CA Public Schools Seek Private Money To Cover Basic Needs

April 25, 2008 – By Seema Mehta Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Foundations are nothing new, but they’re multiplying as huge budgets cuts loom. And beyond enrichment, their goals now are saving teacher positions and keeping class sizes down. Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times High school students wash cars at Peninsula High School to raise money for the Peninsula …

The Mystery Of California Public School Funding

April 25, 2008 – By Dr. William V. Loose, Deputy Superintendent of La Canada Unified School District It is commonly asked “why” something that should be so simple as public school funding becomes so complex. This article will briefly attempt to explain the basic public school funding mechanism and the process that ensues that tends to complicate the issues. Prior to …

Educational Foundations: A Necessity Of A Great Public Education

April 24, 2008 – By Sheryl Mee MacPhee The Quarterly, Fall 2001 When I attended public elementary school in the east San Gabriel Valley in the 1960’s and1970’s, there were may opportunities for us to learn more than just reading, writing and “rithmetic. Our school offered an active drama club and vocal chorus for all grades, and we were instructed …

Welcome To The Foundation!

January 30, 2007 – Welcome to the Foundation for Glendora Unified Schools! The idea of a foundation was first explored by a group of parents — In 2003, the Foundation for Glendora Unified Schools was formed as a non-profit corporation. A Board of Directors was established in October of 2004 and is composed of representatives of various community groups. The …

FGUS Surprises School Officials With $45,000

December 31, 2006 – GLENDORA – When school officials and staff in Glendora Unified School District gathered for a luncheon Wednesday, they thought they were celebrating the district’s 45th anniversary. They were shocked when Carol McAloney, president of Foundation for Glendora Unified Schools, presented them with an oversized check for $45,000. “We were completely surprised,” said Bob Rendon, principle of …

Thank You Luncheon

April 3, 2006 – The Foundation for Glendora Unified Schools hosted a ‘thank you’ luncheon at the Glendora Country Club for principals, school library staff, school board representatives and Superintendent Catherine Nichols on March 15th. The Foundation presented school district officials with a $45,000 check to support school library resources. These funds will be distributed to each of the ten …