Knights in Action
Providence Englewood is proud to offer our students a variety of extracurricular activities. Our programs are designed to teach students new skills, teamwork and sportsmanship. Students who participate in our extracurricular programs must remember that they are students first. This means they must maintain a 2.0 GPA with no grades below a C in any subject. If students’ grades fall below these standards, they will not be allowed to participate in our extracurricular activities. In addition, students must agree to abide by the following bylaws:
- Respect coaches/team leaders at all times
- Respect teammates at all times
- Report to practices/meetings on time
- Maintain a positive attitude
- Try your best and have fun!
The PECS girl’s basketball team opened up the 2015-2016 season with a exciting victory over Amandla.
The 7th-8th grade boys have accumulated a list of accomplishments so far this season:
-Reached the final four (out of 32 teams) at the Best of the Midwest Tournament at Collins HS
-Finished in the final four (out of 20 teams) at the annual Whitney Young tournament
– Defeated CICS Wrightwood at the Simeon Robert Smith Invite only Shootout
We are pleased to offer our students a range of sports activities. All sports teams are free, but have limited space available. If your child is interested in participating in any of the sports listed below, please contact Eric Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cheer Club (Grades K–4)
Girls learn basic cheers and maneuvers that are performed at weekly small ball games and the school’s annual pep rally. Practices are 2–3 days per week with coaches, as well as the cheerleading team.
Cheerleading Team (Grades 5–8)
School spirit is the emphasis of our cheerleading team! The team practices stunts and routines 3 days a week, and cheers at the girls’ and boys’ basketball games weekly.
Boys Basketball(Grades 5–6)
Boys focus on developing their basketball skills in practices 2–3 days per week. They play weekly games in the St. Columbanus leagues.
Boys Basketball (Grades 7–8)
Boys train for playing basketball at the high school level in practices 2–3 days per week. They play in weekly games in the St. Columbanus and St. Sabina leagues.
Girls Basketball (Grades 5–8)
Girls develop their skills in preparation for playing basketball at the high school level. They practice 2–3 days per week and participate in weekly games in the St. Columbanus league.
Soccer (Grades 1–3)
Boys and girls learn soccer skills, and scrimmage and play games with other schools through this soccer program coordinated by Urban Initiatives. Practices are held 3 days a week.
Track (Grades 3–8)
Boys and girls learn various track skills in practices held 2 days a week. The team competes in 4–5 meets during the season, as well as in the playoffs.
Middle School girls in grades 6-8 build confidence and learn the value of putting teamwork and communication into action while developing a basic level of skill and understanding of the game of volleyball. During the season the Lady Knights compete in a local league, which include playoffs, against various middle school teams.
Students in 1st and 2nd grade learn basic kickball skills through drills and game play. The group meets once a week.
Students on the double dutch team learn various tricks and routines in1-2 practices per week. School spirit is very high as team members prep for competitions with schools across the city.
Girls on the Run
Girls in 3rd-5th grade learn life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with a 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.
PECS students are getting firsthand knowledge of how to bring fresh vegetables from the garden to the table. Creating the Community Garden is one of the ways they are striving to become responsible citizens in the modern world.
Girls in 1st-8th grade learn how to twirl batons while also gaining dance and gymnastic skills.
Students practice 2 days per week and are introduced to a variety of music such as jazz, house and spiritual.
Pretty Brown Girl
Pretty Brown Girl is a K-8 School Initiative built on the premise of “Building Leaders from the Inside Out”. Pretty Brown Girl addresses the very important yet often overlooked subject matter of skin tone and self-esteem. The goal is to broaden the circle of conversation with girls and encourage interactive dialogue and activity in an educational environment to impact positive behavior.
The “Knightengales” is the formal name of Providence Englewood Charter School’s choir. This is the place for students to come together and make music for their enjoyment and to share with our community. We look forward to competitions, concerts and outings that showcase our soulful songbirds. Students will have opportunities to study foreign languages, the experience of singing solos and with an ensemble/small group and develop a greater appreciation for culture and diversity, among other things. Come join us.
African Drum and Dance Group
PECS Boys and Girls (KDG – 3rd Grade) this new program will introduce to the centuries old tradition of rhythmical communication and expression practiced throughout African Continent. Students will benefit from this, fun and creative program. Program will be held Tuesday and Friday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.
The students will gain basic knowledge of American Sign Language and deaf culture; By the end of the school year they will be able to introduce themselves/basic conversation vocabulary, sign the Pledge of Allegiance/PECS Mission Statement, and a song of their choice.
Summer Opportunity of a Lifetime (Grades 3–7)
Summer Opportunity of a Lifetime (SOAL) offers students the opportunity to apply for a variety of unique summer programs held outside of our school. Students must be registered for the next school year to be considered for SOAL. Selections for this program are based on teacher recommendations, academic performance, overall attitude and administrative approval. There is a cost to participate in SOAL, which is based on the student’s financial aid need and cost of the program. The maximum contribution per student is $1,000. If your child is interested in participating in SOAL, please e-mail Ms. Redfield at email@example.com.