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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.

Fenton High School News From Around The Web

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.

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.

Bensenville mourns longtime community leader, activist  Chicago Daily Herald

The Bensenville community is mourning the loss of one of its most active residents. Oronzo Peconio, 67, the president of the Fenton High School District 100 ...

Fenton committed to honoring first responders  Chicago Daily Herald

Fenton coach Lynch serious in his commitment and appreciation.

Scouting the Fenton Bison  Chicago Daily Herald

For both coach and player, advances between a coach's first and second seasons cannot be understated. "It's a lot easier, a lot easier," said Fenton coach ...

Suburban school districts pay penalties for giving raises over 6 percent By Jake Griffin Jun 13  Chicago Daily Herald

Taxpayers in 58 suburban school districts spent a combined $820980 last year to cover state penalties for dozens of teachers and administrators whose annual ...

Well worth the trip for Maine West  Chicago Daily Herald

The travel distance for Maine West on Friday night, as the Warriors made the trek for its nonconference clash in Bensenville with Fenton, was just 8.2 miles.

Fenton High School teachers, board approve 2-year contract  Chicago Daily Herald

Unlike the past three years, Fenton High School District 100 teachers will not receive any pay increases tied to the consumer price index for the duration of a ...

IC Catholic cools off red-hot Fenton  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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

Fenton High School District 100 will have a new superintendent, but the contract length was trimmed to four years after critics during a special meeting early ...

Community voices anger at release of Fenton HS soccer coach  Chicago Daily Herald

Students, parents and community members are expressing outrage at the unexpected dismissal of a longtime boys soccer head coach at Fenton High School.

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

2017-2018 DuPage County Academic Team honorable mentions.

Teachers protest Fenton school board's superintendent choice, to be voted on Saturday  Chicago Daily Herald

A proposed five-year contract for Fenton High School District 100's new superintendent could be approved Saturday morning -- despite objections from the ...

Bensenville to honor longtime conductor Fred Lewis  Chicago Daily Herald

If you grew up in Bensenville in the last half-century, your musical ability and appreciation likely were shaped by Fred Lewis. The community will celebrate the ...

Teachers at Fenton, Maine Township schools average more than $100,000  Chicago Daily Herald

Two districts -- Maine Township High School District 207 and Fenton High School District 101 -- have cracked the $100000 salary barrier. The numbers spark ...

Editorial: Why are taxpayers still covering end-of-career pay boosts?  Chicago Daily Herald

There's no justification for taxpayer-funded end-of-career pay boosts for teachers and school administrators, a Daily Herald editorial says.

Donations pour in to replace musical instruments lost in Prospect Heights fire  Chicago Daily Herald

When Bryan Itzkowitz, director of bands at Holmes Middle School in Wheeling, asked for donations of musical instruments to help replace those lost in the ...

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

Honorable mentions for the Daily Herald's DuPage County Leadership Team for 2017-2018.

Suburban dance squads advance at IHSA finals  Chicago Daily Herald

The Geneva High School and Stevenson High School competitive dance squads kept their title defense hopes alive at the 2018 IHSA Competitive Dance ...

Images: Through the Film Magnifier: Oprah, John Denver, Snakes, White Sox in shorts, rescued puppies and more  Chicago Daily Herald

This edition of Through the Film Magnifier features early Oprah Winfrey, a John Denver concert at Poplar Creek, the White Sox playing in shorts, rescued puppy ...

Matt Lynch steps down at Marengo  Northwest Herald

Matt Lynch made one of the easiest decisions of his life 10 years ago when he took over as head football coach at Marengo.

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

Fenton's boys cross country team pulled in at the end of Tuesday's Illinois Prairie Path training run ready for a treat -- a trip to a bagel shop for well-deserved ...

Fenton's Barriga a study in perseverance  Chicago Daily Herald

Fenton senior midfielder Angel Barriga is the DuPage County All-Area boys soccer team captain.

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.

Wheeling District 21 getting Keeneyville District 20's superintendent  Chicago Daily Herald

Michael Connolly was chosen Thursday to be Wheeling Township Elementary District 21's new superintendent starting next summer. "It was very clear to me ...

Kids liking math? Suburban teachers say LearnStorm challenge works  Chicago Daily Herald

More than 45000 students from Chicago and the suburbs are learning math a new and innovative way -- through the Khan Academy's LearnStorm challenge ...

Through the Film Magnifier: Vintage suburban photos  Chicago Daily Herald

Through the Film Magnifier highlights some of the thousands of images from the Daily Herald film archive. This installment includes, among other images, Walter ...

Scouting Tuesday's team dual wrestling sectionals  Chicago Daily Herald

A quick look at DuPage County teams in team dual wrestling sectionals on Tuesday night.

Donors step up to help Fenton Special Olympics team  Chicago Daily Herald

Fenton High School's Special Olympics basketball team is much closer to collecting funds needed to compete in a state tournament next month. After reading an ...

Taft takes over at Fenton  Chicago Daily Herald

Fenton hires one of its own, Chaz Taft, as its new boys basketball coach.

