The Linn-Mar School Foundation has been a proud partner to the Linn-Mar Community School District since 1985. The Foundation provides classroom & curriculum funding benefiting our students and staff across the district. We cannot do this alone, our community has always supported our schools. With the tremendous support from our Linn-Mar families, grandparents, community friends, businesses and alumni, we can do this!
We are striving for a record-breaking goal for this years’ Smart Money campaign, $45,000!
Why $45,000 you ask? Teacher and building grants is our why. Each Fall and Spring our Linn-Mar schools and teachers seek support for curriculum, classroom and enrichment programming to give our students amazing opportunities to continue to elevate their learning. We are very blessed our community supports schools and educators and proudly so do we!
Smart Money, the Annual Fund for Linn-Mar, is currently underway and we could use your support. Smart Money contributions are a way to make an important and immediate impact in our schools, for our students. Contributions to this campaign are distributed to our schools in the form of grants ranging from 21st Century classroom technology, art & music enrichment, science, technology, engineering, arts & math (STEAM) initiatives, literacy & media center collections, under-served and emerging curriculum areas and much more.
Please join us in our 2019-2020 campaign and let's show Linn-Mar how much we care.
Here are some examples how we put your gift to work in our schools!
$10 Subscription for a student for online reading & math program to boost comprehension
$18 Materials for 5 students to create, play & innovate with a classroom makerstation, the Foundation
has added makerstation materials to all 10 schools!
$32 Provides 6 leveled reading books for an emerging reader
$64 Advanced Placement exam for a promising student
$78 Opera and Orchestra Iowa artist in residence experiences for 30 elementary students. We fund these enrichment programs for all 3,600+ K-5 students
$110 Eighty (80) students will have the opportunity to “travel” outside of the classroom using Google Expedition virtual reality technology
$216 purchases a teacher a set non-fiction texts to support on grade reading levels
$280 Buys a used musical instrument & summer beginner music lessons for a student who wants to participate in music but cannot afford to do so
$430 Purchases a Spike Prime Lego League kit for a new team
$1,000 Gateway to Technology classroom items, 3D printers, Sphero & VEX coding robot kits, Science lab data collection systemTake a peek at some of the great projects we were able to fund this year thanks to our giving community.