Thanks to the generous donations of the families listed below, we added another $6,000 the past two weeks, totalling $60,606 for the year. We met our goal of $50,000, which means our very kind benefactors will now donate an additional $50,000! That’s $110,000 raised in less than two months! You all are amazing.
“So, Pete, what are you going to use the money for?” Fair question. Answer:
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- An additional $110,00 purchases the equivalent of two teaching units. We will add classes–which cost $8000 each–to keep class sizes down.
- With hundreds of computers on campus, we need to employ a Technology Specialist. Evan Clutson has been doing an awesome job these past two years. Very few AISD campuses allocate funds for this position.
- There is a significant cost to running our exemplary ACES (Advisory, Curriculum, Enrichment, Support) program. Two thirds of our faculty teach an ACES class, which counts as a full period in their schedule. We are seeing the huge benefits of our Social/Emotional Learning initiative, as well as our Enrichment and Intervention classes, and want to hone these systems next year.