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Parenting with Priorities

Written by Chris Lewis, Lead Pastor of Foothill Church I’m 50 years old. I have 4 kids ages 15 to 23. And the longer I live, parent, pastor, and lead, … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Love & Restoration

Written by Sarah Dykema, former Foothill Christian School student and current Foothill Church attendee. Having two boys at our preschool, she shares a deep passion for the ministry of Foothill. … Continue reading

September 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Redirect Desires

Written by Steve Dubransky, Counseling & Care Minister at Foothill Church When I hear the words, “she hit me,” or “he took the ball from me again,” or when I … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Exercise, the Christian life, and the Glory of God

Written by Chris Lewis, Lead Pastor of Foothill Church 3 years ago I started running. I don’t really like running. But I like getting old and out of shape even … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Conversation Cures – Part 2

Written by Jen Mounday, Dean of Students and Mom of 2 This is a two part series about the importance of tech-free conversation for the building up of relationships and … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Conversation Cures – Part 1

Written by Jen Mounday, Dean of Students and Mom of 2 This is a two part series about the importance of tech-free conversation for the building up of relationships and … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Heart IS the Problem

Written by Alina Rietze, FCS Alumni and Mom of 2 As parents, we have many hopes and dreams for our children. We hope that they grow up to be contributing … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Anti-Bullying App Introduced

Today at junior high chapel, Dean of Students, Jen Mounday, announced a new anti-bullying initiative that we have adopted this year. Foothill Christian School has enrolled with STOPit, the leading … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · 4 Comments

Be careful little eyes what you see…

Written by Foothill Church lead pastor, Chris Lewis I love Netflix mostly because I hate commercials! I can hardly stand watching network television anymore. I mean, why would you when … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

NEW Gym Floor!

Aiming High At Ground Level Written by Bo Gutzwiller, Superintendent At Foothill we are always looking for ways to advance our programs and improve our facilities. Everywhere you look on … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

FCS named Non-Profit of the Year!

Foothill Christian School is honored to receive the Glendora Chamber of Commerce’s annual recognition for Nonprofit Organization of the Year! Bo Gutzwiller, superintendent and vice president of the Glendora Library … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Process Art vs. Product Art

Last week, Early Ed. Specialist and Teacher Trainer, Carly Bedard, M.A.Ed visited the preschool to present a three hour art workshop titled Process Art versus Product Art. Bedard discussed the … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ask Marty – Spring 2017

Every quarter, Marty Rodriguez, FCS Corporate Sponsor and number one agent in the history of the Century 21, issues a newsletter about real estate insight and tips. Here is her … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Curtain Call in the State Capitol

Foothill’s Thespian Troop, led by FCS Theater Arts Director, Jen Robinson, joined over three hundred other theatre students, educators, friends and administrators for a gathering in Sacramento at the state … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Worthwhile Vigil

Preschool Enrollment – A Worthwhile Vigil Some stood sipping cups of hot coffee, others sat wrapped in blankets in their lawn chairs, still others propped themselves against the stucco wall … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

CrestWood Communities – Part 1

EDITOR’S NOTE: For years, Foothill has been richly blessed with parents and friends who faithfully and generously support our school through their companies, corporations, and local businesses. As Corporate Sponsors, … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Christian Schools and the Local Church

Every year the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) partners with *Barna Group to create a report for school administrators that answers questions about the changing faith dynamic in America … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trips 2016-17 Recap

On Thursday night, both our Fall 2016 DR Team and our Winter 2017 DR Team, came together for a reunion dinner. They were able to debrief some of the successes … Continue reading

March 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Where Old School Meets New School

Throughout art history, many artists, including the masters, would fuse classical techniques with new genres. Picasso, Van Gogh, and Kandinsky were among those who blended classical skills with new ideas … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip – Day 4

Today we went to the schools in the morning and enjoyed playing with all of the kids. The dads are coming a long way with the new walls they are … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 3

Today Tuesday, January 17, the group and I went down to a town called Azua. We went into this village and we saw all of the homes, it was shocking … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip – Day 2

Today was a very long and productive day! The team split up into two groups to visit the big and small schools. As always, the schools were very excited to … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

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  • Parent-Teacher Relationships: It Takes Two September 27, 2019
    It’s no secret that teachers and parents, working together, provide the educational ecosystem that helps students succeed in school. Both groups are critically important to the process and where there … Continue reading →
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  • Saying Goodbye to 2 Legends August 28, 2019
    It’s always a mixed bag of emotions when we have to say goodbye to wonderful staff-members and friends. However we have been fortunate to have numerous teachers and staff commit … Continue reading →
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