Educational Institutions

Natomas Public Schools Foundation aka Natomas Schools Foundation

  • Sacramento, CA
  • www.natomasfoundation.org

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Natomas Schools Foundation is to support academic, artistic, athletic, and other achievements for all students within the Natomas Unified School District by fostering an educational culture of achievement by promoting, literacy and enrichment activities. A very important element of this effort is including community involvement.

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ruling year

2015

Principal Officer

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Mrs. Lisa Rojas

Keywords

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,The Natomas Schools Foundation is a non-profit public benefit organization, founded in 2004 to bridge the gap between government funding and district needs in order ,to maintain educational excellence, in the Natomas Unified School District.The purpose of the Natomas Schools Foundation is ,to support academic, artistic, athletic, and other achievements for all students,within the Natomas Unified School District by ,fostering an educational culture of achievement by promoting, literacy and enrichment activities,. A very important element of this effort is ,including community involvement.,

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EIN

74-3137717

 Number

1880178161

Also Known As

NSF

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

HOSTS Learning Program, Help One Student To Succeed (HOSTS) is a community mentoring program and computerized student assessment system that helps students struggling with language arts and math in grades K-12,in 13 schools in the Natomas School District Bringing Music Back is the kick-off for starting music back to the 3rd -12th grade students. Teaching reading music, and instrument training, playing in groups, like jazz and classic, along with guitar. A Science and Engineering Fair will foster a spirit of innovation among students in grades 6-12 and educators, in 7 schools. To fund this event and to purchase new science equipment for our students to explore with. Every school can motivate students to apply creativity and critical thought to the solution of scientific, engineering and mathematical problems. Donate to Educate is an easy, simple, and direct way to help our schools, teachers and students. You donate directly to our CLASSROOMS through our Web site. All you do is go to our website www.natomasfoundation.org and click on DONATE TO EDUCATE. Read and review the letters from our schools. These are written requests directly from our classrooms, schools, clubs, and school organizations. Small or large, we posted them on our Web site for the community to be able to reach out and give a helping hand. Funding The Every 15 Minutes program focuses on high school students, challenging them to think about drinking, driving, personal safety, the responsibility of making mature decisions and the impact their decisions have on family, friends and others. It brings together a coalition of interested local agencies with the goal of reducing alcohol-related incidents among our youth. It is a very powerful and meaningful program for our teens and their families. Afterschool tutoring/homework help for Natomas High School 5 days a week, from 3-4pm every day, with teachers, volunteer groups, and community members. Bring in more ROP classes, like the new one this year on Construction Technology. Teaching student a career in infrastructure of building cities like, plumbing, cement, electrical, engineering. Help our Associate Student Body start two new businesses on campus, to help them work their business to fund their programs. This year we started a T shirt Business, and Printing Business in both High Schools. The Benefits can then be used for all students in the schools. Funding and working Community Clean up days at our schools. At this point we are only scheduled for 3 schools, on a Saturday from 8am to 12 noon. Pull weeds, plants trees, paint, lay new bark, help plant plants, construct new landscaping ideas. With more funding we would like to work on Health and Wellness for our students and their families, and Multicultural Events, to unite our 37 different cultures.

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Natomas Public Schools Foundation aka Natomas Schools Foundation

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Principal Officer

Mrs. Lisa Rojas

BIO

Mother of five children, lived in the city of Sacramento/ Natomas for 22 years. Has always been a parent volunteer, PTSA, PTA, Parent Club, Boosters Club, District Committees, in our Natomas School District for 14 of thoses years. Also involved in Community Committees in our area. Previously worked in businesses, sales and job placement and recruitment.

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