Daily Announcements

Monday, Oct 23 2017


It’s Red Ribbon Week. Your Red Ribbon wristband symbolizes your commitment to an alcohol and drug free lifestyle. Did you know in the state of Illinois last year, 34% of all fatal automobile accidents among drivers ages 15 to 20 were alcohol related?

Attention StudentsThe Cafeteria will be closed after school on Tuesday.


JUNIORS & SENIORS: The following college reps will be visiting Providence the week of October 23:

Weds, 10/25      University of Chicago at 9:27 am (period 5 -1st half of the block)

Grand Canyon at 1:10 pm (period 7 – 1st half of the block)

Thurs, 10/26      Augustana College at 7:55 am (period 1 – 1st half of the block)

Lewis University at 9:35 am (period 2 – 1st half of the block)

University of Dayton at 1:10 pm (period 3 – 1st half of the block)

Fri, 10/27           Northern Michigan at 12:10 pm (period 5)

If you wish to see any of these reps, you must sign up and get a pass in the Counseling Office.  Your pass must be signed by the teacher of the class you will miss at least one day in advance of the visit.


UPDATED ACTS Hours Opportunity:  On Sunday, November 5, the Women’s Club will be holding their shopping day in the big gym.  Many volunteers are needed for this event.  This will count towards ACTS hours and AYM.  You can sign up for multiple shifts. See below for all volunteer opportunities.  Please contact Mrs. Withers at swithers@providencecatholic.org if interested.

Date Time Activities Location How Many Needed?
Saturday, November 4 3:00pm – 6:00pm Setup big gym Big Gym 10
Sunday, November 5 7:30am – 10:00am Help with vendor setup Big Gym 20
Sunday, November 5 3:30-6:00pm Help with cleanup Big Gym 20



We are in need of people to pray grace before lunches.  Please see Fr. Rich to sign-up. Those who have participated in KAIROS are encouraged to sign up for this important ministry.


From the Dean’s Office:  Please remember to use caution when crossing on to campus from the Gougar Road parking lot.  Push the caution button on the light pole to alert drivers you are entering the crosswalk.  Do not just enter the crosswalk.  Thank you


Activities & Clubs

Tickets are now on sale for the fall musical, Godspell!  Performances are Oct 26-28 at 7pm and Oct. 29 at 3pm.  All performances are held at Billie Limacher Theatre, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet.  $10 for adults, $7 for students/seniors, PCHS students with ID are free.  To order, call 815-717-3323 or email theatre@providencecatholic.org.


Computer Club will meet Monday October 23rd at 2:45 in Computer Lab 2. Bring your devices, we will be programming Virtual Robots.


Respect Life Club: Guest Speaker Laurie (Wolf) Cepkauskas (PCHS class of ’04) will be here on October 25th to speak about her choice for life after a pre-natal diagnosis of Down Syndrome. Please join us in the library after school at 3pm. All are welcome to attend both of these events. New members are always welcome.


Book of the Month: We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach.  The world is about to end. You’re a teenager. What do you do? Sing? Run away? Start a party? All great options. You can do anything. Everyone is letting go anyways. What’s stopping you from doing what you want to do? This book will make you think and there are two scenes in this book that are FANTASTIC! Meeting is the first Wednesday of November at 3:00 in the BLC (November 1). Refreshments will be served.  Hope to see you there.





The Providence Catholic Soccer team won its third straight Regional Championship on Saturday defeating  Rich East 7-0. The Celtics were led by Scottie Slocum (3 goals 1 assist), Silvio Gkizas (2 goals 4 assists), Jack McAllister (1 goal, 1 assist) and Cam Cutler (1 goal). Noel Gurrola and Gui Gorescu split time in net for the shutout. The Celtics are now 13-8 on the season. Next match is Tuesday at 4:00 against Lemont at Brooks.


Congratulations to the Varsity Boys’ Cross-Country team.  Placing 3rd at the IHSA Regional, they qualified for the sectional meet.  Junior Jimmy the Grill placed 3rd, junior Kyle Bell placed 4th, and freshman Brock O’Neill placed 12th.



Anyone interested in Bowling:  No experience necessary!


OCTOBER 23, 24, 25, 26, 2017  – 3:15-4:45 P.M.




Girls Basketball: Calling All Players!  TRYOUTS: Mark your Calendar:  Monday Oct 30th at 3pm for freshman and sophomores and 5:30pm for varsity.

We have four teams available:  freshman A & B, sophomores and varsity so come out and be a part of our Girls Basketball program and be a Celtic!

Anyone with questions or interested in being a team manager stop by and see Coach Copenhaver.


Interested in being part of the Providence Catholic Cheerleading Program? Competitive Cheerleading Tryouts are being held Monday, October 23, 2017.  Please go to the Cheerleading Athletic Page and complete the interest form before October 22, 2017  If you have any questions, please contact Head Coach Stanish at Tstanish@providencecatholic.org




All Students:

Open Gym

10/23/17 Monday 4:30 PM IHM
Open Gym 10/26/17 Thursday 3:00 PM IHM




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