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With Mission in Mind—April 26, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration Each and every day, our talented and dedicated team works in partnership with our incredible community of parents to support the needs and value the voices of our students every step of the way from preschool through Grade 8 and beyond. And to ensure our students’ needs are fully being met, we…

Equity and Justice Bulletin—Vol.16

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What We Are Celebrating In the midst of so many tragedies, we celebrate a life-giving story about two preschoolers who are taking a stand against discrimination. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x90tR8-g5o What We Are Doing Leveraging our LegacyHow does an FXW education prepare students for success? Join us for a virtual panel on April 29 from…

With Mission in Mind—April 19, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration A Time for Accountability Mayor Lori Lightfoot said it best yesterday in a communication from her office entitled A Time for Accountability when she stated that “We failed Adam (Toledo). I know we must take this terrible moment and use it to fuel our commitment to police accountability and transparency, and to…

Equity and Justice Bulletin—Vol.15

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Amid the pandemic, Asian American people continue to experience racism, violence and harassment. These resources can help you teach the historical precedents for this moment, introduce ways for students to recognize and speak up against coronavirus racism, and start conversations with even the youngest learners about recognizing and acting to address injustice. What We Are Doing: Leveraging our…

With Mission in Mind—April 12, 2021

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Reflection from Brigid Cashman, Religion Coordinator & High School Guidance Chair Faith Formation Flourishes at FXW “Believe and receive [the Holy] Spirit. With  the gift of the Spirit, you are called to be bridgebuilders.  You are God’s connection on earth, the bridge to connect to each other and bring forth the Spirit of Hope.”  &nbsp…

With Mission in Mind—March 29, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration Calling All Superheroes A couple of months ago, our HNC campus psychologist sent me the link to the above video via MS Teams as if to say, “You gotta watch this!” I proceeded to click the link and for the next six minutes, I was mesmerized by the movement of the artwork…

With Mission in Mind—March 22, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration Diversity Is What You See, Inclusion Is What You Do Just one day ago, we learned that a great man, our Campus Pastor, Father Thomas Hurley is stepping away from his role as Pastor of Old St. Patrick’s Church. In his transparent and heartfelt comments before his congregants yesterday, Fr. Hurley…

With Mission in Mind—March 15, 2021

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Reflection from Amy Bilek, K-8 Math Instructional Coach Math Revolutionized Think about how math class started when you went to school. Did a teacher stand at the front of the room, using a chalk board or overhead projector to explain a math procedure or concept? Did you take notes and follow the directions step by step? Then, did you…

With Mission in Mind—March 1, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration The FXW SET Program Is Back And Reminding Us That Everything’s Going to Be Alright In a verywell family article written in September 2019 entitled The Concerns About Kids and Screen Time: What research says about the impact on health and development, Katherine Lee writes, “In a pinch, when parents…

With Mission in Mind—February 22, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration FXW as Village Commons In light of the challenges created by the last year of the world being in a health crisis and the United States facing the double pandemic of racism, it is more critical now than ever that we seek solutions and create spaces to be a catalyst for change…