Programs We Fund

Together, RVSD and YES believe that we have one chance with every child to get education right. Please join us in our effort to support our school district’s mission to build a school system of unparalleled quality that provides meaningful and sustained exposure to the arts and other vibrant educational programs to ensure our students become inspired, productive and responsible citizens of the future. Jump down to see what YES pays for at your school.

"When I create without reservation, when I experiment without apology, I learn about who I am, what I can do, and I feel truly free." 

- Will Slaverry, YES Alum

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What does YES pay for at my school?

Elementary School Programs

Brookside, Hidden Valley, Manor, Wade Thomas

ART - Teacher salaries for weekly K-5 art classes + materials

MUSIC - Teacher salaries for weekly K-5 music classes + instruments and materials

THEATER - Spring musical involving several weeks of afterschool rehearsal followed by one weekend of performances at The San Anselmo Playhouse (optional/ tuition-based)

White Hill Middle School Programs

ART - Teacher salaries for elective art courses + materials

MUSIC - Teacher salaries for music courses (Chorus, Orchestra, Jazz , Symphonic Band) + instruments, instrument maintenance, and materials

THEATER - Fall play and Spring musical each involving several weeks of afterschool rehearsal followed by one weekend of performances at The San Anselmo Playhouse (optional/ tuition-based)

YES-funded art and music teachers are certificated (credentialed) teachers.