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'Wherever You Go, You Have a Home'

By Daniel Fleschner ’94 

You may not feel it now, because you’re still so close to it. But in time, I guarantee: you’ll come to recognize that a piece of you will live here forever. Foote and New Haven will always be your home. Embrace that. Treasure it. And use it as a source of strength — knowing that wherever you go, anywhere in the world, you have a home.

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Foote students discover themselves not only as scholars and thinkers, but as citizens and human beings.


Foote is a diverse community where students are taught to recognize and respect individual differences.


Our inquiry-based approach makes learning an active experience for students.


Service learning projects teach students to step beyond themselves and develop empathy and understanding.


Foote nurtures children's natural curiosity into a lifelong love of learning.


We teach students to view setbacks as speed bumps on the path to greater knowledge.