Category: Excel Grant

Books, Books, Books

Every year, we receive many Excel Grant applications for new books and in the 2017-2018 school year, the foundation funded over $19,000 books for students. The requests are varied, librarians want to add more books to their library shelves, teachers

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Owl Pellet Investigation

The Excel Grant program was created in 2002 to support classroom innovation in our district, and to provide teachers resources they need to help our students be successful! Ultra-cool projects like this one are a bonus! Every year, librarian Terre Salzar

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Washington State Living History Program

The U.S. Travel Association recently conducted a study with 400 adults (balanced for gender, age, race and income), half of which had taken a learning trip in their youth, the other half had not. The study found that, regardless of

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Books, Xylophones & AVID

Great teachers are always looking for new ways to engage students and the Foundation is proud to partner with Highline teachers, counselors, librarians, and staff to fund a wide variety of programs, both in-class and extracurricular, that have a lasting

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What do Choral, Cooking and Wiggling Have in Common?

Excel Grants! Great teachers are always looking for new ways to engage students and the Foundation is proud to partner with Highline teachers, counselors, librarians, and staff to fund a wide variety of programs, both in-class and extracurricular, that have

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Highline Schools Foundation Awards over $110,000 Grants this December

Highline Schools Foundation is pleased to announce they awarded $110,550 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools this December! These funds will support activities and experiences that expand the learning process and actively engage students.

Excel Grant Stories – Field Trips

The U.S. Travel Association recently conducted a study with 400 adults (balanced for gender, age, race and income), half of which had taken a learning trip in their youth, the other half had not. The study found that, regardless of

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Excel Grant Stories – PBIS

Building a Positive School Culture at Pacific Middle School Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports are a school wide effort to encourage positive behavior and discourage negative behavior. HPS has made a huge push for PBIS in all of our schools.

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The ART of Community

We definitely were able to accomplish what we set out to do – from beginning to end. At the start, we introduced the project with a Skype call from the artist in New York. This inspired our 6th grade students

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Excel Grant Stories – Technology

One way the Foundation supports the HPS district’s Strategic Plan where every student in the class of 2026 will graduate tech-savvy and tech-literate is through our annual Excel Grants. The Foundation’s Excel Grant program was created to support classroom innovation

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