News and Announcements

Annual Fund

| Annual Fund

In the late 1980s, Maggie Daley envisioned a school that embraced diversity in all its forms, a safe haven that would provide students both an excellent education and a strong moral compass. She approached Father Jack Wall, then pastor of Old St. Pat’s Church, who eagerly accepted the challenge, and together they collaborated with Mary Ellen Caron, an experienced…

Head of School Letter -- September 2017

| Head of School Letter

Dear Parents, It’s all about perspective. As I begin my third year here at FXW, each day continues to bring something new and special. That freshness and constant sense of growth and discovery are what I have loved the most about my nearly 30 years as an educator. But before you start doing that math, please note it is…

Parent Informational Meeting on Assessment -- Highlights

| In the Loop

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…

FXW Faculty & Loyola's Early Childhood Special Education Program

| Uncategorized

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…

First Day of School

| Uncategorized

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

| In the Loop, 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 us to hear…

Preschool Orientation

| In the Loop

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

| In the Loop

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

| In the Loop

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…

Head of School Letter -- August 2017

| Head of School Letter

Dear Parents, Earlier this week, I turned the page on my calendar with great enthusiasm. Seeing that August has arrived means that school starts soon. I know this sentiment may not be a popular one, but I much prefer it when the school buildings and classrooms are bustling with staff, teachers and students all exploring new endeavors while engaged in…