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  • In Support of our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

    In light of the lives lost in Saturday’s mass hate-crime shooting in Pittsburgh, the FXW community extends heartfelt prayers as we stand in solidarity with our families of Jewish faith and the victims and members of Tree of Life Synagogue. As a Community of Faith that is also Purposefully Diverse and Intentionally Inclusive, FXW treasures…

  • FXW Faculty & Loyola’s Early Childhood Special Education Program

    FXW Faculty & Loyola’s Early Childhood Special Education Program

    FXW 2nd grade co-teachers, Naomi Malutan and Cindy Herrera, are also co-teaching an undergraduate course for students in the Early Childhood Special Education program at Loyola University Chicago. The course, Inclusive Instructional Methods for K-2, prepares students to adapt curriculum and differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students in their classrooms. Both Naomi and Cindy are alums…

  • First Day of School

    First Day of School

    The opening week of school has been filled with excitement as FXW students greeted classmates, explored classrooms and met their new teachers. View FXW first day of school photos for OSP and HNC here.

  • Living the Legacy

    Living the Legacy

    Through our Living the Legacy program, students and their families continue their dedication to service by helping those in need throughout the Chicagoland area. We are excited for our first meeting on September 13, 2017 at 8:15 a.m. in the OSP Cafeteria to welcome former and new committee members for Living the Legacy. Please join…

  • Preschool Orientation

    Preschool Orientation

    Parents and preschool children are invited to a one-hour Orientation time to meet teachers and new classmates and to explore the classroom in a small group setting. Please review the Orientation Day flyer for the various preschool programs. In late August, you will receive a sign-up to arrange your orientation time.

  • Parent Technology Workshops

    Parent Technology Workshops

    The FXW IT Team is offering back to school Parent Technology Workshops on Wednesday, August 30, and Thursday, August 31, at the HNC campus. Join us by signing up before Friday, August 25.

  • Registration Opens This Week

    Registration Opens This Week

    Keep an eye out for co-curricular and athletics registrations. OSP & HNC Co-Curricular Programs Registration for Co-Curricular Programs are open as follows: OSP — August 14-September 7 HNC — August 14-September 18 Athletics Registration Registration for athletics are as follows: Fall Athletics for Grades 2-8: August 14-23 Winter Athletics,without payment: August 14-23, per our League requirements Please…

  • Snapchat’s Snap Map — What Parents Should Know

    Snapchat’s Snap Map — What Parents Should Know

    Summer is a time for camps, sports, and — of course — social media.  You may have read about a new option on the popular photo-sharing and messaging app, Snapchat, called Snap Map.  Snap Map has Geo-tracking, which allows people to find where you are in real time.  It is so precise that it allows…

  • Living the Legacy

    Living the Legacy

    During the cold month of January, FXW students and families warmed hearts and spread good cheer by completing eight group service projects, including: Spending a combined 200 hours cleaning St. Malachy School and sorting and organizing food for 30 hours at the Lakeview Pantry Making 40 loveys for the babies in the NICU at Lurie…

  • FXW Creates Community Around Math

    FXW Creates Community Around Math

    More than 110 families participated in FXW’s 2nd annual STEM Night. They participated in 22 different events ranging from exploring gravity and programming robots to creating rockets out of paper and straws. Students showed their parents how to use maker-space while cardboard challenges encouraged creative problem solving and engineering. In addition, 7th and 8th graders…