Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. ~G.K. Chesterton
Foundation Announces 4th Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, June 10, 2013
Calling All Golfers…Support the Quinlan ISD Education Foundation through forming a team or sponsoring hole! This tournament will feature a FOUR PERSON TEAM SCRAMBLE format. The entry fee is $70 per person with a $5 discount with an Early Bird entry fee of $65 that must be received by June 6, 2013 in order to receive the discount.
Print Entry Form
Pay Entry Fee Here
SEEKING RAFFLE/GOODY BAG ITEMS
If you would like to sponsor a prize in the form of a gift certificate, gift item, gift basket, etc., please contact Tiffany Upchurch at (903) 356-1222.
April 15, 2013
$20,000 in Teacher Grants Awarded for 2013-2014
Twenty-eight QISD teachers wrote grants to the Quinlan ISD Education Foundation for the 2013-14 school year requesting a total of $63,592.91. Barbara Norris, QISD Education Foundation Programs Vice President of Programs, Bill Slaughter, Larry Buchanan, Shannon Arnold-Foltz, QISD Elementary Director of Instruction Sue Boone, Middle School Director of Instruction Gail Crow and High School Director of Instruction Julie Fisher rounded out the 2013 committee. The committee proposed awarding 16 full or partial grants for Instructional Enhancement and Math/Science Initiatives for a total of $20,000. On Monday, March 18, 2013, the Foundation Board voted unanimously to accept the Programs committee's proposal. A special presentation was held on Monday, April 15, with foundation board members and supporters following the FHS band to grant winning teacher's classrooms.
QISD Foundation Honors Outgoing Board Members, Recognies New Board
The Quinlan ISD Board of Trustees and Administration held a special dinner and awards ceremony on Monday, March 26, 2012, at A.E. Butler Intermediate School to honor current outgoing board members and to recognize the newly organized board and current Foundation members. The Foundation has awarded over $135,000 to over 90 educators since 2007. Graphic Design specialist, Kathy Goleman, presented a video which showcased many of the purchases made possible due to the Foundation. Most notably, the Foundation was responsible for replacing 20+ year old maps throughout the entire Thompson Middle School campus over the first three-year period.
Interested in becoming a Volunteer?
Find What's Right for You!
Need some ideas to get you started? Here are just a few:
1. Help kids learn and grow. Volunteer your time to help with an after-school program.
2. Lend a hand at an upcoming Quinlan Education Foundation event. Learn about upcoming events.
3. Give back over the holidays. Serve Thanksgiving dinner to the homeless, volunteer at your local food bank, or distribute toys to kids. Your church, or other place of worship also may be able to use your help.