Fenton, Glenbard South feeling good about sectional  Chicago Daily Herald

It was a productive day for three local Class 2A wrestling programs in Bensenville over the weekend. Host Fenton had five athletes win regional championships ...

Fenton can't finish vs. Morton  Chicago Daily Herald

Morton defeated Fenton in a nonconference boys volleyball match.

Chicago Man Charged In Attempted Abduction Of Teen In Bensenville  CBS2 Chicago

An alert parent is credited with helping police arrest a Chicago man who allegedly grabbed a Fenton High School student and threatened her with a knife Friday.

Fenton student indicted on Facebook threat charge  Chicago Daily Herald

The DuPage County grand jury has indicted a Bensenville teen accused of causing a scare at his high school by posting a bomb threat on Facebook. Eric Stout ...

Five from west suburbs killed in Wisconsin plane crash  Chicago Tribune

A weekend fishing trip between fathers and sons, neighbors and friends turned tragic early Saturday when a small plane carrying six men — five from the ...

High school bands take spotlight at Walt Disney World Resort  Chicago Daily Herald

Students from three Illinois high schools packed their bags for a fun-filled and educational trip to Walt Disney World Resort where they entertained thousands of ...

A productive season doesn't always require long playoff run  Chicago Daily Herald

The final Eyes on Five of the basketball season takes a look at a pair of rebuilding girls teams and a sneak peak at the boys playoffs.

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

Fenton High School's Special Olympics basketball team formed just last year, yet players are already on their way to their second state championship.

Constable: Italian group won't give up Columbus  Chicago Daily Herald

The Columbus Day holiday has been sinking quicker than the Santa Maria off the coast of Haiti. Only 23 states still celebrate Columbus Day. But the Italic ...

Suburban dance squads planning 'hard-hitting,' intricate routines at state championships  Chicago Daily Herald

Nearly 40 dance squads will represent suburban high schools at the two-day state finals this weekend in Bloomington. "When we are out on that floor, every ...

Where suburban teachers, principals stay on the job longest  Chicago Daily Herald

Schools that are good at hanging onto teachers include Fenton High School in Bensenville, McHenry Middle School, Rose Elementary School in South ...

Fenton sails to victory  Chicago Daily Herald

After Walther Christian took a 7-0 lead Fenton coach Mark Kos said his team "righted the ship." Ship's captain was Eric Lonergan. The 215-pound senior ran for ...

Wood Dale native's animation dreams take flight in 'Hugo'  Chicago Daily Herald

Wood Dale native Colin Brady was raised on the "Star Wars" films, Ray Harryhausen and "Godzilla." "I always wanted to create giant creatures in movies," he ...

Geneva, Stevenson big winners at IHSA state dance finals  Chicago Daily Herald

Geneva High School on Saturday won its record fourth straight girls competitive dance team state championship, and Stevenson High School shrugged off a ...

Royal Oaks in Wood Dale focus of neighborhood profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Built as high-end housing around 1970, Royal Oaks was considered an elite subdivision at that time. Although several new residential developments have ...

Pensions top $100,000 for 42% of District 211 retired educators  Chicago Daily Herald

In Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211, 42.5 percent of retired educators receive pensions of more than $100000 a year, according to state retirement ...

BBAA's Summer Slugfest Baseball Tournament a Great Success  Chicago Daily Herald

The 16th annual Bensenville Summer Slugfest All Star baseball tournament completed late July. This year's Slugfest had 34 different teams from 21 different ...

Honorable mentions: DuPage County Leadership Team. 2015-2016  Chicago Daily Herald

2015-2016 Daily Herald DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions.

Honorable mentions: DuPage County Leadership Team, 2016-2017  Chicago Daily Herald

DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2016-2017.

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...

Images: Icons of Bensenville  Chicago Daily Herald

Daily Herald is suburban Chicago's largest daily newspaper. Daily Herald provides a local perspective with local *content* such as the northwest suburbs most ...

Suburban cheerleaders advance to state  Chicago Daily Herald

The cheerleading sectionals in DeKalb and Rolling Meadows were drama-filled competitions on Saturday. Despite some technical difficulties with its soundtrack, ...

Dist. 203, 204 offering choice for families at struggling schools  Chicago Daily Herald

Two of Illinois' largest and best-performing school systems are joining many other districts across the state this fall in offering families the choice to leave schools ...

Waubonsie Valley's Kroening has first loss to motivate him  Chicago Daily Herald

A few DuPage County wrestling notes heading into the IHSA postseason.

Average suburban teacher salaries: from $47,624 to $116,044  Chicago Daily Herald

The gap between the suburbs' highest- and lowest-paid teachers is cavernous: Teachers in Maine Township High School District 207 top the list with an ...

Suburbanites figure prominently in revival of macabre 'Shockheaded Peter' musical  Chicago Daily Herald

A set and puppet designer from Bensenville and cast members from Wheaton, Lisle and Libertyville are among the suburban natives playing key roles in Black ...

