Volume 13........... .November 24, 2020
As we go through this school year together, remember to use this newsletter, our social media channels and website as resources!

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.

Scroll down for trivia this week! Participants with the correct answer will be entered in our monthly raffle. Correct answers will be announced on our social media channels and in next week's newsletter.
K-12 News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Daly's CEO News & Notes email from November 13.

Have you heard? New Foundations is celebrating our 20th Anniversary.

In order to celebrate our journey over the past 20 years, we will be holding a T-Shirt design contest! If you would like to learn more about the contest, click the image below.

If you would like to submit a design, please click here.
Important Dates
  • 11/25 Half Day Schedule
  • 11/26-27 No classes, Thanksgiving Break
  • 11/27 No Lunch Distribution
  • 11/30 20th Anniversary T-Shirt Design Submission Due
  • 11/30 Last day to place your HSA Fundraisers (Little House Candles, Bulldog Masks, Scrip) orders
  • 11/30 Home & School Association Meeting, 6pm; Registration required.
  • 11/20 - 12/03 Virtual Scholastic Book Fair
  • 12/08 Board of Trustees Meeting, 6pm; Registration required.
  • 12/10 Q2 Progress Reports
  • 12/11 No classes, Staff PD
More K-12 News
K-8 News & Events
Please read through the important dates and information that was shared in Mrs. Unegbu's News & Notes email from November 13.

Are you a grandparent who is caring for a child age 3-8? Check out this free resource from Philly Families Read Together.
More K-8 News
  • 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 November 13.

More HS News
  • 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!
  • Classroom Highlight: 9th grader Pat White wrote and recorded a song about the density of different types of water for Ms. Russell's Environmental Science class, check it out here!
Bulldog Spotlight of the Week
National Junior Honor Society
Savannah Sandhaus, Cathrine Rilling, Logan Novak and Charles Steinmetz are part of the National Junior Honor Society at New Foundations. In October, the NJHS leaders organized their first socially distanced community service event. These students organized a Neighborhood Clean Up for their various surrounding communities.

Thank you, Savannah, Cathrine, Logan, and Charles for showing what it means to be a part of a caring community!

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

How many staff members did NFCS start with in 2000?

A) 7
B) 18
C) 21

Submit your answers via this Google Form before 3pm on Wednesday, November 25. Correct answers will earn you an entry for this month's raffle.

Tune in to our Instagram story on Wednesday, November 25 at 5pm for the answer!

Answer for last week's trivia question:
New Foundations Charter School currently has 2 staff members who graduated from our high school: Amanda Krier, a K-8 building substitute teacher and Cary Porter, our graphic designer.
We want to hear from you!
If you have something you would like to share with our NFCS community, please fill out our Media Submission form using the button below!

Items must be submitted no later than noon on Sunday to be shared the upcoming week.