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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.  Applications for grants will open again in the Spring.

Fall 2017 Grants

We are happy to announce the awards for the APC Grant Program for this year. The Grant Program is funded by the generous donations made to Parents Club. 

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Grant brings an award-winning actor/composer/Violist to AHS for residency with Bella Voce to Choral Music.
    • She will provide a unique opportunity for students to gain insight from her works as a composer, immigrant, instrumentalist and actor. 
    • While in residency, students will be collaborating with a living composer. 

Computer Science

  • Four 3D printers will be purchased.
    • Used for the computer science classes and competitions, and the 3D printing club. 
    • Students will be able to design parts and print parts as part of the curriculum.


  • Purchase equipment to be used in training/preparing for the California Forestry Challenge.
    • This equipment will be used in future years for this program.

World Language

  • Digital subscription to puzzle/game maker website 
    • Students will focus on spelling and vocabulary using these games.

Visual and Performing Arts

  • StinoVision workshop
    • This grant will provide 2 half day workshops for Advanced Video students to learn Adobe Creative Cloud Premier 2017. An industry expert will assist the students with their video editing/post-production projects.


  • Money spent to assist in refurbishing and installing an Acalanes 1960’s legacy sign. The sign will be installed on campus near an athletic venue.

  • Mindfullness concepts- education and training for staff

If you have questions about the APC Grant program, please contact Elyse Karow.

For prior year grants click here

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