Seven Parkside 8th Graders Receive Scholarships for DC Trip

SBEF is happy to report that seven 8th grade students at Parkside were able to receive full scholarships for the school’s Washington DC trip this spring! Thanks to a generous grant from the San Bruno Community Foundation and additional funds from SBEF, these students – who otherwise couldn’t afford the trip – were able to join other classmates to experience …

SBEF’s 2nd Annual Lego Robotics Competition 2024

Congratulations to the students who participated in SBEF’s and the District’s 2nd annual Lego Robotics Competition on April 24, 2024! From October to April, over seventy 5th-8th graders from our elementary schools and Parkside met weekly to work in teams to design, build, and program their robots, following the First Lego League Curriculum. At the final competition in April, the …

Lego Robotics Competition 2024: Thank You, Volunteers & Staff!

Congratulations to all the students who participated in SBEF’s second annual Lego Robotics Competition on April 24! We would like to thank all the people and organizations that made this event possible: Artichoke Joe‘s and matching community donors for helping SBEF support the afterschool Lego Robotics program and competition Michelle Graham, San Bruno Park School District’s Coordinator of Student Services, …

SBEF Supports Panther Pride Day!

SBEF had a great time at Panther Pride Day at Parkside on Feb. 10! This event was targeted at families with incoming 6th graders in the fall, but all school families were welcome to learn about and celebrate San Bruno’s only middle school. Over 350 people attended, and they were able to take tours of the school, see musical performances, …

SBEF Receives $16,500 Grant for Scholarships for Parkside’s Washington DC Trip

SBEF is thrilled to be awarded with a generous community grant from the San Bruno Community Foundation to help us fund scholarships for Parkside students to attend the school’s spring Washington DC trip! With support from additional SBEF funds, we are able to offer scholarships to nine students – who otherwise couldn’t afford the trip – with an incomparable learning …

SBEF’s 2023 Gala Was A Resounding Success!

Thank you to everyone who came out for SBEF’s Casino Night Gala on Nov. 18 in support of our schools! It was a fabulous night of casino-style games, live music from Lavender Fields, and connecting with our San Bruno friends and neighbors. The event’s goal was to support enrichment programs for students and funding for classrooms and teachers in the …

Support San Bruno Teachers on National STEM Day 2023

Happy National STEM Day! SBEF is proud to help the San Bruno Park School District fund science supplies for our teachers. We’re also happy to help teachers get additional outside funding to further boost their science lessons. In honor of National STEM Day, General Motors and CBS’ Young Sheldon are supporting science projects on DonorsChoose.org with a 2X match. So …

It’s Time To Join Your School’s PTA!

It’s the start of a brand-new school year, which means it’s time to join your school’s PTA or PTO! Join your school’s parent-teacher organization, and you will: Stay informed about school happenings Connect with other families Support special school events, assemblies, and field trips for your children Fund classroom supplies and campus beautification And more! Did you know that grandparents, …

Nab Your Tickets for SBEF’s Casino Night Gala On 11/18!

Tickets are now on sale for SBEF’s Casino Night Gala on November 18! Join us at Skyline College’s beautiful Farrallon Room for a night of gaming, cuisine & cocktails supporting our San Bruno schools! Nab your ticket here.

Check Out SBEF’s Summer Newsletter

Dear San Bruno Park school families, SBEF has had an exhilarating and successful year, filled with engaging events and enriching programs for our students! From a District-wide Lego Robotics competition and music classes to our first annual Back-to-School BBQ, SBEF continues to support San Bruno Park School District students with excellent educational opportunities. In a 2022 study, California ranked 33rd …