Shadow Days

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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.

Shadow Day Availability

  • Individual Shadow Days are open students who are in 6th, 7th or 8th grade
  • Shadow Days are available on SELECT days during the school year beginning in September and ending in April.  See the graphic to the right for 2020 dates.

Shadow Day Guidelines

  • All visits must be scheduled by 2:30 PM on 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 web page, visitors should wear Docker style pants and a collared shirt.
    • Docker style shorts are acceptable in September and April.
  • PCHS will provide lunch to all Shadow visitors and their host.

High School Students

  • High school students are not allowed to shadow.
  • Students wishing to transfer to PCHS must schedule an in-person appointment with a parent and a member of the Admissions Office.

Drop Off/Pick Up

  • Parent Presentation offered from 7:45-8:15: Frank Palmasani, Senior Counselor, and other members of the PCHS faculty, staff and students will be providing information on the Providence Advantage.
  • Shadow Day guests should arrive between 7:30 AM -7:45 AM and enter through Door # 14 (NEW STUDENT COMMONS).
  • 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.
  • Pick up is at 2:20 at Door # 14 (NEW STUDENT COMMONS).

Bus Rider Permission

To grant permission for your student to utilize PCHS bus transportation to attend an upcoming Shadow Day visit, please complete this form. This must be completed by a parent/guardian of the student who will be attending the Shadow Day visit.

  • IMPORTANT! Please contact the PCHS Transportation Department at (815) 485-0638 for pick up/drop off times and locations, which are pre-determined stops


Shadow Day

  • Student Information

  • Shadow Day Specifics

    *Dress Down Days-Students may wear appropriate jeans/shorts and a t-shirt/sweatshirt. Flip flops are NOT allowed.
  • Parent/Guardian Completing This Form

  • Medical/Emergency Information

    Please list any medical issues (eg. allergies, diabetic, etc.) or other issues that we should know about:
  • Emergency Contact Information

    Please list an additional person o contact in case of an emergency
  • Parent /Guardian Permission

    In order for your child to attend a Shadow Day visit at Providence Catholic High School, a parent/guardian must READ and AGREE to all of the following statements. I am the parent/guardian of the child listed above and give permission for my child to attend a Shadow Day visit at Providence Catholic High School (PCHS). I authorize PCHS employees to give normal first aid to my child and understand that PCHS is not to be held liable for the bestowal of such health care. I hereby release PCHS and all its employees from liability and harm arising to my child during this visit to the school. In the event that I cannot be contacted, I hereby give my permission for any necessary emergency treatment that is administered for the welfare of my child.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


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