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Pope Francis Global Academy is an exciting, faith-filled center of academic excellence delivering a strong core curriculum presented through a global lens.  Our students are highly valued and feel at home at Pope Francis.  Our teachers are inspired by their faith and truly care for their students as their own.   

As a dynamic and diverse community driven by our shared Catholic faith and values, Pope Francis Global Academy engages all students, faculty and parents in a calling to the common goal of fostering the whole student.   Read More...


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To set up a personal tour of either of our campuses, contact our Director of Admissions, Jodi Thyen. Pre-K and Kindergarten tours are best done between 8:15 and 11 am, while grade level tours can be set any time during the school day. With the year wrapping up, please contact us soon to make and appointment while you can still visit the school while class is in session! Email Mrs. Thyen at jthyen@pfgacademy.org.

  • NORTH CAMPUS
    6040 West Ardmore
    773.763.7080

  • SOUTH CAMPUS
    6143 West Irving Park Road
    773.736.8806


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  • The most recent HOWLER NEWSLETTER can be found HERE.

  • 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR

  • TENTATIVE 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR

  • SPRING PROGRESS REPORT!

  • UNIFORM EXCHANGE

    • We will host a Uniform Exchange on Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20 at each campus from 9am-1pm.

    • If you have uniforms you’d like to donate, please deliver them washed and folded to your campus office.

    • PLEASE SEE THIS FLYER FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION


  • UNIFORM EXCHANGE

    Uniforms are required for Kindergarten through 8th grade students. Dennis Uniforms is our uniform provider. It is wise to first go into the store on Higgins just east of Harlem to have your student try on the individual uniform pieces. You can then either wait and first check the Uniform Exchange to find a few good hand-me-downs, or go ahead and purchase pieces from Dennis Uniforms. Or, you can do a combination of both. You can also order online: dennisuniform.com

    We will host a Uniform Exchange at each campus on June 19 and 20.  Flyer is here -->> Uniform Exchange  There will be other opportunities throughout the year to "shop" from the used uniforms.

  • SUMMER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    You can get a jump start on your 2019-20 school year volunteer hours, have some fun, meet some other parents, and get an awesome limited edition "summer marketing" volunteer t-shirt by helping Mrs. Thyen with summer marketing efforts!  

    These opportunities do NOT require Virtus Training. HOWEVER, if you want to get your Virtus training out of the way so you can do the fun field trip chaperoning or holiday party helper volunteer jobs when school starts, I DID NOTICE A TRAINING SESSION UPCOMING AT ST. BENEDICT, WHICH IS PRETTY CLOSE BY. Please click the Virtus link below. There are always training sessions being added. You can train at any location but you must pre-register.

  • SCHOOL TOOL BOX - ORDER YOUR SUPPLIES FOR NEXT YEAR

    Make life easy and order your school supplies online through School Tool Box.  Online sales are now open.  If you order by July 7th delivery will be directly to the school with no shipping charges.  Orders after July 7th will be shipped to your home.  A separate link is provided for each campus. If you prefer to shop on your own, you can find your respective lists HERE.

  • WOLVES DANCE CAMP

    Summer dance camp for students ages 4 - 12 years old will be offered at the North Campus between August 5th - 8th.

  • FLAT FRANCIS 

    If you were here the summer we transitioned to Pope Francis Global Academy, you may remember we participated in the Catholic Extension's celebration of the visit of Pope Francis to America.  We loved that project so, as a Pope Francis namesake school, we're doing it again just for fun! Wherever you travel this summer, please take Pope Francis with you and snap a photo of your kids holding Flat Francis and wearing their Pope Francis Global Academy gear. Post your photos on the Parents' Club Facebook page or email them to jthyen@pfgacademy.org, and they may be chosen to go on our public facebook or twitter posts! Small prizes will be given to students who participate! 

  • SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION

    • Our Summer Camp program is now at full capacity. If you would like to join a wait list, please email our directors

    • If you are registered for Summer Camp but could not make the parent orientation meeting, please contact Debbie Guerin or Michelle Trigo, Camp Directors at dguerin@pfgacademy.org or mtrigo@pfgacademy.org.

    • Summer Camp Info 

  • THE QUEEN HAS BEEN FOUND WITH THE POT OVER $100,000!

PARENTS’ CLUB NEWS

  • Parents’ Club is sponsoring a group outing to the Chicago Dogs Game on Sunday, August 11 at 3:05pm. The Dogs will take on the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Impact Field in Rosemont

  • PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

  • END OF THE YEAR DINNER OUT FOR POPE FRANCIS ON


 

Take a minute to read through our 3-year Strategic Plan.

Take a minute to read through our 3-year Strategic Plan.


Please check out our progress over the last year in our  SPRING PROGRESS REPORT !

Please check out our progress over the last year in our SPRING PROGRESS REPORT!



Wolf Pups is a weekly music and movement class which alternates between our two campuses every Tuesday morning.  SCHEDULE AND SIGN UP IS HERE!

Wolf Pups is a weekly music and movement class which alternates between our two campuses every Tuesday morning. SCHEDULE AND SIGN UP IS HERE!



SPIRIT WEAR SHOP!  Purchase your spirit wear ONLINE from the comfort of your home. All proceeds benefit the PFGA Parents’ Club.   www.PFGAshop.com

SPIRIT WEAR SHOP!

Purchase your spirit wear ONLINE from the comfort of your home. All proceeds benefit the PFGA Parents’ Club.

www.PFGAshop.com






2018-2019 School Calendar