News and Announcements

Register for FXW's summer camp, Camp Jaguar, today!

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Summer is a wonderful time to build upon the academic foundation, explore new interests, and develop friendships in a fun and familiar atmosphere!We are prioritizing in-person programming with grouped and limited capacity. All school, city, state, andfederal COVID-19 regulations will be in effect and are subject to revision at any time. Agreement with and adherence to all…

Remote Learning on Thursday, Feb. 3

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After careful consideration of the recent snowfall and the current weather forecast for tomorrow which will likely impact arrival and drop-off due to snow removal, we have decided that Thursday, Feb. 3 will be a remote learning day. All K to Grade 8 students were sent home with their devices on Tuesday and should be prepared for a remote…

School Closed on Wednesday, Feb. 2

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After careful consideration of the current weather forecast, we have decided that both campuses will be closed on Wednesday as a snow day. This will be a true snow day, and remote learning will not be available.While no decision has yet been made for Thursday, if the current forecasts do not change it is likely that it would be…

Return To Campus Now Set For Tuesday, Jan. 4

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FXW families and staff, We hope that you have had a happy and healthy holiday break. To help ensure a safe return to campus, we are now planning to begin school on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Please stay tuned to our website, social media and your email accounts for any future updates. The FXW Leadership Team…

With Mission in Mind—June 14, 2021

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The Frances Xavier Warde School held Commencement for the Class of 2021 in-person in Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday, June 13, with a ceremony that celebrated the accomplishments of students and marked the challenges of the last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ceremonial robes, mortarboards and masks were the accessories of the day, but we celebrate the…

Equity and Justice Bulletin—Vol.20

A Message from the Mayor It’s June, folks—which means it’s not only time to turn the chapter on spring and welcome in summer, but also celebrate Pride Month. Every year during June, our city joins others across the country to recognize and honor the contributions of the LGBTQ+ community. For this year’s celebration, my team and…

With Mission in Mind—June 7, 2021

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Reflection from Sydney Van Sickle, Grade 8 ELA Teacher Representation Matters: The Grade 8 ELA Identity Project Eighth grade is such a golden year. I have always considered it so, from my own time as an eighth-grade student, attending a teeny Christian school in Topeka to my last seven years as an eighth-grade teacher in Chicago. Eighth grade…

With Mission in Mind—May 24, 2021

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Reflection from Michael Kennedy, Head of School Passion. Purpose. Advocacy.Nora Daley has served on the FXW Board of Trustees with both passion and purpose. Her 9-year tenure on the Board came to a conclusion last week at the Board’s last meeting of the 2021-22 school year.As Chair of the Development Committee, under Nora’s leadership…

Equity and Justice Bulletin—Vol.19

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May 25, 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death. His North Carolina family wants this day to be commemorated as a Day of Enlightenment, the day the world came together for a common purpose and opened the world’s eyes to the plight of many Black Americans. WHAT WE ARE DOING: Sonia Mathew Sonia Mathew is…

With Mission in Mind—May 17, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration The Gift That Keeps on Giving Sadly, it is fairly easy to capture numerous challenges that have touched many, if not all of us, during the past year: COVID-19, racial injustice, access, affordability and inclusivity, catastrophic floods, fires and more. And yet, it is also relatively easy to illustrate the resilience…