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The Acalanes Parents Club awards grants that will enhance and enrich the educational experience of AHS students in new and innovative ways. Teachers, staff, and students are encouraged to submit ideas for meaningful programs and educational equipment.   ​For questions, please contact Elyse Karow at grants@acalanesparentsclub.com

Accepting Applications for Fall 2017 Grants

Acalanes Parents Club will continue its APC Grant Program this year with the intent to look for ideas that will enhance the educational experience of AHS students in new and innovative ways. The committee consisting of APC leadership and AHS administration are reviewing the grant applications and will announce the selections by November 1.  The Grant Program is funded by the generous donations made to Parents Club. This year grants totaling $10,000 will be awarded.   Email Elyse Karow with any questions.

APC Grant Committee Members Needed 

We need Parent Club members to be a part of a committee to review the Grant Proposals and determine the grants. Any parents club member can be on the committee (you do not need to be a chair or on the Executive Board). If you are interested in participating, please contact Elyse Karow.

APC 2017 Spring Grants 

Science Department
Renewable Energy Science Education kits for students in AP Environmental Science.  These kits provide a hands-on experience for students to explore and experiment with renewable energy including wind turbines, solar panels, hydrogen fuel cells, and connections.

Poster printer to save time by making the posters produced by Leadership more efficient. These posters will improve publicity and school spirit. The printer will be used by experienced Leadership students to benefit the student body.

Green Initiative (Administration, Global Student Embassy, Environmental Club, Leadership)
Four commercial grade recycling and composting stations will be provided for around the school, in areas where students congregate.

APC Fall 2016 Grants 

College and Career Center
Grant will promote application and college prep planning, career planning, life skills workshops, and a field trip to visit a nearby college campus. 
Provides programs for students to get to know the college and career center before senior year by introducing informal lunches with Mrs. Jessop. She will highlight the resources available at the center and topics will include gap years, summer programs, community service and vocational skills.
Professional development for the college and career adviser

Conference tables for the Leadership room to be used for group work, collaboration and discussions. These conference tables will also be used by AHS clubs. 

Special Education 
Field trip for students in Life Skills classroom for a “transition” trip, visiting 2 professional companies. This will provide a unique and very hands-on way for students to picture themselves in the work force.

For prior year grants click here

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