A band program exists for students in 4th through 8th grade under the supervision of Music Education Services of Chicago. Specific information regarding this program is presented to students and parents at the beginning of each school year. There is an annual cost for this program.
The strings program is for students in grades K-5 Violin, Viola, and Cello are taught by Mr. Andrei Precoppi as both group and individual lessons. The students perform in concert and worship settings.
This program is offered as a weekly before-school activity for 4th through 8th grade students. Students in the handbell program participate in our weekly chapel services as well as designated Sunday worship services. There is no cost for participation in this program.
St. Philip offers several organized sports for both boys and girls, beginning in 5th grade. Our school is a member of the Lutheran School League which is composed of several Lutheran schools from the north side of Chicago. We regularly participate in the following sports:
Students in 5th through 8th grade are able to assist with the annual school yearbook. Students are involved in the publication process, including picture taking, design layout, and editing.
Selected students in 7th and 8th grade have the opportunity to serve the school through their direct involvement in raising funds and awareness for mission projects, selecting charities to receive chapel offerings and promoting our community.