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      • K-8
        • Dec 5-6

          Home & School Association Meeting
        • Dec 9

          Early Dismissal - Staff In Service & Progress Reports
        • Dec 12-15

          STAR Testing
        • Dec 13-14

          New Foundations Board of Trustees Meeting
        • Dec 20-21

          HSA Holiday Shop
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      • High School
        • Dec 5

          Home & School Association Meeting
        • Dec 9

          Early Dismissal - Staff In Service & Progress Reports
        • Dec 12-15

          STAR Testing
        • Dec 13

          New Foundations Board of Trustees Meeting
        • Dec 23

          Early Dismissal - Winter Recess
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News & Notes


Informing our community & telling our story.


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Clear, consistent, & reliable.

Communication is the glue which keeps a community working and engaging with one another. The News & Notes page is a communications hub for our students, families, and neighbors to learn about school decisions which can affect their day to day lives. In addition to important notifications, this page serves as an area to highlight student and staff accomplishments and celebrations.

Information & Resources

The 40 Top-Rated Public High Schools in Philadelphia and the Suburbs (September, 2022), Philadelphia Magazine
New Foundations is recognized as one of the Top 40 Public High Schools in Philadelphia for academic excellence again this year!
Reimagining Summer School to Help Close Learning Gaps (August 13, 2021), Philadelphia School Partnership
"The summer program gave us an in depth look at where our students are and what they need to help them grow throughout the year," said CEO Glassie.
The 40 Top-Rated Public High Schools in Philadelphia and the Suburbs (September 1, 2020), Philadelphia Magazine
New Foundations is recognized as one of the Top 40 Public High Schools in Philadelphia for academic excellence.
Gombs picks basketball, Delaware Valley (June 17, 2020), Northeast Times
After an accomplished basketball season, high school senior, Jordan Gombs, chooses Delaware Valley University for his collegiate career.
During Tech in Action Day, all the participants teach and learn (November 20, 2019), Purpose
“The Tech in Action Day was a transformative experience for many of my students. It gave fuel to their curiosity, unearthed new talents in them, and provided them with additional exposure to the computer science field and its many possibilities.”
Walnut Street Theatre names New Foundations Charter and four other Philly schools for Disney Musicals program (Dec. 13, 2018), The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Walnut Street Theatre announces five Philly elementary schools to take part in the Disney Musicals in Schools program - including New Foundations.
New Foundations Charter celebrates School Progress Report scores (January 7, 2016), Philly Voice
“Both New Foundation schools – K-8 and the high school – earned scores in the annual school rating system that put   them sixth in the city in their categories.”
Building a Foundation (March 20, 2013), Northeast Times
     “I like it here. I’m glad we have a final place. Everything is new. It’s a real high school.”
High School will Open Across the Street from Existing Building (September 14, 2011), WHYY
     "The new space will across the street from the existing K through 9 building at Rhawn Street and Torresdale Avenue at          4850 Rhawn St."  

Director of Community Engagement

Rebecca Slutsky

Director of Community Engagement

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