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APC Grant History

​The Acalanes Parent Club (APC) Grant Program is funded each year by contributions made by APC members. Thank you to all the parents for your generous donations to fund these grants.

APC Spring 2017 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.

APC 2015-2016 Grants

Social Studies Department
Purchase acrylic boards for classroom, to make the classroom into an “active” classroom.

World Language Department
Create an interactive art gallery in the Library by purchasing poster size prints by Spanish and Latin American painters.

Live performance by Tezkatlipoka Aztec Dance & Drum to bring an exciting and authentic cultural experience to all Spanish students.

Hire a certified Zumba instructor to create a video of exciting Latin dances that can be taught in Spanish classes.

Math Department/Computer Science
Purchase triangular desks and chairs for geometry classroom.

Purchase of eight “makey-makey” circuit boards for computer science classroom

Special Education
Field trip for students in Life Skills classroom to the Chabot Space Center.