Knight News

FHS-National Blue Ribbon and California Gold Ribbon School

Issue 4, September 22, 2017
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Houston, Foothill Has a Solution - Over 1,000 Shoes!!

The Knights in Progress Team set out to collect 1,000 shoes from our Knights to send to Houston. They not only hit their goal - they BUSTED OVER IT!! With the help from the team, they loaded up over 1,000 shoes today to be delivered to needy families by next week. Thank you all for making a difference in many lives.

Mexico and Other Hurricane Relief Projects

Several groups are still collecting household items for families in need. We will collect items up to Thursday next week.

Items to bring in:

Shampoo, brush, toothpaste, deodorant, band-aids, sleeping bags, pillows, baby wipes, diapers, dog food, cat food, paint sprayer, garbage bags, hammer, hard hats ..... other household items.

Senior College Application Night

Senior College Application Night is Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30pm. College representatives will be coming to help seniors and their parents navigate the college process. Students/parents will choose between two workshops, and while you must pick two to attend, you do not need to pre-register.

The first will start at 6:30pm and the second will start at 7:30pm.

Locations are:

The Common App/Private: Event Center Gym

University of California: The Little Theater

California State Universities: Choir Room

Community College: Library

FEAT News – September 2017

The 2017-18 Senior Capstone Projects are now underway. The projects have been selected by the seniors in the FEAT program. They include the following:

1963 Shasta Camping Trailer Restoration

1929 Ford Model A Resto-Mod

1923 Ford T-Bucket Show Car

Three UCI Energy Invitational Car Modifications

Mini Baja Vehicle Build

Phone-Mega-Phone Project

Hydro Flask Re-Fill Station for FHS Sinks

Camera Stabilization Project for FTV

6-Barrel T-shirt Cannon for FHS ASB

SQL(Sound Quality League) Speaker System for 1988 Cutlass

Surfboard Shaper Booth

Wonderful Back to School Knight!

Thousands of parents were eager to meet and greet their students 2017-18 teacher. It is a Fantastic time for parents to walk their students schedule, experience the classroom environment, and catch up with some old and new friends around Foothill. Many clubs, teams, and programs held exhibits for parents to buy spirit wear, student planners, or sign up for PTO or Ed Fund sponsorship. Also, many parents left their shoes to support our Shoes for Houston Relief Project! Wow! We have an Awesome Community!

Thank you again for another Fabulous Foothill Start!

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Club Rush

Wow - It's Great to be a Knight!!

Hundreds of Knights signed up for their favorite club and not only one club, but many students signed up to make a difference in a few clubs. Our clubs look to not only connect students to Foothill, but to develop new friendships, and to build life long leadership skills.

Young Man of the Month

We would like to congratulate Austin (AJ) Starks on being selected Foothill High School Young Man of The Month. AJ has a been a stellar student over his four years at Foothill, as well as being a valued member to our baseball team, and a key contributor to our Knights In Progress mentoring group. AJ will be applying to some prestigious universities with the hopes of becoming an chemical engineer.

Congrats FHS Girls Volleyball vs. Villa Park Win 3-0!!!

ASB Announces Homecoming Festivities

ASB is pleased to announce this years’ homecoming theme, a Knightmare on Dodge Ave. This spooky theme is sure to entertain as we move into October with tons of Halloween themed events to mark Foothill’s 55th school year. Here are the upcoming homecoming events;

a. Friday, October 13th – Homecoming Assembly. Students will participate in activities, meet their Homecoming Court, cheer on their Fall Sports, and be spooked!

b. Thursday, October 19th – The Homecoming Half Time Show at the Foothill vs Villa Park football game. During the Half Time Show, the Homecoming Queen will be crowned, and our Dance and Cheer teams will perform. Hope to see you all there!

c. Friday, October 20th – Our annual Feast and Joust event occurs during lunchtime in the quad. Come out to enjoy some food from your favorite clubs!

d. Saturday, October 21st – The Homecoming Dance is taking place in the Quad from 8-11pm. Ticket sales begin the week of September 25th, and prices increase as the dance gets nearer so make sure to buy tickets early! Students will enjoy a DJ, dancing, a photo booth, a candy bar, and a spooky surprise!

State of the Schools Breakfast

The sixth annual State of the Schools Breakfast will be held on Monday, Sept. 25, at 7 a.m. in the Sports Pavilion at Tustin High School, 1171 El Camino Real, Tustin.

The event, co-sponsored by the Tustin Public Schools Foundation and Tustin Unified School District, will celebrate TUSD's accomplishments and feature how the District is preparing students for success in college and careers.

Superintendent Dr. Gregory Franklin will present the keynote address, “TUSD – A Contagious Culture for Success.” His topics will include magnet programs, robotics and computer science, college and career pathways, advanced math and science programs, project-based learning, and educational technology, furniture and “wired classrooms.”

In addition, the District’s new video, “Transforming Students’ Lives,” will be shown and entertainment will be provided by Tustin High School’s ASB, Cheer Team, Dance Team and Marching Band.

Tickets are $30 for general admission and $45 for VIP (preferred seating and reserved parking). Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

For more information or reservations, visit or call the Foundation at (714) 832-6299.

Upcoming Events

Sept 25 - Late Start

Sept 26 - College Application Night-Seniors & Parents - 6:30 to 8:30pm

Sept 27 - PTO Meeting 9:30am

Oct 2 - 9th Grade Parents Coffee with the Counselor - 8:30 to 9:30am

Oct 3 - 10th Grade Parents Coffee with the Counselor - 8:30 to 9:30am

Oct 4 - 11th Grade Parents Coffee with the Counselor - 8:30 to 9:30am

Oct 5 - 12th Grade Parents Coffee with the Counselor - 8:30 to 9:30am

Oct 11 - Late Start - PSAT Day

Oct 13 - End of 1st Quarter

Oct 18 - PTO Meeting 9:30am

Oct 19 - Homecoming Game

Oct 20 - Feast and Joust

Oct 21 - Homecoming Dance

Oct 25 - Late Start

Oct 25 - 1st Senior Munch

Oct 26 - Report Card Night

Oct 27 - Minimum Day

Oct 30 - Teacher Meetings (No School)

Nov 20-24 - Fall Recess

Dec 19-21 1st Semester Final Exams

Dec 22 Teacher Workday (No Students)

Dec 22 - Jan 7 - Winter Recess for Students

Jan 8 - First Day for 2nd Semester