Supporting Menlo-Atherton Students

Providing all M-A students with diverse academic, social, extracurricular and athletic opportunities is a team effort. The Foundation, PTA and Boosters all work together to offer our students an array of choices.  Your generosity to these groups will help benefit all M-A students. 
 

 

mafoundation.org

mabearspta.org

m-aboosters.org

 

Foundation for
the Future

PTA

Athletic
Boosters

Fundraising Goal

$2,450,000
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 
(90% SALARIES) 

$200,000
VOLUNTEERS & 
PROGRAM MATERIALS

$120,000
COACHING & ATHLETIC EXPENDITURES

How Donations Are Raised

Annual Giving Campaign 
 
October – December
Fall membership drive (recommended donation of  $200 per student)
Direct donations to support all sports
Bear Wear

How Your Donations Are Used

SMALLER CLASSES

  • Reduce class-size in 255 core classes
  • Enrollment cap of 30 in English classes
  • 16 sections of AS & AP courses
STRONG CURRICULUM
  • 12 elective classes
  • Homework Centers & Tutoring
  • Writing Center
  • Readers for English & Social Studies
  • Library materials & extended hours
EXCELLENT TEACHERS
  • Collaboration time
  • Seminars & Conferences
  • Incentive Awards
COLLEGE & CAREER SUCCESS
  • 2 additional Guidance Advisors
  • College counseling
  • SAT prep classes
CRITICAL SERVICES
  • Partnership for Success Student Support Services
  • Honors Institute & Compass Programs
  • StarVista Counseling

STUDENTS

  • Student planners
  • California Scholarship Federation
  • Scholarships/Awards
  • Freshman Transition
  • Freshman Challenge Day
  • 8th Grade Information Night
  • Grad Night
  • Community Outreach
PARENTS & FAMILY SERVICES
  • Communication
    • –BearNotes
    • –Directory
  • Parent Education series
  • English Language Support
  • Canned Food Drive
TEACHERS/ADMIN SERVICES
  • Mini Grants
  • Science Equipment
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Copy Center supplies

SUPPORT FOR TEAMS

  • Coaching stipends not paid by the district
  • Equipment
  • Team uniforms
  • Additional Trainers
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ATHLETES
  • Funded through Atherton Police Activities League

Events

March 17, 2017: Auction Party

March 20 – 27: Online Auction

April 1, 2017:

PTA Fashion Show

May 7, 2017:

Big Bear Run