“Little Shamrocks” Free Playgroup


For the school year, the free “Little Shamrocks” playgroup will meet on Wednesdays from 10am-11am. The program is open for children ages 1-3.  To learn more about the program, contact the School Office at 773.268.6636.

The group will focus on a different theme each week. The children in the playgroup will learn valuable skills including: socializing with other children, story time, singing, engaging in art projects and large motor activities. The program ties in religious themes and activities as well as provide parents and caregivers the opportunity to learn about Saint Gabriel Catholic School, network and enjoy each other’s company.

After School Care

Saint Gabriel Catholic School offers a wonderful After School Program!  The program serves working families who desire both professional care in a Christian environment. After School Care, available from 2:45pm to 6:00pm, offers supervised play time, indoor and outdoor physical activities and homework help.  The program is offered throughout the school year and is available on an “as-needed” basis for families who have enrolled their child(ren) during the current school year.

After School Care is available on regular school days. The cost is $5 per hour. Note that on half-days, After School Care is not available.  Also, After School Care is not available on holidays or any other day when school is not in session.

FSP (Food Service Professionals)

Saint Gabriel Catholic School has a working relationship with FSP.  FSP serves Chicagolands’ Catholic elementary and high schools, providing students with nutritional food options for breakfast and lunch.  FSP also works with Saint Gabriel to provide assistance to families receiving breakfast and lunches. For more information on FSP please visit the website: http://www.fspro.com/

Additional School Programs Include:

Athletic Department: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, & Cheerleading
Physical Education, Computer, Music, and Spanish Classes
Weekly School Liturgy
Superkids Reading Program
Hot Lunch Program
Student involvement in Sunday Mass (Altar Servers, Lectors, and Children’s Choir)
Sacramental Preparation
Youth Group (Available to 8th graders)
Drama Club

Chess Club