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  1. About Judi Fenton, This Year’s Keynote Speaker at the April 26 Dinner — March 26, 2014
  2. Early Bird Registration for April 26 SWSF Gala Dinner — February 17, 2014
  3. New ‘Dine Out Wednesdays for SW Schools’ Effort Launches February 5 — January 29, 2014
  4. Foundation kicks off year-end giving drive — December 6, 2013
  5. Four Teachers Receive Extra Mile and Mentorship Awards From Schools Foundation — June 28, 2013

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Mar 26

About Judi Fenton, This Year’s Keynote Speaker at the April 26 Dinner

In a recent phone conversation before she headed off to Panama for an educational consulting assignment, Judi Fenton stressed again and again how much she loves South Whidbey. “Of all the places I’ve lived and worked on four continents, I’ve always considered South Whidbey to be home and the place of some of the happiest …

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Feb 17

Early Bird Registration for April 26 SWSF Gala Dinner

Last year’s event was so much fun that we wanted to get the word out early this year! Internationally known educator Judi Fenton will be the keynote speaker at the South Whidbey Schools Foundation’s annual gala event, April 26. On Whidbey she is known as a past principal of the South Whidbey Primary School. Ms. …

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Jan 29

New ‘Dine Out Wednesdays for SW Schools’ Effort Launches February 5

Seven restaurants have teamed up with the South Whidbey Schools Foundation to raise funds for classroom grants by encouraging residents to “Dine Out Wednesdays for SW Schools” during February and March. “The program encourages people to support South Whidbey Schools by eating at specific participating restaurants on Wednesdays – a traditionally slow day during the …

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Dec 06

Foundation kicks off year-end giving drive

The South Whidbey Schools Foundation has kicked off its annual year-end giving drive with the release of its 2012/13 annual report.  The report contains articles about several SWSF-funded classroom projects, plus a list of grants for this school year. It was mailed this week to past supporters of the Foundation and is also available online at …

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Jun 28

Four Teachers Receive Extra Mile and Mentorship Awards From Schools Foundation

For the first time in its 18-year history, the South Whidbey Schools Foundation awarded three teachers its “Extra Mile” award at the June 18 end-of-school-year Elementary and Middle School Assemblies. The award, along with a $250 check, was presented to Becky Ward and Michelle Zisette, both South Whidbey Elementary Special Services teachers, and to Nels …

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Jun 03

Thank you for supporting the South Whidbey Schools Foundation

Thank you to the many local businesses and individuals who helped to make this year’s Gala event a success!  

May 20

Recap of the 2013 SWSF Gala Dinner and Auction

If you were not at Saturday night’s SWSF dinner and auction, you missed a fun-filled evening! So make sure you’re there next year! The fund total is still being tallied, but one thing is for sure: the evening was a success. Great music was provided by members of both the South Whidbey High School and …

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May 07

More than 33 amazing auction items– Don’t miss out: order your tickets today!

Check out the more than 33 great charity auction items below which have been donated to benefit South Whidbey students via the South Whidbey Schools Foundation. Reserve your tickets today for  the Saturday, May 18 dinner and auction (with local favorite Jim Freeman) at Useless Bay Golf & Country Club. Order your tickets online at: …

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Apr 22

Reserve your tickets now for the May 18 South Whidbey Schools Foundation Gala

It’s time to make your reservations to attend  SWSF’s fabulous Gala Dinner and Fundraiser Saturday, May 18th, starting at 5:00 PM, at the Useless Bay Golf & Country Club to support classroom education grants for our kids! This year’s guest speaker will be Fred Lundahl, a retired Foreign Service diplomat with more than 30 years …

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Jun 20

Schools Foundation honors teachers Harshman and Roberts with awards

South Whidbey High School Band teacher Chris Harshman and Elementary School Special Education teacher Robin Roberts were recognized for their outstanding efforts with awards from the South Whidbey Schools Foundation at end of school year assemblies in their respective schools. Harshman received The 2012 Excellence in Teaching: Mentorship Award, based on nominations made by members …

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