2014 Grants Overview

FPHE Awards 2014 Grants to Pleasant Hill Schools

PLEASANT HILL – In May 2014, the Foundation for Pleasant Hill Education awarded $30,016 to support educational activities in Pleasant Hill public schools. The grants were funded by FPHE's 2014 Annual Campaign and other 2014 fundraisers. Since 2009, FPHE has awarded over $186,000 and 230 grants to the eleven public schools within the College Park High School feeder pattern. This year, the Foundation awarded 42 grants. Every school that requested a grant received one. FPHE grants are awarded based on a combination of criteria including the number of students impacted and the contribution to or support of language arts, math, science, or other key curriculum areas. A detailed list can be found below. FPHE thanks and applauds all 2014 donors and our business partners for placing a high priority on local education and realizing that strong schools benefit the entire community.

2014 Grants Awarded

College Park High School

  • Geometer sketchpad software
  • Academic Success curriculum and supplies
  • AP Biology lab kits
  • Human Rights course materials
  • Weight room cage station
  • Indonesian batik program supplies
  • Etching press
  • Guitar program music and supplies
  • Tap dance supplies
    Wireless microphones for drama productions

Pleasant Hill Middle School

  • IXL.com math subscription service

Sequoia Middle School

  • Arduino robot and programming kit
  • Technology grant

Valley View Middle School

  • Classroom sets of reading books
  • Linkbot robotics/programming program
  • Cooking to Learn Kitchen equipment
  • Technology grant

Fair Oaks Elementary

  • More Starfall reading program
  • Yoga PE program and equipment

Gregory Gardens Elementary

  • Math manipulatives
  • Book Room organization system

Sequoia Elementary

  • Grade level sets of core reading books
  • Technology grant

Strandwood Elementary

  • Subscriptions to Scholastic Weekly Reader & Science Spin

Valhalla Elementary

  • Technology Grant