Seventh and eighth-grade students are invited to spend a day with us as a student and get a "sneak preview" of high school.

Why Shadow?

  • Get to know Saint Viator by meeting our teachers, understanding the class schedule, and navigating the hallways.
  • Experience what it means to be a Saint Viator Lion for life!

Registration Information

  • Shadows may visit September through April.
  • Our school day is from 8:00 a.m. to 2:05 p.m. and shadows are invited to stay the full school day. On Tuesdays, we follow a Professional Development Schedule and students are released at 1:20 p.m.
  • Shadow someone you know, or we will match you with an underclassman with similar interests.

"Day Of" Information

  • Arrive by 7:45 a.m.
  • Enter through the main entrance on Oakton Street.
  • Meet your host for the day and receive a complimentary lunch ticket, brochure, and nametag.
  • Permission slips will be collected upon arrival.

Dress Code

  • Shadows are required to wear clothing consistent with our student uniform dress code.
    • Students may wear casual dress pants; a polo style knit shirt, button-down dress shirt, or sweater.
    • No jeans, cargo pants, t-shirts or sweatshirts are allowed.


  • Parents interested in seeing Saint Viator should make appropriate arrangements before the Shadow Day.