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Additional Class Offerings 

Voice lessons, Music Instrument Lessons, (guitar and piano), Choir, Band, Cub Scouts/Girl Scouts and Glee Club are offered after school.

Use the drop down menus below to explore the Additional SHS Classes.

Band Rehearsal

Band for Grades 4-5-6-7-8

The Sacred Heart Band returns for its third year led by Mr. Tim Mikolay, Primary School Music Teacher.

Students New to Band:  We invite students new to band to join. There will be an instrument fitting session offered to each interested child in mid-September and lessons will start in late September/early October. There will be a weekly group lesson by section one morning before school (7:40-8:20 am), periodic Ensemble rehearsals will be held on Friday mornings with returning band members and a spring performance. Instruments will include brass, wind and percussion. If you have interest in joining the band in the fall, email Dr. Sharp at Sally.Sharp@shschicago.org 

Returning Band Members:  Starting in mid-September, the ensemble will rehearse weekly on Friday mornings from 7:30 am – 8:15 am.  Performance schedule has yet to be determined. Please email Dr. Sharp at Sally.Sharp@shschicago.org  to confirm your interest in returning to band this fall. 


All students in grades 3rd to 8thare invited to participate in the Sacred Heart Liturgical Choir. Rehearsals will start September 30 and  will be held on Tuesdays, immediately after school until 4:30pm. Ms. Becker will be leading the choir during school liturgies. Register for Choir via UltraCamp website 

Cub Scouts

Hardey Prep’s own Cub Scout Pack 4250 will begin its third full year this fall with five dens of Cub Scouts.  Fourth grade boys will be in two Webelos dens led by Tom Joyer, Chris Kiergan, Tom Fencl and other leaders.  Third grade boys will continue with a Bear den led by Marc Garrison and Mike Judy.  Second graders will have a Wolf den led by Jim Lowry.  We will also form a new den of Tigers for first grade boys.  While parents should be involved at all level of Cub Scouts, the Tiger Cub year includes a higher level of parent involvement as the younger boys get used to the Scouting program.  If you are interested in helping form our newest den of Tiger Cubs or in your son joining one of our existing dens in second through fourth grade, please contact our Cubmaster, David Christian at 312-282-5282 or dchristian@me.com Pack 4250 will also organize a couple of summertime activities, including Scout Day at Wrigley Field in August. Go Scouting!

Girl Scouts

Sacred Heart Schools will be hosting the following Girl Scout Troops for 2014-2015.

Juniors (Grade 4 & 5) and Brownies (Grades 2 & 3).  The troops will meet afterschool on weekday afternoons: Mondays for Juniors (grade 4) Wednesdays, for Juniors (grade 5) for Brownies (2 & 3). Meeting day for the Junior Troop (Grade 5) is yet to be determined and will be posted on as soon as the information is available.

Registration can be completed at UltraCamp website  

Registration forms and dues will be discussed at initial meetings.

If you are interested in becoming a leader to take over the Grade 6 Cadettes Troop or starting a troop for 1st grade, please contact Brenda Asare at Brenda.Asare@shschicago.org

Glee Club

Sacred Heart Schools Glee Club, under the direction of Justin Nixon, Middle School Music Teacher, is open to new and returning students in grades 6th-8th.  Practice will be held on Wednesday mornings, starting September 17 from 7:20-8:15 am in the Chapel. The Glee Club will perform at various on and off-campus gatherings throughout the year. There is no fee for Glee. If you are interested in joining, contact Sally.Sharp@shschicago.org

Sacred Heart Chess Team and the Youth Chess Foundation of Chicago (YCFC)

SHS Chess Team details will be posted as soon as it is available.
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