Meet Our Board: Brent Pliskow

Join us in welcoming our newest board member, Brent Pliskow! Brent joined the San Bruno Education Foundation Board this September, following a tidal wave of community engagement in the San Bruno Park School District. He saw an opportunity to get more engaged and promote educational opportunities that ensure equity, diversity and inclusion. He sees a bright future for the children …

Thank You, Bryan Vander Lugt, for Your Service to SBEF!

Recently, Dr. Bryan Vander Lugt has stepped down from his position as Vice President of the San Bruno Education Foundation Board to pursue other volunteer opportunities in the community. Bryan served on the SBEF Board for three years and made significant contributions to SBEF. When Bryan first joined, he partnered with SBEF treasurer at the time, Renee Callantine, to lead …

Our School Supply Drive Is Already A Success!

Last week, we asked our San Bruno community to help us collect school supplies for our students in need — and you more than answered our call! We have already raised more than $1000, which will be distributed to our six schools to purchase school supplies for our most vulnerable students, as well as classroom supplies for our teachers. We …

Join Our School Supplies Drive

The San Bruno Education Foundation is hosting a school supplies drive! We’re collecting supplies for our District’s students in need, as well as classroom materials for our teachers.  In general, we need:  PencilsNotebooksCrayonsColored pencilsMarkersErasersScissorsGlueGlue sticksPencil sharpenersDry erase markers & erasers RulersPencil boxes or zipper pencil cases You can find a complete list of supplies needed here. There are three ways to …

San Bruno Teachers: Enjoy A Cup of Coffee – On Us!

SBEF is excited to partner with the San Bruno Park School District, San Bruno Lions Club and San Bruno Rotary in sponsoring free coffee and bagels for our District’s teachers and staff next week at Grand Leader Market in downtown San Bruno. We know the first week of school can be a challenging transition, but it’s especially challenging now, during …

Get Ready for Distance Learning with These Free Online Classes

Both kids AND parents are getting nervous about starting the school year with distance learning. But there are several free online classes next week that aim to help families kick off the new school year smoothly. Brightline, a pediatric behavioral health clinic in Palo Alto, is offering two workshops next week: Monday, Aug. 24, 8-8:45pm: How to Manage Back-to-(Home) School …

How the 2020 Census Affects San Bruno Students

Have you filled out the 2020 Census yet? The Census determines congressional representation, informs hundreds of billions in federal funding every year and provides data that impacts communities for the next decade. The Census count is also very important for our schools and children. Census data directly impacts federal funds that communities receive each year for programs and services that …

FAQ #7: Who Runs The SBEF?

FAQ’s are back! Question #7: Who runs the San Bruno Education Foundation? Answer: The San Bruno Education Foundation is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit corporation governed by a 100%-volunteer Board of Directors. Our Board consists of parents, community members and people just like you!  Meet our Board members here: Scott Curtner, President  Bryan Vander Lugt, Vice President Bryan has …

Show Your San Bruno Pride with an SBEF Lawn Sign

Maybe you flew an American flag at your house last weekend for Independence Day, or you have a lawn sign celebrating your family’s recent graduate. You can also show your pride for the San Bruno community and our schools with a San Bruno Education Foundation lawn sign! Fill out our online contact form with your address, and we’ll drop one …

Sign Up for the San Bruno Library’s Virtual Summer Reading Program

SBEF’s mission is to provide academic enrichment programs, such as music and STEM, to San Bruno students. One way to enrich your child’s education this summer and prevent “summer slide” is to participate in the San Bruno Public Library’s virtual summer reading program. Students that complete a reading log will be entered into a drawing for a $1000 scholarship and …