Published twice annually, the Onyx offers inspiring stories, community news and campus updates. Everything you love about The Woods is woven into each page with captivating photographs, uplifting human interest pieces and tidings from the place our students and alums call home.

We know you love receiving the Onyx each spring and fall. Over the years, we’ve heard stories of how excited you are when is appears and how important the magazine is to you. And, we love that you love it so much!

In an effort to be fiscally responsible, all donors of $25 or more will receive a printed copy of the Onyx magazine. The $25 donation could be a gift to the Woods Fund, the renewal of an SMWC license plate (Indiana residents only) or a donation to a scholarship fund, just to name a few opportunities. The magazine without class notes will be made available online at a later date here at

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Current Issue: Fall-Winter 2017

The 2017 Fall-Winter online issue of Onyx will provide you with a small view into the life of SMWC. While current students are participating in sustainability projects, alumni across the country are creating businesses and finding success. You’ll also read about Reunion weekend, special awards, and two dedication ceremonies in honor of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the late Jeanne Knoerle, SP, ’49.