May 15, 2019 

Check the website for information about video streaming of the ceremony.

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Fenton Polish Parent Meeting - Tonight at 6:30 (ARC)

Join the Polish Parent Meeting tonight at 6:30 pm for a recap of the year, details from the Bilingual conference and planning for next year.


Bison PTO Meeting - May 22

Join the Bison PTO on May 22 at 6:30 pm for their next meeting. They will be planning programs and calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. All FHS community members are welcome.


Finals Schedule - Wednesday May 29, Thursday May 30 and Friday May 31


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


Save the Date

Sports physicals will be on June 21st in the fieldhouse from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

The cost will be $35.00. 

This is only for sophomores through seniors as freshman require a full physical.


The Bensenville Spring Carnival is around the corner

The location has changed from previous carnivals. The Bensenville Community Spring Carnival will take place Thursday, May 16 through Sunday, May 19, in the parking lot area of the Deer Grove Leisure Center located at 1000 W. Wood Street.

Times:

Thursday, May 16  |  3:30-10pm
Friday, May 17  |  3:30-11pm
Saturday, May 18  |  Noon-11pm
Sunday, May 19  |  12:30-8pm*


*May 19  |  10am-12:30pm Free, exclusive time for children and adults with disabilities and their families.

This annual fund-raiser will benefit Bensenville schools and community outreach programs, and will feature hours of entertainment for all ages, as well as provide exclusive time for children and adults with disabilities and their families. 

Parking for carnival will be available at Fenton High School (except during Fenton Graduation) and Blackhawk Middle School. During the Spring Carnival, street parking on S. Franzen Street and Ridgewood Avenue between Wood and Grove Streets will not be available.


Attention first time AP-takers!

If your student is registered for his/her first Advanced Placement course next year, keep an eye out for emails and invitations by mail for the AP Summer Bootcamp! This one-day camp will be offered  on Wednesday, August 7th from 9 am-1:30 pm at Fenton. The AP Bootcamp will offer a number of sessions, taught by Fenton AP teachers, that will focus on topics essential for success in an AP course, such as studying for exams, close reading and writing, adjusting to an AP growth mindset, and using technology tools effectively!  The sessions will be a great way to ease the transition into an Advanced Placement course. Mark your calendars! More information to follow.


Food for Families

On Tuesday, May 28, Northern Illinois Food Bank will be supplying perishable and non-perishable foods in a mobile Food Truck at Fenton from 4-6pm.

Summer Food Pop-up Pantry Dates

Does your family need food? Bensenville School District 2, in partnership with Fenton, the Bensenville/Wood Dale Food Patry and Northern Illinois Food Bank, will offer perishable and non-perishable food to families in need at Tioga School.


Nurse Notes

Moses E. Cheeks Slam Dunk for Diabetes Basketball Camp is for children and young adults ages 5-18 years old who have been medically diagnosed with diabetes and prediabetes. Please submit your application
by June 1, 2019 as space is limited to 75 participants per session. Wheaton Camp Dates are June 24 - 26th. Camp Brochure   


Note from the Registrar

If your student will be withdrawing/transferring out of Fenton High school at the end of this school year, please contact Beth Damascus, Registrar, at 630-860-4794 as soon as possible.  Notice must be given at least 48 hours (on school days) prior to the date of withdrawal in order to obtain documents that the student will need to enroll at his/her new school. For more information about withdrawals visit the webpage.  


Summer Semester COD/ESL Classes

Free English and Citizenship Classes at Fenton and the Bensenville Community Library begin soon.

The first testing day is on 5/29/19 and the last day to enroll is 6/10/19.

  • Learn reading, writing, listening and speaking skills
  • Improve career opportunities
  • Prepare for college

Summer ESL English | Semestre de Verano - Espanol  | Semestr Letni 2019


Join Wood Dale Park District This Summer!

Wood Dale Park District is looking for responsible, fun and creative Summer Camp Counselors!

