Good Counsel served in this capacity through the early years of the 2000's. Dwindling enrollment and
rising financial costs took their toll until the archdiocese had to make a difficult decision. Good Counsel High School was
closed, ceremoniously graduating its last class in 2003.
The Good Counsel High School facility has usefully continued on as a Charter School for the Chicago Publilc
Good Counsel High School Quick Facts
Year opened in Milwaukee: 1911
Moved to Chicago:
Year boarding of students ceased: 1948
Good Counsel HS team nickname: the "Chargers"
Good Counsel HS team colors: Blue & Gold
School Fight Song: "Hail,
Good Counsel High"
Katie Suerth Beese
G.C.H.S. Class of 1992
Class of 1985
G.C.H.S. Class of 1984
Sing for Joy, Sing for Glory!
Counsel High, Good Counsel High.
Raise your banner, Swing it high!
Good Counsel, Good Counsel, Good Counsel High!
Hail, Good Counsel High!
United, true, firm, loyal we stand.
In service plighted to you,
In virtue honoring you -ou-ou -ou!
Clear name is our trust.
Sacred, keep it we must.
Lead on, Good Counsel High,
To high ideals beyond.