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      Annual Fund Gifts in Action

Your Annual Fund gifts make a difference to every Bush student, every day.

Here are some of the ways that your gifts impact students:
  • Fifth Grade field trip to Washington Arboretum for a workshop on native plant uses: $9 per student
  • Art materials for Middle School students to practice Chinese calligraphy with a guest presenter: $50
  • Science class field trip to visit the Woodland Park Zoo: $400
  • Portable Pitching Mound for Varsity Baseball Team: $930
  • Upper School field trip to see RENT at the Paramount: $1,144
  • ADA accessibility for Wissner Hall entry and restroom: $12,069
  • New lockers in Wissner to accommodate additional US students: $17,875

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  • Audio for Assemblies

    Upgraded audio system in Schuchart Gym for school assemblies: $8,285
  • Burke Boxes

    Rental of Burke Boxes from the Burke Museum. These boxes contain artifacts that are part of the museum’s traveling collection—$200
  • Composition Notebooks

    Composition notebooks for Middle School French and Spanish—$20
  • Conferences

    California Math Council Conference—$800 per teacher
    “I came back inspired and grounded."
    —Rosemary Wheeler, Fifth Grade Teacher
  • Conferences

    ISEEN Summer Institute: $2,000 per teacher
    “This year I’m being sent to Santa Fe to do professional development around experiential learning. I’ll be attending ISEEN’s Summer Instituteto develop future experiential programming around graffiti, literacy and intercultural fluency.” –Kelly Wall
  • Cross Country

    Uniforms and Warm-ups for Varsity Cross Country and Track & Field Teams: $5,211
  • Drum Lessons

    Steel drum music lessons for Middle School students at MLK Community Center: $500
  • Fuel for College Applications

    Pizza for College Counseling workdays: $400
  • Games for Activity Recess

    Games for Second Grade students to use during new “activity recess"
    Parachute: $20
    Platform Stilts: $35
    Dancing Ribbons: $11
    Cup Stacking Sets: $125
  • Laser Cutter System

    Laser cutter system for the Art Department—$22,700
  • LED Lights

    Environmentally friendly LED lights to set the stage for Romeo & Juliet—$1,250
  • Makeup Supplies

    Makeup supplies for The Bush Drama Department, used in Romeo and Juliet: $233
  • Science Supplies

    Sickle cell genes for examination in science class: $321
  • Stage Combat

    Stage combat trainers and choreographers for Romeo and Juliet and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: $1,250