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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Longwood Academy and St Margaret of Scotland
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 20:52:10 -0600
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Patti,

That's great, thank you.

Bill

----- Original Message -----
From: patricia meyers <>
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 22:04
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Longwood Academy and St Margaret of Scotland
To:

> Bill,
> I see grammar school friends who went to Longwood. I
> didn't see anything online but you never know about these
> things...like maybe there's something "underground" like the
> Mercy-Mendel Forum. I'll email a friend....
>
> Patti
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Nan Brennan <>
> To:
> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 9:45:49 PM
> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Longwood Academy and St Margaret of
> Scotland
> Hi Bill,
>
> We always called it Longwood, too, Bill.
> The official name was AOL-Academy of our Lady.
>
> It's a Chicago Public School Charter School now.
> I can't find a website for alumni or anything, but I didn't put
> a lot
> of effort into it.
> The St Margaret of Scotland website history page mentions it:
> http://www.stmargaretofscotland.com/history.htm
>
> Any Longwood or St Margaret of Scotland alums on our list?
>
> Nan
>
>
>
>
>
> On Jan 29, 2008, at 9:30 PM, wrote:
>
> > Nan and Patti,
> >
> > Thanks for the site. I found my dad in the 1942 Yearbook as
> a
> > senior. His brother, Tom, was a class vice-president as a
> senior in
> > 1941. They have my dad's surname is Carr in 1941 junior class,
> but
> > Karr in 1942. My uncle Tom's surname is okay in 1941 and they
> were
> > brothers?!!! Weird.
> >
> > I had forgotten my dad was in band. I even forgot he played
> an
> > instrument until my cousin reminded me he played the tuba.
> >
> > My brother was not in the 1964 freshman class, as I
> reiterated, he
> > was expelled for hitting a Brother. I'm not sure why, but they
> did
> > not take that too well.
> >
> > Does anyone know if there is a similar site for Longwood
> Academy?
> > It was called Longwood because it was on or near Longwood
> Street,
> > if I remember correctly, but the actual name was something
> else,
> > was it not? My mom went there, while my dad went to Leo.
> >
> > Bill
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: patricia meyers <>
> > Date: Sunday, January 27, 2008 19:32
> > Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] St Leo HS yearbooks online
> help for
> > parish origins
> > To:
> >
> >> Hi, Nan,
> >> I saw the Leo H.S. web page and I agree it's one of the
> >> best. My high school (Mercy) is the sister school to St
> >> Leo and my late husband graduated from Leo. This would
> >> have been his 50th reunion. Many of the boys I went to
> >> grammar school with (Sabina's) went to Leo. An excellent
> >> boys school.
> >>
> >> Patti
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----
> >> From: Nan Brennan <>
> >> To:
> >> Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2008 7:25:00 PM
> >> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] St Leo HS yearbooks online help for
> >> parish origins
> >>
> >> Hats off to St Leo Alumni.
> >>
> >> They have done a terrific job on their webpage.
> >> This is one of the best ever high school alumni pages I have
> >> ever seen.
> >> And it is a work in progress.
> >> http://www.leohsalumniassoc.com/home.htm
> >>
> >> To view yearbooks, click on the "Your Class" link upper right
> >> corner
> >> of the Home Page.
> >> One of the benefits for genealogy research is that the parish of
> >> the
> >> student is listed
> >> in at least some of these yearbooks. This was helpful to
> >> me. I knew
> >> of someone
> >> who was a cousin, but couldn't remember what parish they were in
> >> and
> >> didn't
> >> have a address for the years I was searching. His Yearbook
> >> picture
> >> listed
> >> his grammar school, so I was able to continue my family search
> >> on
> >> that line.
> >>
> >> There is also a link to the Parish and to The History of
> >> St Leo the
> >> Great Parish
> >> and its origins as a mission church (St Anne's) on Garfield Blvd:
> >> http://home.att.net/~stleo/slgschf.html
> >>
> >> I didn't know that Mercy High School girls first met for class
> >> at St
> >> Leo.
> >>
> >> The elementary page is under construction.
> >>
> >> If of interest to any of you, I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
> >>
> >> Nan
> >>
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