News and Announcements

Maggie Daley Speaker Series: Dr. Jean Twenge

| SET

On February 6, 2019, the Maggie Daley Speaker Series in partnership with the FXW SET Program welcomed Dr. Jean Twenge, psychologist and author of the popular book, iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy—and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood. Through her research on the “iGeneration” —the first generation to spend their…

Head of School Letter—January 2019

| Head of School Letter

Dear FXW Community, What are your thoughts on New Year’s resolutions? I ask this rhetorically to provide some perspective after turning the page on 2018. The new year reminds us of the opportunity for renewal in some aspects of our daily happenings or to rededicate our efforts in other areas of our lives. It also is the time when…

Head of School Letter—December 2018

| Head of School Letter

Dear FXW Family, Storytelling takes center stage in our homes this time of year. This season—rich with traditions and memory making—provides the perfect time for families and friends to gather and share the stories that are so important to us. Many of us will joyfully recount stories that are foundational to our faith traditions, and most of us…

Head of School Letter—November 2018

| Head of School Letter

Dear FXW Community, It is interesting what we remember from our childhood. Recently, while “supervising” six nieces and nephews between the ages of 5 and 12, I was reminded of a time when I was being a pesky little brother. (Okay, maybe there were multiple times, but please keep in mind that the frequency multiplies significantly when one has 10…

Head of School Letter—October 2018

| Head of School Letter

Dear Families, As you are well aware, we are currently engaged in our five-week FXW Fund campaign. You have already received a variety of communications detailing the importance and impact of the FXW Fund, and we are very grateful to all of you who have donated or made a pledge. Because the FXW Fund is a key component to…

Admissions Information Night

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If you are interested in learning more about the Preschool and Kindergarten programs at FXW, we invite you to join us for our Annual Admissions Information Night. Thursday, October 11 and 25 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. 120 S. Desplaines St. This event is designed for parents only. To help us comfortably accommodate our guests, please register here…