Come and Be an Eagle for a Day!

A shadow day is an opportunity for an eighth grade student to be an "Eagle for a Day." Eighth grade students are welcome to visit CEC throughout the fall and spring semesters and seventh grade students are welcome during the spring semester. 


We are thrilled to share our Shadow Program is now open and booking visits starting October 1. Learn more and sign up below!

As we continue to adapt to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, we know it doesn't mean your search for a high school destination has stopped.

Typically, a Shadow Day is the perfect way for a prospective student to experience a day in the life of a CEC student. 

The opportunity for students to visualize where they will attend class, get involved, and study is an important piece in the search for the right school. In fact, studies have shown that students who visit a campus are twice as likely to enroll as students who do not visit. To ensure that potential CEC students, particularly this year, have an opportunity to see our school, we have developed and launched a new Virtual Shadow Day.

Led by two CEC students, this video includes the ability to see campus buildings inside and out, and experience inside knowledge that provides a sense of being on campus without actually traveling to CEC. We hope it provides another opportunity to help you as you consider your options for high school.

We hope to see you soon, future Eagles!

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What time should I arrive at CEC, and where should I go?

Shadows report to the main office at 7:15 a.m. CEC ambassadors will pick up their shadows by 7:30 a.m. School is dismissed at 2:15 p.m. Shadows can be picked up in in the main office at the end of the day. Shadows must enter the building through our main entrance.

What do I do for lunch?

Shadows will be given a voucher to use in the cafeteria to purchase a lunch.

What should I wear?

CEC maintains a uniform dress code. We ask that shadows adhere to our dress code.

Boys: Dress pants, dress shoes, and a collared shirt. Polo style shirts are acceptable. Students who currently attend a Catholic school must wear their school uniform.

Girls: Dress pants or a dress skirt and dress shoes. Students who currently attend a Catholic school must wear their school uniform.

Absolutely NO sleeveless or mid-drift tops allowed. Shadows will not be allowed to attend classes if they are inappropriately dressed.

When can I Shadow?

A student can shadow any day of the week CEC has classes. *Please note we do not allow shadows immediately prior to and during Final Exams. Eighth graders are welcome to shadow throughout the year. Seventh graders during the spring semester. Please call one week in advance to schedule a shadow day. This is important as spaces are limited.

How can I schedule a Shadow Day?

Click the link below to book your shadow day.

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Contact Director of Admissions

Contact Katelyn Rice ('04), Director of Admissions with any questions.
215.945.6200 ext. 410
Fill out Admissions Inquiry

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