Volume 16........... .April 05, 2022
We are excited to have you with us and are wishing everyone a healthy and successful 2021-2022 school year. As a reminder, our newsletter is sent out biweekly, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.

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You can always visit our website, which contains all the latest NFCS updates, forms, contact information and more.
K-12 News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Ms. Glassie's CEO News & Notes email from March 25.

Important Dates
  • 4/07 Parent Teacher Conferences
  • 4/08 Half Day, Parent Teacher Conferences
  • 4/11-15 No School, Spring Break
  • 4/18-22 Mask Mandate in Effect
  • 4/28 Autism Awareness Day
More K-12 News 
  • Thank you to everyone who supported our 10th Annual Raffle Fundraiser this past weekend. Shout out to our amazing Home & School Association for all of their hard work! Are you a winner? Head over to our raffle page: www.newfoundations.org/raffle and check out the winners spreadsheet. Baskets can be picked up Tuesday, 4/5, between 2-4pm or Thursday, 4/7, between 5-7pm.
  • Additional free at-home COVID-19 tests are available. Visit Covidtests.gov to order yours.
  • NFCS Is Here to Help! If you live in a shelter, motel, or even doubled up with other people due to loss of housing for economic hardship, you may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Act. If you believe you may be eligible, contact Ms. Davenny, School Social Worker, at 215-344-6410 x8 or mdavenny@newfoundations.org to find out what services and supports may be available!
K-8 News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Unegbu's News & Notes email from April 01.

Important Dates
  • 4/08 Author Visit
  • 4/18-22 Spirit Week, More Info to Come
  • 4/25-27 PSSA ELA
  • 5/2-3 PSSA Math/Science
More K-8 News
  • Reminder: 8th grade students who are joining us for 9th grade, please remember to submit your new student payment of $60 as soon as possible. Check your email (March 8) for more details.
  • Classroom Highlight: 8th Grade Music presents “Let It Be” made famous by The Beatles performed for "Music in Our Schools Month". We are excited to be extending the instrumental program to the High School next school year!
HS News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Daly's News & Notes email from April 01.

Classroom Highlight: Students in Ms. Vajda's class are learning all about forensics this semester. Check out this fingerprint dusting lab they conducted using classic flour!
Important Dates
  • 4/05 Monochrome Tuesday
  • 4/06 Old Person Day
  • 4/07 Throwback Thursday
  • 4/08 NFCS Swag Day & Pep Rally
  • 4/22 Junior Prom
  • 4/29 Honors Assembly

More HS News
  • Attention 9th Grade Students: The Temple Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science Programs are federally-funded college access programs designed to provide first-generation, low-income, and/or students at academic risk the supports needed to pursue and be successful through a college degree. The programs operate year-round and consist of weekday after-school tutoring and college access programming, Saturday academic instruction and enrichment, and a six-week summer program that culminates with a multi-day trip touring college campuses. Applications are due April 22, 2022.
Classroom Highlight: Students in Environmental Science tested their engineering by building skyscrapers that can withstand earthquakes. Students first researched strategies used by actual engineers to make resilient buildings, then implemented these same strategies in their own designs.
Athletics and Activities Corner
Last week, our National Junior Honor Society, National Honor Society and High School Rock Band attended our Home and School Association Raffle Fundraiser and volunteered in a variety of ways. The Rock Band performed for our raffle guests on Friday afternoon while NJHS and NHS members helped with event preparation and during the raffle. Thank you to all the amazing students who volunteered!

For a full list of all our activities please visit, https://www.newfoundations.org/activities
Bulldog Spotlight of the Week
Matthew Colpe

Matthew Colpe is currently a high school student at New Foundations.
He has been an outstanding student this year. He has been very flexible, follows directions and is willing to help out when needed.

He always says hi to staff and brings a smile to everyone's face! Last week, Matthew and his classmates in the Specialized Learning Support class helped prepare a delicious lunch of chicken and waffles for our high school students.

Join us in celebrating Matthew for being an outstanding member of our community!
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