Foundation Funded Programs and Projects
In June, the Board of Directors unanimously approved funding of $200,000 of the following programs for the 2016-2017 school year. Of that, $40,000 will be directed to Homestead High School to fund items such as the award-winning FBLA program, student safety items for science classes, state of the art lighting for the theatre arts department, a new diving board and uniforms for the athletics department, and computers and equipment for the journalism program at Homestead. The Foundation continues to fund School Loop and Naviance – which are critical to student success in navigating homework assignments and the college application process.
Thank you to our incredible parent community for your generosity.
The overall $200,000 donation to the School District is allocated evenly to each school for to the following programs:
Music & Art Show – $5,000 – District-wide art show and choral event
Athletics – $20,000 – Equipment costs
Future Business Leaders of America – $10,000 – Competition costs
Drama – $13,000 – Prop and costume expenses
Journalism – $15,000 – Newspaper printing costs
Robotics – $35,000 – Equipment/competition entry fees
STEM – $75,000 – Science, technology, engineering and math curriculum and supplies
School Loop & Naviance – $17,000 – Online tools to help students manage assignments and college planning
Mini-Grants for Teachers – $10,000 – Discretionary grants funds for one-time student-based projects