SAT/ACT Prep Course at PECS

Calling all PECS Junior AND Sophomores! The SAT and ACT exams play a major role in your college applications. PECS Promise is offering a 5-session SAT/ACT prep course to help you improve your score. The course will focus on Math, English, Reading, and Science concepts; highlight key test taking strategies; and review content and format for both tests. This valuable test preparation will be facilitated by Student Counsel Tutoring and Test Prep and will take place at PECS over 4 Saturdays and 1 Friday beginning in March. The cost to you for the entire course is ONLY $15 (that’s only $3 per session!). Sign up today! Payments should be made in the PECS front office.

High school Seniors are welcome to attend if they plan to take to April exam. High school Freshmen are invited to attend if they have completed or are currently enrolled in Geometry.

The sessions will take place on the following dates and times. Attendance to all sessions is mandatory for best results.

* Saturday March 4th from 10am-Noon
* Friday March 10th from 5-7pm
* Saturday March 18th from 10am-Noon
* Saturday March 25th from 10am-Noon
* Saturday April 4th from 10am-Noon

CPS Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop

Click here to register for the Scholarship Writing Workshop hosted by Chicago Public Schools at Hyde Park Academy on Saturday, February 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Students with a GPA of 3.0 or better are eligible to attend. Seats are limited to the first 80-100 eligible students who register.

Alternative to City Colleges of Chicago

Are you thinking about earning your Associate Degree? Loyola University offers an alternative to the City Colleges of Chicago. In 2015 Loyola University opened Arrupe College, a 2-year program that offers small class sizes and generous financial aid. Graduates from Arrupe will earn an Associate Degree from Loyola University. Click the link in the resource section to the left to learn more.


Alumni News

  • Congratulations to Ahmari Dantzler (PECS '13), a senior at Providence-St. Mel who has been accepted to Lakeland University and Marian University!
  • CLASS of 2017 let us know what college or university has accepted you. We want to celebrate you!