Programs


FREE AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING, TESTING AND HOMEWORK CENTER

Totally funded by the SVEF for many years, the Foundation now provides significant financial support through the Annual Fund to the Afterschool Program to ensure that the Media Center is supervised and available to students on a drop in basis after school for testing, study and research Monday - Thursday to 5:00 p.m. Free tutoring by faculty and National Honor Society students is offered Monday through Thursday.

GRANTS PROGRAM

The SVEF was initially established to fund the needs which teachers at Spring Valley High School identified as critical to their effectiveness in the classroom, but not available through tax dollars. Mini Grant (no dollar limit) and Wishing Well ($100 limit) awards fund innovative ideas, projects, activities and resource materials through direct grants twice a year. These may be for school-wide needs, departmental projects or to an individual teacher to enrich academic learning in his/her classroom. Over 800 requests totaling over $400,000 have been funded with proceeds from the auction, golf tournament, and other foundation fund raisers. 

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 

Endowed, Memorial and Business & Technology Scholarships are offered to Seniors each year.  See Scholarship documents below  for description and application form.
 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION PROGRAMS

APPLE AWARDS - These awards are made quarterly to recognize exceptional support for Spring Valley High School and its students, often behind the scenes. Use  Apple Award Form (under Forms on the right) to nominate a teacher, counselor, coach. administrator or other mentor.
GOLD STAR EDUCATOR PINS (See Fund Raisers) - Your $10 tax deductible gift made in honor of a faculty or staff member gets a gold star pin (to be proudly worn on recipient's  ID lanyard) and a  card with the donor's name hand delivered to him/her.  Use Form (under Forms on the right).
FRIEND OF THE FOUNDATION - This prestigious award is presented annually at the Pride Assembly to businesses and individuals who have provided significant long term financial or in kind support to the Foundation or Spring Valley High School. Click here to see list of recipients.
BRICK PROGRAM (See Fund Raisers) - Click here for $50 imprinted brick order form. Have name and graduation year imprinted on brick to be placed in alumni walkway near flagpole in front of SVHS!
MAGNET PROGRAM - Since Spring Valley High School is the Math and Science Magnet School for Richland School District Two, the SVEF makes every effort to fund special equipment and material needs for Magnet teachers that will also benefit students at all levels. Over $50,000 in support to date including research grants to Discovery students for materials that become Science Department property and can be used by others.   In 2012-2013, $6,975 was awarded to purchase new TI Nspire graphing calculators and a Navigator System for both Math and Science teachers to use and a classroom set of new microscopes (15) and a Moticam  was funded in the amount of $9,397 .  
COMMUNITY OUTREACH - The SVEF actively seeks to partner with local businesses and corporations to obtain funds, equipment or other in kind donations to benefit Spring Valley High School. Splitting the cost of the $20,000 marquee sign in front of the school with Coca Cola.  Accepting donations and matching gifts to help fund and the Ropes Course, new Weight Room, Baseball and Track  equipment are examples of this. 

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Dusty Broadway-Amick,
Apr 3, 2017, 8:06 AM
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Dusty Broadway-Amick,
Apr 3, 2017, 8:06 AM
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