FAmily Monthly March 2024

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School Updates

Welcome Spring! 

Hello FAmilies,

This month we are celebrating our scholars’ achievements with special field trips and activities, and preparing them for statewide tests measuring academic growth and achievement.

Elementary School leaders invite FAmilies of scholars in grades 3-5 to an info session TONIGHT Wednesday March 6 at 5 pm in the gym at 363 W. State Street to explain what the New Jersey Statewide Learning Assessment is and why these tests matter for your scholar.

Our scholars are charting a course for academic success in our “Take Flight” campaign. Each grade has chosen a destination and scholars can earn “miles” by demonstrating qualities, such as perseverance and stamina, that lead to achievement. They also are learning test-taking strategies to help them feel confident and show what they know!

We are so proud of our scholars. Please help your scholar do their best by making sure they come to school every day, on time, and ready to learn.

This week, we are holding our Admissions Lottery -- we look forward to welcoming many siblings and new scholars to FA in 2024-25!

See you soon!


Natasia Cooper
Chief Academic Officer



  • NO CLASSES K-12 Friday March 29
  • SPRING BREAK March 29 - April 5; K-12 Classes resume Monday April 8
  • APRIL 11 Parent Teacher Conferences -- Half-Day Class Schedule K-12 
  • Recommend A Friend to FA -- Receive $500 for a hired referral after they complete their first 90 days with Foundation Academies! Recommend a Friend here.
  • UPDATED: 2023-24 Academic Calendar includes new dates/events

Highlights: Our Community Celebrates Excellence

Looking back at our Black History Month celebrations, we also look forward to Women’s History Month when we continue to honor the remarkable contributions of those who have paved the way for progress, both in the past and present.

At Foundation Academies, we embody the spirit of making history every day by leading purpose-filled lives and setting examples for others. Together, through hard work and teamwork, we are writing our own story.

Click here for photos of "A Door for Me" performance, and the FA Collegiate Black Student Union "Soulful Expressions" celebration.




5   PSAT Testing
6   NJSLA Testing Info Session for 3-5 FAmilies 5 pm 363 Gym
7   Admissions Enrollment Lottery 3 pm LIVE on FA youtube
11  FA Spring Sports Basketball Camp Begins
11-15 NJGPA Testing
12  Third Grade Field Trip
13  Fourth Grade Field Trip
14  Fifth Grade Field Trip
14  Step Into Womanhood
20  12th Grade Movie Madness
20  College Tour
20-21 MS Incentive Trips
21  Summer Bridge Program Meeting for rising 9th grade FAmilies
21  BSU Women’s Appreciation Event
21  Elementary School Pep Rally
22  MS March Madness Basketball Competition 1 pm 363 Gym
22  NHS Bingo Night
27  MS FAmily Night 5 - 6:30 pm 363 WSS
27  FA Board of Trustees Meeting Info Commons
28  10th Grade Movie Madness
29 - April 5 NO CLASSES K-12

1-5 Spring Break NO CLASSES K-12
8   Classes Resume K-12
8   FA Spring Sports Healthy Kids Run Series Begins
8-9 FAC Incentive Field Trips
11 Parent Teacher Conferences HALF DAY SCHEDULE K-12
12  Junior Prom
15-19 iReady Testing
24  FA Board of Trustees Meeting Info Commons
25  BSU Art Gallery Event
29  FAC Incentive Field Trip

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Michelle Ruess