A group of students from the Orange campus traveled to the New Haven Museum to see the Amistad exhibity at City Hall. They learned the story of how the Amistad arrived in New Haven and the role the passengers played leading to the abolition of slavery in the United States.
Today the Sound Tigers played against the WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON PENGUINS. Both teams played with intensity fighting for a playoff spot. Between periods, two Foundation students got to ride the Zamboni and help clean the ice. Everyone had a great time watching the two teams battle for the puck, score
Senator James Maroney, who represents Orange, Milford, West Haven and Woodbridge in the State Senate, visited today to tour school and host a Jeopardy game for teams of students. Students showed off their knowledge of common and obscure facts about our state including our State
Foundation School students worked in Universal Arts to construct and paint two carousel horses for use in the Paper House Production of Mary Poppins Jr. at Coginchaug High School. Starting with sheets of plywood, students used hand and power tools to create and finish the horses and then their design and
Students on the Orange Campus displayed their country and state projects at a Multicultural Fair. Parents, siblings and grandparents enjoyed listening to student presentations and learning facts about the countries and states represented in the fair. Visitors participated in a flag scavenger hunt,
Students had fun and learned a lot at the Connecticut State Science Fair at Quinnipiac University. They were able to watch several demonstrations, one using liquid nitrogen to freeze objects and another about electrical magnetism and static electricity. One student was able to touch a Van de Graaff
Students joined in the gym for a book reading. The theme was tattling. We discussed kid-versus adult-sized problems, how to handle a conflict before going to an adult (e.g., a teacher or family member), and examples of problems that require immediate attention by an adult. We paused throughout the story
Lions from the Milford and Orange Clubs came to spend some time with the Leo’s and advisors. They played games, got to know one another, had pizza and dessert. Everyone had a great time and this has become one of the Leos’ favorite social events.
Students at the Orange campus celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday with an assembly and reading of a short biography about his life. Later students worked on writing their dreams for the future and decorating paper “quilt”
On Wednesday students took a field trip to the Webster Bank Arena to watch the Bridgeport Soundtigers face the WB Scranton Penguins. Students enjoyed the high-flying action of speedy skating, fast shots, and physical play.
The frigid weather won't stop us from getting to Radio City to see the Holiday Show today. Stay tuned for pictures from New York City. Arrived in Grand Central Station for lunch. Then back out into the cold for the walk to Radio City and
Students from Orange and Milford got together for an evening of fun and games. Tina Turner won with the Most Creative costume, but everyone had a spooktacular time. Thanks for the National Champion Wesleyan Men's Lacrosse team for coming out to help get the party going.
This year's Fun Run brought the whole School community together for a chance to get some excercise in the fresh air. We are grateful for the families that were able to join us and want to send a special thank-you to members of the Wesleyan University 2018 NCAA Division III National Championship lacrosse team.
Firefighters Rob and Tom from the Orange Volunteer Fire Department visited the Orange Campus to talk about fire safety. Students assembled in the gym for the presentation. Firefighter Tom donned his fire fighting gear
The FS Men’s Social Club had their monthly meeting at Rosa Mina Restaurant in Ansonia. After dinner we visited RAD Art (a creative arts studio) in Oxford to participate in a “differently abled” art night. Each student was able to choose from a variety of projects to paint and add their
Once a month, Members of the FHS Leo’s Club visit and participate in crafts and activities with residents at the Golden Hill Nursing Home. This week, students prepared a fall themed bulletin board for the residents to enjoy.
Back to School Night was an opportunity for families and learn about our curriculum and meet our staff in an informal setting. It was also an opportunity for students to show off all the awards they won at the Durham Fair last week. Thank you to everyone who worked to make this event successful.
Students enjoyed walking around Beardsley Zoo and experiencing animals in their habitats. Favorites included the baby tiger cubs, the anteater and prairie dogs. Each student enjoyed a ride on the beautiful carousel. A fun day was had by all!
The High School Leo's Club hosted a Mother's Day Plant Sale to benefit the Stony Brook Farm animal rescue service. Students raised over two hundred dollars for this great cause and went home with many beautiful plants for their loved ones.
The Curious Quest of Benjamin Bunny is a musical tale created by the Connecticut Children’s Theatre and performed at Sacred Heart University. It is an interactive production, inspired by the The Amazing Adventures of Peter Rabbit, filled with music, dancing, sing-a-longs. We had tons of fun!
Members of the High School Leo's Club were honored breakfast held by Golden Hill Rehabilitation Pavillion. Our students travel to Golden Hill once a month for community service. They enjoy doing crafts, playing games and socializing with the residents.
The Foundation School Leos Club attends the Lions Mid Winter Conference each year in February. The Orange Lions pay the admission for all Leos and Advisors. 250 Leos from around the state attended the conference this year. Alongside members from other schools, our Leos mingled and took part in activities
The Orange campus is participating in Letterboxing activities. Teachers and students follow written directions and maps to find "letterboxes" hidden in rock walls, trees and various places on our school campus. Once a letterbox is found students open it up to find a stamp and an inkpad. Each student has their own notebook in which to
After toiling through the spring and early summer, Foundation School stiudents were finally able to enjoy vegetables from the school garden. All of their hard work was paid off as they harvested tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, herbs and peppers. Back at school, students made homemade
Students in Mr. Parker's class have been learning about public transportation options. They studied train schedules and planned a trip to have lunch at a restaurant in Fairfield. They also figured out the total cost of their lunch including sales tax and tip. Then it was off to the Milford Train Station. Each student bought their own train
With shared enthusiasm, students practiced to perfect their roles in a Readers Theatre production of Treasure Island. Ultimately, their camaraderie and dedication helped them overcome obstacles, take risks, and present a production to be proud of. Yo ho ho!
High School students apply the skills they learn in Food Service slass to prepare healthy and appetizing lunches for students on the Orange campus. Visit the High School Menu web page to see this week's offering. https://www.foundationschool.org/resources/high-school-menu
Kathy Kennedy represents the 119th General Assembly District in Connecticut including our High School on Woodmont Road. Accompanied by Harrison Brooks from the House Republican Office, Ms. Kennedy mingled with the
In Katroo, every year, on the day you were born They start the day right in the bright early morn When the Birthday Honk-Honker hikes high up Mt. Zorn and lets loose a big blast on the big Birthday Horn. And the voice of the horn calls out loud as it plays: "Wake up! For today is your Day of all Days!" — Happy Birthday to...
Four Foundation High School bowling teams had fun to spare at Amity Bowl. There were plenty of strikes, spares, high fives, and smiles as students showed their pro bowling form and their top notch sportsmanship. We also made time for some refreshments! Thanks to Amity Bowl for their wonderful hospitality!
Grandparents, parents, and siblings celebrated Valentine's Day with students at the Orange campus. They enjoyed passing out Valentines, dancing in the gym, and dressing up for the photo booth. Students had fun working on a craft project and enjoyed a snack