catholic Schools Office of Boston recently released updated COVID-19 protocols with guidance from the CDC.
August 31, 2023
Information on using the FACTS Family Portal to stay involved in your child's progress. 
FACTS allows you to get more involved in your child's academic progress
and future success using FACTS Family Portal, a private and secure portal. FACTS allows
you to view academic information specific to your child while protecting their
information from others. You may view your child's grades, attendance, homework,
conduct, and other useful school information.
Dear CRB Community,
I hope that all are having a great summer. You should have received the following information relevant to the 2023-2024 school year via email and the USPS.
Four essential items for the 23-24 school year. 
  • New Student Welcome letter - this letter highlights key dates and information for new students. 
  • Returning Student Summer Letter- This document highlights key dates and information for the start of the school year.
  • Consent for Over-the-Counter Medication - This document permits the school to administer Over the Counter (OTC) medication. 
  • At-A-Glance Calendar - This is the school's year-long calendar with important dates. Please review and time your family trips with our calendar in mind.  
Dr. Tom Ryan, Principal
Please Find All Historical Correspondence from the CRB Administration Listed Below.  
May 8, 2023
Dear Families,

 As we look toward the last five weeks of school, we want to thank you for your efforts. The school has undergone an amazing transformation over the past few years. Simply put, it has been an exciting time to be part of Cristo Rey Boston. 

•    For our seniors, we have seen record growth in school acceptances and merit-based financial aid. Our students received acceptance to schools such as the University of Massachusetts, Boston College, and The University of Notre Dame. 
•    Our incoming 9th grade is on pace to be one of the largest in recent years.
It is not a coincidence we have seen an increase in the number of students looking to transfer to Cristo Rey Boston. As a result, we need to see what our capacity will look like for transfer students.   
We ask you to let us know your plans for next year by filling out the MS form below. Please let us know by Friday 5/12/2023. It will take about one minute to complete.
Please know that enrollment next year is dependent upon the following:
 ·         Successful completion of Academic Requirements.
 ·         Successful completion of Corporate Work Study Requirements.
 ·         In good standing with behavior.
 ·         Full compliance with all school paperwork and school property.

Dear Parents and Caregivers,


I want to remind all that we are hosting teacher meetings during the following times next week.

  • Tuesday, 1/17,  2:30-3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, 1/18,  8:30-9:30 am
  • Thursday, 1/19, 2:30 –3:30 pm
  • Friday, 1/20, 8:30 – 9:30 am


As much as possible, we ask that you give your student’s teacher advance notice.  Please click here for a list of teacher contact information.


In terms of process:

  • Teachers will be in their respective classrooms. We will have the personnel to help with teacher location.
  • We ask that you limit your conversations to 5-7 minutes. If a conversation needs more time, we ask that you make arrangements with the teacher to continue the conversation offline.
  • If you wish to meet remotely, please contact the teacher to set up a time.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Ortiz. [email protected]



Dr. Ryan

Wellness: Health and Safety Update

Masks Encouraged: Guidance from Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) recommends that students wear a mask when returning from breaks.  While we are not making masking mandatory, we strongly suggest that students wear a mask upon their return to school. We will have a limited number of disposable masks available. 
Symptom Check: The following is from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health regarding symptoms
“Keep children home from daycare or school who have fever, especially with a cough, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, congestion, runny nose, or sore throat, until they are fever-free for 24 hours without medications that reduce fever.”
Bottle Filling Stations: Students are strongly encouraged to use refillable bottles for water. We no longer will be supplying cups. The stations also have the functionality of a water fountain.
Dress Code:
As you are aware, we started off the year with supply chain issues from our vendor, as a result we allowed non CRB pullovers. As we are now in midyear students must adhere to our dress code policy and can no longer wear any pullover. They must be in a CRB approved pullover. 

•    Polo Shirt: Scholars need to wear a polo shirt imprinted with the Cristo Rey Boston logo.

•    Pants/Skort: Scholars need to wear a pair of khaki, dark grey, navy blue or black dress pants with a professional, brown and/or black belt or the official khaki skort. Jeans, leggings, tights, and yoga pants are not permitted.

•    Footwear: Dress and casual close-toed shoes including athletic sneakers are permitted.  Sandals, slippers, moccasins, crocs, or open-toed/open-heeled shoes are not permitted. 

•    Sweaters and Fleece Jackets (Optional): Scholars may choose to wear a sweater, or a zip-up fleece imprinted with the Cristo Rey Boston logo These options must be purchased through official CRB retailers. Scholars are not to wear hoodies, winter jackets, vests, or jackets with hoods during the academic day, at both school and the workplace. Scholars may wear non-CRB, solid color navy blue, professional ¼ Zip Pullovers, fleeces, sweaters that are at the discretion of the school as to the professionalism of the attire.
If a student is not in dress code, they may be sent home.   
Cristo Rey Boston is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester that will provide BGCD memberships to all CRB students! Students will be able to access the afterschool program and facilities at the Paul R. McLaughlin Youth Center (1135 Dorchester Avenue) and the Marr Clubhouse (35 Deer Street) from 2:30- 5:30 PM Mondays through Fridays.
In order to access the membership, students must complete these forms before their first visit: membership form and the teen registration form.