Fenton finishes strong against ICCP  Chicago Daily Herald

Bryan Larsen scored 18 points and Fenton defeated IC Catholic Prep in a Metro Suburban West game.

Neuqua Valley trying to seal the deal in DVC  Chicago Daily Herald

Whatever form the DuPage Valley Conference may take in the future, Neuqua Valley would like to win it in 2016. The Wildcats (7-0, 6-0) can clinch a share of the ...

Local couple builds house to help military families  Chicago Daily Herald

Bill and Connie Schey, of Barrington Hills, are building a home in Johnsburg that they will sell and give the money to Folds of Honor, a charity that provides ...

2013-2014 DuPage County Leadership Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Hometown: Carol Stream. Class: Senior. Parents: Dave and Carla Crosby. Sponsor: Sara Noureldin, English teacher. Community *service*: Western DuPage ...

Lockport school superintendent seeks Kaneland job  Chicago Daily Herald

The second finalist for Kaneland School District's top job -- the superintendent of a one-school district in South suburban Lockport -- told an audience Thursday ...

DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions  Chicago Daily Herald

Toni Adeymi. Hinsdale Central High School. Hometown: Hinsdale. Class: Senior. Parents: Ronke Champion, Yonni Adeyemi. Sponsor: Lisa Hikes, counselor.

Jewel-Osco opens new store in Bensenville  Suburban Life Publications

BENSENVILLE. The village of Bensenville recently welcomed a new Jewel-Osco *Fresh* Market near the corner of Grand Avenue and York Road.

Family remembers 'bravest' Bensenville teen  Chicago Daily Herald

While Ashley Garza of Bensenville fought cancer for more than a year, her mother said the 13-year-old coped through humor and sass. "To our family Ashley ...

Victor Envelope hosts Feed My Starving Children mobile pack event  Chicago Daily Herald

Victor Envelope Company hosted a Feed My Starving Children mobile pack event at their Bensenville manufacturing facility on Saturday, Sept. 17.

In Transit: Is O'Hare's noisy new flight path irreversible?  Chicago Daily Herald

Will O'Hare's diagonal runways truly become extinct? As anti-noise groups fight to save the diagonals in hopes they will distribute the din from jets, the reality ...

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

High school wrestling insider: Crystal Lake Central's Michael Petersen is athlete of the week, notes  Northwest Herald

Athlete of the week. Michael Petersen, Crystal Lake Central, Sr. 145 lbs. Petersen pinned three times Saturday to win the 145-pound title at the 2A Antioch ...

DuPage teachers ease students back into classroom  Chicago Daily Herald

As the summer ends for suburban children, their teachers have one common goal: Refocus students to the classroom. Megan Knops, a third-grade teacher at ...

Fremd takes apart South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Fremd 6-foot-4 senior Matt Ochoa gave coach Bob Widlowski exactly what he'd been asking for this week and a whole lot more in Wednesday's 91-61 ...

Images: #TBT Gallery revisits blizzards of 1967, 1979  Chicago Daily Herald

The Chicago suburbs have seen plenty of snow in past Januarys, like the record 23 inches that fell on this date 50 years ago, and the 21 inches that covered the ...

Football: DuPage County all-area team  Chicago Daily Herald

Introducing the Daily Herald's football all-area team for DuPage County.

Pyke: Which neighborhoods will be in flight path of new O'Hare runway?  Chicago Daily Herald

Aircraft will approach O'Hare's newest runway opening this week from an angle. Which suburban neighborhoods will wind up in the flight path remains unclear.

Introducing the 2011-12 Daily Herald Academic Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Today, we introduce you to some amazing teenagers. The members of the 2011-12 Daily Herald Academic Team all have grades and test scores so stellar they ...

College report 6/3/16: IWU's Schumacher named nation's top coach  Bloomington Pantagraph

Illinois Wesleyan's Chris Schumacher was honored for leading Illinois Wesleyan to the NCAA Division III national outdoor championship last weekend by being ...

Lake Park, Geneva take dance titles  Chicago Daily Herald

Although her team didn't yet know exactly how well they'd done as they strode off the dance floor Saturday, the coach of Lake Park High School's competitive ...

An all-around good night for Glenbard West  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard West senior Missy Guzman is hoping to make her third and final trip to Palatine later this month. She also realizes that the Hilltoppers will probably ...

Images: Daily Herald prep photos of the week  Chicago Daily Herald

The Daily Herald Prep Photos of the Week gallery includes the best high school sports images by our photographers featuring football, soccer, golf, volleyball ...

Bensenville woman dances in Ricky Martin tour  Chicago Daily Herald

Amy Miles, of Bensenville, is one of the dancers on Ricky Martin's tour. And she still gets nervous right before the curtain goes up. "Before the curtain went up, ...

DuPage County's Faces of 2011  Chicago Daily Herald

The artist sits before her blank canvas, contemplating the first brush stroke of a portrait of DuPage County in 2011. Where to start? How to capture the true nature ...

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