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EDISON ROBOTS

EDISON ROBOTS BEAR VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER:  CASEY VOGEL FOUNDATION FUNDING IN ACTION: How much fun can you have in school?  If you are in Casey’s class, you not only get to build a robot, you get to learn coding so you can program your “bot” to make music and dance to that music!  At…
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EFF in Action

EEF Mushroom Farm Trip

THE ESCONDIDO EDUCATION FOUNDATION TOOK A FIELD TRIP! Marion Hanlon, Board member extraordinaire, arranged for EEF board members to tour the mushroom farm with owner, Roberto Ramirez as our guide.   There are 20 steps involved in growing a mushroom.  These 20 steps occur over a 63 day period.  Who knew so much work went into…
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Fashion Show 2019

The Escondido Education Foundation held its first ever fashion show this last spring! “Fashion is an art.  Teaching is an art.  We spent a glorious afternoon with girlfriends celebrating the art of fashion through the ages in support of the art of innovative teaching in classrooms today.” Vintage fashions were provided by Olivia Terry and…
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Evaluation May 2019

Date: 5/21/2019 To: The Escondido Education Foundation From: Guy James, Hannah Booker, Karol Roberts – Oak Hill Elementary Special Education Regarding: Grant Evaluation (Mind Magnifying Microphones) The Special Education team at Oak Hill is grateful for the grant we received which allowed us to provide more focused services for our students with disabilities. We had…

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Classroom Heroes: Jennifer Tompkins

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - April's Classroom Hero is a teacher who goes a long way to making her campus more beautiful. The children at Oak Hill Elementary School are greeted each morning with works of art on the walls, birdhouses in the trees, and even hanging gardens. Jennifer Tompkins took it upon herself to spruce…
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EEF Partially Funded Program

The EEF partially funded the reading program in Mrs. Manessis’ classroom at Miller Elementary.  The first graders in her classroom get to go shopping once a week to pick 10 books they would like to read for the week.  They may take them home but as Board members observed, these little kiddos were very engrossed…

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