What School Fuel Funds


School Fuel provides classes, programs, teachers and staff positions. Since 2004, School Fuel has provided over $1.75 million to benefit Novato students at all levels, K-12.  School Fuel supports Novato’s schools by providing classes that would otherwise not be available to students.

Money provided by School Fuel has funded the following:

2013/2014 School Year ($238,529) 

  • All Grades and Schools: Grants to school sites for technology programs identified through Tour of Novato.
  • Elementary Schools: Music teacher, part-time librarian
  • Middle Schools: Elective sections in visual and performing arts, part-time librarian
  • High Schools: Elective sections in visual and performing arts, part-time librarian
  • NOVA and Marin Oaks received enrichment grants

2012/2013 School Year ($222,936) 

  • All Grades and Schools: Peer-to-peer technology training for teachers to learn new uses for instructional technology in the classroom. Grants to school sites for technology programs identified through Tour of Novato.
  • Elementary Schools: Music teacher, part-time librarian
  • Middle Schools: Elective sections in visual and performing arts, part-time librarian
  • High Schools: Elective sections in visual and performing arts, part-time librarian
  • NOVA and Marin Oaks received enrichment grants

2011/2012 School Year ($246,824) 

  • All Grades and Schools: Grants to school sites for technology programs identified through Tour of Novato.
  • Elementary Schools: Music teacher, part-time librarian
  • Middle Schools: Elective sections in visual and performing arts, part-time librarian
  • High Schools: Elective sections in visual and performing arts, part-time librarian
  • NOVA and Marin Oaks received enrichment grants

 2010/2011 School Year ($229,938)

  •  Elementary Schools: Music teacher, part-time librarian, USTA Quickstart tennis
  •  Middle Schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts, part-time librarian
  •  High Schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts, part-time librarian, school-to-career counselor
  •  NOVA and Marin Oaks received enrichment grants based on enrollment.

 2009/2010 School Year ($138,536)

  •  Elementary Schools: Music teacher
  •  Middle Schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts
  •  High Schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts, classroom   technology
  •  NOVA and Marin Oaks received enrichment grants based on enrollment.

 2008/2009 School Year ($169,550)

  •  Elementary Schools: Music teacher, and teacher training in science
  •  Middle Schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts, science equipment
  •  High Schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts, science equipment
  •  NOVA and Marin Oaks received enrichment grants based on enrollment.

2007/2008 School Year ($105,000)

  •  Elementary schools: Music teacher
  •  Middle schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts
  •  High schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts
  •  NOVA, Marin Oaks, and Nexus received enrichment grants based on enrollment.

2006/2007 School Year ($123,072)

  •  Elementary schools: Music teacher
  •  Middle schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts
  •  High schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts
  •  NOVA, Marin Oaks, and Nexus received enrichment grants based on enrollment.

 2005/2006 School Year ($142,000)

  •  Elementary schools: Music teacher
  •  Middle schools: Elective sections in visual or performing arts
  •  High schools: Elective sections in drama and painting & drawing
  •  NOVA and Marin Oaks received enrichment grants based on enrollment.

 2004/2005 School Year ($160,222)

  •  Elementary schools: Music and physical education
  •  Middle schools: Algebra sections for each middle school
  •  High schools: Two elective sections for each high school
  •  NOVA and Marin Oaks received enrichment grants based on enrollment.

 
Note: School Fuel’s fundraising cycle runs from Sept. 1 to Aug. 31. The money raised is used to fund programs for the following school year. Three percent of annual donations go towards School Fuel’s Endowment Fund.

 

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