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D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 3

Update on Medical Clinic (by Mr. Gaines) For the 3rd consecutive year, we have been running a medical clinic, which has brought free care and medicine to hundreds of the … Continue reading

January 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Shine a Light on Slavery Day

Written by Third Grade Teacher, Lindsey Wilson Two hundred years ago, a network known as the “Underground Railroad” helped approximately 100,000 slaves seek freedom. While it seemed like everything would … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Need for Community

Written by Katie Dubransky, Groups Minister at Foothill Church Community has become a bit of a buzzword in the past few years.  Whether we talk about intentional community, missional community, … Continue reading

September 20, 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

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

Foothill Family Dental Welcomes Pedodontist

Foothill Family Dental Group is proud to have Pedodontist, Dr. Magnolia Becker, on their team. Widely respected in the field of children’s dentistry, Dr. Magnolia Becker has a distinguished record … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · 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

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

Standing in the Gap

Dropping off your child at school, whether it is the first day of Kindergarten or the end of the 8th grade year, is a complete trust factor for every parent. … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Everyone Loves a Do-Over

It seems like only yesterday that we were heading off into summer with the anticipation of fun and relaxation – days filled with popsicles and lemonade, lathered in sun tan … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Congratulations ACCU

It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Mendell Thompson, President and CEO of America’s Christian Credit Union, for receiving a 2014 Angels in Adoption award by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption … Continue reading

September 5, 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

Burying a Time Capsule

This has been such a momentous year for Foothill Christian School as we’ve looked back, with grateful hearts, on the many ways God has directed this important ministry for the … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Celebrating 50 Years!

In the fall of 1964, Foothill Christian School made its debut. Glendora’s First Assembly, known today as Foothill Church, opened the doors of its tiny kindergarten through sixth-grade school on … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Chance of a Lifetime

Imagine for a moment being a 7th grader who loves broadcasting and the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Your favorite pitcher is Donald Zackary “Zack” Greinke.  One day, while taking in a … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview with Dr. Arnouk

A two-part interview with Dr. Reema Arnouk, Foothill Mom and owner of Foothill Family Dental Group, Glendora.  Part I. Dr. Reema Arnouk, is one of the school’s most dedicated Moms.  … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

No More Hurting

How can it not still be fresh in our minds?  The excited look of an eight year old boy standing on the sidelines, ready to cheer his father across the … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Golf Tournament Helps Families In Need

This year marks our 18th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, May 13th at South Hills Country Club in West Covina. Some people wonder what this event accomplishes. Let’s take … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Student Essays – Part 3

Editor’s Note:  This time every year, Foothill is invited to submit student essays to the Glendoran Magazine. If published, the essay will appear in a special Youth Edition this coming … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Student Essays – Part 2

Editor’s Note:  This time every year, Foothill is invited to submit student essays to the Glendoran Magazine. If published, the essay will appear in a special Youth Edition this coming … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

FCS Golf Scholarship Fund

FCS Golf Classic Scholarship Fund Helps Carry Financial Burden Like a faithful caddie who helps his player by shouldering some weight, FCS’s Scholarship Fund helps lift some of the financial … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Student Essays – Part 1

Editor’s Note:  This time every year, Foothill is invited to submit student essays to the Glendoran Magazine. If published, the essay will appear in a special Youth Edition this coming … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

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  • We’re in This Together August 17, 2019
    I can picture her standing in line, clutching her lunch pail with an oversized backpack draped behind her shoulders. I can even remember what my daughter was wearing that first … Continue reading →
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    I cannot believe that the summer is coming to an end. As a fellow Foothill Christian School parent, I am certainly excited to witness all the wonderful growth and development … Continue reading →
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