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Foothill Middle School

151 North Fenimore Avenue

Azusa, CA 91702

(626) 815-6600

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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

This Week at FMS

October  2015
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FMS Back To School Night

First Day at Azusa High School for Bridge Academy Students

Principal Sam Perdomo from Foothill Middle School escorted the AP Bridge Academy students to meet with Dr. Rubalcaba, Principal of Azusa High School.  AP Bridge students are enrolled in multiple World Language classes at Azusa High School and have the opportunity to earn 10, A-G credits while still attending Foothill Middle School.

Foothill Middle School Class of 2015 Promotion

Azusa Track and Field Competition

2015 Azusa Track and Field

Foothill Middle School track and field athletes competed Saturday at the 57th Annual Track and Field Program Junior Olympics against Slauson, Center, and Ellington.  Athletes competed in several running events including the 100m, 200m, 1600m, and several field events that included the long jump, high jump, and softball throw.  Irais Jaimes, Daisy Carmona, and Brenda Barragan were named MVP's.  Foothill Middle School came in First Place, beating Center Middle School and Slauson Middle School by a score of 330 to 324 to 206, respectively.  Congratulations to all of the athletes from all the schools on their hard work and dedication.

World's Finest Chocolate Celebration

Limo Ride, Magic Show and Raffle

As part of our annual World Finest Chocolate Fundraiser celebration, the following top four chocolate sellers, and a friend of their choice, enjoyed a limo ride to Bass Pro Shops and lunch at In-n-Out:  Serena Venegas, Nailea Villagrana, Armando Vega, Vanessa Perez.

All students that sold at least one box of chocolate attended the magic show on Thursday morning, December 18th.  Anthony, the magician, performed several magic tricks that included a four student acrobatic stunt, a rabbit out of his hat, escape from a locked treasure chest, and snow.  The top ten sellers received an autographed poster and met with the magician.  In addition, all participants were entered into raffles for a $50 gift card. Students that sold 3 or more boxes were entered into a drawing for a 5 pound chocolate bar.  The final raffle, for students that sold 4 or more boxes of chocolate, was a 32” Vizio computer.

The raffle prize winners are…

$50 Gift Card – Christopher Moya

5 Pound Chocolate Bar – Alejandro Salinas

32” Vizio TV – Alexis Hernandez

We would like to thank everyone who participated in making this one of the most successful fundraisers of all time.

Winter Band Performance

Foothill Middle School Instrumental Music Program

           The Foothill Middle School Bands have had an exciting and performance filled 1st semester this year. The Wind Ensemble and the Symphonic Band combined for a concert on October 10th for the Azusa Golden Days Carnival at Memorial Park, kicking off the whole celebratory weekend. Together, they also performed for the annual Veteran’s Day ceremony, honoring our many service men and women in the community. Mayor Rocha himself has invited the Foothill Bands to play at this event for the last four years. While juggling the repertoire for these concerts, the Foothill Band students have also had much interaction with the Azusa High School Aztec Marching Band, performing pep tunes with them at the AHS vs. GHS football game. Select students also attended the West Covina HS Band Field Show Tournament with the Aztec Band to obtain first-hand experience in the band competitive circuit, further prepping them for high school.

            Most recently, the Foothill Bands presented their Holiday Concert on December 11th. At 3:30pm, the Beginning Band demonstrated their newly developed skills with performances of tunes such as Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, William Tell Overture, Jingle Bells, and Old MacDonald Had A Band. The evening featured the Symphonic Band with holiday favorites such as, Let it Snow, the Wind Ensemble with Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Jingle-Bell Rock, and the Jazz Band performed Baby, It’s Cold Outside, and a hard-hitting swing shuffle titled, Dashing Through The Snow.

            The Foothill Instrumental Music Program definitely deserves their two week holiday vacation, but they are truly looking forward to a thrilling festival season this upcoming spring!

This Week at FMS


Message from Principal
Sam Perdomo

Dear Foothill Middle School Families,

As the new principal of Foothill Middle School, I would like to welcome you to the start of the 15-16 school year! I am eagerly anticipating a successful and rewarding year, and look forward to working with the dedicated staff, parents, and community to provide an exceptional educational experience for Foothill students.

For those of you who I have yet to have the pleasure of meeting, please allow me to introduce myself.  I have worked in the Azusa Unified School District for over 22 years as an assistant principal at Gladstone High School and a mathematics teacher at both Azusa High School and here at Foothill Middle School. In addition, I have coached cross country, basketball, football, track and field, softball at both the high school and middle school levels.

I recognize that the start of middle school can signal feelings of both excitement and anxiety. I want to thank you for entrusting your children to Foothill’s staff and assure you of our commitment to your child receiving a highly-engaging educational experience, in a safe and nurturing environment. We are excited to build partnerships with our families and support you, as your child begins the next chapter of their academic journey.

I am excited and honored to join the Foothill family for what I know will be an amazing school year. I have an open door policy, and welcome your questions, concerns, and input at any time.

Proud to be back as a Trojan,


Sam Perdomo