Since 2002, San Marino has been the top achieving unified school district in the State of California.

To maintain this unique success, it is critical that we all do our part to support our schools and students. Public education may be free, but an exceptional public education is not.

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A Message from Our President, Erin Bilvado

See below a message that our President sent out yesterday in regards to SMSF’s commitment to save our teachers! I share this call to action with you as a fellow parent, concerned community member, and as president of the San Marino Schools Foundation. By now, you have heard or read about our school board’s recent […]

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Rainy Day Delay

Due to the rain, we have had to postpone our banner hanging. As soon as the weather clears up, you will start to see the family banners fly along Huntington Drive. Stay dry and safe, San Marino, and enjoy the rainy day!

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Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! Today is the day where the world comes together to celebrate the achievements of all women. We at SMSF are so grateful for the teachers, daughters, aunts, grandmothers, administrators, leaders, and students who help make this community strong and vibrant. Today is about you. We celebrate and thank you!

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Lunch and Learn Session

Have you ever heard of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act? Did you know that is can affect retirement plans and your beneficiaries? Chances are, you have a retirement account and the SECURE Act may have affected it. We invite you and your family to attend our first-ever Lunch and Learn […]

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Double Your Impact!

With our year already more than halfway over, SMSF still needs the support of our parents and community to ensure we can fund 21 full-time teaching positions. One easy way to support SMSF is through Corporate Matching Gifts programs. Matching gifts are a type of charitable giving in which corporations and organizations financially match donations, […]

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The Granting Process

Have you ever wondered: “How does my donation fund teachers and help our students succeed in the classroom?” This graphic demonstrates the whole process – from your wallet to our classrooms.

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Stewarding Donations

Every year, the San Marino Schools Foundation opens its financial statements to independent auditors. After analyzing our numbers and stress testing our internal financial procedures, the auditors completed their report. The final audited report was distributed at the Foundation’s board meeting in January. In summary, we are pleased to report that the audit found no issues.In the […]

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Spring Is Here!

Spring is officially upon us. The warmer weather and longer days signal an exciting time for SMSF – starting with banners and going until our fiscal year-end on June 30, we have an exciting and busy few months ahead! As we mentioned a couple of weeks ago, banners begin to fly on March 16 and […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! We at SMSF love our San Marino community. Our hearts flutter when we think of our amazing community and parents for continually supporting our schools and students by giving to the Foundation. Thank you to our dedicated teachers, and school district administration for tirelessly working, every day, to ensure our students receive the […]

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President’s Day Office Hours

In honor of President’s Day, the San Marino Schools Foundation office will be closed Friday, February 14th – Tuesday, February 18th. Regular office hours will resume on Wednesday, February 19th. We hope all students, teachers, staff, parents, and community members have a safe and relaxing holiday weekend!

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About SMSF

The San Marino Schools Foundation (SMSF) is a California non-profit organization founded in 1980 to provide financial support to the San Marino Unified School District for its four schools Carver Elementary, Valentine Elementary, Huntington Middle School and San Marino High School.

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