News and Announcements

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…

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…

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…