As a Summer Camp Counselor, you will be able to spend your Summer outdoors, having fun, and taking field trips! The Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for the direct supervision of program participants and the planning and implementation of age-appropriate activities throughout the camp day. Must be 16 years of age or older.

Previous experience working with children preferred. Please apply online at wdparks.org 111 E. Foster Ave. Wood Dale, IL 60191 (630) 595-9333

See Mrs. Sparacio in Guidance for additional job opportunity information.


2019 DuPage County Trade & Apprenticeship Expo

The 2019 DuPage County Trade & Apprenticeship Expo will take place on May 30th from 3:30 - 6:30pm at IBEW Local 701 Union Hall in Warrenville, IL.  Visit this link for more details. 

This event will feature interactive demonstrations, putting YOU in the driver’s seat as you participate in hands-on construction activities. You will also have the opportunity to meet with instructors from each individual trade organization where you’ll learn about each apprenticeship program, including the application process, wages and benefits.


Fenton Community High School Marching Band

The Fenton Community High School Marching Band has accepted an invitation to perform in the Village of Bensenville’s Independence Day Parade to be held on Thursday, July 4 at 10:00 AM.  We are very excited to be participating in this community-wide celebration.  WE NEED AND WANT YOU, the FHS alumni, current band students, and incoming students to join us for this fun and exciting day.  

The community of Bensenville is sincerely looking forward to an energizing performance by the FHS Marching Bison Band, and we are sure to deliver on that expectation. This, however, will only work if we have every student participate who is able. Students who participate will receive five hours of community service for their participation OR have it count as an ensemble performance for Accelerated Symphonic Winds. In addition, we will have breakfast treats in the morning, water along the route, and some Popsicles for after the parade!

In order to be successful, we will be having a pick-up rehearsal on Wednesday, July 3 from 1:00PM – 3:00PM.  This rehearsal will occur in the Fenton High School band room and will cover music and marching.  The parade will take place on Thursday, July 4 with a call time at FHS of 8:45 AM and a step off time of around 10:00 AM.  We will need to meet at Fenton High School prior to the parade to load equipment and head over to the start.  This year, we are excited to have the expertise of Mr. Brian Collins leading our band for the parade! Thank you Mr. Collins!

We will be wearing a Fenton 4th of July Band shirt (provided), light colored shorts, and tennis shoes for the parade.  We will be performing the song Seven Nation Army and our marching cadence.  If you already have this shirt, please plan on wearing it for the parade. If you plan to participate, please fill out the form at this address: http://bit.ly/july4band or click here.

I am looking forward to seeing and catching up with as many of you as possible for this event!  If you have any questions, please feel free to email Mr. George at georgeg@fenton100.org.

 


Upcoming May Events

  • 15 - Polish Parent Outreach 6:30pm
  • 16 - Bensenville Community Carnival 3:30pm - 10 pm
  • 16 - Senior Awards Night 7:30pm
  • 17 - Senior Brunch 9:30 - 11:30 am
  • 17 - Bensenville Community Carnival 3:30pm - 11 pm
  • 18 - Bensenville Community Carnival 12 pm - 11 pm
  • 19 - Graduation
  • 19 - Bensenville Community Carnival 12:30 pm - 8 pm
  • 22 - Bison PTO in ARC - 6:30pm
  • 23 - Athletic Awards Night 6:30pm
  • 27 - No School - Memorial Day
  • 27 - Memorial Day Parade(WD) Fenton Marching Band
  • 28 - Northern Illinois Food Bank Food Truck 4pm
  • 29 - Final Exams
  • 30 - Final Exams
  • 31 - Final Exams

June and July Events

  • June 10-July 29 - Summer School 
  • July 8 - August 9 - Mandatory Online Registration for All Students
  • July 23 - Fenton Summer Blood Drive 10 am  - 3 pm

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

Posted by schroeder On 22 May, 2019 at 2:06 PM  

 
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