Alumni eNews - September 2023
The 2023-24 school year is off to a fantastic start! Amazing things are happening here every day and we are grateful to our alumni for their continued involvement and support. Once a Spartan, Always a Spartan!
Spartan Classic: Last chance for Sponsorships!
Final chance! Are you interested in sponsoring the sold-out Spartan Classic? Please take a moment to check out the variety of sponsorships available and select which one might work for you. All proceeds benefit tuition assistance!

Visit for more information and watch the video below to see how your contribution makes the Spartan Difference. We'll be sure to share highlights of the day (Friday, September 15) on our social media pages.
Plan Your Reunion
Calling all classes from ‘3 and ‘8: are you ready for your reunion? Please reach out if you have questions!
Becky Feltes '97 Fischesser
Director of Alumni Relations 
(630) 668-5800 x1202
Don't miss the message!
Please send any contact information updates to Becky Feltes '97 Fischesser to stay connected and informed about all things SFHS.
Hall of Honor - Nominate today!
Do you know someone who should be named a Distinguished Alumni or in our Hall of Honor? Distinguished Alumni are recognized for their actions following graduation. The Hall of Honor recognizes alumni for their achievements while they were SFHS students. This event is held biennially and the committee is accepting nominations for the 2024 event through March 1, 2024. Nominate today!
Calling all Engineers: Share Your Story with Spartans
Do you work in the engineering field? Dr. Tom Juliano is looking for alumni who are willing to visit his class to share their career progression and engage in a Q&A with students.

Don't live nearby? You can still serve as a guest speaker virtually or volunteer for students to ask you questions via email (maximum once per semester). If interested, email [email protected].
Alumni in the Spotlight
Congratulations to alum Patti Trompeter '85 for being named in the Forbes Magazine 50 over 50 in investment!
You may remember Patti from our Summer 2022 issue of Focus Magazine, who credits her SFHS math teacher, Mrs. Joan Kustak, for encouraging her talents in math and toward a career in finance. Read more about Patti in her Forbes profile here.
Welcome back, Jason Accardi '96!
Jason is now one of our many alumni who work at SFHS and is an English teacher and Cross Country coach. "I love seeing how the school has both changed and remained the same since I was a student here 30 years ago," he said.
Homecoming 2023
Homecoming is a time-honored tradition of reunion and celebration. We hope to see you back on campus this year during the week of Monday, September 25, as we honor what it means to be a Spartan! The following home games are scheduled throughout the week:

Tuesday, September 26: Girls Tennis (JV) vs. Providence Catholic, 4:30 p.m.; Girls Volleyball (F/FB) vs. St. Laurence, 5:00/6:00 p.m.; Boys Soccer (V) vs. Montini, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 27: Girls Tennis (JV) vs. Kaneland 6:00 p.m.; Boys Soccer (JV/V) vs. IC Catholic Prep, 6:00/7:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 28: Girls Tennis (V) vs. DePaul Prep, 4:30 p.m.
Friday, September 29: Football (JV/V) vs. IC Catholic Prep, 5:00/7:30 p.m. Join us at the Alumni Tent in the west End Zone!
Career Opportunities
We're looking for someone who is passionate about the mission of St. Francis High School and wants to be a part of our exciting future and growth.

Open Positions Include:

Please review the job descriptions if you or someone you know might be interested in joining our team of dedicated professionals. And please help us spread the word by sharing on your LinkedIn or other social media!
SFHS Community Trip
Interested in attending the SFHS Community Trip to Prague, Vienna, Salzburg and Venice next summer? Travel dates are Thursday, June 6, through Sunday, June 15, 2024, with hosts Sue Harsa and Peg Kopec.

For more information, email [email protected].
The Exciting Future of SFHS
Our capital campaign, "Progress Can't Wait: Secure our Future Today," is off to an outstanding start - and we invite you to join us if you haven't already!

Please visit our website dedicated to the campaign,, where you can access more information and have the opportunity to contribute.