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HOW IT WORKS

Helping make Bearden

the best it can be

Each semester, the Foundation’s Gift Committee meets to evaluate the variety of requests for financial assistance made by teachers, administrators and other stakeholders at Bearden High School. Factors in committee decisions include the number of students and teachers benefitted by the request, additional sources of possible funding, measurable educational objectives, and financial documentation. 

 

The deadline for Applications for Fall Gift Requests is the end of August. The deadline for Applications for Spring Gift Requests is the end of January.

How your money was invested at
Bearden High School in 2023-24

Total Amount Approved Funding for Fall: $21,765.56

The requests cover a wide range of needs at the school, including facility upgrades, furniture, classroom materials, extracurricular activities, and technology improvements.

Facilities:   

- Drainage for front courtyard - $1,000  

Technology: 

- Colored Poster Printer for school use by all departments - $5,200 

Math:  

- Furniture for math/economics classroom - $3437.56 (

- Graphing calculators - $2101 

Science: 

- Chemistry model kits - $730

Art/Performing Arts/Band 

- Art displays for Art Department - $705 

- Cameras for Photography Class $798 

- Chairs for performing arts - $3,604 

- Clarinet ligatures for the band - $290

- Curriculum for entrepreneurship class - 

Extracurriculars:  

- Science Olympiad - $200 

All Students/Outside Lunch tables 

- Outdoor Picnic tables - $1,520 

How your money was invested at 
Bearden High School in 2022-23

We want to express our thanks and appreciation for our wonderful and supportive BHS Foundation for funding many requests that will benefit your children:
 

FALL 2022

  • Yamaha Mult-Application Xylophone case

  • (10) eight-foot tables, (25) six-foot tables, and (2) storage carts

  • How to Get Money for College handbook  (250) copies

  • (5) 11.6” 2022 HP Chromebooks, (10) 45W/65W USB Chromebook Chargers 

  • (9) strips of LED lights to be used for emergency communication purposes for each CTE classroom, workroom/common area and (8) 4-gang switches

  • TP-Link 16 Port Smart Managed Switch, (2) StarTech Wall Mount Racks, and (2) Patch Panels

  • To Kill A Mockingbird (35) copies graphic novel

  • Replaced broken cases, purchase bows for instruments, re-hair or replace bows, and funds to send the school basses to Wesley Rule

  • (2) Mini Electrophoresis kits for AP Biology and Biology I and (8) CSI Forensics Minilabs for Biology I 

  • Registration fee for (2) teams to participate in the Science Olympiad competition

  • Support for participation in Community-Based Instruction for critical life-skills training

  • PowerPrep  licenses from EKnowledge

  • Canon EOS Rebel T7 DSLR Cameras with 18-55mm Lens,  Xerox VersaLink C400/DN Color Printer

  • Lingt Software to be used in the German, French, and Spanish classrooms 

SPRING 2023

  • Document Camera and Standing Desk 

  • 2-iPad PRO 12.9” display , one for each of the band directors. 

  • 5 heavy duty dollies

  • Capital Funds

  • 2-Apple:  13-inch MacBook Air

  • Perpetual Wall Plaques recognize students that pass CompTIA cybersecurity certification.

  • Components to build modern, capable PCs

  • Safety netting,  Commercial Icemaker (therapeutic treatment),Cold immersion tub requirement TSSAA

  • New Surecut shapes and letters for bulletin boards, classroom displays, etc. 

  • TI84 Plus CE Graphing Calculators and Charging Stations 

  • 50 Hercules band/music chairs

  •  Electrophoresis Kit, CSI forensic mini labs, Foodborne outbreak kit

  • Conservation Science Content Curriculum online copy, 35 textbooks and license fee.

  • Laser jet printer 

  • Canon EOS Rebel T7 DSLR Camera with 18055mm Lens

  • 2-Apple:  13-inch MacBook Air

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RECENT GIFTS

More than $1 million has been raised for Bearden High School since the Foundation was established in 1998.

Below are just a few of the many gifts the Foundation has given to BHS:

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