Extracurricular Activities

Beginner & Advanced Band
Instructor: Mr. Mark Chorazyczewski (Corey)
Days: Beginners / Advanced -- Tuesdays after school
OLP offers two band programs. Beginner Band is for of 4th graders and students in grades 5-7 who joined band this year. They meet for group lessons on Wednesdays after school and perform in two concerts each year. Advanced Band is for 5th through 8th graders who have more than one year of experience in band. They meet for full band rehearsal and group lessons on Tuesdays after school. They perform in at least two concerts per year. Mr. Corey has his bachelorís degree in music education and a masterís degree in music performance from DePaul University. For more than 20 years, he has been teaching band to students throughout the Chicago area. He is currently the Director of Bands at Addison Trail High School. If you have questions about the Our Lady of Peace Band, please contact Mr. Corey at mark_corey@att.net or leave a message at the OLP School Office.
Chess Club (ChessInfinity)
Days:  Tsdays after school
Chess Club meets almost every Tuesday after school Joining the Chess Club is an excellent way to learn new skills, sharpen some rusty skills and play against other OLP students that are similarly matched to your skill level. Three levels of instruction are offered: Learn to Play, Recreational and Tournament. Six-week sessions are held throughout the year with each session roughly matching the schedule of our four school academic quarters. The participation fee for a six-week session ranges from $79 to $99, and the class is open to all students in Grades 1 through 8.


Math Team = Mathletes
Coach:  Mr. Bill Tanguay

More info soon!
Student Council
Student Councilís main goal is to serve both the school and community, while promoting student leadership skills and setting good examples for younger students. In the past, OLP has been able to donate to causes such as Haiti Earthquake relief, the Red Cross, Hurricane Katrina victims, shoes to Guatemala and the parish food pantry. Student Council also heads the Giving Tree program at Christmas. Each year, OLP sends at least five council members to the IAJHSC (Illinois Association of Junior High Student Councils) Leadership Camp. 
Cub Scout Pack 101
Pack Nights:  Mondays, Once per Month 7-8:15 p.m.
Offered for boys entering grades 1-5. Pack Night Meetings are held in the OLP Church Hall.

Bricks 4 Kidz® is excited to bring our programs to Our Lady of Peace Catholic School! Bricks 4 Kidz® after-school enrichment classes provide an exciting atmosphere for students to build unique creations, play games, and have loads of fun using LEGO® bricks. The activities are designed to trigger young childrenís lively imaginations and build their self- confidence. At Bricks 4 Kidz® we are focused on introducing children to principles of science, technology, engineering, architecture, and math. We promote problem solving and higher level thinking with all of our themed units.


During this 10-week session the students will explore several different themes and topics including Laws of Motion, Space Exploration, Energy, Interesting Inventions, Amazing Animals and much more!! Each week the students will build a different moving model which incorporates gears, axels, motors, and other LEGO® components. Each model build relates to the terms and concepts that the students discussed in class that day. Please join us as we learn, build, and play with LEGO® bricks!! To register, please visit us online at http://www.bricks4kidz.com/oakbrook.

Rate: $125 9-week session, $110 8-week session
MVP Package $310 all year (10% discount!)
Grades: K-5

Betsy Russo Ė Managing Director
Phone: 630-448-2451
Email: oakbrook@bricks4kidz.com
Web: www.bricks4kidz.com/oakbrook

As partners in education at Our Lady of Peace Catholic School, God calls us as Parish, School, and Family to be the light of Christ to our students.
By nurturing their Faith, we provide a strong academic foundation anchored in Catholic Spirituality.

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