News and Announcements

Conan @ FXW in 2012

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Conan ‘Obrien visited the FXW campus in 2012 to sing the blues with some of our 1st graders. Many of the students featured in the video graduated this weekend…

Meet the Loyola Basketball Team

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The FXW community is invited to meet the Loyola Ramblers men’s basketball team – fresh off their NCAA Final Four run – on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the YMCA, 2700 S. Western Avenue. The event is a “Healthy Kids Day,” hosted by Louiza (Bo) Williamson, mother of FXW alumnus and Rambler player Lucas…

Cardinal's Cup

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Last weekend, FXW and Sacred Heart competed in its annual Cardinal Cup Basketball tournament. While Sacred Heart won this year’s Cardinal’s Cup, it was a great demonstration of respect and sportsmanship of a compassionately competitive rivalry. Thank you for coming out to support our Jaguars. Click here to view the full photo album…

FXW's Very Own Shark Tank

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During the past few weeks, 8 th graders have become budding entrepreneurs in STEM class. Modeled after the popular television show, Shark Tank, they have been creating products to help solve everyday problems. Tasked with creating a new business idea/concept to pitch to the “Shark” judges, students have been collaborating in groups to develop their business plans, research the…

Happy Halloween!

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Happy Halloween from all of us at the Frances Xavier Warde School. Take a look at all the festivities in our full photo album…

Parent Informational Meeting on Assessment -- Highlights

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As a society, there is an extensive focus on test scores and too little focus on the whole student. Shifts in the standardized testing landscape are significant due to the adoption of Common Core State Standards, opportunities for digital platforms, and the move from aptitude to achievement tests (even at the college level). Two major organizations, The National Center for…

Living the Legacy

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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 us to hear…

Preschool Orientation

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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

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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

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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…