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Welcome to Montini

Montini Catholic School serves over 317 students in Preschool through 8th grade.

It is located in McHenry, Illinois near the beautiful Fox River.

Three parishes, St. Patrick, St. Mary of the Assumption and Church of Holy Apostles all support the school.

The basic curriculum of Montini includes: Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, and Religion classes (which include participation in Liturgies and paraliturgies).

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Montini is Illinois State Board of Education recognized and Rockford Diocese certified.

Fund Raiser for One of Our Own

Join us at Nick's Pizza & Pub on Wed. Oct. 22, 2014 from 4:00-10:00 to raise money for the Emma Quid Fund.

Emma is a 5th grade student at Montini who was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Our efforts are to raise money to help meet Emma's uninsured medical expenses. Bring your family and friends to help support this amazing Montini student.

You must have the flyer in order to earn money for Emma's bills, we cannot pass them out at Nicks.
Click here to print out a copy.

*If you are unable to attend the fundraiser but would like to help, there is a bank account set up for
the Emma Quid Fund. Anyone can mail a check to Algonquin Bank and Trust, 4049 W. Algonquin Rd.,
Algonquin, IL 60102. They are part of Wintrust Banks. A donation can also be made to the Emma Quid
Fund at McHenry Bank and Trust. They are located at 2205 N Richmond Rd. **

8th Grade Fund Raisers

Wreath and Poinsettia Sale

Help support the Montini 8th grade by purchasing your Christmas decorations through them. All wreaths and poinsettias will be from Harms Farm.

Orders are due to Mrs. Wagner by Nov. 5, and can be picked up AT HARMS FARM Nov. 29-30.

Click here for an order form.


Yankee Candles

The 8th grade is selling Yankee candles. They make a great Christmas gift or hostess gift for your holiday parties.

Orders are due on Oct. 27 with delivery around the end of November. The order forms were sent home in the family folder. Make checks payable to Montini 8th grade.

Click here for more details

School Name

Originally McHenry supported two Catholic schools, St. Marys and St. Patricks. In the 1970s the two school combined to create Montini Catholic School. In 1989 Church of Holy Apostles was formed and joined Montini Catholic School.

Montini Catholic School is named after Pope Paul the 6th, whose family name was Giovanni Battista Antonio Maria Montini. He was elected Pope on June 21, 1963.



Top Ten Reasons to Choose
Catholic Schools

1. Catholic tradition and academic excellence in a community grounded in faith

2. Balanced curriculum that includes art, music fitness and technology

3. Emphasis on moral development, service to others and leadership skills

4. A 99% graduation rate

5. Strong preparation for further education

6. Safe and disciplined environment

7. Exceptional faculty who help students reach their highest potential

8. Individual attention in a caring community

9. Commitment to technology use to enhance education

10. Good stewardship of resources

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Character Counts



cross Treat others with respect and follow the golden rule

cross Character countsBe tolerant of differences

cross Use good manners, not bad language

cross Be considerate of the feelings of others

cross Do not threaten hit or hurt anyone

cross Deal peacefully with anger, insults and disagreements



This year the students of Montini Catholic Primary Center will again partner with the City of McHenry in the Character Counts! program. This years theme is “WE ARE ONE- United in love of God (faith), learning (knowledge), and God’s children (service). 


We are one


Our Character Counts schedule for the school year follows the guidelines of those used through out the City of McHenry.

Cards for Cops

Trustworthiness/Shelter the Homeless- Sept. and March
Respect/Bury the Dead- Oct. and April
Responsibility/Feed the Hungry & Give Drink to the Thirsty- Nov. and May
Fairness/Clothe the Needy- Dec. and June
Caring/Visit the Sick- Jan. and July
Citizenship/Visit Those in Prison- Feb. and Aug.


Facebook Page

Montini now has a Facebook page. We are posting reminders of coming events as well pictures of the special events at our school. Come and check it out http://www.facebook.com/MontiniCatholicSchool


Tuition Assistance

 This link will take you directly to the PSAS page to apply for tuition assistance.  Once a family clicks on the link, they will be directed to a landing page (hosted by PSAS) which will include the application deadline(s) and any additional instructions specific to our program. http://www.psas.org/3554.aspx  



Montini Catholic School   •   1405 N. Richmond Road   •   McHenry, IL 60050   •   Telephone: 815 385-1022   •   Fax: 815-363-7536