Education Foundation

Tickets still available:

Santa’s Fireside Feast
Friday, December 5
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

at Marlowe Middle School
9625 Haligus Road – Lake in the Hills
 

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children
Children 12 months & younger are free

Two pasta buffet bars will be set up featuring a variety of pastas, sauces, and more. A green salad, breadsticks, beverages, and dessert cookies will be served tableside. 

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, strolling characters, and enjoy live musical entertainment. Children will also receive a goodie bag to take home. 

Click here for Santa’s Fireside Feast ticket order form! 

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 6
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. or 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

at Marlowe Middle School
9625 Haligus Road – Lake in the Hills

Tickets are $7 per person
Children 12 months & younger are free

This family-focused event promises to be fun for all and includes a Pancakes & French Toast Sticks Breakfast, Kids’ Crafts, Games, Holiday Music and More!

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, strolling characters, and enjoy live musical entertainment. Don’t forget to bring your camera.

Click here for Breakfast with Santa ticket order form!


Asserting that today’s children are our future, the District 158 Education Foundation is committed to helping our students become the leaders of tomorrow.    


About the Foundation

Through volunteer efforts and funding from individuals and businesses, the Education Foundation helps to inspire teaching and learning, by providing resources for innovative and creative instructional ideas that enrich and enhance the educational programs and opportunities for our students.                               

Established in 2003, the Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization operating independently from the Board of Education. The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of business and community leaders, parents, teachers, and staff members.                             

Benefits

The Foundation gives District 158 schools the ability to offer opportunities and programs to students beyond those already afforded through District funding. Students benefit through the use of high quality, leading edge educational tools and programs. Teachers benefit by being able to enhance teaching experiences in their classroom. The Foundation is a powerful way for community members, businesses, and alumni to identify and fund learning experiences above and beyond those financed through tax dollars.                

Why We Do It

  • To inspire academic excellence for students at all levels.
  • To cultivate collaboration and understanding of educational issues within the community.
  • To encourage innovation and creativity, and to foster a love of learning.
  • To assist the District in providing our students with high quality, leading edge opportunities using the most current learning tools.
  • To promote District 158 as a center for community learning.          

How You Can Help

Become a Volunteer – The Foundation Board welcomes volunteers and provides a variety of ways to get involved. You may also choose to volunteer your time for a special project or event. As events are scheduled, volunteer opportunities are posted on our webpage.                               

Support our Projects and Events                          

  • Attend a Foundation event or fund raiser.
  •  Sponsor a specific project or program on our Fund-A-Need list.
  • Make a Donation – Your financial gift can, and will, have a lasting impact on the opportunities the District 158 Education Foundation is able to provide.

The Education Foundation encourages charitable giving by parents, individuals, alumni, and businesses. You can invest in the Education Foundation’s charitable efforts in a variety of ways:                               

  • Make a financial donation.
  • Request a corporate matching donation.
  • Make a contribution in memory of a loved one.
  • Organize an alumni class donation.
  • Honor a favorite teacher or a family member through a financial contribution.

Thank you for supporting the District 158 Education Foundation!       


2014-2015 Teacher Grants Program

The District 158 Education Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Teacher Grants Program.  Applications will be accepted through 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. All applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of their application. Recipients will be announced in February 2015. 

Please contact Lorie Woods via email or at ext. 6107 with any questions. 


Fund A Need Requests  -  updated 2/01/13

The Fund A Need Requests list is provided as an opportunity for individuals, local businesses, and corporate sponsors to adopt and fund innovative ideas to enrich and enhance educational opportunities and assist students in achieving academic excellence.  All donations are tax deductible.  To view the Fund A Need list, click here.  
                         

Thank you for supporting the District 158 Education Foundation!                                


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Contact the Education Foundation: 

District 158 Education Foundation
650 Academic Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102
                   

(847) 659-5800  ~  Email        

                     

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