The front porch of Guerin Hall.

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

Should you like to continue receiving a printed copy of the magazine, making a donation to The Woods is easy. Visit or call our office at 888-769-0013 to make your donation.

Fall-Winter 2019

The Fall/Winter issue of Onyx highlights Reunion 2019, as well as, Move-in Day, the Aspire Higher Campaign, the Madrigals winning an international competition and many awards received by alumni, faculty and staff.

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