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We measure our success in actual lives changed. These stories are a testament to the difference that communities can make when we come together to create lasting change.

"Thank you so much for providing our SET teachers with lab coats. We set out to re-inspire them and help them find the scientist within, and we did just that! Thank you again for your support."

- The SET Team

" Dear Members of SMEF, Thank you all most kindly for the amazing contribution that is made on your behalf to our students. I am thrilled to have received your grant for $763.86 to purchase sets of "High Interest Non-Fiction Science Books." In fact, we already have those enriching books in my classroom and the students are engrossed with them. There are two sets that thoroughly enhance the curriculum for Earth Day, 7 books on Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and 7 about Exploring Earth's Resources. You mission is very much fulfilled and we thank you with all of our hearts "

- Pamela and her 2nd Grade ClassNew Paragraph

" Dear SMEF, Thank you for helping our garden and our minds grow!"

- Mrs Cummings & Company

" Just a quick THANK YOU to all of the members of the San Marcos Educational Foundation! I truly appreciate your assistance in enabling me to implement the "Star Power" program into our physical Education Department at WPMS. "

- With Much Gratitude, Deborah

" Thanks for all you have done for teachers and classroom all these years!  All of you are awesome! "

- Jim

" Dear SMEF Board, what a special gift to receive a grant this year from SMEF for our garden.  Our 3rd graders are thrilled and will begin their projects soon.  Thank you so much for the grant, the lovely reception and aware ceremony, and for continuing to care so much about education in our San Marcos schools. "

-  With Sincere Appreciation, Jamie of Carrillo Elementary

" Thank you! This grant means a lot to me! I am really excited to use the materials next year and for years to come!  I appreciate the time you take to make SMEF successful and to give us teachers the much needed supplies our classrooms are lacking. "

- Thank You, Julianne

" Everyone at San Elijo is so excited about our reding comprehension grant!  All the first grade teachers received their text books and read alongs.  We can't wait to start  Thank you for helping us make San Elijo School the best! "

- Peter & the First Grate Team at San Elijo Elementary School

" Thank you so much for your support.  your consideration of the teachers and students in our community makes a difference to all of us.  The easel and boards will be used daily.  I appreciate the efforts you all make to improve the quality of education in San Marcos. "

- Sheri of Richland
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