Welcome to Little Flower School
At Little Flower Catholic School, we are dedicated to providing a pre-school 3 through 8th grade Catholic Education in a faith-centered environment. We believe working together, parents and faculty promote the teaching of Christian values, spiritual growth, the total development of each child, and academic excellence. We endeavor to prepare students for the commitment to their Catholic Faith, responsible citizenship, and future academic success.

Welcome, Mr. Josh Ebener

Little Flower Catholic School has a new principal. After a survey to determine the qualities most needed, the search committee selected Mr Josh Ebener to lead our school through this upcoming academic year. Mr Ebener comes to us through the public school system and was highly recommended.

Josh Ebener is a graduate of St. Bede Academy in Peru, IL and the University of Illinois, Champaign. He has a masters' degree in counseling and an administrative certificate from UIS. Josh came to this area with his first teaching job at Glenwood High School in Chatham (6 years) and he also taught at Springfield High School (13 years). After a variety of administrative jobs, Josh retired in June, 2014.

Josh and his wife, Shelley, have lived in Chatham for the past 34 years. Shelley taught at Little Flower School for a few years in the 1980s and she presently teaches at Chatham elementary. Josh and Shelley are the proud parents of two sons; Nick who lives in Broomfield, CO where he sells houses, and Luke, who lives in Davenport, IA where he is a youth minister.

Why Little Flower

With our rigorous academic and religious curriculum, winning sports programs, and outstanding state certified staff, Little Flower Catholic School is an enriched learning environment that addresses and nurtures every aspect of every student. Come see why Little Flower Catholic School is the best academic choice for your student.

News & Highlights

Orientation/Registration Day
Orientation/Registration Day will be held on Monday, August 15th, 2016, for all parents and students in Preschool through 8th grade. Please download/read/print all the letters and forms on the Orientation Day page prior to that date.

The Little Flower School 8th Summer Camp will run from May 31st through August 10th. Don't miss out - download the information packet and complete the registration forms today!

The Little Flower School Annual Holiday Craft Bazaar will be held November 12th & 13th. The vendor space rental application and agreement is now available.

May Crowning
Students at Little Flower School celebrated May Crowning and the Presentation of Ribbons to the Class of 2016 on May 2nd.

May Crowning     May Crowning

State Science Fair Results
Little Flower students were outstanding at the State Science Fair on Saturday, May 14. Emma Rothering and Bailey Cooper received gold outstanding certificates; Hannah Boyd and Erika Fuhrman received silver First Place certificates and Anna Shea received a bronze 2nd place certificate. Congratulations Mrs. Katzmark and our students.

State Science Fair

Events Calendar

Sunday, July 24

St. John Boste

  Parents' Day

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Mon - Jul 25
SCRIP Orders Due

Tue - Jul 26
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Wed - Jul 27
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Thu - Jul 28
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Fri - Jul 29
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Monday's Lunch

Enjoy your summer. The lunch menu will be available again in August.

More LFS News

Annual Fund Campaign
The Annual Fund "makes things happen" within our school building! Each year, we like to add something extra, or special, to enrich the education our students receive. In the past, this Fund has helped provide new textbooks, Promethean ActivBoards for all grade levels, the automation of daily Library operations, and new Bleachers in the gym! The focus of the 2015-2016 campaign is technology for our classrooms.
Donate Online Today

Now Accepting registration for 2016-17!
Enrollment for the school year 2016-17 is now underway and registration forms are available online. You may print, fill out, & send the forms with the requested registration fees to Little Flower School or bring the completed form to LFS Monday-Friday, between 7:30am-5:30pm.
Tuition Schedule & Registration Forms | 2016 LAP Info & Registration | FACTS Tuition Payment Plan

Little Flower Capital Campaign Letter and Expenditure Report