Volume 19........... .May 17, 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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You can always visit our website, which contains all the latest NFCS updates, forms, contact information and more.
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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.

Important Dates

  • 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
  • 6/03 Early Dismissal - 12th Grade Graduation Ceremony
  • 6/08 Early Dismissal
  • 6/09 Early Dismissal
  • 6/10 Early Dismissal & Last Day of School

More K-12 News 

  • Transportation: Families, check your inbox for an email from the Department of Transportation Services with detailed information about the 22-23 Flat Rate Program. For more information on the 22-23 Flat Rate program, please click here. If you wish to enroll in the program, please fill out this form. If you have any questions, please reach out to Ms. Rachel Jones, rjones@newfoundations.org.
  • 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.
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K-8 News & Events

Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Unegbu's News & Notes email from May 06.

Link to K-8 Principal's News & Notes from May 06.

Classroom Highlight: Last week, our kindergarten students were visited by the Insectarium. Check it out below:

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Important Dates

  • 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

  • Congratulations to our April Bulldogs of the Month!
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Classroom Highlight: Last week, our 1st grade students visited Johnson's Farm. They saw how fruits and vegetables are grown, went on a hay ride and had so much fun! Check it out below:


Activities Highlight: On May 12, thirteen delegates from Jr. Model UN attended their final conference at Temple University's Fox School of Business. Delegates debated, formed alliances and voting blocs, amended resolutions, presented questions and challenges and solutions to issues of sustainable food systems and cities. A special shout-out to Grace Scollon and Alia Schmidt, representing the Republic of Sudan, for fielding questions and presenting their unique solution of hydroponic gardening before dozens of other delegates! Finally, congratulations to James Zazulak, representing the Republic of Cuba, for bringing home the award of Most Outstanding Delegate - Honorable Mention!

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HS News & Events

Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Daly's News & Notes email from May 06.

Link to HS Principal's News & Notes from May 06.

Classroom Highlight: Students in Mrs. Burton's Special Education Government/Econ class took a trip to New York City and visited The National September 11 Memorial Museum! Check it out below:


Activities Highlight: On Friday, May 13, the HS Rock Band held a show for our school community. Thank you to Mr. Hench, Mr. Laverty, Mr. Kamison and our students for putting on a great show!


Important Dates

  • 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

  • Did you know that May 1 is nationally known as College Signing Day? Many of our students have plans to go to college, and others will join the military, attend trade schools, take a gap year to volunteer, or head right into the workforce. We support and celebrate what is best of all of our students, so at New Foundations, we call this day Senior Commitment Day! Check out this year's Senior Commitments, Congratulations to all!

Activities Highlight: Earlier this month, members of the Students Run Philly Style club participated in the 2022 Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Ms. Candoi and Ms. Cafaro were joined by Ms. Jessica, Giona Pinkney and Valentina Castillo. Way to go!

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Athletics and Activities Corner

Our high school Softball team was in full swing this season with practices and competitions. They had a total of 7 wins this spring. This season, the team was coached by Mr. Robert Voigt and NFCS alum, Liz Nulty. Congrats on a great season to all of our players and coaches!

For a full list of all our athletics please visit, https://www.newfoundations.org/athletics

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Bulldog Spotlight of the Week
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Steven Wacker

Steven Wacker is currently a second grade student at New Foundations. He is always eager to learn more both in and out of the classroom.

His class learned all about Philadelphia and what an important role our city played in our history when they finished reading the Magic Treehouse Series book about George Washington and the Revolutionary War. Afterwards, Steven asked his family to take him to see the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and other historical sites. Steven actually sat at the desk that once was occupied by George Washington and other famous leaders. He shared the pictures with his class and now they all want to do the same!

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

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