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Virtual FAmily Town Hall 10-29-20

By Michelle Lawlor | October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Dear FAmily, Thank you so much for attending the Virtual FAmily Town Hall Event!  Here are the replay videos as well as a PDF of the slideshow with all of the resources we mentioned. See below. Click HERE to download the slideshow PDF with resources. Click HERE to download the FA Reopening Plan (Revised Oct…

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Welcome, Courtney Agyeman, College and Career Advisor at Foundation Academy Collegiate!

By Michelle Lawlor | October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Our school FAmily continues to grow and evolve to support our students and alumni. FAmily, please help us welcome Courtney Agyeman as our newest College & Career Advisor at Foundation Academy Collegiate! We are so glad you’re here! Courtney grew up in Plainsboro and lives locally in Lawrence. She comes to us from Rider University,…

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Update: New Timeline for the Return to In-Person Instruction

By Graig Weiss | October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Good afternoon, Foundation Academies FAmily,  I’m writing to you today to communicate an update to our plans to reopen to in-person instruction.  We’ve had to make the very, very difficult decision to postpone our plans to return in November, and will remain remote through at least January 22, 2021.  We’ve made this decision for several…

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The Friends of Foundation Academies Awards $12,000 in Knight Fund Scholarships to 17 Deserving Alumni

By Michelle Lawlor | October 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Friends of Foundation Academies is pleased to announce its Fall 2020 Knight Fund scholarship recipients. A total of $12,000 in scholarships, ranging from $250 to $2,000, has been awarded to 17 Foundation Academy Collegiate alumni to continue their postsecondary studies in Fall 2020.  Founded in 2010 to encourage community support of our schools, The…

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2016 Alum Alexis Alford Awarded $2,500 Scholarship by Borden Perlman

By Michelle Lawlor | October 2, 2020 | 1 Comment
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Borden Perlman, a risk-management and insurance advisory firm based in Ewing, NJ, have generously awarded Class of 2016’s Alexis Alford $2,500 in scholarship funds as she pursues her master’s degree in higher education. Congratulations, Alexis! We are SO proud of you! Thanks also to Borden Perlman for supporting Alexis as she journeys through graduate school.…

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Mercer TRiO Upward Bound Program Now Accepting Applications!

By Michelle Lawlor | September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Attention all rising 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students from Trenton: Apply for the Mercer TRiO Upward Bound Program  What is Mercer TRiO Upward Bound? Mercer TRiO Upward Bound offers academic instruction, counseling, and cultural enrichment activities to help you develop the skills you need for college or trade school. Enjoy hands-on classes and career…

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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 | 1 Comment
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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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