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Posted: November 16, 2017

“Celebrating Innovation” Highlights How Donor Dollars Make a Difference

Foundation donors often ask, “Where exactly did my donation go?” or “How did my dollars make a difference?” Those questions were answered this year at Patriots’ Day where The Foundation at Great Valley was pleased to host its first annual Celebrating Innovation event!

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Posted: November 16, 2017

Donor Dollars in Action: 2017-18 Grants at Work

Already this year, donor dollars are making a difference for students in Great Valley schools.

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Posted: October 16, 2017

Supporting Healthy Behaviors and Environments

Guidance counselors in the Great Valley School District are known for their ability to relate to students, and for their ability to listen well and to be observant and compassionate. Peter Naylor, the counselor at Sugartown Elementary School, is no exception.

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Posted: October 16, 2017

Donor Dollars Support Tech Camps

The Great Valley School District held two summer technology camps that introduced fifth and ninth grade students to the iPad. Funded by The Foundation at Great Valley, the camps support the District’s one-to-one technology effort.

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Posted: October 16, 2017

Foundation Supports Trip to Underground Railroad

The Great Valley High School Multicultural Student Union took the Underground Railroad Tour this past spring. Funded by the grant from The Foundation at Great Valley, the trip was designed to enrich students’ knowledge of history as it relates to current society’s racial and socioeconomic issues.

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Posted: September 30, 2016

Summer Tech Camps Support 1:1 Technology

The Foundation funded two summer technology camps in July that introduced GVSD fifth and ninth grade students to the iPad. As part of the District’s one-to-one technology effort, students in those grades received iPads this year as part of their instruction.

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Posted: September 30, 2016

Stepping into Wearable Fitness

The Foundation at Great Valley is funding a teacher-initiated Venture Grant this year that is raising students’ awareness about health and wellness. Proposed by elementary Health and PE teachers, Dustin Kasper and Sam Ellis, the grant brings pedometers and heart monitors into Great Valley’s elementary schools and ties them not only to wellness, but also to math!

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Posted: February 21, 2016

CertainTeed Corp Partners with The Foundation at Great Valley in Support of Great Valley Schools

The Foundation at Great Valley welcomed Malvern-based CertainTeed Corp, the world’s largest building materials company, as a corporate supporter through the “Partners in Education” program. The program, launched this year by the Foundation at Great Valley, provides a vehicle through which area businesses can help ensure that Great Valley public schools have the funding they need for innovation to continue in its programs and classrooms.

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Posted: October 30, 2015

GVHS Class of 2015 Donates to The Foundation’s Annual Campaign

The class of 2015 is already giving back to the students who will come after them in Great Valley.

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Posted: October 30, 2015

GVSD Sisters Raise Money for The Foundation’s Annual Campaign

GVMS 8th grader, Marine Houdaille and her sister, K.D. Markley 5th grader Penelope Houdaille, donated $1,000 to The Foundation at Great Valley in support of the Annual Campaign.

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