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Foothill Middle School

151 North Fenimore Avenue

Azusa, CA 91702

(626) 815-6600

EMAIL Principal Sam Perdomo

EMAIL Asst. Principal Marcella Fonseca

EMAIL Counselor Steve Scott 

 

 

 

Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

The Mission of FMS is for all students to successfully learn to the best of their ability in an environment conducive to lifelong intellectual, social, and personal development

Vision Statement

The FMS Vision is that each student will demonstrate the following qualities:
  • Think Critically
  • Productive work ethic
  • Communicate effectively
  • Cooperative/collaborative learning
  • Responsible citizenship
  • Self-motivation
  • Intellectually Inquisitive
Evidence of Accomplishing vision:
  • Competency in content standards
  • Prepared for high school
  • Aware of college and career choices

Foothill Calendar

Congratulations to Ms. Woods for being name Foothill Middle School's 2016-17 Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to February Students of the Month

Foothill Middle School Students Visit the Museum of Tolerance

Ninety 8th grade Renaissance Students from Foothill Middle School listen to accounts of the Holocaust from 92 year-old survivor, Amram Deutsch, at the Museum of Tolerance.

Foothill Middle School's January Students of the Month

Foothill Middle School's Triad 3 Renaissance Rally

Foothill Middle School held its Triad 3 Renaissance Rally in February 2016.  The rally honored students that earned either perfect attendance or a GPA greater than 2.5.  Students were rewarded with perfect attendance certificates or renaissance cards according to the following criteria:  2.5-2.99-Bronze Card, 3.0-3,49-Silver Card, 3.5-4.0-Gold Card and a perfect 4.0 earned a Platinum Card.  Congratulations to all the students that were recognized!

FOOTHILL MIDDLE SCHOOL'S PBIS WINNERS

Congratulations to the PBIS winners: Marisol Mesa, Genesis Davis, Ailani Ramos, Carlos Sanchez.
PBIS raffles are done weekly, per triad, each semester. This was the end of the semester raffle and prizes were two $10 Starbucks cards, one $25 Amazon card, and one Penny Board. Students earn Trojan Tickets for demonstrating Responsible, Respectful, and Safe behavior and deposit their earned tickets in a drawing of their choice. They can also save their tickets to spend at our Trojan Store.

Foothill Middle School's November Students of the Month

Congratulations to Novembers' students of the month:  Ronnie Mendez, Araceli Arambula, Osmar Chavez, Aaron Jimenez, Gabriela Huizar, Jazmin Tovar, Diana Baza, Joana Espinoza, Brianny Rojas and Yahir Castaneda.  Keep up the great work!

Foothill Middle School's 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Renaissance Rally

Foothill Middle School held its 6th, 7th and 8th grade Renaissance Rally in December 2016.  The rally honored students that earned either perfect attendance or a GPA greater than 2.5.  Students were rewarded with perfect attendance certificates or renaissance cards according to the following criteria:  2.5-2.99-Bronze Card, 3.0-3,49-Silver Card, 3.5-4.0-Gold Card and a perfect 4.0 earned a Platinum Card.  Congratulations to all the students that were recognized!

Environmental Defender Assembly

 On December 9, 2016 the Environmental Defender Assembly visited Foothill Middle School and taught many kids about the landfills and how trash can be bad for our solar system. The main things they taught were how to reduce, reuse, and recycle. For example, one thing that is recycled is metal, such as cans. Something that is reused is compost, which is soil-like dirt that is very good for growing many healthy plants. Another interesting fact is that garbage tends to be thrown in storm drains and ends up going to the ocean when it's raining hard. This assembly encouraged the younger generation to reduce, reuse, and recycle for a better future. In all, the assembly was a great success and many kids enjoyed it and learned many things about making the world a better place.

