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January 12, 2022

PARENT NOTICE – Jan. 12, 2022

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian:

First, please accept our apologies for the bussing and staffing issues that we have experienced within the last few weeks. With the virus spreading itself, it seems that no one is safe, and things are spreading quickly.

With this happening, we have decided that our best option to protect students, staff, and families and go remote. Remote learning will be for the 4-8 only at this time and the students who are in these grades should return on January 18, 2022 with the normal schedule and bussing. All after school extracurricular activities are cancelled.

Office hours for staff during this time is as follows:

Mrs. Fikentscher – 9-12 & 1-3                   Kfikentscher@foundationacad.org

Mr. Bourcier –  9-12 & 1-3                     dbourcier@foundationacad.org

Mrs. Meadows – 9-11:30 & 1-3          bmeadows@foundationacad.org

Mrs. Conley – 8-3                              aconley@foundationacad.org

Ms. Kennedy – 9-2                            lkennedy@foundationacad.org

Ms. Stine  – 9-2                           kstine@foundationacad.org

Ms. Henry – 9-2                                mhenry@foundationacad.org

Mrs. Pence – 9-2                              jpence@foundationacad.org

Ms. Acker –     Thursday 9-2

                        Friday Zoom                jacker@foundationacad.org

Mr. Grogg – 9-2                                  cgrogg@foundationacad.org

Mrs. Perl  – 9-2                                   lperl@foundationacad.org

Ms. Nicholas – 9-2                              lnicholas@foundationacad.org

Packets will be coming home for grades 4-8 today. If your child was absent, please feel free to stop by the school between the hours of 8 – 3 and pick up your packet.

If we receive any updates, changes, or further communication be needed, the school will immediately get the changes and updates to you.

If you have not already accessed the WMFD site that has school closings, please check out this sites and sign up for the alerts.

Sincerely,

Mitzi Kimani
Foundation Academy

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September 23, 2021

PARENT NOTICE – Sept. 23, 2021

Starting Monday, Sept. 27 all staff and students will have to wear masks.  This is a temporary measure to slow the spread of COVID.  We will monitor our numbers each month to decide if we continue with masking or not.

Parents please send your child to school wearing a mask.  It is recommended that he/she have two.  During the month of October where more sicknesses seem to arise, we want to make every effort to keep everyone safe.

July 23, 2021

Welcome Letter – July 12, 2021

Greetings Foundation Academy Families:

On behalf of the staff, I am happy to welcome you to the 2021-22 school year! We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need support from both the home and school. We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our very best to carry out our responsibilities. We ask that you guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she:

1) Attends school daily and arrives on time, ready for the day’s learning experience
2) Completes all homework assignments given by teachers
3) Reads daily to develop a love for reading and to improve literacy skills
4) Shares school experiences with you so that you are aware of his/her school life
5) Informs you if he/she needs additional support in any area or subject

During the course of the year, it is my hope that we will continue to work together to provide our scholars the best opportunities in preparing them to be productive citizens and creative, critical thinkers! 

We are proud to announce that have some great projects planned for this upcoming school year.  We are installing another playground area off the west wing doors featuring a Gaga Pit.  We will also be utilizing our traverse wall in the gym.  We are expanding our cafeteria equipped with sound-proof barriers.  Each classroom now will be completed with a doc camera and an interactive or SmartBoard for teaching and learning. 

I would also like to introduce Mrs. Deb Rife, our new assistant principal.  She joined us July 1, 2021 and brings a wealth of experience and skills to our community.

Again, we thank you for choosing Foundation Academy as your choice of educational advancement and success.  Our door remains open and I welcome your questions, concerns, and suggestions. Please feel free to stop in or call to make an appointment with our Administrative Assistant, Miss Julie Cornell.  We look forward to making this year our best year yet!

Yours in Education,

Mitzi Kimani, Principal

May 28, 2021

Seamless Summer Option Program

 

This location is participating in the Seamless Summer Option Program.  Lunch will be provided to all children, age 1 through 18, and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Please contact the school for serving dates and times.

Program Flyer – English & Español (PDF) »

 

July 9, 2020

20-21 Learning Options for Students

We are happy to announce that our students will have multiple learning options for the 20-21 school year:

  • Traditional  In-person learning at the school building with added safety protocols and procedures.
  • Online At-home learning supported by teachers, technology, and curriculum specifically built for online learning.
  • Hybrid A mix of Traditional and Online learning with in-person and at-home components.

Over the coming weeks we will be releasing more detailed information. Please:

  1. Check your email, school website & Facebook page the Week of July 13 for further description of these models including logistical details like safety protocols, technology, and transportation.
  2. Plan to attend our upcoming Online 20-21 School Year Information Session—date and time will be announced soon!
  3. After attending the info session, please select the option for your student(s) by Friday, July 31st. Your student will be enrolled in the Traditional Cohort unless we hear a different selection from you by 7/31. To select your options, visit: www.accelschools.com/Fall2020

Thank you. We look forward to educating your student this school year!

July 1, 2020

Legacy of Academic Excellence

For 10 of the past 11 years, Foundation Academy has been rated B in Overall Value-Added by the Ohio Department of Education, which indicates that Foundation student progress in Math, ELA & Sciences is above the state average.

College Credit Plus

Students in Grade 8 have the opportunity to earn college and high school credits at the same time through our College Credit Plus dual enrollment program! The ability to earn college credit during high school helps students jumpstart their careers by saving them time and tuition in completing college.