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With Mission in Mind—May 10, 2021

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Reflection from Casey Marx, Preschool Teacher My Responsibility Towards the World Our Children Will Inherit It’s likely not advised to admit one’s guilt of racist behavior to the school community at which one has worked for the past 11 years, but I am not necessarily one who shies away from risk, especially not over the past three years…

With Mission in Mind—May 3, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration Grade 8 Day of Service Living the Legacy of Mother Warde through our Charism of Service during the pandemic has presented many obstacles, but the Class of 2021, the Grade 8 Team, and a team of administrators and parents teamed up and successfully cleared many hurdles by coming together on April 30…

Equity and Justice Bulletin—Vol.17

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We understand that the Chauvin trial and its verdict have raised many emotions within our community. We reiterate the value of Black lives and continue to create safe spaces for students to process last week’s events. We are confident that our faculty and mental health team will be able to guide students through their feelings, questions, concerns and discussions…

With Mission in Mind—April 26, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration Each and every day, our talented and dedicated team works in partnership with our incredible community of parents to support the needs and value the voices of our students every step of the way from preschool through Grade 8 and beyond. And to ensure our students’ needs are fully being met, we…

Equity and Justice Bulletin—Vol.16

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What We Are Celebrating In the midst of so many tragedies, we celebrate a life-giving story about two preschoolers who are taking a stand against discrimination. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x90tR8-g5o What We Are Doing Leveraging our LegacyHow does an FXW education prepare students for success? Join us for a virtual panel on April 29 from…

With Mission in Mind—April 19, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration A Time for Accountability Mayor Lori Lightfoot said it best yesterday in a communication from her office entitled A Time for Accountability when she stated that “We failed Adam (Toledo). I know we must take this terrible moment and use it to fuel our commitment to police accountability and transparency, and to…

Equity and Justice Bulletin—Vol.15

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Amid the pandemic, Asian American people continue to experience racism, violence and harassment. These resources can help you teach the historical precedents for this moment, introduce ways for students to recognize and speak up against coronavirus racism, and start conversations with even the youngest learners about recognizing and acting to address injustice. What We Are Doing: Leveraging our…

With Mission in Mind—April 12, 2021

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Reflection from Brigid Cashman, Religion Coordinator & High School Guidance Chair Faith Formation Flourishes at FXW “Believe and receive [the Holy] Spirit. With  the gift of the Spirit, you are called to be bridgebuilders.  You are God’s connection on earth, the bridge to connect to each other and bring forth the Spirit of Hope.”  &nbsp…

With Mission in Mind—March 29, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration Calling All Superheroes A couple of months ago, our HNC campus psychologist sent me the link to the above video via MS Teams as if to say, “You gotta watch this!” I proceeded to click the link and for the next six minutes, I was mesmerized by the movement of the artwork…

With Mission in Mind—March 22, 2021

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Reflection from Kendall Mallette, Director of Mission Integration Diversity Is What You See, Inclusion Is What You Do Just one day ago, we learned that a great man, our Campus Pastor, Father Thomas Hurley is stepping away from his role as Pastor of Old St. Patrick’s Church. In his transparent and heartfelt comments before his congregants yesterday, Fr. Hurley…