April 17, 2019 

Thank you to our First Responders

On April 18th we welcome local First Responders to Fenton for an appreciation luncheon. We will welcome local Police, Fire and Emergency Service Professionals to enjoy a lunch to show our appreciation for the job they do to protect our families on a daily basis. If you see emergency vehicles at Fenton, rest assured that they are on the job and are ready for calls, but Fenton is safe.

Metro Suburban Art Show

Congratulations to 7 Fenton Art students who were competing at Metro Suburban Art Competition on April 12.

Samantha Romero, Daylin Maentanis, Gloria Diaz, Ola Czyzycki,Sydney Minard, Aitanna Nadalia, Jesus Amador.

Special congratulations to Aitanna Nadalia for winning Best of Art Show which won her free Summer Art Studio class at the American Academy of Art.


Bison PTO

Fenton PTO will be having a meeting on April 23 at 6:30pm in the Academic Resource Center (ARC)

The meeting will begin the selection of officers and setting of by-laws.

Join us for the meeting and light refreshments.


Comcast wifi offer for qualifying families

Comcast offers internet for $9.95 a month - visit www.Internet Essentials.com to read about the program or call 1-855-846-8376 to apply

Ask about the Wifi for low income families, You qualify as long as you are on SNAP or 1 child in family receives free or reduced lunch at school.

Fenton Summer School Information

Semester 1: JUNE 10 - JUNE 27
Semester 2: JUNE 28 - JULY 19
(No School July 4th or 5th)
7:45AM -12:30PM

Freshman Course Offerings

  1. Algebra Part 1
  2. Health 
  3. Literacy & Math Skills 
  4. Math 9 
  5. Reading Experience Camp 
  6. STEM Exploration 
  7. Strategic Reading 

Non-Freshman Course Offerings

  1. Credit Recovery
  2. Consumer Education
  3. Driver’s Education
  4. Geometry 
  5. Health 
  6. Reading Experience Camp
  7. STEM Exploration 

For further information on the Summer School program, contact Katie Rodwell via email at rodwell@fenton100.org , 630.860.6252 or Pedro Castro Dean of Students, Summer School Director, at 630.860.6254 or email castro@fenton100.org .

Community Service

The DEADLINE to turn in hours is Friday, April 26, 2019.  See Mrs. Bohnen with questions of what does and does not count right away! 

Prom Ticket Information

When purchasing Prom tickets IDs are required.  If your guest does not attend Fenton a permission slip must be filled out and approved by your Dean BEFORE you can purchase tickets.  All permission slips must be completed & returned to the Dean’s Office by 12:00 pm on 4/24/19 NO EXCEPTIONS.  Fees and fines must be paid and detentions must be served before any prom tickets will be issued.

Bison Dash

On April 25th the Physical Education Department will host the 3rd Annual Bison Dash. The Bison Dash is comprised of a 2-mile bike ride, multiple obstacles with approximately a mile run. 

In this FREE event, racers will receive t-shirts. Participants will have a half day field trip to compete in the event. Morning session is for students in Physical Education periods 0-4 and afternoon session is for student with Physical Education periods 5-8.

If you have further questions, please see your PE teacher.

If you think you are tough enough, register at bit.ly/bisondash


You must complete the google form registration prior to acquiring a field trip form.

Participants are limited to those who are enrolled in Physical or Health Education and faculty | staff | administrators.

Field trip forms and waivers must be submitted by Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

Be prepared to attend packet pick up with race times the day prior.


Monday-Health Club Day

Tuesday-Health Fair

Wednesday-Fr/Soph Bowling for Heart!  American Heart Association fundraiser 

         Jr/Sr. Guest Speaker-Illinois State Police presenting on Distracted Driving.

Thursday-Bison Dash

Friday-Fr/Soph Guest speaker Metra Railway Safety

         Jr/Sr. Bowling for Heart!  American Heart Association fundraiser


Fenton Drama presents "Working"

Fenton High School is proud to present the spring musical “Working” on April 25, 26 and 27 in the Lewis-Huffman Auditorium at Fenton. Tickets are $5.00 at the door.

