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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

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

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

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

Accreditation Planning

Here on campus our faculty and staff are diligently preparing for our 2017 accreditation visit. Foothill Christian School & Preschool have been accredited by both the Western Association of Schools … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

10 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

If the adage, “Everything I needed to know, I learned in kindergarten,” is true, then parents and teachers must ensure every child who starts kindergarten is ready to learn. At … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meet Chef Durkan

As of Fall 2015, Foothill Christian School has sub-contracted the food services program with Bevaris Alliance. Bevaris currently serves hot, home style cooked lunches to over 40 schools in the … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · 4 Comments

Technology. So Much More Than New Gadgets!

A few years ago, Tony Ramirez was a technology graduate student and accomplished athlete at Azusa Pacific University, where he garnered many wins for the university’s track and field team. … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Special Thanks to Corporate Sponsors

Special Thanks to Our Corporate Sponsors! A number of years ago, we launched a corporate sponsorship program that included leading businesses from throughout the east San Gabriel Valley. These generous … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Give Me the Facts

Isn’t it amazing how God speaks to us when we are open to reading and studying God’s Word? The writer of the study I’m reading feels that the book of … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

This is the Day the Lord Has Made

“This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24) Those who grew up in a Christian home or school probably … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

FCP Has a New Mission Statement

Last year our preschool staff and school administration began the process of developing a mission statement that would clearly articulate the ethos of our preschool.   We wanted our mission statement … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love is in the Air

Valentine’s day is quickly approaching and many of us are focused on what to get our sweetheart. Valentine’s day can be a time to celebrate more than romance, it can … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Have a Dream

Martin Luther King Jr. day is a time of celebrating a great vision of love and kindness. We have the opportunity to delight in our diversity and the unique way … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Campus Security Initiatives

This morning’s Coffee with Mr. G focused on campus security, which is foremost in parent’s minds in the aftermath of last month’s tragic shooting in Connecticut.  Highlights of Mr. G’s … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child

For many people, Christmas time is characterized by the stress of buying presents and trying to fit in too much into their already too busy lives. Adults worry about how to … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

NEW Book Fair Coordinator

Over the past few years we have been blessed with a fabulous volunteer book fair coordinator, Lori Lavik. Lori has served in numerous capacities here at FCS and was even awarded the … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Christmas Week!

Christmas Week is almost here! Monday through Friday, December 3rd through 7th, is our annual Christmas Week extravaganza. It features Mrs. Nelson’s book fair open from 8am – 8pm and … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

Since growth is uneven, some children may excel in some pathways to learning while struggling in others. A common question that parents ask is “what can I do to get … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Determining Kinder. Readiness

Most parents assume that their child is ready to go to kindergarten according to a certain chronological age; however, a child’s birthday is not the best readiness marker. Children develop … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

New Preschool Asst. Director

There’s a new sheriff in town! Mrs. JoAnne is not new to our school but she has a new title this year: Assistant Director.    FCP: Mrs. JoAnne, tell us … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · 2 Comments

TAR​GET “Take Charge of Education”

Are you a TARGET customer?   If so, here’s a simple and painless way to support Foothill Christian School every time you shop at TARGET. If you have a REDcard, TARGET … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

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