Attention Recent Alumni! Big Shoulders Fund Seeking to Hire 10-12 College Students for Summer Marketing Program

Calling recent St. Francis de Sales Alumni! Big Shoulders Fund is looking for summer interns to work in their Fellows Program.  They are seeking 10-12 college students, recent college graduates or graduate school candidates for their marketing-focused internship. Past fellows have been former Big Shoulders scholars, college athletes, community activists, first generation immigrants, and the first in their family to attend college. They are trailblazers and they are passionate supporters of Big Shoulders Fund’s mission. Serving as a fellow has also led to career opportunities.  

Read the job description here.

For 9 years, the Fellows have been working directly in Big Shoulders Fund schools, like St. Francis de Sales, helping them with marketing tasks such as communications, web development, social media and community outreach – with the ultimate goal of building a healthy enrollment.

Interested candidates should send their résumé and cover letter to Elizabeth Tracy at





Juniors and Seniors Attend Kairos Retreat

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Our Catholic Identify and community building are two things that make St. Francis de Sales different from other high schools. This last week, St. Francis de Sales recently held its second annual Kairos retreat. Held in Woodstock, Illinois, Kairos provided students with an opportunity for honest self-appraisal. Students were led through a rhythm of prayer experiences and reflections, all designed to take an honest measure of their past, their present, and what changed their lives along the way. Though the details of the retreat are kept purposefully vague, the sense of greater connection Kairos gives St. Francis' student body is palpable.  

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