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Spend The Day As A Future Troubie

Spend The Day As A Future Troubie

We’d love to show you our beautiful campus, dedicated teachers, and amazing students. Current 8th grade girls and prospective high school transfer students are invited to join us for a fun and informative shadow day! Click here to sign up.

NOTE:  8th grade girls currently attending Catholic and private schools will have their teacher schedule their shadow day as a class. 8th grade girls coming from independent schools and prospective transfer students will use the interest form to sign up for a shadow day.

The following shadow days are available for the Fall semester:
Thursday, October 17, 2019  7:45 am – 2:15 pm
Friday, October 25, 2019  9:00 am to 2:15 pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019  7:45 am to 2:15 pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019  7:45 am to 2:15 pm
Monday, November 25, 2019  7:45 am to 2:00 pm
Wednesday, December 4, 2019  9:00 am to 2:15 pm
Friday, December 6, 2019  9:00 am to 2:15 pm

Shadow Day FAQs

What can you expect on your shadow day visit?
  • You’ll be paired with a current St. Francis student as a shadow host and you’ll accompany her to classes and to lunch. You can request a specific shadow host or we will pair you with one of our Troubie Ambassadors.
  • Expect to be on campus for about 5 hours, depending on the day you choose. We want to make sure you get to see a variety of classes, experience our community lunch, and really immerse yourself in the Troubie sisterhood . If you have specific subjects that interest you, we’ll do our best to accommodate your request for classes that match your interests. 
  • You’ll be treated to lunch in our cafeteria and our mouth-watering chocolate chip cookies!
  • Troubies will show you how they use their school-issued Chromebooks to read textbooks, take notes, and track their schedule.
How do you request a shadow day visit?

Please complete the inquiry form accessible via the “Inquire Now” link on this page and request a shadow day. You may request a specific St. Francis student to shadow, or let us know what classes you’d most like to see and you’ll be matched with a Troubie Ambassador. We look forward to having you on campus!

Who do I Contact for Shadow Day Questions?

Please contact our Admissions Department at or (916) 737-5022. Click here to access the Shadow Day Permission/Emergency Form.

Parent Shadow Days

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 
8:30 am to 10:00 am and 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Thursday, November 14, 2019
8:30 am to 10:00 am and 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Parents of 8th grade girls and prospective transfer students are invited to attend one of our Parent Shadow Days, where prospective parents can meet with our school leaders and learn more about the return on investment of a St. Francis education. The Parent Shadow Day program gives parents the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of our President, Principal, Guidance Department Chair, Admissions Director, and Director of Campus Ministry. Parents also choose a class to observe for 25 minutes.  If you are interested in participating in our Parent Shadow Day program, please complete an inquiry form here to receive an email invitation to Parent Shadow Days. Parent Shadow Day invites will be emailed the week of October 21, 2019.