Physical education supports the whole child. Students learn skills, games, cooperation, good sportsmanship, as well as health and nutrition. They also learn why physical fitness is a life-long goal.
Foothills Academy has a commitment to providing as many competitive athletic programs as possible for our students. It’s important to instill sportsmanship while building camaraderie and team pride. Fifth and sixth graders are invited to play on Middle School teams.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS, MATHEMATICS (S.T.E.A.M)
The National Math and Science initiative reports that the United States is losing its competitive edge in math and science while the rest of the world soars ahead. Our knowledge capital, which fuels innovation and economic growth, is at risk. Twenty-five years ago, the U.S. led the world in high school and college graduation rates. Today, the U.S. has dropped to 20th and 16th. Across the nation K-12 school districts are implementing Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM) programs to provide students opportunities to use content knowledge and skills in ways that are practical and applicable to the real world, just like they would if there working on science or engineering projects in the field. Research from the National Science Foundation suggests these STEAM programs are proving to be effective in increasing student interest and performance in math and science competencies among our students.
The Student Council is comprised of representatives from each grade level. They act as a liaison between the administration and student body, seeking and providing input on all aspects of the schools operation and representing the specific concerns of each class. They are also responsible for the organization of special events.
Students at Foothills Academy are very concerned with helping the environment, one of the main ways we help is recycling on campus. In every classroom there are recycling bins where students can recycle their waste. Besides recycling trash and awarding a trophy each month to the class that recycles the best, the recycling committee educates kindergarten through sixth grade students about the three Rs,
REDUCE – REUSE – RECYCLE
At Foothills Academy students have the option of bringing their lunch or purchasing from our lunch delivery program.
If you are interested in carpooling, please send us an email with the below information. We will add you to the list, and forward to you everyone’s contact info, via email, who are also interested in carpooling in the zone you picked. Please give us approximately 24 hours to respond.