May 22, 2019 

Class of 2019 - Check the website for video and photos albums from the graduation ceremony.

Bison PTO Meeting - May 22

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

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

All students are required to take their scheduled examinations during their scheduled times.  Any student that does not report and does not have their Dean’s approved reason for the absence will be considered unexcused. All students are to remain in their rooms and their seats the entire period until they are dismissed by their teacher.

Don’t forget to have a good night’s sleep and eat a good breakfast each morning!

Good Luck at IHSA State Tennis

Kyle Cacioppo(Sr) and Jeff Andrews (Sr.) qualified for the state doubles tournament with a 4th place finish at Vernon Hills Sectional last weekend. Good Luck at State this weekend!

Fenton Summer School Information


Semester 1: JUNE 10 - JUNE 27 Semester 2: JUNE 28 - JULY 19

(No School July 4th or 5th)
7:45 AM -12:30 PM

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 , 630.860.6252 or Pedro Castro, Dean of Students & Summer School Director, at 630.860.6254 or email

2018-2019 Daily Herald Academic Team

Congratulations to Fenton's 2018-19 DuPage County Academic Team Honorable Mentions, Alexis Vargas and Shivani Patel. 

Every student on this list had to to survive a rigorous process just to be nominated; and second, because their work ethic, curiosity and passion will make you successful all your life long.

We also congratulate the teachers and counselors who coordinated their schools’ nominations, guided students on their essays and wrote excellent letters of recommendation.

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   

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.

School and sports Physicals

School physicals are required for students entering kindergarten, sixth and ninth grades. VNA Health Care offers a location in Bensenville. Check out details here. Please bring your child’s immunization records with you to the visit.

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.  

Guatemalan Cultural Day

Today, the Bilingual Spanish Literacy class hosted a cultural day in the commons. Staff, students and Administrators came to explore the student presentations about the different aspects of the Guatemalan culture. There was an opportunity to taste some amazing Guatemalan food, listen to Marimba music, and practice your Español, and it gave the students an opportunity to practice their English as well.

Life Skills field trips

Special education life skills class visiting the Chicago Police canine training facility near O’Hare. They learned valuable information about how police dogs are acquired, trained, and taken care of. They enjoyed asking questions and interacting with Officer Tara’s dog, Chase.


The English Life Skills class went to see "West Side Story" after reading the play in class.

Students enjoyed reading different roles and getting to experience the play come to life at the Lyric Opera House on Wednesday




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 111 E. Foster Ave. Wood Dale, IL 60191 (630) 595-9333

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

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:

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


Upcoming May Events

  • 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 - Board of Education Meeting 7pm
  • 29 - Final Exams
  • 30 - Final Exams
  • 30 - 2019 DuPage County Trade & Apprenticeship Expo - 3:30 - 6:30pm at IBEW Local 701.  
  • 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


Community Service

It is never to early to start - Check the board at Fenton.


Athletics calendar can be found

Posted by schroeder On 30 May, 2019 at 9:49 AM  

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