Category Archive: Latest News Blog

Jul 04

SWSF Marches in the Maxwelton Independence Day Parade

Thanks to everyone who marched with the South Whidbey Schools Foundation, and for those who cheered us on, in this historic Maxwelton Independence Day Parade today!

Jun 04

Chad Felgar and Charlie Davies Receive SWSF’s Faculty Recognition Awards at June 4 Senior Farewell Assembly

The South Whidbey Schools Foundation wrapped up the 2014-15 school year with two awards for outstanding SW School District faculty. The Extra-Mile Award acknowledges and honors a current South Whidbey School District teacher for having gone the proverbial “extra-mile” in terms of service to students and faculty.  This year’s recipient is Charlie Davies, a South Whidbey graduate and …

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May 20

Thanks to all who attended and supported the Dinner Gala

Thank you to all the people who attended the 2015 Dinner Gala and Auction and to all the sponsors and businesses who donated to the event. Thanks to you, approximately $14,000 will be added to the amount to be used for teacher-requested classroom grants for the 2015/16 school year. Additional thanks to Jim Freeman, our …

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Apr 20

Ever wonder how your donations help local students?

Among the 22 classroom projects which the Foundation is funding this school year are several field trips for students to learn about our local marine and forest  environments. You can read more about the latest funded field trip in Saturday’s South Whidbey Record article linked below. The fifth-grade field trips were funded by a $1,400 grant from …

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Apr 03

Buy tickets now for May 16 Gala

Mark your calendars for this year’s annual SWSF Gala Dinner at Useless Bay Golf & Country Club on Saturday, May 16. Come and enjoy a fine dinner, meet students and teachers who benefited from the Foundation’s classroom grants, and have a fun time full of entertainment and a lively after-dinner auction. Tickets are available online …

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Jan 23

SAVE THE DATE: May 16 for the 2015 SWSF Gala Dinner

Mark your calendars for this year’s annual SWSF Gala Dinner at Useless Bay Golf & Country Club. Come and enjoy a fine dinner, meet students and teachers who benefited from the Foundation’s classroom grants, and have a fun time full of entertainment and a lively after-dinner auction.    

Dec 18

Our Annual Report Recaps the 2013/14 School Year Grants

You can read the new SWSF Annual Report recapping the Foundation’s work during the 2013/14 school year, plus a list of 2015 classroom grants.

Nov 25

Thank you for a great Talent Show

SWSF Board members Jean Shaw and Tom Walker did an outstanding job producing this year’s SWSF Talent Show Fundraiser. Thank you to everyone who participated and attended. Get well wishes go to Jim Freeman who was feeling under the weather and unable to emcee. Jean Shaw did a great job in filling in. Here are …

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Nov 03

Schools Foundation Awards $23,550 in Classroom Grants

South Whidbey Schools Foundation announced $23,550 for innovative teaching grants October 30 to be used for this school year. “Of 26 grant application submitted by South Whidbey School District educators, the Foundation was able to fully fund 15 projects, partially fund five projects, and found alternative funding for 4 more projects,”” said Foundation president Chris …

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Jun 27

How our new, easy fundraising program works

Several people have asked how the South Whidbey Schools Foundation’s new fundraising program works, and we think that this video does a great job in explaining it. Take a couple minutes and learn how you can contribute up to $500 or more each year without actually spending any more money than you do today, simply …

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