News and Announcements

7th Grade Girls Volleyball Win Championship

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Congratulations to our 7th Grade Girls Volleyball team who won the volleyball championship this year! They were the only team in their division to remain undefeated and only lost one set during the entire season! Amazing work, Jaguars…

FXW Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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Thank you so much to everyone who was able to attend our sold-out 30th Anniversary event last night at the Four Seasons. More than 500 guests came together to celebrate this incredible milestone for our School, and with current parents, alumni, alumni parents, current and former faculty, staff, board members, and our founders all in the same room, the…

Head of School Letter⁠—October 2019

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Dear Parents,As we welcome the fall season (just don’t look outside right now), the brisk weather serves as a reminder for us to stop and reflect on the start of the 2019-20 school year. By measure of our student morale, parent feedback, teacher accounts, and by most other metrics, the year is off to good start. At…

Rosalind Wiseman speaks in the Maggie Daley Speaker Series

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Thank you for attending the first event this year in the Maggie Daley Speaker Series, featuring bestselling author and parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman. During her talk, Rosalind addressed the issues our children face growing up in the age of technology and social media, recognizing that “schools are messy,” and conflict between peers and within schools is inevitable. Drawing inspiration from…

FXW Celebrates Diwali

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This week, students at our OSP campus (Preschool-Grade 3) participated in a campus-wide Diwali celebration! FXW families who celebrate Diwali led a presentation about the history and significance of the holiday and even performed a traditional dance. It was so special to learn about this important faith tradition from members of our own FXW community. Happy Diwali…

Congratulations, Cross Country Runners!

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Congratulations to all our runners who competed in their final CYO cross-country meet this weekend! Our 7th and 8th Grade varsity boys runners placed 1st overall!! Five of our runners placed in the top 10, including 8th grader Jack M. who placed 1st in boys varsity and 6th grader Leena M. who placed 1st in girls junior varsity. Amazing…

Congratulations FXW Class of 2019!

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This weekend, our 8th graders graduated from FXW! The class of 2019 is made up of our 84 newest alumni, who are now off to infuse the mission and values of FXW into their high schools, colleges, and beyond. Our 8th graders were accepted to the following high schools: British School of Chicago Cate School Chicago Hope Academy Choate Rosemary…

American Red Cross Blood Drives Held in Honor of FXW Preschooler

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This spring, an FXW Preschool classroom organized two American Red Cross blood drives in honor of their classmate, Mary Kate, who recently underwent treatment for cancer. They even designed t-shirts and had so much fun selling (and wearing!) them during the drive. All the proceeds from the t-shirt sales was donated to Lurie Children’s Hospital, where Mary…

FXW Track and Field are the 2019 CYO City Champs!

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Congratulations to the FXW Track and Field team who are the C.Y.O. 2019 City Champions!!! Our 120 student-athletes competed over the weekend against 30 teams across the Chicagoland area. In addition to winning the title, our kiddos also broke the league record for most total points earned by a team (a record previously held by another school…