Working is based on the book by Studs Terkel. It is a musical telling the stories of various workers through interviews. Working paints a vivid portrait of the men and women that the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the phone operator, the waitress, the millworker, the mason and the housewife, just to name a few. Nominated for six Tony Awards, this classic has been updated for a modern age, featuring new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as favorites by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia and James Taylor.


Neighborhood Beautification
9:00-11:30A | Various Locations
Register yourself, family, friends, or organization and choose your worksite location.
All supplies and materials will be provided. Registration for all locations is being taken
at the Deer Grove Leisure Center, located at 1000 W. Wood Street through April 26.
Worksite locations include: Varble Woods/DGLC • Breiter-Palm Park
Sunset Park • Fischer Farm • Hyatt-Hubbard Site • Blackhawk Middle School
Korthauer Log House • Fenton High School

Electronics Recycling Event
11:30A-12:30P | Fischer Farm, 16W680 Grand Ave.
Visit BensenvilleParkDistrict.org for a list of acceptable electronics

Complimentary Lunch
9:00-11:00A | Deer Grove Leisure Center, 1000 W. Wood St.
Pizza for volunteers, registration required

Events sponsored in conjunction with 
Village of Bensenville | Bensenville Community Public Library | Bensenville Park Distict | 

Bensenville School District 2 | Fenton High School District 100


Celebrating Cultures in Clay

In March staff and students came together bringing a multitude of cultural symbols, words, and designs to the table! Tiles were fired and installed along the courtyard path. What a beautiful display of Fenton’s diversity! Thank you Mrs. Rieger!


JCS Fund of the DuPage Foundation

Fenton High School District 100 Music Department would like to thank the JCS Fund of the DuPage Foundation for the support of our guitar clinics.  This was the third installment of our guitar clinics and it involved a three hour workshop for our jazz guitarists.  Thank you to Mr. Marcos Rios, Fenton class of 08' and professional guitarist in Chicago for taking the time to work with our students.  We are forever grateful!


Inland Home Mortgage offering May 2 financial workshop for Fenton and BSD2 families

District 2 is partnering with Inland Home Mortgage to present a financial workshop for families on Thursday, May 2.

Inland's "Financial Baby Steps for Any Age" presentation will offer informative discussions on such topics as:        

  • Learning how to build, repair, and freeze your credit.
  • Learning how to save for your children's college tuition.
  • Finding out simple steps to save for retirement.
  • Learning how to purchase a home with no money down.
  • Learning what a competitive interest rate is.

Inland will present "Financial Baby Steps for Any Age" twice on May 2 -- first in Spanish from 5:30-6:15 p.m., then in English from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Both presentation will be held in the auditorium at Blackhawk Middle School, located 250 S. Church Road in Bensenville.

Babysitting will be provided.

Please RSVP to Lara Schwarz, District 2 Community Liaison, at 630-766-2605 ext. 3202 or lschwarz@bsd2.org

Click here for the Inland Home Mortgage "Financial Baby Steps for Any Age" flyer.

Upcoming Events

  • April 18 – First Responder Luncheon
  • April 19 - No School - Non Attendance Day
  • April 22 – Spring Assembly
  • April 23 – Fenton Wellness Committee – Wellness Fair
  • April 24 – Board of Education Meeting 7pm
  • April 25 – Bison Dash
  • April 25-27 – Fenton Drama presents Working 7pm
  • April 27 – Senior Citizen Luncheon and Matinee noon and 1pm  
  • April 27 - Earth Day Clean up various locations in Bensenville
  • May 1 - NHS Induction 7pm
  • May 2 - Fenton Faces Breakfast - 2nd Semester 7am
  • May 2 - Fenton Art Show 7:30pm
  • May 6 - AP Exams begin
  • May 6 - Spring Choir Concert 7pm
  • May 8 - Spring Band Concert 7pm

Athletics calendar can be found https://il.8to18.com/fenton/calendar

Posted by schroeder On 09 May, 2019 at 10:44 AM  

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