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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...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Steve Twomey Returns

Colin Wright

December 1, 2019

It had been fifty years since a young wide-eyed, part-time Chicago Tribune copy boy left the hallowed halls between Madison Boulevard and East Avenue. On November 4, that same alumnus returned to Fenwick, now as a Pulitzer Prize...

SADD Targets Student Vaping

Vivian Hernandez

December 1, 2019

This year the topic of the SADD assembly covered vaping. The assembly was lead by John FS Williams, M.Ed., LCPC. He has an M.Ed. in community counseling from Loyola University of Chicago and was director of youth services for ...

Students Adjust to New Grade System

Tristen Halstead

December 1, 2019

    Fenwick used to rely on quarter grades, but just this last year mid-semester grades were introduced. Teachers wrote quarter grades off as irrelevant this year, but students felt a growing pressure and for many it opened...

Freshman Orientation Re-envisioned

Vivian Hernandez

October 17, 2019

     This school year, Fenwick has implemented many new programs and activities to help freshmen assimilate into the school. The orientation for the incoming Class of 2023 was redesigned to help freshmen build community b...

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