Author Archives: Pete Schaefers

School Foundation Receives Grant

The Bay Area Hospital Community Foundation recently awarded a grant in the amount of $ 10,000 to the Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation (CBSCF). The money will be used to pay for all Coos Bay K-5 elementary students’ swimming classes, for the upcoming school year. Swimming is part of the K-5 curriculum, but the fees […]

Foundation Honors Long time School and Community Volunteer

The Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation presented Cricket Soules, with its annual “Opening Doors, Enriching Lives” awards Spring Tea on May 1. Soules was recognized for years of volunteer service to the district including the establishment of the annual Veterans Day Memorial Assembly, volunteer for the Marshfield High School Aspire Program, National Honor Society, and […]

Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation Awards Over $30,000 To Local Schools

The Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation awarded 42 grants worth $33,900 to programs in Coos Bay Public Schools.  Grants were presented August 27th at the district-wide welcome meeting at Millicoma Intermediate School. “We are grateful to all the donors who generously support our fundraising efforts so we can help as many children as possible,” explains […]

Foundation Tea

April 11, 2018: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm – Come and join your friends at the annual Coos Bay Schools Foundation Tea. Enjoy student art work, live performances and delicious hors d’oeuvres.

2015 Grant Awards

2015 Grant Awards

An Evening With Mark Helfrich

Title: An Evening With Mark Helfrich Location: The Mill Casino Salmon Room Description: Dinner and guest lecture. $100 per guest (tickets are limited) Tickets available at Walt’s Pourhouse, Oregon Pacific Bank, Hill & Hill Financial and 7 Devils Brewery.  Please call 541-269-1330 if you have questions. Start Time: 6:00 Date: 2015-02-26

Michelle Stone, Math Manipulatives Blossom Gulch

My grant proposal was for funds to buy literacy games and math manipulatives for my classroom. Since I am a second year teacher I had not yet accumulated such games and activities and I knew my students would benefit from them. Below: One of my boys is using the new pull apart letter stamps that […]

2013 Grant Awards Press Release

Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation Announces Local Grant Awards The Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation has awarded 43 grants worth $22,648 to programs providing students with expanded opportunities and unique educational experiences in Coos Bay Public Schools. Grants will be presented to selected teachers and staff on August 26th at the district-wide welcome meeting at […]

2013 Grant Recipients

Kati Banks Four class sets of TI-15 Calculators $1,935.60 Sara Stewart Nonfiction books, listening center materials and CD players $1,144.77 Teri Harris-Jones Nonfiction books for the library $1,000.00 Title 1 Staff Book sets and repair kits $1,000.00 Catherine Hapmton Cost for one printing of The Marshfield Times $820.00 Erin Atkins Texts for persuasive writing $800.00 […]

The Blossom Gulch Laps Program-Encouraging Lifelong Fitness

The Blossom Gulch laps program is in full swing with numerous students who have already completed over 50 miles.  The kindergarteners are collecting rubber ducks.  You can catch a glimpse of them in the picture below finding the perfect “Ducky” in the drawer.  These ducks represent 15 laps on the BG track.  It gives the […]