Sara Snider

Thank You!

With November being National Gratitude Month, we at SMSF want to take the time to thank our community for their continued support during the 2019-2020 Annual Campaign. As of October, we have raised over $1,000,000 all in support of our students and teachers! None of this would be possible without the support of our parents […]

Give to Thank Our Teachers During #GivingTuesday

Have you ever heard of #GivingTuesday? It is a world-wide day of giving that was created in 2012 by individuals, families, organizations, and businesses wanting to give back to their communities after the shopping rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Today, we at SMSF are officially launching our end of year campaign by announcing […]

Our Year-End Campaign Officially Begins!

With October officially over, November 1st signifies change. Halloween is done meaning preparation for Thanksgiving and the Holidays begin, colder weather is fast approaching, the first semester of school is already more than halfway over, and the end of 2019 is upon us. We at the San Marino Schools Foundation look at November 1st as […]

Happy Halloween!

In celebration of today’s spooktastic holiday, we at SMSF would like to share a brief background on the origin of one of America’s most popular days of the year! Halloween, or formerly known as All Hallows Eve, dates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celts, who lived approximately 2,000 years ago, celebrated […]

SMUSD Ranks #1, Again, In CAASPP Testing!

On October 10, 2019, the California Department of Education announced that our school district, once again, ranked top in CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) test results! This distinction marks the fifth year in a row where our school district had the highest percentage of students who meet and exceeded CAASPP standards. In […]

New Family Welcome Reception

The San Marino Schools Foundation hosted its third annual New Family Welcome Reception on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at the Old Mill in San Marino. Many new families and families with young children attended this welcome party, which serves as an introduction for new families to get to know one another, District administration, and SMSF. […]

Thank you to all the families who donated or pledged to SMSF during this year’s First Day Packet. We at SMSF would not be able to do what we do without the support of our SMUSD families. San Marino High School Donors Susan Sulieman & Nadir AbdelrazigRichard & Lisa AmadorLeah Yao & George AnThe Argueta […]

Congratulations to Police Officer Frank Calistro and Firefighter-Paramedic Russell Wilcox on being named the Police Offer and Firefighter of the Year. The San Marino Chamber of Commerce held its 12th Annual Pole and Fire Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, September 26, 2019, in the San Marino City Center. This luncheon is an opportunity for the San […]

New Family Mixer - 2 Weeks Away!

Our New Family Mixer is only two weeks away! This event is an excellent opportunity for new and Pre-K/Kinder families to come together to get to know one another, District administration, as well as, Foundation Trustees and staff. Remember, complimentary childcare will be provided! To RSVP and learn more information regarding the event, please visit […]

New Family Welcome Reception

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 6-8 pm, the San Marino Schools Foundation is hosting our third annual New Family Welcome Reception for all new and Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten families. This is a great opportunity for new family and Pre-K/Kinder families to get to know one another, District administration, as well as, the Foundation. Complimentary childcare will […]