Volume 17........... .April 19, 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.

To stay in the know between issues of our newsletter, make sure to follow us on Instagram (@nfcsbulldogs) and add us on Facebook (@newfoundationscharterschool) for additional news and updates throughout the week!

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 April 14.

Important Dates
  • 4/18-22 Mask Mandate in Effect
  • 4/28 Autism Awareness Day & Family Night
More K-12 News 
  • 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.

Classroom Highlight: Check out Mrs. Sandhaus and the 8th grade Instrumental Class in action last week!
Important Dates
  • 4/18-22 PSSA Spirit Week
  • 4/21 Color-Coded Dress Down Day
  • 4/25-27 PSSA ELA
  • 5/3-5 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.
Author Visit Highlight: Shoutout to Mrs. Tyndall for organizing this month's author visit assembly. Peter Catalanotto visited our K-8 students and complimented the engagement from all grade levels. Check out some highlights from his visit below!
HS News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Daly's News & Notes email from April 01.

Activities Highlight: Students participated in our first pep rally of the year this month! Students who participated in sports and activities were recognized, the rock band performed, and students participated in a variety of competitions, including a half court shot. Check it out below:
Important Dates
  • 4/22 Junior Prom
  • 4/29 Honors Assembly
  • 5/02 Senior Commitment Day
  • 5/04 AP Test - Computer Science
  • 5/05 AP Test - Human Geography
  • 5/10 AP Test - Language & Composition
  • 5/11 AP Test - Biology
  • 5/23-25 Keystones
  • 5/23-25 Senior Finals
  • 5/26 Project Lead the Way Test

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.
Activities Highlight: Students participated in a spirit week full of themed dress down days organized by student council. Check out some outifts from "Dress Like an Old Person" day:
Athletics and Activities Corner
Our high school Chess team has been very active this season with practices and competitions. This month, they participated in the PJAA Chess Championships at City School and brought back a championship trophy.

The winning team, pictured here, consisted of the following students: Emmanuel Hernandez, Connor Kushnir, Alexis Pennycooke, Kahseem Williams, Christy Saju, Richard Hoepfl, Haylee Perez, and Angel Beard.

For a full list of all our activities please visit, https://www.newfoundations.org/activities
Bulldog Spotlight of the Week
Nylah Rose Ryan-Brown

Nylah Rose Ryan-Brown is currently a second grade student at New Foundations. She is new to New Foundations this year and fits right in with our school community.

Nylah shines bright in the classroom and constantly brings phenomenal energy to her classmates.

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