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Promoting Staff Health and Wellness with the #SelfieCareChallenge

June 12, 2024

How do you practice self-care? As we go about our busy lives, practicing habits that are important for our well-being can fall by the wayside. We understand how difficult it is to balance your health goals while staying on top of daily responsibilities, especially for special education staff who can experience high levels of emotional…

Support Our Low-Income Students at the Spring Virtual Auction!

April 15, 2024

Let the bidding begin! Our Spring Virtual Auction is officially live. From April 15th – 19th you can win amazing items like a relaxing stay at The Ritz Carlton Hotel, upscale dining at Cooper’s Hawk, and gift baskets for special events like Father’s Day. All proceeds will benefit our Emergency Fund, which addresses the time sensitive needs of our low-income students with disabilities…

Promotional Image for The Foundation Schools' Spring Virtual Auction on April 15-19. The Spring Virtual Auction The image is a blue spy and green field with pink and yellow tulip flowers. The words 'Spring Virtual Auction" are in the center with butterflies surrounding it. Below a line reads "For our Emergency Fund for disadvantaged students". The dates April 15th-19th are written on a doily background.

Spring Virtual Auction Returns April 15-19!

March 22, 2024

Save the date! Our annual Spring Virtual Auction is April 15th-19th. The Foundation Schools will be raising funds for our Emergency Fund program, which provides immediate care to our students and their families in need! Don’t miss your chance to win amazing gift baskets, group experiences, and tasty food. Be the first to know about…

Hello Spring! – The Foundation Schools Newsletter

March 19, 2024

Happy Spring! We are wrapping up our last semester of school with exciting new programs, fun classroom activities, and staff achievements. Read more about everything going on at The Foundation Schools in our latest spring newsletter: https://conta.cc/3Tn65HF Not signed up yet? Stay connected with The Foundation Schools by subscribing to our email list: https://tinyurl.com/4u2rde4e

Take a Drive Down FSMC Road!

August 29, 2023

Calling all Gaithersburg residents! If you’re driving down Washington Grove check out The Foundation School of Montgomery County (FSMC)’s new adopted road near the US Postal Service Office! The Montgomery County Department of Transportation advocates for clean, litter free roads through their Adopt a Road (AAR) Program. Road owners can choose the name of a…

Student Volunteering at The Foundation School of Montgomery County

July 31, 2023

While our schools work hard on their assignments during the summer session, our students with emotional disabilities are still making time to volunteer in their local communities. Students at The Foundation School of Montgomery County (FSMC) are earning their service learning (SSL) hours in a variety of creative ways. This month, a group of students…

Graduation, Promotion and Summer Fun in the TFS Summer Newsletter!

July 27, 2023

The Foundation Schools is so excited to show you everything we’ve been up to these past few months in our Summer newsletter! This was an exciting semester as we celebrated our graduating and promoted students at our graduation ceremonies! We are so proud of our students for working hard and reaching this milestone. Meanwhile, our…

Supporting Youth Mental Health with the Pull Up Fund!

July 14, 2023

The Foundation Schools is proud to announce that we are one of three organizations in Prince George’s County to receive support through Pull Up Fund’s Youth Mental Health Supports initiative! The Pull Up Fund connects historically excluded communities to essential resources, with a focus on increasing access to mental health services, supporting youth initiatives, and…

Congratulations Class of 2023!

July 3, 2023

The most anticipated day of the year has finally arrived! After working hard all year, our students have reached the milestone of graduation. Class of 2023 faced many obstacles throughout their school journey. From navigating a global pandemic, to transitioning to online learning, all while facing the challenges of their emotional disabilities, there were certainly…

Congratulations to Our Core Values Award 2023 Winners!

June 23, 2023

Since 2016, The Foundation Schools have honored staff who have done an exemplary job representing our core values: Teamwork, Work Ethic, Integrity, Respect and Leadership (TWIRL). Our management team carefully selected these staff members as individuals who have shown amazing performance throughout the school year. Here are our winners of the 2023 Core Values Award:…