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Welcome Our New School-Force President

December 19th, 2013 by clarissa Posted in Blog
As we transition to our new School-Force President, Brian Matthews, read what he and Gretel Roberts, President this fall, have to say.

President’s Message August 2013

September 3rd, 2013 by Laura Reed Posted in Blog
This year we reached our goal to raise $2 million dollars! This amazing achievement directly supports your children's education, allowing them to reach their full potential by providing reduced class sizes, reading support, libraries and so much more. Thank you for making your children’s education a priority.

School-Force NEEDS YOU!

August 24th, 2013 by Laura Reed Posted in Blog
There are a variety of Board positions available. Come join us and help make our schools the very best they can be.

The First Annual School-Force Golf Classic

August 16th, 2013 by Laura Reed Posted in Blog
On May 2, 2013, School-Force held its inaugural Golf Classic at Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame. The field of forty-six golfers included parents, community members, and local business representatives. All had the same goal: to raise money for School-Force and have fun doing so!

School-Force Save The Music Festival

July 15th, 2013 by Laura Reed Posted in Blog
It feels like summer's just begun but Save the Music is right around the corner -- save the date! -- it's Sunday, October 6.

Donors Come In All Shapes and Sizes

July 12th, 2013 by Laura Reed Posted in Blog
As the school year wound to a close, Central Kindergarten teacher Michelle Green reached out one last time to her students and their families about the importance of donating to School-Force. The next morning, kindergartner Cameron Bell arrived in the school office, piggy bank in hand, and donated his “life savings”.

Education Funding in BRSSD-Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

May 23rd, 2013 by Communication Chair Posted in Blog, News
Education funding in the Belmont-Redwood Shores school district is getting tighter. The District spends 9% less on education per student today than it did in 2007-2008, and based on recent projections (BRSSD 2012-2013 2nd Interim Budget, March 7, 2013, combined with our current projections of School-Force and PTA donations), it expects further declines in education spending per student, even after the passage of Proposition 30, with spending for the 2015-2016 school year forecasted at nearly 12% lower than 2007-2008.

President’s Message March 2013

March 26th, 2013 by Communication Chair Posted in Blog, News
Retailer Sam Walton once said, “High expectations are the key to everything.” And when it comes to education, this maxim is proven again and again. Fortunately, we have come to expect...