News & Updates

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father’s Day to all of the amazing Dads in our community. We hope everyone enjoys a safe and relaxing Father’s Day weekend. Without the wonderful San Marino fathers and parents, our community wouldn’t be the same. Many of you chose San Marino schools because they are the best in the state of California. As […]

Why Donating to SMSF is Imperative

Have you ever wondered why donating to SMSF is essential? Or what would happen to SMUSD without the Foundation’s support and commitment? During the 17-18 Annual Campaign year, donations funded 21 teaching positions across all four school sites. Without these SMSF donations and funding from other local sources, like the PTAs and Parcel Taxes, class […]

We Need Everyone's Support

We are less than one month away from the end of our 18-19 fiscal year. As of today, we have raised $10,750 during June. That is only $84,250 away from our goal of $95,000. Thank you to all our supporters who have helped us get closer to our $2 million commitment for teachers in SMUSD. […]

Leslie Noelle LienJun Mar Scholarship Presentation

Congratulations to San Marino High School Seniors Olivia Cameron, Baxton Chen, Kyana Huang, and Hannah Huynh. They each earned $1,000 scholarship for college from the Leslie Noelle LienJun Mar Scholarship. The Leslie Noelle LienJun Mar Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who exemplify Leslie Mar’s model of engaging diverse interests pursued with passionate and enthusiastic […]

San Marino Schools Foundation Presents Grants Award to SMUSD

The San Marino Schools Foundation (SMSF) presented a grant of $1 million to the San Marino Unified School District at its May 28, 2019, School Board meeting. This $1 million represents SMSF’s first installment of its $2 million commitment to empowering excellence in our schools and students. Thank you to the families and community members […]

We Are Only $10,000 Away From Our Yard Sign Campaign Goal!

We have reached $90,000 of our $100,000 yard sign campaign goal! Thank you to all our generous supporters who helped us get this far. We still need help, though. We are only $10,000 away from reaching $100,000 goal! If you haven’t donated yet, and would still like to receive a yard sign, there is still […]

Yard Signs Are Coming This Week!

We are LESS than one week away from yard signs being planted! If you haven’t donated yet, there is still time to receive a yard sign. All you need to do is give a minimum of $100 to our Annual Campaign and a yard sign will be planted in your yard either Thursday or Friday.  […]

Yard Signs Are Coming!

Yard Signs are coming beginning May 16! Every year, the San Marino Schools Foundation installs yard signs to thank families who have donated to the Foundation. These signs allow donors who have contributed a minimum of $100 to our Annual Campaign to proudly show their support of our public schools and children. The Yard Sign […]

2019 Annual Donor Recognition Party

The San Marino Schools Foundation recognized its strong supporters during its annual Donor Recognition Party this past Saturday, May 4, 2019. Approximately 200 people attended the event at the home of former San Marino parents and strong community supporters Gail and James Ellis. The evening, hosted on “Star Wars Day,” had an aurora and theme […]