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Friars Welcome New Faculty

Chloe Mika

October 19, 2020

    With the start of a new school year, Fenwick welcomed three new staff members: Mrs. Shoffer, Mrs. Jeong, and Ms. Winkler.      Mrs. Shoffer teaches an English I course, three English IV courses, and will also be teaching an Introducti...

Ms. Magrady Steps Up to the Podium

Clare Gibbons

October 19, 2020

     Last year’s retirement of Fenwick icon Mr. Andrew Arellano marked the end of his illustrious 48-year-long career as the school’s speech teacher. The torch of Fenwick’s speech traditions has been passed to the well-loved English teacher, Ms. Magrady. Despite all of the changes to school polic...

New DEI Committees Combat Injustice

Devan Pietrzak

October 19, 2020

     Senior Kira Zielinsky held her phone in horrified disbelief as she scrolled through the dozens of stories filled with her peers’ experiences of racial injustices.     “I felt such anger towards the perpetrators of this ine...

Friars Adjust to E-Learning

Ava Saunders

April 20, 2020

COVID-19, or the "coronavirus" as it’s better known, has taken Fenwick and the world by storm. There are currently over 700,000 confirmed cases in the United States. All schools in Illinois have been closed to prevent the spre...

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