A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
More than any other program or activity, our all-school Service Program exemplifies who we are as a school. In 2010, St. Francis Xavier School won the Maxine Donahue Award, an award presented by the National Catholic Educational Association. Each year, all year, students are engaged with people and causes throughout the community to allow our them to fully understand the meaning of service. Not only strengthening the community and helping those in need, this program empowers our students to see the change they can affect. The school community has committed itself to providing an integrated service program that connects meaningful service opportunities with curriculum based learning and prayerful reflection. The program is run by parent volunteers in consultation with classroom teachers. On Service Day , the First Friday in December, the entire school participates in service at a variety of locations and for many causes across the Chicagoland area. This program allows us to practice and live the school motto… “We Pray, We Learn, We Serve”
Throughout the school year, each grade has a service theme on which to focus its PRAYER, EDUCATION, ACTION and REFLECTION.
Guided by the seven principles of Catholic Social Teaching, the themes are: