This project was started before COVID and Carla Hodge, at Felicita Elementary has brought it back to life! Students made products to sell. The 17th was Market Day….they sold their items. An excellent way for students to learn about supply and demand, cost versus profit, and how to work with money.
The Escondido Education Foundation is a community driven fundraising organization which provides funding for essential resources, and programs that empower teachers, inspire learning, and promote innovation and academic excellence in EUSD. Farr Elementary Farr Elementary received a $1416.00 grant for Speed Cup Stackers which will develop students’ eye-hand coordination. Principal: Soo Yeohn de Santiago Educator: […]
“JAZZ UP YOUR LIFE” was the afternoon delight for the recent fashion show put on by the Escondido Education Foundation! Community volunteers were on hand to help make the afternoon a success. Mayor McNamara came to pour champagne for the second time! Fashions were provided by Andrea Dee, who personally sewed every outfit, even making […]
Leila Sackfield, pictured on the right, is a founding member of the Escondido Education Foundation. She was honored today by the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Key Women Educators. Among Leila’s many accomplishments is her dedication to the students in the Escondido Union School District. She cares so much about the students, she […]
This grant is after school cross-age tutoring. Teachers are willing to stay after school to plan and monitor this activity. During our visit, older students were working with younger children on their math. Activities are planned in advance and “run” by teachers and district personnel. At the end of the hour, many students comment, “Do […]
Cross-age, after school tutoring is a grant that was interrupted when schools closed down. It is a wonderful idea! Older students get to reinforce what younger students are learning in the classroom, which is a good refresher for the older kids. This program was carefully designed, materials purchased specifically for this age group, with teachers […]
Doug Paulson, teacher at Orange Glen High School has graciously consented to be our auctioneer and emcee for the past several years at our fundraiser, Fall In Love With Escondido Schools. In addition to being at that event, Doug has also given us great ideas for improving our foundation. Without community involvement like Doug provides, […]