News and Announcements

Head of School Letter—April 2019

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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, remember what…

Maggie Daley Speaker Series: FXW Alumnus John Franklin

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Last month, we welcomed FXW Alumnus John Franklin as the third and final speaker in our Maggie Daley Speaker Series this year. After attending Whitney Young, John went on to Northwestern University, where he graduated in June 2018 as the School of Engineering’s Co-op Student of the Year. John was interviewed by 8th Grade Student Council…

CATC Scholarship Dinner 2019

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To those of you who were able to attend our 29th annual Scholarship Dinner, thank you so much for joining us last night. We are proud to share we raised more than $500,000 to support our scholarship efforts for students attending The Frances Xavier Warde School. Congratulations again to Diane and Vince DiBenedetto, who we honored with the Heart…

SET Teen Panel

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Former FXW students joined us this past Wednesday for a Teen Panel as part of our SET (Social Emotional Development and Technology) program here at FXW. The freshman and sophomores shared their thoughts and experiences as teenagers in a social media world. Thanks to all who joined us for the evening…

Family STEM Night 2019

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Our Family STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) Night will be held on Thursday, March 21 from 5:45-7:30 p.m. at HNC. Your whole family will have the opportunity to explore different hands-on STEM activities. Signups are now closed, but we look forward to seeing everyone who signed up there…

Thank you for your support of Gala 2019!

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Thank you for making Gala 2019 an incredibly successful and enjoyable evening and for making our collective dreams come true. Because of the generosity of this community, we are proud to share that over 800 attended and Gala 2019 raised nearly $850,000 and counting. More important than the total raised, the overwhelming love and support you demonstrated for our…

Interfaith Prayer and Meditation at FXW

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The beauty and richness of our religious diversity lies at the heart of our Community of Faith and is one of the distinctive features that makes FXW so special. Blessed with this gift, FXW will resume Interfaith Prayer and Meditation sessions on both our campuses.  These informal gatherings, which are open to FXW’s adult community (parents, faculty, and staff…

FXW Day of Unplugging

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FXW Families, We’re looking forward to our second annual FXW Day of Unplugging! Starting Thursday, February 7th at 3:15 and ending at the end of the school day on Friday, February 8th, all teachers and students will be device-free. We’d like you to join us, too. Here is information on our 24-hour digital respite. We…