Schaller’s Pump closes after 136 years

Just a quick note, and a piece of  history.   Schaller's Pump, the oldest tavern in Bridgeport, has closed it's doors.  Sunday, April 30th  was the final  night of business for this historic Tavern in  Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood. George Schaller, Grandfather … [Read more...]

Rich Doyle, Vet & Alumni to lead Beverly Hills/Morgan Park/Mt. Greenwood Memorial Day Parade,

Below is an article from the Beverly Review explaining changes to this years Memorial Day parade, as well as announcing their choice for Grand Marshal, Leo Alumni Richard Doyle class of  1965.   Congratulations Rich, and thanks for all you do  for the vets and the … [Read more...]

The Leo High School Mother’s Club hosted a casino night on Friday May 19th

The Leo High School Mother’s Club hosted a casino night on Friday May 19th at the Red Palm Restaurant in Evergreen Park. The event was a great success and  was well attended by Leo mothers, (of course) faculty members, friends, and a nice contingent of Leo Alumni.  The MC for the evening was Shaka … [Read more...]

‘Mardi Gras in May’ to benefit Leo

Feeling lucky or just generous? You can be both at the Leo High School casino night fundraiser “Mardi Gras in May” May 19 at The Red Palm, 3020 95th St., Evergreen Park. The $50 admission also covers food and drinks for the event’s first hour, 7 to 8 p.m. The evening promises fun with friends … [Read more...]

William Spelz Class of ’49 and 2017 Hall of Fame Honoree – Rest in Peace

The Leo Alumni was notified of the untimely death of a highly regarded Alumni, Bill Spelz.  Bill was scheduled for admission into the 2017 Leo Alumni Hall of Fame at the annual banquet this Friday.   The link to his obituary and his biography are … [Read more...]

Leo High School sends thanks to local parade

Mar 21, 2017 The men of Leo High School would like to thank the organizers of the South Side Irish Parade for including Leo High School as a 2017 parade participant as part of the school’s 90-year anniversary celebration as a South Side institution. We are equally grateful to the spectators … [Read more...]

Leo’s Pittman wins tiebreaker for 3-point crown

by Tim O’Brien Mar 28, 2017 Leo High School senior guard Mario Pittman would have preferred to shoot from the wing. But with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Three-Point Showdown championship on the line in a tiebreaker, Pittman wasn’t going to complain about having to shoot from the … [Read more...]

From the President

Dear Fellow Alumni, It seems to me that we live in a world that changes about every five years. Having been born in 1955, it is easy to compare how the world changed from 1960, to 1965, to 1970 and so on. From Camelot, to The Great Migration, to Vietnam, to a recession, to the unceremonious … [Read more...]

Brig. Gen. William Walker, Leo Class of 1975, assumes command of the District of Columbia National Guard.

The following article is a follow up to an article first published on the Alumni site in March 2016.  Many congratulations to this Leo Man. William J. Walker Class of 1975 takes command of DC National Guard … [Read more...]

Mike Pence’s South Side Roots: ‘I Owe A Debt of Gratitude To Chicago’

A Timely article regarding Vice President Mike Pence, son of Ed Pence a hard working (and decorated military  Leo man and father). Click the link to read the article:  Vice President Mike Pence's Chicago Roots … [Read more...]