Volume 18........... .May 03, 2022
We are excited to have you with us and are wishing everyone a healthy and successful 2021-2022 school year.

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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.

ICYMI: We are excited to announce that Mr. Christopher Zagacki will be joining New Foundations Charter School as our Next Chief Executive Officer. For the last 15 years, Mr. Zagacki has served as a teacher and school leader in both charter and district schools in New York City and Philadelphia. Please join us in welcoming Mr. Zagacki to our caring community!
Important Dates
  • 5/10 Class of 2022 (8th & 12th) Lawn Sign Pick Up in K-8 Lobby
  • 5/11 Class of 2022 (8th & 12th) Lawn Sign Pick Up in HS Lobby
  • 5/18 Spring Fine Arts Festival
  • 5/25 Early Dismissal - Staff Professional Development
  • 5/27 Early Dismissal - Maroon & Gold Day
  • 5/30 No School - Memorial Day
  • 5/31 Final Orders Due - Candles for Credits Sale
  • 6/08 Early Dismissal
  • 6/09 Early Dismissal
  • 6/10 Early Dismissal & Last Day of School
More K-12 News 
  • Attention K-11 families: Please check your Infinite Campus Parent Portal for an important message this week regarding re enrollment for next school year. Please complete the form as soon as possible if your child is attending NFCS next school year or NOT. If you need assistance accessing the Infinite Campus Parent Portal, please email: ICSupport@newfoundations.org.
  • Additional free at-home COVID-19 tests are available. Visit Covidtests.gov to order yours.
Autism Awareness Family Night Recap: Last week, New Foundations hosted an Autism Awareness Family Night for our community. There were resources, games and we celebrated our students' talents! Check out some highlights below from the event:
K-8 News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Unegbu's News & Notes email from April 22.

Classroom Highlight: Mrs. Schramm and her students are learning all about 3D printing in tech class! Check it out:
Classroom Highlight: Mrs. Paxson's KB class enjoyed a pizza party for raising the most money for our Basket Fundraiser this year!
Important Dates
  • 5/10 3rd Grade Trip to Franklin Institute
  • 5/11 8th Grade Karaoke Night
  • 5/12 1st Grade Trip to Johnson's Farm
  • 5/12 Model UN Trip
  • 5/20 6th Grade Neon Dance Party
  • 5/24 8th Grade Fine Arts Festival
  • 5/25 Middle School Athletics Banquet
  • 6/03 8th Grade Formal
  • 6/06 8th Grade Dorney Park Trip
  • 6/07 8th Grade Student Vs. Faculty Volleyball Game
  • 6/08 Kindergarten Move Up Ceremony
  • 6/08 8th Grade Move Up Ceremony
More K-8 News
  • Ms. McComb is collecting bottle caps for an art project and needs your help! Please send in your clean water and soda bottle caps to the K-8 art room by May 13!
Earth Day Highlight: Shoutout to Mr. Allan Johnston for introducing nine K-8 classes to the NFCS Community Garden this past Earth Day. K-8 students and teachers helped prepare the garden for the spring and fall seasons! Check it out below:
HS News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Daly's News & Notes email from April 22.

Classroom Highlight: Students in Mr. Kamison's English class celebrated Shakespeare's birthday last week! Check it out below:
Activities Highlight: On Friday, April 22, we kicked off Bulldog TV at our high school! Our TV studio team, advised by Mr. Ermer and Mr. Keblish with support from Mr. Persons, record their news show weekly and broadcast this on Fridays during Study Hall.
Important Dates
  • 5/04 AP Test - Computer Science
  • 5/05 AP Test - Human Geography
  • 5/10 AP Test - Language & Composition
  • 5/11 AP Test - Biology
  • 5/12 Mental Health Awareness Dress Down Day
  • 5/13 Henchman Rock Band Show
  • 5/16 Senior Commitment Dress Down Day
  • 5/20 Senior Breakfast
  • 5/20 Senior Prom
  • 5/23-25 Early Dismissal - Keystones
  • 5/23-25 Senior Finals
  • 5/26 Project Lead the Way Test
  • 5/26 High School Athletics Banquet
  • 6/03 Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony

More HS News
  • Attention Students: Feast of Justice, one of our community partners, will be hosting a Summer Youth Leadership Development Program. It is a 3-week session that involves high school students in direct service, capacity building activities, and professional and character development activities. Students work 20 hrs each week, which can be flexible based on other commitments they have. Students receive a $250 stipend upon completion and they can participate in up to 2 (out of 3) sessions. Find out more HERE.
Classroom Highlight: Students in Spanish classes visited South Philly Barbacoa last week and learned all about traditional Mexican dishes. Check out some highlights from their field trip:
Athletics and Activities Corner
Our high school Track & Field team has been very active this season with practices and competitions. Students compete in a variety of events, including: high jump, relays, sprinting events, hurdles, and long distance.

This season, the team is led by Mr. Aaron Hench, Mrs. Susan Schramm, Mr. Samuel Huslin, Ms. Laura Da Silva, and Mr. Geoffrey Wolson. Wish them luck as they compete in their next meet today at Girard College!

For a full list of all our athletics please visit, https://www.newfoundations.org/athletics
Bulldog Spotlight of the Week
Angel Beard

Angel Beard is currently a tenth grade student at New Foundations. He is constantly pushing himself in the classroom and in the extracurricular activities he participates in.

This summer, Angel will be participating in the 2022 Accounting Career Awareness Program hosted at Villanova University through the National Association of Black Accountants.

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