Notes and News:
PRESS RELEASE – The Montoursville Area School District Foundation received approval through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the PA Department of Community and Economic Development for the advancement of the School District’s Technical Theater program. As a result, the Foundation is honored to receive an Educational Improvement Tax Credit donation from Woodlands Bank in the amount of $13,000 to be used toward the program. Recently, the Foundation met with members of Woodlands Bank, Joe Farley, VP Chief Financial Officer; Stacy Neill, Chief Credit Officer; Sara Kropp, Marketing Officer and Dan Wrench, Brand Manager.
“The Foundation is extremely honored to be recognized by Woodlands Bank as a recipient of this contribution. The Foundation and School District offer their gratitude to Woodlands for considering us worthy of their interest. The funds will be put to good use to benefit the District’s Technical Theater program. Thank you.”, offered Jessica Knittle, Treasurer, Montoursville Area School District Foundation.
Woodlands Bank presented the Montoursville Area School District Foundation with a $13,000 EITC donation. Pictured (left to right): Daniel Taormina, Principal MAHS; Christina Bason, Superintendent MASD; Dale Ulmer, Foundation Board Member; Stacy Neill, Chief Credit Officer, Woodlands Bank; Jessica Knittle, Foundation Treasurer; Michael Musto, Foundation President; Andrea Bower, Foundation Board Member; Susan Harvey, Foundation Secretary; Scott Konkle, MASD School Board Member; Joe Farley, VP Chief Financial, Officer Woodlands Bank; Keevin Larson, Foundation Vice President. Not pictured: from Woodlands Bank; Sara Kropp, Marketing Officer, Dan Wrench, Brand Manager; from the Foundation Board; Alex Witter, MaryBeth Logue, Jennifer Blackwell, Christina Dinges, Jenifer Starr and Dave Shimmel.
We would like to thank everyone that participated in our kick off dinner at Herman and Luther’s. Mr. Don King, the Administration, teachers, students, our Community and all of our Sponsors made this event possible.
Be on the look out for our next community event!
Building the Foundation for our Schools….Providing support for educational experiences that foster lifelong interest in learning and community.
The Montoursville Area School District Foundation seeks to generate and promote funding to enhance the educational experience of our students. The Foundation provides otherwise unfunded opportunities for students served by the Montoursville Area School District.
Michael Musto Susan Harvey Bob Lorson Jennifer Blackwell Jenifer Starr
Keevin Larson Jessica Knittle Dale Ulmer Christina Dinges Alex Witter
School District Members
Christina Bason Mary Beth Logue
How Can You Contribute?
Contributions in any amount will benefit the charitable goals of the Montoursville Area School District Foundation. Gifts may be made using a variety of methods, with some of the most popular including:
- Monetary Donations via mail (Cash/Checks) or PayPal (credit card, see “Donate” link below)
- Bequests via wills or living trusts
- Gifts of appreciated assets (stocks, bonds, etc.)
We also welcome you to donate annually.
Sponsorship Levels Below:
- WARRIOR SPONSOR $5,000
- GOLD SPONSOR $2,500
- BLUE SPONSOR $1,000
- COMMUNITY SPONSOR $500
The Montoursville Area School District Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions may be tax deductible. For more information on tax exempt organizations, please consult your tax adviser.
To inquire about volunteer opportunities within our organization, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Opportunities include, but are not limited to:
- Volunteering time at Fundraising Events
- Helping plan events
- Board Membership
Objectives of the Foundation:
Promote student development through enriching programs and activities
- Medical Career Program at MAHS
- Theatre Arts Program at MAHS
Receive, Raise and Administer funds outside of traditional school funding system to reinforce and supplement the goals of Montoursville Area School District.
- STEM Initiative
- Technology for Classrooms (iPads, Chromebooks, etc.)
- Playground Equipment
Samples of Projects Funded:
- Mobile Ag Science Lab
- Artist in Residence Program – East meets West Performance
- TurningPoint Audience Response System
- “Bodies: The Exhibition” – New York City (High School Students)
- Music Recording Computer Program
How Will Funds be Allocated?
Venture Grants for Teachers
The Montoursville Area School District Foundation rewards the creation of exciting and innovative educational ideas through the Venture Grants for Teachers Programs. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis to enable unique teaching strategies.
Educator in Residence
The objective is to bring resource people into the classrooms of the Montoursville Area School District Foundation, where they can share their expertise with students, staff, and in some cases, members of the community.|
Please use this link for the grant application. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1brbqMZ5DcGB7u9rTNGtYLMS9phsYERzeUfipUp9SIgE/edit
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