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Save the Date - May 8 - 3rd Annual Top Pizza Night


Bring the entire family, friends and neighbors!  It's the ONLY TIME you can sample pizza from nearly a dozen local pizzerias and vote on your favorites!  The 2013 event drew over 350 community members. More details here . . .

Coming Soon - 2014 Thiems Grant Award Announcements


Check back here for this year's award announcements which are made each Spring.  In 2013, the Foundation presented 17 Thiems Grants throughout District 205.  Read more . . .

Mobile Literacy Station - Fisher - 2013 Making Meaning - Conrad Fischer - 2013 Sparking Inquiry with BrainPop - District Wide - 2013 Sparking Inquiry with BrainPop - District Wide - 2013 Sensory Garden & Outdoor Classroom - Madison - 2013 Sensory Garden & Outdoor Classroom - Madison - 2013 Home Literacy Program - Fisher - 2013 Media Connection - Jefferson - 2013 Media Connection - Jefferson - 2013 Gaming to Success - Field - 201 Gaming to Success - Field - 201 Circle Up & Read - Jefferson - 2013 Circle Up & Read - Jefferson - 2013 Circle Up & Read - Jefferson - 2013 Sparking Inquiry with BrainPop - District Wide - 2013 Build Me a math Manipulative Library - Emerson - 2013 Build Me a math Manipulative Library - Emerson - 2013

 

Making a Difference with Exploratory Classroom


Emerson School has always been very fortunate to have a lot of green space around the school building. However, this did not readily translate into accessible instructional space. Then the Foundation supported the vision of building an outdoor classroom that gave multiple opportunities for students to interact with the environment throughout the seasons.

"Just by taking a step outside, student education has been enriched with butterfly and prairie gardens, a frog pond, seating areas, and exploration space." -Caryl Witt, Emerson School First Grade Teacher

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Mariano's donates $5,000 in support of Study Skills at Elmhurst store's Grand Opening


The District 205 Foundation was honored to be one of the recipients of a $5,000 donation from Mariano's at its Grand Opening Gala in Elmhurst on June 24 when CEO, Bob Mariano presented this to Foundation Executive Director, Lisa Fanelli. 

Roundy's, the parent corporation of Mariano's, is committed to supporting and partnering with community organizations. One focus of their efforts is helping struggling students. Their donation to the Foundation goes toward the Study Skills program from which nearly all K-8 Elmhurst D205 schools receive funds to operate after-school programs assisting students identified as needing additional support.  If you or your organization is interested in supporting this or other Foundation programs, please consider making a donation today.   Read more . . .

Tom Allen Memorial Scholarship Fund donates $12,000 in support of YSET


YSET is thrilled to announce that the Tom Allen Memorial Scholarship Fund has donated $12,000 to the causel   Read more . .

Foundation Takes “Hands-on”Approach to STEM


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Steel Drum Band - York - 2007 Science Olympiad & Enrichment Program - District Wide Data Projectors 4 Math - York Science Olympiad & Enrichment Program - District Wide Science Olympiad & Enrichment Program - District Wide History in the Classroom - District Wide Elementary Developing Citizenship - Churchville Diversity Garden What's Cookin' - Madison - 2009 Science Olympiad - District Wide Art Room of the Future - Sandburg Modeling Molecular World - York TAPit Touchscreen - Edison -2011 Vote for Me - Middle Schools - 2008 Jr Great Books - Elementary Sousa Band - District Wide Middle & High School Wetland Ecosystem Study Lab - Fisher Pottery Wheels - District Wide Middle School Art Classes Building Complex Circuits in Physics - York The ABC's of Nursery Rhymes - Fisher Choral Festival - District Wide - 2008
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