November 28, 2018 

Attention Seniors: Baby Pics Wanted! 

Senior baby pictures to be published in the yearbook are due by November 30th at the end of the day and cost $10. Bring your baby photo and $10 (no checks) to Mr. Cain’s room, 522 before the deadline. Mr. Cain will also be in the cafeteria in the morning from 7:30 am to 7:55 am from November 26th to November 30th to collect pictures and money. Once he has received the photo and the money, you will receive an email receipt.

Students on Stage

You are cordially invited to Fenton's annual night of drama and poetry, Students on Stage, this Friday at 7:00 in the auditorium. Doors open at 6:30, and admission is free; however, we will be collecting canned goods to distribute in the community. Come join us for a night of student written, directed, and acted theater. We hope to see you there!


Join us for Special Olympics "Pack the Place"!

Pack the Place is Friday, December 7th at 7pm in the Field House. The Special Olympics basketball team will be taking on Hoffman Estates. All proceeds of the game will go towards the team and a special project in honor of the players.


Bensenville-Wood Dale Rotary Coat Drive and Bensenville Toy and Food Drive

Since 2001, Bensenville-Wood Dale Rotary has provided more than 10,000 local children and families in need with warmcoats, mittens, hats, and scarfs for the winter. This year, in partnership with Operation Warm, Rotary is aiming to raise $8,000 to buy 400 new coats for children of all ages and sizes, and we are seeking sponsors to support this effort. Donations can be made online at  

Make the holidays a little brighter for the families right here in Bensenville by donating new and unwrapped toys, new or gently used coats and new hats, scarves and non-perishable food items at Fenton High School before December 1. There is a box in the front office.

STAY WARM: Rotary to provide 'Coats for Families' on December 8

​​​​​​​The Bensenville-Wood Dale Rotary Club will distribute new and gently used coats during its 17th annual Coats for Families event, which will be held Saturday, December 8, from 9-11 a.m. at W.A. Johnson School, 252 Ridgewood Avenue, Bensenville.

Coats will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Children must be present to receive a coat. If a child has a coat in good condition that doesn’t fit, you are encouraged to exchange it. Adult coats will also be available on a limited basis.

Bensenville-Wood Dale Rotary’s Coats for Families event is held in conjunction with the Village of Bensenville’s 48th Annual Holiday Toy Drive. Residents can support these efforts by donating new and unwrapped toys, new or gently used coats, and new hats, scarves and non-perishable food items at donation boxes located throughout the community through December 3. Fenton has a box located in the front office.

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train’s December 6 stop in Bensenville
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is nearly 1,000 feet long with 14 rail cars, each decorated with hundreds of thousands of LED lights in holiday designs, and it will be visiting Bensenville for the first time this year.

The train is scheduled to arrive at the corner of south York Road and east Railroad Avenue at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, December 6.

Be sure to arrive early to get a good view of the lights and the live musical performances by popular Canadian rock act The Trews and Wisconsin singer-songwriter Willy Porter.

Parking will be available on Railroad Avenue, as well as downtown, around Village Hall.

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train raises awareness of local food and hunger issues by encouraging attendees to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to a local pantry. All donations will benefit the Bensenville Wood Dale Food Pantry.

Distracted Driving

The video at this link is written and produced by teens in conjunction with the Illinois Secretary of State's Office, as part of a continuing effort to raise awareness regarding distracted driving.  Please watch the video and consider the implications of the choices you make as a driver, or the choices you make when someone else is driving, about distractions while on the road.

Important Dates: 

  • November 30 - Students on Stage 7:00pm
  • November 30 - Senior Baby Picture deadline
  • December 1 - Tree Lighting at Wood Dale Ciy Hall 2:30 - 5pm
  • December 1 - NHS Fall Community Service Due
  • December 6 - Holiday Band Concert 6:30pm
  • December 11 - Food for Families @ Tioga
  • December 14 - Holiday Assembly
  • December 16 - Holiday Choir Concert 3pm
  • December 17/18 - Spring Musical Auditions
  • December 19 - 21 Final Exams
  • December 19 - Board of Education Meeting 7pm
  • December 24 - January 7 - Winter Break

Athletic/Activity Events and Updates


The varsity wrestlers opened the season with a 2-2 record. Danny Ramirez, Moises Noyola, Jeremy Piskorz, and David Burch all have 3 wins.

The JV wrestlers are 3-1 and have been led by Adrian Palacios and Kevin Alba.

The freshmen wrestlers are off to a strong 3-2 start. Leaders have been Richard Chavez, Andreus Ortiz, Zane Benayad, Kon Papadopoulous, and Thatcher Zalewski.



  • GBWL V vs. Hinsdale South A 4:00PM
  • GBWL JV vs. Hinsdale South A 4:00PM
  • SPEO BK vs. York H 6:00PM


  • BSWIM V vs. Elgin H 5:00PM
  • BSWIM JV vs. Elgin H 5:00PM
  • BBB F vs. Guerin Prep A 5:30PM
  • GBB JV vs. Ridgewood H 5:30PM
  • BBB S vs. Guerin Prep A 5:30PM
  • BBB V vs. Guerin Prep A 7:00PM
  • GBB V vs. Ridgewood H 7:00PM


  • BWRES F vs Geneva Tourn A  9:00 AM
  • BWRES S vs Geneva Tourn A 9:00 AM
  • BBOWL V vs Vernon Hills Invite A 9:00 AM
  • BWRES V vs 39th Annual Weiss Invite H 9:00 AM
  • BOWLING G JV vs Palatine Invite A 9:00 AM
  • BOWLING G V vs Palatine Invite A 9:00 AM


  • DANCE FORCE G JV vs Oak Forest Invite A 8:00 AM
  • DANCE FORCE G V vs Oak Forest Invite A 8:00 AM
  • CHEERLEADING G JV vs Barrington - Jinglefest A 9:00 AM
  • BBB V vs Ridgewood - Hoops Classic Shootout A 11:00 AM


  • BOWLING G JV vs Metea Valley A  4:00 PM
  • BOWLING G V vs Metea Valley A 4:00 PM


  • BBB FA vs Leyden A 4:30 PM
  • SOLY C N vs Hinsdale South H 4:30 PM
  • BSw&D JV vs IMSA H 5:00 PM
  • BSw&D V vs IMSA H 5:00 PM
  • GBB JV vs Timothy Christian A 5:30 PM
  • BBB S vs Leyden A 5:30 PM
  • GBB FA vs Walter Payton College Prep H 5:30 PM
  • BBB FB vs Leyden A 6:00 PM
  • GBB V vs Timothy Christian A 7:00 PM
  • BBB V vs Leyden A 7:00 PM


  • BBOWL JV vs Elgin A 4:00 PM
  • BBOWL V vs Elgin A 4:00 PM
  • GGYM F vs Glenbard East A 6:00 PM
  • GGYM JV vs Glenbard East A 6:00 PM
  • GGYM V vs Glenbard East A 6:00 PM

The Bison Way

Students and adults at Fenton High School create a safe, caring, empathetic environment where we believe in each other, respect diversity, communicate openly, grow together and hold each other to high expectations to become the leaders and innovators of the future.

Así somos Bisontes

Los estudiantes y adultos en Fenton High School crean un ambiente seguro, cariñoso y empático donde creemos los unos en los otros, respetamos la diversidad, nos comunicamos abiertamente, crecemos juntos y mantenemos entre nosotros muy altas expectativas para que lleguemos a ser los líderes e innovadores del futuro.

Posted by schroeder On 29 November, 2018 at 3:50 PM  

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