Foundation Updates
Sunday, December 17, 2023


Thank you to those families who have already signed up for the Staff Holiday Luncheon and helped donate to teachers’ DonorsChoose projects. 

Staff Holiday Luncheon 12/20/23 Please use the Sign up to help volunteer or bring some goodies. The Foundation is providing cheese, chicken, pork, and beef tamales from La Esperanza as a main course of the Mexican themed meal. Sign up to volunteer or donate here:  For more information, please contact Lisa Hobdy-Horvath at

Teachers’ DonorChoose Requests

While teachers have multiple means to request for funding from the school or the Foundation, some have started DonorsChoose campaigns to fund specific classroom needs – from dissection materials to books to lab chairs. Check out the West Campus campaigns here and support our teachers.

Smencils Fundraiser for Class of 2026: Class of 2026 is hosting an online Smencils fundraiser from now until December 18th. Scentco sells a variety of fun scented products including pencils, markers, and plushies. These items would make perfect gifts for the upcoming holiday season. Families will select West Campus Class of 2026 during check out for who they would like the proceeds to go to. 

Sell-A-Thon Fundraiser Link

Save the date & sponsor the 2024 Gala on March 2nd.

Is it on your calendar yet? The annual West Campus Foundation Gala will be held on March 2nd at the Mack Powell Event Center on Howe Ave! We’re currently seeking sponsors to support our biggest fundraiser of the year allowing us to serve our mission to support the West Campus students, teachers and community. Sponsorship provides valuable support to our community and is a fantastic opportunity for visibility and engagement. Please reach out to Karen Lewis ( and Rosette Nguyen ( for more information on sponsorships and be part of an unforgettable evening of philanthropy.

Upcoming Dates

  • Dec 7 – Dec 21, after school – Rally Decs for Percy Jackson Dec 22 winter rally
  • Dec 15, 5:30 -7:30 PM (cafeteria) – West Campus Winter Concert
  • Dec 18, 3:45-5:30 PM (room 56) – Equity Team meeting
  • Dec 18-22 – Spirit Week
  • Dec 22 – Percy Jackson Class Rally
  • Dec 20, 12:43-1:33 PM – Staff Holiday Luncheon (donations and volunteer sign-up coming soon)
  • Dec 25 – Jan 5 – No school (holiday break)
  • Jan 8, 6-7:30 PM (room 56 or virtual) – Foundation general meeting
  • Jan 12, 8:30 AM (cafeteria) – Coffee with the Principal
  • Jan 15 – No school (holiday break – MLK Jr. Day)
  • Jan 22-25 – finals
  • Jan 24 – Parent mixer (location TBD)
  • Jan 25 – last day of the quarter (half day)
  • Jan 26 – Pancake Breakfast
  • Feb 10 – Winter Formal Dance
  • Feb 12 – No school (holiday break – Lincoln’s birthday)
  • Feb 19 – No school (holiday break – Presidents’ Day)
  • Mar 2 – Foundation’s Gala Fundraiser