Support San Bruno Schools While You Shop for Your Valentine

If you’re doing your Valentine’s shopping on Amazon, you can support academic enrichment programs for San Bruno students at the same time! Simply select the San Bruno Education Foundation as your charity of choice on AmazonSmile, and 0.5% of your AmazonSmile-eligible purchases will help fund music, science and other enrichment programs for San Bruno students. Here’s how: On the Amazon …

Scholarships Available for Youth Recreation Activities

Do you or someone you know want your child to participate in one of the City of San Bruno’s recreation programs, but can’t quite afford it this year?  Apply for the City of San Bruno’s Youth Enhancement Scholarship, which provides financial assistance to help San Bruno youth, ages 17 and under, enroll in one of the City’s recreation programs and …

Feb. 8: TK/Kindergarten Info Night

Enrollment for transitional kindergarten (TK) and kindergarten for the 2022-23 school year is under way! Join the San Bruno Park School District for a virtual TK/Kindergarten Info Night on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 6:30pm, in both English and Spanish! Find the Zoom link here. Kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2022, to be eligible …

College Scholarships Available for San Bruno Students

Attention, high school seniors and community college students! The San Bruno Community Foundation is again offering its Crestmoor Neighborhood Memorial Scholarships to help outstanding San Bruno students, who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the San Bruno community, obtain a college degree. Applications are due March 1. For more information, attend a scholarship workshop, or learn more here.

How Music Education Helps Kids with Academics

Music can help children learn literacy skills – that’s according to a recent KQED article that interviewed music educators and neuroscientists.  Music activates our cognitive, motor, reward and sensory networks, Nina Kraus, a neuroscientist, told KQED. “Making music strengthens your cognitive skills because it relies on memory and focused attention,” she said. “And it strengthens the kinds of skills that …

Calling All STEM Volunteers!

Thanks to all the community members who signed up so far to help with our afterschool Lego Robotics Clubs at elementary schools starting in January!  We have enough volunteers for each school, but we welcome additional volunteers to help coach students or serve as a back-up in case the main volunteer is absent. Sign up to be a Lego Robotics …

Get Reading This Winter with the San Bruno Library

Read a biography, visit a park, do something kind for a friend or family member: It’s time for the San Bruno Library’s annual Winter Reading Challenge! This year’s challenge is all-ages, take-home reading bingo. Mark off activities you complete on your bingo card, and you’ll receive a bookmark and tickets to a gift card raffle. Sign up at the library, …

Volunteers Wanted for San Bruno’s Afterschool Lego Robotics Program

Volunteers wanted for an afterschool Lego Robotics program, supported by the San Bruno Education Foundation! Do you still like to play with kid’s toys? Are you passionate about science education? Sign up to be one of multiple volunteers co-supervising an afterschool Lego Robotics program for 5th graders at one of San Bruno Park’s elementary schools! Time commitment: 2 hours per …

Support San Bruno Schools While You Do Your Holiday Shopping Online

Buying gifts on Amazon this holiday season? You can support academic enrichment programs for San Bruno students while you do your online shopping! Simply select the San Bruno Education Foundation as your charity of choice on AmazonSmile, and 0.5% of your AmazonSmile-eligible purchases will help fund music, science and other enrichment programs for San Bruno students. Here’s how: If you’re …