Volume 09........... .December 21, 2021
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 December 05.

Student Highlight: Last week, the high school students in the Women in STEM (WiSTEM) Club joined several K-5 classrooms for a slime demo where younger students learned to make slime from our high school students. Check out some highlights below!
Important Dates
  • 12/23 Early Dismissal, Winter Break Begins
  • 12/24-31 No School, Winter Break
  • 1/03 No School, Staff Professional Development
  • 1/03 COVID Vaccination Clinic, 3-7PM
  • 1/04-07 Remote Learning
More K-12 News
  • Click HERE for a list of Meal Distribution Sites for food over winter break.
  • Philadelphia is offering free at-home kits for residents. Head to Tacony Library on Torresdale Ave. today, 12/21, between 10AM-4PM. Learn more HERE
  • Infinite Campus Reminder: Please be sure to update your contact information in Infinite Campus. Didn't get an email about your IC Account? Check your inbox/spam for an email with the subject "User Account Activation." Still nothing? Email icsupport@newfoundations.org. Additional Infinite Campus Resources: NFCS Parent Portal Login // Video Instructions // Picture Instructions
  • 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 December 17.

Important Dates
  • 12/23 Pajama Day
More K-8 News
  • REMINDER: Families, please turn in your Infinite Campus Demographic Sheet. Each class with a 100% return of the sheets by Wednesday, December 22, will receive a pizza party!
  • Join us in celebrating our Eighth Grade November Bulldogs of the Month:
  • Jayda Davis
  • Isabella Dong
  • Aiden Gronski
  • Dakota Riddell
  • Join us in congratulating our 2021-2022 Middle School Student Council Representatives:
  • Lev Foell
  • Maggie Hughes
  • Robert Jala
  • Dakota Riddell
  • Alissa Brown
  • Gabriella Ortiz
  • Anthony Staranowicz
  • Brigid Mulligan
HS News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Daly's News & Notes email from December 17.

Important Dates
  • 12/21 Minding Your Mind Presentation, 2nd Block - 1st Group
  • 12/22 Minding Your Mind Presentation, 2nd Block - 2nd Group
  • 12/23 Senior Poetry Slam Event
  • 12/23 Ugly Sweater Day
  • 12/23 Door Decorating Contest, 2nd Block
  • 1/10 Literature Keystone - Asynchronous day for students not currently enrolled in English 10. Virtual Office Hours 1-2PM
  • 1/11 Biology Keystone - Asynchronous day for students not currently enrolled in Biology. Virtual Office Hours 1-2PM 
  • 1/12 Algebra Keystone for students enrolled in Algebra I Part 2 - Regular in-person school day.
Athletics and Activities Corner
Our high school Choir, led by Mr. Hench, is in full swing this semester! Our students have been working together and practicing their performances over the last week. Make sure to be on the lookout for a recording of their performances this year!

For a full list of all our activities please visit, https://www.newfoundations.org/activities
Bulldog Spotlight of the Week
Samiyah Ibrahim, Adwell McGhee, Kendall Sweeney

Samiyah Ibrahim, Adwell McGhee and Kendall Sweeney are currently high school students at New Foundations. Samiyah, Adwell and Kendall have been helping out with CARES, our afterschool program at the K-8. Their responsibilities include being role models and making sure they keep a safe environment for their colleagues and the younger students they work with.

Join us in celebrating Samiyah, Adwell, and Kendall for their contributions to our caring school community!
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