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STEAM Infused Recess at Quantum Academy

Students practice the Engineering Design Process at recess using Keva Planks. No other product brings students of all grade levels and abilities together of their own volition better than Keva Planks. Keva Planks encourage the Engineering Design Process through Imagining, Planning, Creating, Failing, and Improving student creations. Quantum Academy thanks the Escondido Education Foundation for...

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EEF funded “Newcomer Photo Books”

Students who are in our country for the first time gather after school for “immersion” activities. These students have played volleyball, soccer, visited the fire station, cooked, celebrated Valentine’s Day, and each student made a hard-back book chronicling their activities. These pictures are from their “end of project” party. Teachers, parents, community members and other...

Juniper Elementary
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Juniper Elementary

ESCONDIDO EDUCATION FOUNDATION TOURS JUNIPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL! Juniper Elementary is one of those best kept secrets Escondido has to offer.  One of many grants they have received deals with student health and wellness.  Students have planted wonderful gardens….the produce going to the school cafeteria for students to enjoy!  Emphasis is on a balanced diet, the...

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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...