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."
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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
POETRY - 8-week poetry instruction in grades 2-5
STEAM - Weekly STEAM activities at lunch + annual community STEAM event
THEATER - Spring musical involving several weeks of afterschool rehearsal followed by one weekend of performances at The San Anselmo Playhouse (optional/ tuition-based)
LIBRARIES - Books
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
POETRY - 8-week poetry instruction each year
STEAM - Teacher salaries for elective courses (Inventors Lab, Design Lab, Digital Art) + 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)
WILDCAT ACTIVITIES - Lunchtime clubs & afterschool sports
YES-funded art, music, and STEAM teachers are certificated (credentialed) teachers.