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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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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SMSF Supports Measure S For Critical Upgrades to School Campuses

SMSF voted on and passed, a resolution to support Measure S, the San Marino Schools Repair and Student Safety Measure, at its monthly board meeting on January 29, 2020. The Foundation’s main purpose is to provide financial support to preserve, maintain, and improve educational programs and facilities in San Marino schools. In addition to SMSF’s […]

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We Need You! 我們需要您的加入!

Every year, the San Marino Schools Foundation nominates and selects a small group of dedicated parents and community members to serve on its Board of Trustees. SMSF Trustees have the opportunity to affect real change within our schools by building strong relationships with the community, the school district, and fellow parents. Our Board has a […]

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Thank You To Our Donors

As we announced last week, banners arrive on Monday, March 16. Thank you to all Silver Ambassador and above families, as well as all 2019-2020 fiscal year donors for your support so far this year. Because of you, we are halfway to our goal of raising $2 million for full-time teaching positions! If you are […]

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Banners Are Coming!

It is finally here – our annual banners are going up next month! With our fiscal year already more than halfway over, the Spring semester is an exciting time for SMSF, and it all begins with our Silver Ambassador family banners. Banners start going up on March 16th and stay up until June. This recognition […]

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Carver Elementary Lunar New Year Celebration!

What a fun Lunar New Year celebration at Carver Elementary today. The morning was filled with several performances, all of which the kids were enthralled in! What an amazingly fun and celebratory morning. Check back in tomorrow for pictures of Valentine Elementary’s Lunar New Year celebration, and Happy Lunar New Year to all!

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SMSF Office Closed 1/20/20

The San Marino Schools Foundation will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 20, 2020. We will resume regular office hours Tuesday, January 21st. We hope everyone has a safe and relaxing holiday weekend.

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2020 Board Meeting Dates

As a reminder, the San Marino Schools Foundation holds monthly Board of Trustee meetings. For this year, these meetings are all held at 7 pm in the District Office board room. We encourage any community member or San Marino parent to attend the first half of our meetings to ensure engagement. Below are the official […]

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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.