What Others Fund

M-A’s 3 Major Fundraising Organizations

Fundraising Goals

$2,500,000
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
(90% SALARIES)

$200,000
VOLUNTEERS &
PROGRAM MATERIALS

$200,000
COACHING &
ATHLETIC
EXPENDITURES

How Donations Are Raised

  • Annual Giving Campaign October–December
  • Fall membership direct donation drive (recommended donation of $200 per student)
  • Direct donations to support all sports
  • Big Bear Wear

How Donations Are Used

Smaller Classes
  • Reduce class-size in 285 core classes
  • Enrollment cap of 30 in English classes
  • 19 sections of AS & AP courses
Strong Curriculum
  • 14 elective classes
  • Homework Centers & tutoring
  • Writing Center
  • Readers for English & Social Studies
  • Library materials, extended hours
Excellent Teachers
  • Collaboration time
  • Seminars & Conferences
  • Incentive Awards
College & Career Success
  • 2 additional Guidance Advisors
  • College counseling
  • SAT/PSAT prep classes
Critical Services
  • Partnership for Success Student Support Services
  • Honors Institute & Compass Programs
  • StarVista Counseling
Students
  • Student planners
  • California Scholarship Federation
  • Scholarships/Awards
  • Freshman Transition
  • Freshman Challenge Day
  • 8th Grade Information Night
  • Grad Night
  • Community Outreach
Parents & Family Services
  • Communication
    —BearNotes
  • Parent Education series
  • English Language Support
  • Canned Food Drive
Teachers/Admin Services
  • Mini Grants
  • Science Equipment
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Copy Center supplies
Support for Teams
  • Coaching stipends not paid by the district
  • Equipment
  • Team uniforms
  • Additional Trainers
Scholarships for Athletes
  • Funded through Atherton Police Activities League

Events

  • March 17, 2018: Auction Party
  • March 10–18: Online Auction
  • April 28, 2018:
    PTA Fashion Show
  • May 6, 2018:
    Big Bear Run

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