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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 Laura White at grants@acalanesparentsclub.comFall 2018 Grant Application (download PDF form).

Grant Program Fall 2017 / Spring 2018

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.

Mindfulness concepts education and training for staff 

Associated Student Body
Laptops for ABS Office- This grant will provide 3 new laptops for the use by students in the ASB office, by Fall 2018. The computers will also allow Clubs and Classes to make purchases around campus instead of only using the Web store. 

Student Club - CO2 Club
Money spent to purchase books to educate students in the CO2 Club regarding global warming. They in turn will exchange ideas with other clubs at other High Schools, and intend to spread various solutions.
iGem Competition- Entrance fee for internationally recognized Science competition for Acalanes Science students working with STEM. Their findings and experience will be communicated to other Acalanes students in Fall 2018.

For prior year grants click here

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