Learning About The Government
Annual Leaf Raking Project
Students showed their commitment to service last Friday during their annual Leaf Raking Project. Fifth through eighth grade students visited the homes of parish and community members to collect leaves. The children got involved to show that they cared about the well being of their neighbors, and the beauty of their neighborhood. We would like to thank the students and parents who volunteered; and also the student council members, who put on a successful event.
On the Bulls Home Court
On October 23rd, the SFR girls and boys basketball teams got the honor of playing a game in the United Center arena. The varsity teams joined up with students from OLC and competed against teams from St. Agnes on the Chicago Bulls basketball court. The junior varsity teams got the opportunity to play knockout on the very same hoops that Derrick Rose uses. After the game students got the chance to see some stars as Bulls players came out to warm up before their game. We spotted Carlos Boozer, Nate Robinson, Luol Deng, Joakim Noah, and a few others.
The students had a great time and were very grateful to Mr. Zangrilli for helping us enjoy this opportunity and for donating tickets to the Bulls game that night. Students and their parents stayed to watch the game and were pleased to see the Bulls win!
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Tuition Raffle Winners!
Back-to-School Mass and Classroom Orientation
Hero in the Classroom
On Wednesday, September 5th, Mrs. Grill, our first grade teacher, received the “Symetra Heroes in the Classroom” award presented by the Chicago Bears and Gallagher Benefit Services. This award recognizes teachers for outstanding leadership and instructional skills. Each year during the Bears’ playing season, a total of 16 teachers are honored with the award. Mrs. Grill is the first teacher of the season to be honored at the Chicago Bears home opener game on Sunday, September 9th. She received sideline passes and tickets to the game, a $1,000 check for the school, a personalized Bears Jersey, and a $250 Office Max gift card.
Congratulations Mrs. Grill!
Back to School!
We believe in the power of a Catholic education that instills values, honesty, and discipline. Through education and the love Christ has for us, we strive to become saints and scholars, disciples of Christ and leaders in the community. With enlightened minds and the courage of conviction, we will change the world.
Back to School Tuition Raffle
- 1 grand prize of $3,500 in tuition credit open to a student enrolled at an Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic School (prek-12)
- 3 prizes of $1,000 in tuition credit open to a student enrolled at an Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic School (prek-12)
- 7 prizes of $500 in tuition credit open to a student enrolled at an Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic School (prek-12)
2012-13 School Year Information
RegistrationRegistration continues for the upcoming school year. Stop in the school office today to register to ensure your child has a place for the upcoming school year. Classrooms are filling up quickly. There are only a few spaces available in some classrooms.
Office HoursThe school office will be open from 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and closed on Friday. Please feel free to stop by if you have any questions about the upcoming school year.
Three Year Old Pre-KindergartenWe still have a few spaces available for our full day Three Year Old Pre-Kindergarten Program for the Fall 2012! The class size is limited. Students entering the program need to be 3 years old by September 1st. For registration information or to schedule a time to visit our school, please contact our school office at 708-652-2277. Registration fee is $200 per family.
Pre-K and Kindergarten OrientationThe Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Orientation meeting will be on Wednesday, August 22nd. The Pre-Kindergarten Orientation will begin at 9:00 a.m. The Kindergarten Orientation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Parents should accompany their children on this day. Please note that the first day of student attendance will be on Thursday, August 23rd with a dismissal time of 11:30 a.m. Students should be dressed in their proper school uniform on this day.
Grades 1 to 8 First DayThe first full day of school will be on Friday, August 24th. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. and students are expected to be in their classrooms no later than 8:00 a.m. Students will be dismissed at 2:40 p.m. All students enter the school through the front door. At dismissal, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students exit through the Austin Blvd door, while 1st – 8th grade students are dismissed from the south parking lot doors.
Class of 2012
We Believe, We Achieve, We Succeed!
Bulls/Sox Academy Field Trip
Cicero Catholic Schools Summer Program
Each morning the program will focus on the development of literacy and math skills. Afternoons will include a variety of components—science experiments, sports, computers, arts and crafts, music—that will change each day. Each Thursday, a field trip will be taken to an attraction in the Chicagoland area, therefore the day might be extended to accommodate the needs of an individual trip.
Enrollment is limited to 250 students.
The Registration Fee for the summer program is $25 PER CHILD and must be returned along with the registration form found in the Parents On-line forms area of this website. The registration fee is non-refundable. The cost of the program, excluding the registration fee, is PER FAMILY as follows:
$275.00 - 1 child
$450.00 - 2 children
$550.00 - 3 children
$625.00 - 4 children
The program fee applies to members of the same immediate family (brothers and sisters only). This fee includes all daily meals and field trips. This fee must be paid by the first day of classes on June 18. If you have any questions, please call the St Frances of Rome School office at 708-652-2277.
5K Walk Run
The second annual 5K Walk/Run will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2012, and online registration is now live! Last year’s inaugural event was a great success, and we are looking forward to a larger event this year. Come joins us as we run in support of Catholic education here in Cicero. This year’s race will begin and end at Our Lady of Charity School. Individual registration will cost $15, and family registration will cost $40. For more information or to register, please visit our race website by clicking here or using the Events menu to the left.