Pope Francis Global Academy Events and Important Dates

Website - www.pfgacademy.org
Please visit the website for a complete school schedule,
tuition info, school supply lists, sports information and much more!
info@pfgacademy.org - CALL to set up a Tour - 773-892-2011

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Pope Francis Global Academy is an exciting faith-based center of academic
excellence delivering a strong core curriculum presented through a global lens.
Our students are highly valued and feel right at home.
Our teachers are inspired by their faith and truly care for their students, as their own.
We offer Pre-K through 8th Grades at two campuses on Chicago’s northwest side.

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IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES

  • January 28 - Catholic Schools Week - Open Houses at both campuses.
  • January 28 thru January 29 - Scholastic Book Fair at both campuses.
  • January 29 thru February 2 - Catholic Schools Week celebration.
  • February 2 - Father and Daughter Sweetheart Dance
  • February 13 - Fat Tuesday Fun Fair
  • February 14 - Ash Wednesday
  • February 16 - No School - Teacher Professional Development Day
  • February 19 - No School - Presidents’ Day
  • February 24 - Trivinia Night # 2 in the North Campus.

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TAX CREDIT SCHOLARSHIPS

The Invest in Kids Act passed in the Illinois Legislature in the fall and the result will be thousands on new need -based scholarships to attend private schools for Illinois kids!

Donors contribute to the funds through Scholarship Granting Organizations such as Empower Illinois and receive a whopping 75% TAX CREDIT.

Parents apply for the scholarships through the same SGO ON JANUARY 31 at 12 pm! The scholarships are awarded first come first served, so apply right away on January 31!

Everything you need to know is at
http://www.empowerillinois.org

There is also information on the website for people interested in donating to Pope Francis Global Academy for scholarships through this program, which comes with a sizable tax credit!

FAQs are at this link:
https://schools.archchicago.org/tax-credit-scholarships

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VOLUNTEER PIANIST NEEDED

Our school is in need of a volunteer to play piano for our school Masses on
Monday mornings at 8:30 am at St. Tarcissus and Wednesday mornings at 8:30 am at St. Pascal.

This person, or persons, would be provided the music ahead of time
from our school music teacher who leads the singing.

If you are interested, qualified and available to help, please contact Margaret Kinel at 773-763-7080.

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CLIP AND EARN

Before you toss that General Mills cereal box into recycling,
check to see if it has a little pink BOX TOP$ logo, and it if does,
please tear it off and save it for our school!
The BOX TOP$ program is an easy way for parishioners and friends
to help our school earn money for much needed supplies!
Collect your BOX TOP$ in a baggie and leave them in the designated box in the back of the church!

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CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!

Do you have a love for reading?
Do you enjoy interacting with children?
Do you have some free time during the day?

If you answered yes to all three of these questions, than we would LOVE for you to
donate your time and talent in the children’s library at Pope Francis Global Academy!

If you are interested in volunteering,
please contact Margaret Kinel at mkinel@pfgacademy.org or 773-763-7080 for additional information.

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OTHER EVENTS

PFGA Fundraiser - Neighborhood Discount Card - Ongoing - BUY YOUR CARD!

Feel free to call with questions or concerns!
Parish Office
773-763-8228 or e-mail at mail@sttars.org