See all the talented students who achieved academic excellence and were recognized at our Academic Awards ceremony on May 16, 2023.
Two seniors at Providence Catholic High School were awarded the Bishop Romeo Blanchette Award at graduation. This award was established in memory of Bishop Romeo Blanchette and all he did to help Providence prosper in the 1960s and 1970s. It recognizes a young man and young woman of the senior class who model in an exceptional way the message of Jesus Christ.
For the first time ever, Providence Catholic High School awarded the Fine Arts Student of the Year honor at graduation on May 20, 2023.
Each graduation, the Providence Catholic High School Athletic Department honors seniors with its two most prestigious awards – the Jaime Garcia Scholastic Athlete Award and the Senior Athletic Spirit Award.
Providence Catholic is proud to announce the 2022-2023 Augustinian Scholars.
Providence Catholic High School Principal, Mr. Paul Houston, announced Elizabeth Kulpinski as the Class of 2023 Valedictorian and Marissa Massaro as Salutatorian.
Mr. Doug Ternik, Athletic Director at Providence Catholic High School, announced that seven student athletes will continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. “As always, we are extremely proud of these athletes.
Join us for the Jazzy Spaghetti Dinner, Benefiting the Music Department at Providence Catholic!
Doug Ternik, Athletic Director at Providence Catholic High School, is pleased to welcome back Tim Trendel as the new PCHS Boys’ Head Varsity Basketball Coach.
Rentals due June 2; sell other books back too!
Come out for a Celtic experience and see what playing at PC is like! Tour the facilities, enjoy dinner, and meet the players before watching a live game. See you there, future Celtics!
Bring in 2 items on Wednesday and earn a dress down sticker for Monday 5/1!
Drop off at Door 4 and Door 13 between 8:30 and 9:15.
Fr. Rich Young, O.S.A., presided over the induction of 63 students and five student directors into the school’s Augustinian Youth Ministry organization on April 20 at Providence Catholic High School. “Truth, unity and love aren’t just happy words,” he said. “They are a way of life and the Augustinian Youth Ministry members are going to show us what that way is.”
CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the 5th-8th grade art competition at Providence! These students were selected from the many submissions, based upon judging by the National Art Honor Society.
Providence Catholic invites all 6th, 7th and 8th graders to Junior High Night for softball! Come out for a Celtic experience and see what playing at PC is like! Tour the facilities, enjoy dinner, and meet the players before watching a live game. See you there, future Celtics!
Mr. Paul Houston, Principal of Providence Catholic High School, is pleased to announce the school’s “Students of the Month” for March.
Registration is now open! As always, we appreciate our Celtic Family sharing this information with others who might benefit from summers camps. Camps include Art, Science, Tech, Crafting, Photography, Design, Pastry Decorating, and Speech.
Mr. Paul Houston, Principal of Providence Catholic High School, is pleased to announce the school’s “Students of the Month” for February.
Providence Catholic music students earned 45 Superior Awards (1st place medals) and three perfect scores for 18 performances at this year’s IHSA Solo and Ensemble Competition in March.
Providence Catholic sophomore Sophia Leverett won the 2023 August Wilson New Voices Regional Competition on Monday, March 27, 2023, held at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.
The Providence Catholic High School chapter of the National Art Honor Society is hosting the third annual virtual art competition for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders!
Thursday, March 30 – 7:00 PM
Potential students and families: take a tour and meet students, faculty, staff and coaches! Learn more about financial aid, academics, college preparation, athletics, and more, including how you can join the Celtic family.
Looking for summer athletic camps? PCHS Summer Athletic Camps serve nearly 1,400 students each year and have a great reputation for providing quality interaction between campers and their dedicated instructors.
Fine Arts are an important aspect of academics at Providence Catholic High School, and five students recently participated in an art invitational held by the University of St. Francis. Students Ana Ullsmith, Maria Krumdrick, Eva Gabrisko, Samantha Dumstorf, and Alex Perkins all participated in the event. Ullsmith earned an Honorable Mention, and Eva Gabrisko earned an Award of Excellence.
With tomorrow’s most recent forecast predicting rain followed by strong winds and snowfall of 5-8 inches, we are closing school for Friday, March 3rd.
Mr. Paul Houston, Principal of Providence Catholic High School, is pleased to announce the school’s “Students of the Month” for January.
Providence Catholic faculty, staff and students are celebrating Black History Month throughout February within the classrooms. Take a look below to see some of what is taking place to learn more about the importance of this month.
The Varsity Hockey team defeated Benet on Friday night to advance to the Kennedy Cup Finals against St. Ignatius. This is a best of three series with the first game played at St. Ignatius.
6th-12th graders are invited to join in this camp, focused on enhancing individual skills and techniques by working closely with current and former college and professional football players. Positions at this camp include offensive lineman and any tight ends wanting to workout as a lineman. Each lineman will rotate through a series of fundamentals and skills stations while receiving coaching from some of the best at the position in the country.
Mr. Doug Ternik, Athletic Director at Providence Catholic High School, announced that six student athletes will continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.
PCHS is excited to be hosting the State of the Art Catholic Band Competition on February 18th!
Music students in 5th-8th grade are invited to come join the Singing Celtics or the PCS Concert Band for a night of music-making and laughter! Learn more about music at Providence Catholic and meet our musicians at this special event.
On Friday, January 27, 2023, Providence Catholic welcomed boys’ basketball alumni back for the varsity game. It was a special night for one basketball alumnus in particular – Walter Downing, Class of 1981.
Jude Horak recently found himself having to choose between the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Military Academy.
Mr. Paul Houston, Principal of Providence Catholic High School, is pleased to announce the school’s First Semester Honor Roll.
Fine Arts are an important aspect of academics at Providence Catholic High School, and five students recently participated in an art invitational held by the Lewis University Art Gallery – The Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery.
Mr. Paul Houston, Principal of Providence Catholic High School, is pleased to announce the school’s “Students of the Month” for December.
Parents, get up to date with deadlines for parent forms and approval!
Providence Catholic High School is pleased to announce the hiring of new Head Soccer Coach Mike Taylor, who will oversee both the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams.
Parents: Join us on Feb 1 for a series to help you understand common issues that impact teens. Read more.
The University Michigan Chamber Youth Choir is a program offered to high school students through the university’s school of music, theatre, and dance. This past summer, Providence Catholic sophomore Addison Gosslin was accepted into the program – an exciting opportunity as she continues on her high school journey.
Mr. Paul Houston, Principal of Providence Catholic High School, is pleased to announce the school’s “Students of the Month” for November.
Providence Catholic sophomore Gigi Picciolini is a five-year brain cancer survivor who is paying it forward. “This is important to me. I want other kids who are going through what I have to have the same opportunities I had to get a chance to live a full life.”
Providence Catholic will be hosting a winter tennis camp for 5th-8th graders!
Freshman Luke Rost has been a Scout for a large part of his life. He’s learned a lot in that time – and one of the most important lessons he’s taken to heart is respect for veterans, thanks in large part to his family’s tradition of military service.
Join Providence Catholic for a winter baseball camp! Coach Smith, his staff, and the Celtic baseball players will provide instruction and skills training at this annual winter camp.
Providence Catholic is proud to announce senior Zinn Amos has been named a Semifinalist in the 2022-2023 Coca-Cola Scholars Program.
Principal Mr. Paul Houston is pleased to announce that 46 students from the Providence Catholic graduating class of 2023 have been designated as Illinois State Scholars, representing 26% of the class.
Many of our organizations are reaching out to others during the holiday season through charity drives and events – learn how you can help!
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