Foundation Gifts to the High School

Post date: Nov 01, 2017 2:37:30 PM

Since its inception in 2011, the EAWR Foundation Board has striven to utilize its donations for the purchase of items which the school district cannot afford and will have either a direct impact on students or the school's ability to provide services or technology in certain areas of need. No Foundation monies go to EAWR high school salaries or benefits.

Below is a listing of what the Foundation has purchased or donated to EAWR High School to address certain needs

10 iPads and Covers (Still used by some students) $5,800

Several examples of Foundation-paid Tuition Assistance for students in need of credit recovery through on-line courses

New Stage Curtains in Auditorium $9,300

New Drums for Marching Band $8,800

New Cameras for Yearbook Student Photographers $1,020

Hosting Cast Party for Our Town at Pizza Hut $125

Purchasing the new Electronic Marquee for School Events and Promotion $22,500

Donation to Chess Club for Start-Up Supplies $105

Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Camp tuition for Students $150

New Welcome Folders for Parents $975

Purchase of "Kan Koozies" for Spirit Club $575

Purchase of 60" Flat Screen HDTV for Cafeteria $795

Purchase of New Memorial Gym Stage Mat (along with donation from the Sports Boosters) $375 - Foundation Share

Honoraria for Drama Club Set Director and Pianist ($876)

Purchase of 20 Window Unit Air Conditioners for Classrooms $10,200

Also, the Foundation hosts several scholarships, whereby the donors have used the Foundation's 501(c)(3) status to operate their scholarship programs.