Conway Elementary

Conway Elementary received a grant to buy a kiln for their art projects.  The following pictures are some of the artwork that has spent time in the kiln.  Congratulations to Conway for a great use of their funds!”

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Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle

Mrs. Doud’s students at Rincon Middle School successfully completed their Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle event at Conway teacher, Mrs. Banks, pool this last Friday.  It is the culminating activity of the Advanced STEM program. While donor, Mrs. Johnson, Paulette Donnellon, EUSD School Board member, and I were there, 2 teams successfully demonstrated the control of…

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San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

The Escondido Education Foundation just completed its first fundraiser, held at the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum, the perfect venue for a Spring event.  Attendees were treated to music played by Mr. & Mrs. Vaughn North.  Appetizers were supplied by Intertwined Bistro & Wine Bar; desserts were donated by Wedeking’s and First Republic Bank. The…

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EFF In Action

I had the opportunity to visit Oak Hill Elementary today to see “Family Reading Room” in action.  I wish more of you had been able to visit…it makes the time and effort you put into the Foundation worth every moment! Gianina Whiting is the school liaison and she has developed a program to encourage parents…

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Grants Update 2016

Timely because our EEF Innovation Grant award partly supports this great happening called “Family Friday”. Inspiring because…. This morning, every student in every classroom had an adult read to them from a bilingual picture book called, “Viva Frieda.” 80+ Parents came to read the book in Spanish or English with small groups of children.  Teachers…

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Innovative Grants

One of the $5000 grants given December, 2015, was for TK kindergarten, to be spent throughout the district. In the past,TK teachers have been grabbing whatever they could find to give their students a well-rounded start on their education. Teachers had trouble sharing lessons because they all had different materials to draw from.  When they…

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