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Foote Alum Ai-jen Poo '89 Wins MacArthur Foundation 'Genius Grant'

Ai-jen Poo won the prestigious fellowship for her work organizing domestic workers, and advocating for better working conditions for the nation's 1-2 million housekeepers, nannies and caregivers. Click here to read more.

What I Learned Over Summer Vacation: Mike Golschneider

For the third and final week of the series, Art Associate Mike Golschneider discusses building sanitation projects in Nicaragua, where clean water is anything but abundant. Click here to read.

What I Learned Over Summer Vacation: Lara Anderson

Lara Anderson For week two of the series, Middle School Humanities teacher Lara Anderson talks about the week she spent at Fort Ticonderoga, N.Y., delving deep into early American history. Click here to read.

What I Learned Over Summer Vacation: Karla Matheny

Karla Matheny In a new web series, Foote faculty talk about what they learned over summer vacation. For week one, Art Department Chair Karla Matheny discusses her adventure on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana. Click here to read more.

Nationally Recognized Summer Enrichment Program Coming to Foote

Horizons at Foote will provide a six-week program for 135 low-income New Haven public school students, aimed at reversing the "summer slide" and closing the student achievement gap. Click here to read more.

Introducing the Foote School Archives Blog

In anticipation of our centennial celebration in 2015-16, Foote has launched a new blog to share photographs and memories from the school archives. The blog is being run by summer archive interns Caroline Monahan '09 and Kate Reilly Yurkovsky '08. Click here to check it out.

MAG Students' Letters Highlighted in New Haven Register Story

MAG teacher Margy Lamere and her students were featured in Randall Beach's New Haven Register column for letters they wrote to the governor opposing a tree-cutting plan by state utility regulators. Click here to read the story.

Foote Music Teacher Featured in WNPR Story

Music teacher Sarah Heath was featured in a recent story on WNPR, Connecticut's public radio station, about locally made Appalachian dulcimer kits that Foote students learn to play in music class. Click here to read the story and to click here for a clip of Foote students playing "Old Joe Clark."

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