James A. Foshay Learning Center

A California Distinguished School
~ ~ Picture Days will be Thursday, Sept. 15 and Friday, September 16. Order forms will be sent home soon! ~ ~

Events

Admin Team Mtg
Date: 8/29/2016, 9 AM 11 AM
Location: Principal's Office
6-12 Dismissal @ 3:04pm
Date: 8/30/2016
K-5 Dismissal @ 2:45pm
Date: 8/30/2016
PD Tuesday Dismissals @ 1:45pm (ES) and 1:48pm (MS/HS)
Date: 8/30/2016
Department Meetings
Date: 8/30/2016, 3:15 PM 4 PM
Location: Foshay Theatre

News and Announcements

Seniors Register for the ACT:

The deadline to register for the October ACT Test is September 16th for the October 22nd test date. The ACT is accepted by all colleges and serves the same purpose as the SAT. Fee waivers are available in the High School Counseling Office. (Lopez, 9/16)

Turn in Your Free/Reduced Lunch Applications:

Students please fill out your Free or Reduced Lunch Applications online at: myschoolapps.com
Just by turning in your completed form, we can generate money for our school’s Title I Program, which is used to supplement our instruction. Many supplies that are ordered by teachers for their classrooms are purchased by the
Title I program, as well as funding for additional school staff and field trips. (Lopez, 9/30)

Visit Rensselaer College:

Rensselaer invites academically talented seniors, who are underrepresented minorities or young women, to apply for the STAR (Science, Technology, Arts at Rensselaer) Program from Thursday, October 27th, to Saturday, October 29, 2016. Weekend activities will include, an interactive leadership activity, academic experience, undergraduate research overview, tour of laboratories, and much more. Travel assistance (airfare, housing and meals) is available for students for whom the trip to Rensselaer would present a financial hardship. Requests for assistance must be on the STAR Program application.
Website: http://admissions.rpi.edu/STAR/
(Lopez, 9/23)

Visit Occidental College:

The Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) is an excellent opportunity for interested high school seniors of underrepresented backgrounds to visit Oxy’s campus from Thursday, November 10th to Saturday, November 12th; housing and meals are included. For more information including instructions and nomination/application forms, please visit:
http://www.oxy.edu/admission-aid/connect-us/guidance-college-counselors/fall-mvp
Applications are due by Monday, September 26th. (Lopez, 9/26)

Seniors Register for the SAT October Test:

The registration deadline for the October 1st SAT Test date is September 1, 2016. Seniors who may need fee waivers can visit the High School Counseling Office for more assistance. (Lopez, 9/1)

ANOTHER IMPORTANT SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT FROM LA METRO!

It is unlawful to use skateboards, bikes, scooters or roller-skates on the platforms and ramps or inside the trains. If you do so, you are subject to a $250.00 citation and community service hours. LA Metro and Foshay want everyone to be safe at all times, so be sure to follow the law.

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