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SXU's Merwick Academy begins spring registration Jan. 16

Students can get tutoring in a number of subjects

Chicago (Dec. 19, 2006) – Registration for elementary and high school tutoring sessions at Saint Xavier University’s Merwick Academy begins Tuesday, Jan. 16.

The one-hour classes meet one day a week for 12 weeks Monday through Thursday or on Saturday. Sessions run Jan. 29 through April 16, with no classes on April 5 and April 7 due to the Easter holiday. Those dates will be made up on April 26 and 28. 

Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16 through Jan. 26 at the Merwick Academy, located in The United Methodist Church of Mount Greenwood, 11000 S. St. Louis Ave., Chicago. 

Elementary classes focus on reading, math, language arts and writing, study skills, introductory Spanish, and Catholic high school test preparation. High school classes focus on history, literature, Spanish, biology, chemistry, geometry, algebra I and II and study skills. Classes are $175 per student, with a $50 nonrefundable deposit required at time of registration.

Founded 51 years ago, the Merwick Academy allows students of different cultures, ethnic backgrounds and abilities to interact in the learning process. The academy works with parents, teachers, counselors and administrators to meet the needs of individual students.

For more information, please contact The Merwick Academy at (773) 298-3181.


Saint Xavier University, a Catholic institution inspired by the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy, educates men and women to search for truth, to think critically, to communicate effectively, and to serve wisely and compassionately in support of human dignity and the common good.

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