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Highline Schools Foundation Awards over $110,000 in Grants!

We are excited to announce we awarded $100,865 through Excel Grants and $10,000 through the annual Impact Grant this month to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools! Excel Grant awards ranged from $105 to $2,500 and will

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Highline Schools Foundation Awards over $100,000 in Grants this Fall!

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded $80,472 through 112 classroom grants! Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the generosity of our community, the Foundation was able to fund more grant requests this year than ever

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Highline Schools Foundation Awards $25,000 in grants today

and much more to be awarded soon! (Burien, WA) With two of its largest public fundraisers, the Burien Brat Trot and the Oktoberfest Auction, recently completed, Highline Schools Foundation is now making plans to distribute the funds the organization raised

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2015 Grants Available to Highline Public School Teachers and Programs

More grants available this year to Highline Public School teachers! The Foundation will again offer $10,000 to one school or program in Highline Public Schools through the Impact Grant – which is funded in part by Alaska Airlines. The Foundation

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Physical Activity Socials at MRHS

Nichole Calkins, Teacher at Advisor at Mount Rainier High School received an Excel Grant last fall for”Physical Activity Socials”  Here’s her proposal: “At Mt. Rainier, all students participate in an advisory class three days a week that focuses on personal

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Teaching Programming with Lego Mindstorms Robotics Kits

Casey Alexander from New Start High School recently sent us pictures and a final report about the Excel Grant he received last fall. In his grant application, he told us: New Start is a small alternative school, which serves as

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May is Arts Education Month

The Highline Schools Foundation is proud to support the arts – here are a few of the Excel Grants we funded this year: African Rhythms Music teacher Elizabeth Hogan from Hilltop Elementary requested an Excel Grant to purchase Tubano Drums

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Let’s Get Digital @ the Library

Thank you once again for granting my request for an Excel Grant to buy eBooks at a level appropriate for my ELL students. With the money, I was able to purchase 84 new titles, mostly fiction, at reading levels appropriate

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Let’s Play Ukulele!

Learning an instrument is a life-long skill and passion. Our hope is that all students learn to love music throughout their lives. As educators, we want not only to teach our students the basics of music, but also to provide

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Guys Want to Read Thrillers!

It’s that time of year again when we start hearing from teachers about how they used the Excel Grants they received last fall. Over the next few months we will share the teachers stories and letters about how the grants they

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Many companys offer generous matching programs for employees to increase their positive community impact through charitable donations, volunteer hours or participation in fundraising walks.

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