Escondido Education Foundation Grant 2021

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 […]
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Building Underwater Vehicles at Rincon Middle School

Rincon Middle School received a grant so students can build underwater vehicles.  This was started with a grant from the Navy.  The EEF helped build the program.  Students design and build underwater vehicles that can be navigated and can pick items up from under water.  A  community member donates pool time so students can test […]
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Thank You From Central School

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]January 8, 2020 Escondido Education Foundation Carolyn Royer Dear Escondido Innovation Grant Committee, Thank you for your generous support of flexible seating in my first grade classroom at Central School.  I was able to purchase everything over the holiday break. It was like an after-Christmas present for my students when they walked in on the […]
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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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EEF Grants $50k

On December 4, 2017, the Escondido Education Foundation (EEF) hosted their annual Dr. Mike Caston Innovation Awards. At the event, numerous innovative EUSD programs were recognized and awarded grants totaling approximately $50,000. Thank you to the EEF board, donors, and volunteers for your continued, unwavering support! Your efforts are helping our students realize their potential […]
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Escondido Super Stewards

Through the generosity of the EEF grant, our fourth grade classes we able to secure two complete tanks with all of the necessities to be active citizens of our Trout in the Classroom partnership with the California Aquarium Education Program. The benefit is that we had those students watching, evaluating and analyzing the health and […]
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