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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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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Thank You To Our December Donors

As mentioned last week, because of the incredible support SMSF received in December 2019, our community raised over $300,000 in just one month. Between #GivingTuesday, various email messages, and social media posts, our community members answered the call to the importance of giving during our Year-End Campaign. Thank you to each and every one of […]

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Thank You, Year-End Donors!

As the excitement of the holiday season and our year-end campaign come to a close, we want to thank every single one of our year-end donors who support SMSF throughout the whole month of December. Because of you, we were able to raise over $300,000 during our year-end campaign. This is the most money raised […]

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back, SMUSD! We hope you had a safe, relaxing, and enjoyable Winter Break! As we look back on 2019 with fond memories, we at SMSF can’t wait to see what 2020, and the new decade, holds for San Marino and our schools and students!

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Happy Holidays from SMSF!

From everyone at the San Marino Schools Foundation, Happy Holidays! We hope you enjoy a relaxing, safe, and family-filled holiday season and New Year!As a reminder, the Foundation Office will be open throughout Winter Break with adjusted holiday hours. Please visit our website to view our hours.

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SMSF Winter Break Hours

Even though the District is closed for the Winter Break, we at SMSF are still open! Please see below our holiday office hours. Fundraising never sleep!

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What an incredible day yesterday was. As the day after #GivingTuesday, we at SMSF would like to take a moment to participate in #ThankYouWednesday – a day dedicated to thanking all our incredible supporters and donors. Between our Facebook Fundraiser, #GivingTuesday campaign website, and various other donations that came in throughout the day you helped […]

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Unleash Your Generosity. We Need Your Help.

THANK YOU to everyone who has donated to our #GivingTuesday Campaign: Give to Thank Our Teachers! Your generosity helps us continue to get closer to our goal of $75,000, and the day still isn’t even over yet! If you haven’t already joined others in supporting SMSF today, please feel free to visit our Facebook fundraiser […]

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#GivingTuesday Update

We are getting closer to reaching our #GivingTuesday goal. Between donations given through our Facebook fundraiser, #GivingTuesday website, and our general SMSF website, we have already made over $43,000 – wow! Will you join the rest of our community and Give to Thank Our Teachers? There is still time to participate! You can either donate […]

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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.