                                                               Written  by:Allize Velez

                                                               8th grade journalism student

Triad 2 Lunch with the Principal

Foothill students enjoyed their triad lunch with the principal. Even though some kids entered a lot of trojan tickets for the raffle, they still didn't think they would actually win. They were pleasantly surprised when they did.  The winners of the raffle were Riley Sage, a 7th grader who entered 50 tickets, Anahi Jimenez, a 6th grader, who entered 30, Giselle Valencia,a 6th grader, who entered 20, Adrian Castaneda, a 6th grader, who entered 5, and Chistopher Pica didn't enter any tickets, but still had some from the last triad and won for a second time!  Good job, Trojans!

Written by:

8th grade Journalism student, Jacqueline Huitron.

Brain Awareness Fair 2016

The APU Brain Awareness Fair visited Foothill Middle School for the 5th year in a row.  "One thing I learned is that when you drink alchohol, your eye slant is different" said 7th grader Jimmy Pedraza. Students learned how brain cells work, the importance of wearing a helmet, electrical impulses, and parts of the brain such as  the five sences: smell, touch, taste, hearing ,and sight.  "It was a good assembly because there were a lot of experiments" 7th grader Britinyssa Mora said.  Overall,  the fair was a success and students left with more knowledge of the brain.

Wriiten by Alize Velez-8th Grade Journalism Student

                        

8th Grader at Foothill Middle School Competes in California State Games

8th grader Miguel Tavares competed in the California State Games this past summer. The California State Games is a statewide sports festival to promote and nurture the health, education, and well-being of residents by managing a high quality sports event. Miguel competed in the 100 meter race on which he scored 2nd place and the 200 meter race where he came in 4th. "I had a lot of fun, I got to meet new friends and compete against fast kids." He states that he's been practicing, and is anticipating to go back soon. We're proud of you, Miguel!

Wriiten by Tatiana Gomez-8th Grade Journalism/Leadership student

Triad 1 Lunch with the Principal

Students at FMS enjoyed their triad 1 lunch with the principal, Mr. Perdomo.  Students entered a raffle for this opportunity by earning Trojan Tickets for being responsible, respectful, and safe. 6th grader, Alexis Sanchez, earned 36 tickets, Joran Olygn earned 20, Christopher Pica earned 5, and Yuri Aguilar earned 2. Mr. Perdomo enjoys having lunch with the winners once every triad. He lets the students decide where to eat.  This triad, they chose The Habit.

Foothill Middle School's Fall Sports 2016-17

Foothill Middle School's PBIS Store Grand Opening.

Foothill Middle School's Back to School Night 2016

Foothill Middle School science teacher graduates from Space Academy for Educators in Huntsville, Alabama

Foothill Middle School's Leadership Camp 2016

Foothill Middle School's First Day of School

Meet the Administrative Team at FMS

Meet the Administrative Team at FMS

Greetings from Mr. Perdomo!

I would like to welcome you to the start of the 16-17 school year!  I am eagerly anticipating yet another successful and rewarding year.  I am looking forward to working with an amazing and dedicated staff, students and our parents and community to provide an exceptional educational experience for Foothill students.

Hello from Mrs. Fonseca!

Greetings, Foothill Families!

We had an exciting first couple days as we welcomed our Trojans to the 2016-2017 school year. Students came ready to learn and teachers were prepared to teach! I observed many smiling faces ready to make this a great year. The Foothill Staff has been hard at work to promote a postive environment where students are motivated and empowered to meet the rigorous demands of academic excellence. We teach our students to practice Respectful, Responsible, and Safe behavior, so they have the tools required to be successful in high school and beyond.  At Foothill Middle School, we believe ALL students CAN and WILL achieve greatness!

It is my pleasure to serve this very special community, and I am looking forward to working with you this year. Your input is valuable and I hope you will explore the many opportunities available to become involved at Foothill Middle School. We are part of the same team, and together we can work to ensure your child's continued success academically and socially. 

Hola from Mr. Scott!

It is great to be working at Foothill Middle School once again.  As the school's counselor, I look forward to working with the entire Foothill Middle School community as we continue to create a positive academic and social environment.  For the past 26 years, I have worked in the Azusa Unified School District, and I consider it a privilege to now work at a school site that I consider home.  Thank you all for giving me such a warm welcome.