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Mighty Writers: Free Online Writing Workshops

By Michelle Lawlor | September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Special opportunity for Foundation Academies students! Foundation Academies is excited to share that Mighty Writers has invited our students to participate in six FREE online writing workshops this fall! Students at all levels are encouraged to register for this special opportunity ASAP and join the classes that are now in session. From the list below,…

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We Stand with Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor: A Message from the Senior Leadership Team

By Graig Weiss | August 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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FAmily,  Yet another racially-motivated shooting in an attempt to take the life of a Black man. Yet another police officer with ZERO moral and legal accountability. FAmily, we are sick and unbelievably tired! We stand in solidarity with Jacob Blake AND Breonna Taylor. We reject the blatant racist attacks on their lives and ALL Black…

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Where are they now? Catching up with two Class of 2016 FA Alumni!

By Michelle Lawlor | July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Foundation Academies Alumni are forever part of our FAmily, and we’re so proud to celebrate two members of the Class of 2016 who recently graduated from their college programs at Centenary University and The College of New Jersey.  Just like our own Class of 2020 graduates, our Alumni have shown that they, too, are #BrilliantandResilient,…

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More members of the Brilliant and Resilient Class of 2020: Where are they headed this fall?

By Michelle Lawlor | June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Read on to find out where more of our Brilliant and Resilient Class of 2020 graduates are headed this fall.  Mayrin Duran will be attending Mercer County Community College this fall, with plans to become a teacher.  What are your plans for after college? “I want to be able to graduate and have a good job…

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Brilliant and Resilient Class of 2020: Where are students headed this fall?

By Michelle Lawlor | June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
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(From left to right) Jose Guerra, Nevaeh Pickett, and McKayla Jackson are all heading off to college this fall! Congratulations, scholars! Check out where a few of our Brilliant and Resilient Class of 2020 graduates are headed this fall.  Nevaeh Pickett plans to major in Health Exercise Science, first attending Mercer County Community College, with…

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Our Path Forward – An Update from the CEO

By Graig Weiss | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments
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FAmily, We’ve made it!  Today, we mark the end of our school year as well as the graduation of the Class of 2020. The 2019-20 school year was unquestionably one of the most challenging and unique years that I can remember, and I am grateful to all of you who have continued “walking the walk,”…

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Brilliant and Resilient: Foundation Collegiate Academy Class of 2020 is 100% College-Bound

By Michelle Lawlor | June 12, 2020 | 1 Comment
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Trenton public charter school celebrates 7th consecutive year of 100% college acceptance milestone Despite the onset of a global pandemic and a pivot to online instruction in the final quarter of their senior year, Foundation Collegiate Academy’s (FCA) graduating seniors have once again achieved 100 percent college acceptance, marking the seventh consecutive year the Trenton…

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Standing in Solidarity: A Message from the Senior Leadership Team

By Graig Weiss | June 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Dear FAmily,  We stand together as we process our pain and outrage around witnessing yet another senseless murder of a Black American. Together, we mourn the losses of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless more Black Americans who have died at the hands of white people and police.  To be clear: Foundation Academies…

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The Other Sickness – A statement from our CEO

By Graig Weiss | May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Dear FAmily, In recent months, we have written exhaustively about the disease that is spreading around our country and our world. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has disrupted our lives and created dramatic shifts to what we would consider “normal.” But there is another disease that thrives in people and systems across our nation, one…

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End of Week 10: Leaders Reflect on the Path Forward – An Update from the CEO

By Graig Weiss | May 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Good afternoon, FAmily, Last week marked the end of Week 10 of online instruction, and we headed into the 3-day Memorial Day weekend. It’s hard to believe we are so close to the end of the school year already, but here we are.  This will be the last in my series of updates centered around…

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