MakerSpace Thank You Letter

Escondido Education Foundation: I want to thank you again for funding my “STREAM learning through makerspace” project.  The students have been very excited about coming and creating. My guess is that I have had about 250 different students taking advantage of the makerspace. I had no idea it would be so popular. We are open every…
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FAB LAB at North Broadway

The EEF recently visited the FAB LAB at North Broadway.  Teacher, Marcie Kurka, runs her FAB LAB every Friday.  Using Rube Goldberg's ideas, there is a cart with all sorts of items.....string, rubber bands, popsicle sticks, etc.  Students are given tasks and work in small groups to accomplish the task.  The day we visited, students…
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Del Dios Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Escondido Education Foundation hosted a tour of Del Dios Academy of Arts and Sciences on Thursday.  We were greeted by representatives of the 4 “houses” (Think Harry Potter and Hogwartz).  These student representatives explained the competitions between Fire, Ice, Sky, and Water.  At this point in time, Fire is ahead but Metal is hot…

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Creative Music Composition

Enhancing Engagement through Creative Music Composition Project Participants: Jo-Ann Fox and Amy Copeland Project Reflection Summary The “Enhancing Engagement through Creative Music Composition” grant provided twenty-two students with the rare opportunity to create, collaborate, modify, and add the valuable art component to our STEAM based school. By using keyboards that would otherwise have been impossible…

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Thank You Note

Carolyn, your event was a lot of fun. My husband loves what does, but he’s very humble and shy. Thank you for giving him the opportunity to share his art with Escondido. I was really proud of him and amazed his furniture raised that amount of money. Your fundraiser is very important to the city…

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