News and Announcements

FXW Celebrates Diwali

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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 Diwali…

Congratulations, Cross Country Runners!

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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 girls junior varsity. Amazing…

Head of School Letter⁠— October 2019

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Dear Parents, As we welcome the fall season (just don’t look outside right now), the brisk weather serves as a reminder for us to stop and reflect on the start of the 2019-20 school year. By measure of our student morale, parent feedback, teacher accounts, and by most other metrics, the year is off to good start. At…

Head of School Letter⁠—June 2019

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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. A few…

Congratulations FXW Class of 2019!

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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 Chicago Hope Academy Choate Rosemary…

American Red Cross Blood Drives Held in Honor of FXW Preschooler

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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…

1st Grade "Change for Change" Service Project in the News

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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!

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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 another school…