Author: Sarah Frick

  • FXW Celebrates Diwali

    FXW Celebrates Diwali

    This week, students at our OSP campus (Preschool-Grade 3) participated in a campus-wide Diwali celebration! FXW families who celebrate Diwali led a presentation about the history and significance of the holiday and even performed a traditional dance. It was so special to learn about this important faith tradition from members of our own FXW community. Happy […]

  • Congratulations, Cross Country Runners!

    Congratulations, Cross Country Runners!

    Congratulations to all our runners who competed in their final CYO cross-country meet this weekend! Our 7th and 8th Grade varsity boys runners placed 1st overall!! Five of our runners placed in the top 10, including 8th grader Jack M. who placed 1st in boys varsity and 6th grader Leena M. who placed 1st in […]

  • Head of School Letter⁠—June 2019

    Head of School Letter⁠—June 2019

    Dear FXW Community,In this space, I have referenced my family, sometimes without their knowledge or permission, to provide a context for the message of the month. I have shared my not-so-great parenting as well as “glory” moments when I did get it right, simply as a way to demonstrate the perspective in which I lead. […]

  • FXW Preschoolers Featured on WGN for their Work with Blessings in a Backpack

    FXW Preschoolers Featured on WGN for their Work with Blessings in a Backpack

    Every week, our Preschoolers help fill bags of food for Blessings in a Backpack to ensure no kids go hungry. Check out the WGN story here about their service project and the amazing work Blessings in a Backpack does.

  • Congratulations FXW Class of 2019!

    Congratulations FXW Class of 2019!

    This weekend, our 8th graders graduated from FXW! The class of 2019 is made up of our 84 newest alumni, who are now off to infuse the mission and values of FXW into their high schools, colleges, and beyond. Our 8th graders were accepted to the following high schools: British School of Chicago Cate School […]

  • American Red Cross Blood Drives Held in Honor of FXW Preschooler

    American Red Cross Blood Drives Held in Honor of FXW Preschooler

    This spring, an FXW Preschool classroom organized two American Red Cross blood drives in honor of their classmate, Mary Kate, who recently underwent treatment for cancer. They even designed t-shirts and had so much fun selling (and wearing!) them during the drive. All the proceeds from the t-shirt sales was donated to Lurie Children’s Hospital, where Mary Kate received […]

  • 1st Grade “Change for Change” Service Project in the News

    1st Grade “Change for Change” Service Project in the News

    We are thrilled to share that in the last few weeks the wonderful work of our FXW community has been featured on WGN-9 and Chicago Catholic. WGN-9 covered our 1st grade “Change for Change” service project, through which our students partnered with Catholic Extension and collected over $2,600 for the Rocky Boy Native American reservation in […]

  • FXW Track and Field are the 2019 CYO City Champs!

    FXW Track and Field are the 2019 CYO City Champs!

    Congratulations to the FXW Track and Field team who are the C.Y.O. 2019 City Champions!!! Our 120 student-athletes competed over the weekend against 30 teams across the Chicagoland area. In addition to winning the title, our kiddos also broke the league record for most total points earned by a team (a record previously held by […]

  • Register Now For the 2019 CATC Golf Outing!

    Register Now For the 2019 CATC Golf Outing!

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  • Head of School Letter—April 2019

    Head of School Letter—April 2019

    Dear FXW Community, It was mid-July, 19 years ago. Lily, our first-born, was 5 days old, and my wife and I were taking her to her first visit to the pediatrician. I do not remember the pediatrician’s name, or where his office was, or any details of his assessment of our daughter. I do, however, […]