In 2020, the Star City School District had a vision to be able to provide state of the art multi-purpose facilities to the students of Star City. To accomplish this, the district knew it would need the support from everyone in the community including parents, businesses, school board, and all stakeholders in the district. From this vision came the creation of The Star City Bulldog Foundation, a non-profit group who would have a community voice in our future projects.
Funds raised from the Foundation would offset the cost to the district by planning projects with the district and having a sustainable plan to support them ongoing. Once the Foundation was established, the ultimate goal was not only to offset the cost of new facilities, but to eventually gain enough momentum and support to provide funding for any and all other academic projects within the school system.
Since 2020 the Foundation has been able to give $100,000 back to the district to help offset the cost of our newly upgraded facilities such as Bulldog Stadium as well as other projects inside the Star City Arena. To date there has been $650,000 committed to these projects, through the multiple sponsorship donations available through the Foundation.
Now that the Bulldog Foundation has taken root and gained momentum we are pleased to announce that they are now able to support multiple academic programs within the school. On November 10th, the Foundation awarded nine programs throughout the district that applied, for a total of $9,302.68 in grant funding! Below are the recipients of the awards:
Agriculture Department - $1,000
SCSD Special Olympics - $1,000
SCSD Archery Teams - $1,000
Biomedical Science Program - $1,400
SCHS Business Department - $1,000
SCHS Digital Photography Class - $125
7th Grade Social Studies Classroom - $1,715
AP World History Classroom - $1,262.68
SCHS Beta Club - $800
The Star City Bulldog Foundation encourages anyone who is interested in becoming a part of the Foundation to reach out to a current member or contact SCSD for more information. With your help we hope to continue supporting all Star City School students in all areas of education for years to come!