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Chess Club

The JSSPVA organizes and operates The Joseph Sears School Chess Club. Chess Club participants meet once a week during lunch in The Link area (Faculty Hall). Chess Club is open to all students from Kindergarten - 8th grade.

We are honored to have Shiva Maharaj (2016 Northern Illinois Chess Tutor of the year) as our Chess Instructor and he is assisted by Joseph Sears School staff members.

Chess Club will run for two sessions throughout the year:

  • The first session will run September 7, 2017 - January 23, 2018. Registration/payment for fall session begins in August 2017.
  • The second session will run January 30, 2018 - May 17, 2018. Registration/payment for the second session will begin in January 2018.

Chess Club Registration Information

Session 1: September 7, 2017 - January 23, 2018

Registration for Session 1 for the 2017-18 school year is now complete. Check back here in August 2018 for Session 1 information for the 2018-2019 school year.

Session 2: January 30, 2018 - May 17, 2018

Session 2 Schedule/Fees

Grades Fee Meets (excluding week of Spring Break)
K - 1st $128 Wednesdays Lunch starting 1/31
2nd-3rd $128 Tuesdays Lunch starting 1/30
4th-8th $128 Thursdays Lunch starting 2/1

Please complete BOTH of the following two steps to complete your registration.

  1. Please complete the on-line registration form for EACH participant.

Session 2 Registration Form

2. Submit payment on-line:

Session 2 Payment

Note: if you would prefer not to pay on-line, you may write a check payable to JSSPVA. Include in the 'Note' section of the check the student(s) and their respective grade(s).

Checks should be mailed to:
JSSPVA, 542 Abbotsford Road, Kenilworth, IL 60043
(or dropped off at school)