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  1. 2016 Classroom Grant Presentations — November 11, 2016
  2. Schools Foundation Distributes Nearly $20,000 in Classroom Grants to District Teachers — November 10, 2016
  3. Dine Out Wednesdays in October — October 1, 2016
  4. Nine Teachers Receive Stipends from Schools Foundation — September 1, 2016
  5. Teachers: Get a Jump and Submit Your 2016/17 Grant Now — August 25, 2016

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Nov 11

2016 Classroom Grant Presentations

Follow along as Jean Shaw and Jim Freeman present South Whidbey School District teachers with 2016 classroom grants.

Nov 10

Schools Foundation Distributes Nearly $20,000 in Classroom Grants to District Teachers

Jean Shaw of the South Whidbey Schools Foundation and local “Conductor of Fun” Jim Freeman paid surprise visits to local classrooms on Nov. 9. With balloons in hand, a top hat, feather boa and crown, they distributed grant letters totaling nearly $20,000 to 11 teachers for 13 classroom project requests. Grant awards ranged from $439 …

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Oct 01

Dine Out Wednesdays in October

It’s BACK! October is ‘Dine Out Wednesdays for South Whidbey Schools’. When you dine at participating restaurants, a portion of the day’s proceeds will be donated to the South Whidbey Schools Foundation for innovative teacher-requested classroom grants. Every Wednesday during October, when you eat at or order take-out from Neil’s Clover Patch Café, Patron Mexican …

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Sep 01

Nine Teachers Receive Stipends from Schools Foundation

Nine South Whidbey School District teachers were presented with $200 classroom stipends at the September 1 teacher and staff assembly in preparation for the new school year. The recipients are either new to the district, or have been given a new classroom assignment. “We wanted to welcome and support the new teachers, as well as …

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Aug 25

Teachers: Get a Jump and Submit Your 2016/17 Grant Now

The 2016/17 SWSF Classroom Grant Application is now available for consideration. Download the Word document now and start outline a proposal for the Foundation to consider in October. Grant application 2016-17

Aug 02

Breeze and Davis receive Extra Mile and Mentorship Awards

The South Whidbey Schools Foundation awarded two teachers for their efforts during the 2015-16 school year. Speech language pathologist Becky Breeze, a member of the special education departments at both the elementary and middle schools, and South Whidbey High School math teacher Andy Davis were the recipients of the Extra Mile and Mentorship awards, respectively. …

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Nov 04

Nearly $30,000 in Classroom Grants Awarded by SW Schools Foundation

  South Whidbey Schools Foundation awarded nearly $30,000 – a new record for the nonprofit organization – to fund 26 classroom projects for the 2015/16 school year. The projects include robotic kits for second-graders to learn engineering and programming using Legos, an aquaponics and an aeroponics chamber, growing salmon in the classroom, a sound recording …

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Oct 24

Help Us Fund More Classroom Project Requests

Did you read the article about the Foundation in Saturday’s South Whidbey Record? http://www.southwhidbeyrecord.com/news/336434701.html or http://www.southwhidbeyrecord.com/green_editions/?iid=i20151023162312752 This note is from Board Member Susie Richards: Dear Friends – check out the story in today’s South Whidbey Record on the  South Whidbey Schools Foundation. We have received over $40,000 in requests from teachers in our district to …

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Sep 28

Make reservations now for Oct. 2 Dine Out Kickoff at Prima Bistro

To kick off our October Dine out for SW Schools restaurant program, Prima Bistro in Langley is donating a portion of this Friday’s receipts to the Schools Foundation. So make reservations now for this Friday, October 2 at Prima Bistro by calling 360.221.4060. Let them know you are there as part of the Dine Out …

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Aug 29

2nd Alumni Profile video features Zora Lungren, actress

We’re starting a video page which provides a brief profile of notable South Whidbey School District alumni. Our latest video profile: Zora Lungren, an actress, and a 2009 SWHS graduate.

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