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Fenton HS Class of 1978 40 year reunion

July 6, 2018 by Laurie McGaughan Kreissl (Register to contact)

***Class Reunion Update***
We have finalized the Venue! Our 40 year Reunion will be held October 13, 2018, 6:00pm in the evening at: Two Chefs
3 S. Center Street
Bensenville, IL 60106
We will be serving appetizers, buffet dinner, and dessert.
The event cost will be $50.00 per person (cash bar) unlimited non alcoholic beverages.
There will also be music entertainment.
PLEASE make your payment to:
Fenton Reunion Class of 78
c/o Lori Hartmann
330 S. Cedarcrest Drive
Schaumberg, IL 60193

Final Payment for attending is September 15th, 2018.
*** No refunds on cancellation***

We need to secure this so please send in your confirmation and payment as soon as you can.

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Fenton jumping to Upstate Eight Conference  Chicago Daily Herald

Fenton will join the Upstate Eight Conference, pending school board approval. The Bison will join for the 2019-20 school year, replacing departing West Aurora.

Images: Fenton High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Fenton High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the school in Bensenville.

DuPage County school board races Apr 2, 2019 11:46 PM - X  Chicago Daily Herald

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DuPage County Academic Team honorable mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Honorable mentions for the Daily Herald's DuPage County Academic Team.

Change of learning focus equals math growth in Bensenville  Chicago Daily Herald

More instruction for teachers and more focused methods for students helped Bensenville Elementary District 2 show strong growth in math, educators say.

Boys tennis: Glenbard North edges Fenton on tiebreaker  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard North defeated Fenton in a tiebreaker in a nonconference boys tennis match.

Grayslake North third at Bison Invite  Chicago Daily Herald

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Football: Lake Zurich names Planz head coach  Chicago Daily Herald

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Bensenville to honor longtime conductor Fred Lewis  Chicago Daily Herald

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New Fenton superintendent contract trimmed to 4 years after public comment  Chicago Daily Herald

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Report: 30 percent of 2016 Downers Grove South High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  DuPage Policy Journal

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Kratz, WW South dangerous from deep  Chicago Daily Herald

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Matt Lynch steps down at Marengo  Northwest Herald

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Honorable mentions: DuPage County Academic Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

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Kurtz's legacy as Fenton cross country coach is still running  Chicago Daily Herald

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IC Catholic cools off red-hot Fenton  Chicago Daily Herald

IC Catholic Prep defeated Fenton in a Metro Suburban Conference girls volleyball match.

Region A Hotbed For Top Prep Runners  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Three area runners were crowned champions as the boys cross country scene advances from regionals to sectionals and hopes of reaching the state finals.

Fenton's Barriga a study in perseverance  Chicago Daily Herald

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Honorable mentions: DuPage County Leadership Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

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Fenton can't finish vs. Morton  Chicago Daily Herald

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Bensenville mourns longtime community leader, activist  Chicago Daily Herald

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Fenton charity game to help Special Olympics team compete at state  Chicago Daily Herald

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HGTV host, global activist make Fenton's Wall of Fame  Chicago Daily Herald

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