Generous grants from both funders totaled $20,000. The awards will allow POLAHS to offer individualized literacy support to 9th graders beginning in fall 2015. The Program will increase student achievement across all subject matters by improving reading comprehension, writing proficiency, and vocabulary development.
POLAHS is proud to be recognized by the K & F Baxter Family Foundation and Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation!
K & F Baxter Family Foundation | The Primary purpose of the K & F Baxter Family Foundation is to celebrate and memorialize the importance of each citizen in our democratic, pluralistic, multiracial, and multicultural society, which is organized upon bedrock principles of individual liberty. The Foundation funds successful schools embodying the buyer (student) driven system that serve a majority of low-income students in selected areas of California. The K & F Baxter Family Foundation is a new POLAHS partner! READ MORE.
Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation | The Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF) focuses its efforts on programs that are designed to improve the quality of life in the communities served by the cruise industry. CICF supports programs that enhance educational opportunities for youth, including those designed to improve literacy, teach basic life skills, and promote good citizenship. The Foundation also supports academic enrichment opportunities aimed at enhancing student proficiencies in reading, math and science. CICF is a continuing partner of POLAHS' college preparatory programs! READ MORE.