Volume 37........... .May 25, 2021
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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 23.

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in this year's raffle! With your support, we raised over $14,000 to support students and programs at New Foundations! A special thank you to all of our volunteers, and especially to our Home & School Association! 

If you won a basket and haven't picked it up yet, please do so at the K-8 building on Tuesday, 5/25 between 2-3:30pm or Thursday, 5/27 between 9am-12pm.
Important Dates
  • 5/26 Last Day to Purchase a Legacy Leaf
  • 5/27 Spring Fine Arts Festival, 7pm
  • 5/31 Memorial Day - No School
More K-12 News
  • Nursing Department Reminder & Update: Please review the letter you received from the nursing department on Monday. All students must have up to date paperwork on file to return to school this fall.
  • Attention 12th & 8th Grade Families! Do you still need to pick up your Class of 2021 lawn sign? You can do so on in person learning days (M,T,Th,F) between 7am-2:30pm at the high school security desk. 
  • As you may know, legislators are being pushed to cut funding to charter schools and limit educational options for Pennsylvania families. 143K Rising was created to give families a voice in the battle to protect public charter schools. We wanted to share this resource with you, so that you can participate in the conversation if you feel moved to do so. Your support is appreciated.
  • Are you approved for free/reduced lunch? If so, you should be receiving the Pandemic-EBT benefit. Learn more by reading the letter that was emailed to all families on Monday.
In an effort to better support all members in our diverse community, Project 4 Foundation has set up a language support program. This student-run program offers language services in various languages. Click the flyers below to learn more:

K-12 Hybrid Learning Corner
This section of our newsletter will be your one-stop shop for information and updates as we transition to a hybrid mode of learning.

K-8 News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Unegbu's News & Notes email from May 21.

Important Dates
  • 5/24-5/28 PSSA Make Up Testing
  • 5/26 Spring Sports Day
  • 6/09 Kindergarten Move Up, 9am
  • 6/09 8th Grade Move Up, 3pm

More K-8 News
  • Instrument Return for Grades 5-8: In attempt to maintain social distancing guidelines, please place your instruments on the labeled table in the front hallway.
  • Office Hours are available by appointment only for additional student support.
  • Please remember that if your child has a doctor appointment or other excused absence (court date, death in family, etc.) it will only be excused with an official note from the doctor or other office. You can submit scanned notes to attendancek8@newfoundations.org.
HS News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Daly's News & Notes email from May 21.

Important Dates
  • 5/28 Rock Band Concert, 5pm; HS Parking Lot
  • 6/02 Senior Sunrise & Senior Breakfast
  • 6/04 Graduation, 2pm & 4pm
  • 6/09 Literature Keystone
  • 6/10 Algebra Keystone
  • 6/11 Biology Keystone
  • 6/11 Junior Prom, 7-10pm

More HS News
  • We hope the Class of 2021 had an awesome time at their senior prom! If you attended the prom, please share some of your favorite photos with us HERE.
  • Please remember that if your child has a doctor appointment or other excused absence (court date, death in family, etc.) it will only be excused with an official note from the doctor or other office. You can submit scanned notes to attendance@newfoundations.org.
  • Juniors and Seniors, don't forget to check out our College/Career Visit Calendar to attend information sessions and network with representatives from different postsecondary options. The calendar can be found on the counseling page of our website and will be updated regularly in real time. Want to learn more about a postsecondary opportunity and don't see it listed on the calendar? Reach out to your counselor!
  • Attention Seniors: Please take a moment and share with us your Senior Plans, Acceptances, & Scholarship Awards. We look forward to celebrating you!
Bulldog Spotlight of the Week
Ms. Kimberly Myers
Ms. Kimberly Myers is a current assistant teacher in the K-8 Special Education department at New Foundations.

Ms. Myers is so diligent in assisting not only her special needs student, but any student who needs that extra check in. She has a constant pleasant attitude and always checks in and supports the teachers as well.

Thank you Ms. Myers for encompassing our We CARE norms and being part of our caring school community!

Do you know an outstanding member of our community? Click here to submit a nomination for the Bulldog Spotlight of the Week!
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