Shadow Days

Current Students
Shadow Days for prospective students are held on select Fridays throughout the school year. PCHS will pair you with a current Providence Catholic freshman so that you can experience a day in the life of a Celtic! Come meet our students and faculty, experience some classes and enjoy lunch in the cafeteria.

2016-2017 2nd Semester Shadow Dates

  • Friday, February 17
  • Friday, March 10
  • Friday, March 17
  • Monday, March 27* – Dress Down
  • Monday, April 3
  • Monday, April 10

* Dress Down Days:  Students may wear jeans/shorts (modest length), t-shirts/sweatshirts and gym shoes/sandals. No flip flops (due to safety), no clothing with holes or inappropriate advertising (ex. drugs, alcohol).

Shadow Day Guidelines

  • Individual Shadow Days are open students who are in 8th grade or 7th grade
    • The 1st semester is reserved for 8th grade students ONLY.
    • The 2nd semester is reserved for 7th and 8th grade students.
  • Shadow Days are available on SELECT Fridays during the school year beginning in September and ending in April.
  • All visits must be scheduled by 2:30 PM on the Wednesday preceding the visit.
  • All visitors are required to be in dress code and observe the rules of Providence Catholic High School.
    • Unless noted otherwise on this webpage, visitors should wear Docker style pants and a collared shirt.
    • Docker style shorts are acceptable in September and April.
  • Shadow Day guests should arrive between 7:30 AM -7:45 AM (enter through the East student entrance door #4 and check in room #222.
  • PCHS will provide lunch to all Shadow visitors and their host.
  • Parents are asked to pick up their student at 2:25 pm in the cafeteria (Door #14), which is located in the back Southwest corner of the school.
  • Parents are responsible for making transportation arrangements to and from Providence Catholic for their student.
    • If a Shadow Day guest wishes to ride the PCHS school bus, a parent must submit a note to the PCHS Bus Company absolving PCHS and the Bus Company of responsibility during transportation.
    • Guests will not be allowed on the bus without a signed parent note.

Parent Presentation (optional)

Prior to picking up your student from their Shadow Day visit, parents are invited to learn more about the advantages of a Providence Catholic education.

  • Program will begin at 1:50 PM and end at 2:25 PM
  • Enter door #14 on the southwest side of the building; students will escort you to the presentation

The program will include:

  • Presentation with PCHS  Counselor
  • Q & A session with PCHS students and College Counselor

Shadow Day Registration

To register your student for an upcoming Shadow Day visit, please complete the form below.  This must be completed by a parent/guardian of the student who will be attending the Shadow Day visit.

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Bus Rider Permission

To grant permission for your student to utilize PCHS bus transportation to attend an upcoming Shadow Day visit, a parent/guardian must complete a permission form, which is located at the link below. IMPORTANT! Please contact the PCHS Transportation Department at (815) 485-0638 for pick up/drop off times and locations, which are pre-determined stops.

Submit Permission Form Here

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