Education Foundation Annual report 2016

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Lindale ISD EDUCATION FOUNDATION

ANNUAL REPORT

2016-2017

It's Heart Work!

ISSUE 8| SEPTEMBER 2017 | WWW.LINDALEISDFOUNDATION.NET


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Top 8 Reasons to Donate Our Mission Statement of Financial Position Grants for Great Ideas Annual Supporters Top10 Banquet Ways to Give

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Grants & Salaries! Lindale ISD is funded BELOW the state average

LISD EF has awarded over $250k to classrooms in the last 9 years... Instructional Support & Unique InitiativesÂ

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Our Mission

The mission of the Lindale ISD Education Foundation is to create and sustain a visionary coalition of businesses and citizens generating investments and funding for innovative programs and initiatives that enrich and inspire educational and leadership opportunities that will benefit the students and teachers of Lindale ISD. Who We Are: The Lindale ISD Education Foundation provides a new and innovative source of funding to support the school district’s educational plan. The Foundation does not attempt to replace lost state funding, nor does it attempt to take the place of the district’s operating budget. When considering the level of funding required to educate students, the Foundation can expect only to provide funds for those projects and activities that go beyond the normal classroom experience. Such initiatives WILL provide enrichment, research opportunities, training, intervention and prevention strategies and extend the educational effort. Funds provided by the Foundation will directly benefit students in the Lindale Independent School District and will make a positive difference for them. Donations will remain in the school district and thus benefit the entire community through an investment in education and quality of life.

In placing an emphasis on creating a perpetual source of funding, a percent of all undesignated contributions will be set aside as an endowment. As this endowment grows, it will eventually provide a secure source of educational funds for funding programs from interest earned on invested capital, keeping the endowment intact. Remaining contributions will fund a variety of innovative programs and projects initiated by teachers and administrators at the campus and district levels. The Foundation’s plan calls for development of ongoing annual activities and projects that involve the entire community of staff, families, businesses and organizations to build a broader base of funding and a higher level of support for the school district. Ways to contribute include: Planned giving, Annual support, Endowment gifts Pledges, Gifts in-kind, Matched giving Memorials and tributes, Estate Planning

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Ordinary Income: Act VI: -Sponsors 8,750.00 -Ticket Sales 3,850.00 Total Act VI 12,600.00 Amazon Smile: 84.50 Academic Banquet: -Sponsors 3,288.75 -Ticket Sales 300.00 Total Academic Banquet 3,588.75 Spirit Cards: -Southside Bank 192.00 -Texas Bank & Trust 50.00 Total Spirit Cards 242.00 Interest Income 229.87 Annual Campaign 63,424.76 Other Income 19.24

Statement of Financial Position January-December 2016 ASSETS: Endowment Fund 385,194.37 Southside Bank 121,460.93 Total Current Assets $506,655.30 Fixed Assets: Computer & Software 1,068.80 Total Fixed Assets 1,068.80 Total Assets $507,724.10 LIABILITIES & EQUITY: Interest and Dividends 18,968.21 Retained Earnings 477,640.96 Net Income 11,114.93 TOTAL LIABILITIES & EQUITY $507,724.10

Total Income $80,189.12 Gross Profit $80,189.12 Operating Expenses: Exec. Dir. salary reimburse.25,305.98 Board & Staff Travel/Training 692.25 Bank Charges/Fees 8.50 Accounting Fees 250.00 Printing and Marketing 600.25 Website 313.95 Office Supplies 72.85 Membership Supplies 31.80 Insurance 770.00 Donor Software 822.47 ClassWallet Grants Management 225.00 Total Operating Expenses $29,768.61 Direct Program Expenses: ACT VI 1,577.46 Kirton Scholarships 4,000.00 Grant Related Expenses 399.49 Academic Recognition Program 2,326.07 Grants to Teachers/Schools 29,830.43 Giving Day 100.00 Honor Roll 72.13 Teacher of the Year 1,000.00 Total Direct Program Expenses $39,305.58 Total Expenses $69,074.19 Net Income $11,114.93

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GRANT PATROL "Grant Patrol day is the day we, as Lindale ISD Education Foundation board members, administrators, teachers, and students look so forward to each spring,” said Lindale ISD Education Foundation Board President Vickie Frazier. “To work and invest in such a great cause is very rewarding, but to see the students' and teachers' faces when the band members, balloons, flowers, and BIG checks reach their doorway is amazing! We are also very thankful to our donors who make this possible every year." Spring 2016 projects receiving funds include: Equipping Everyone through Endless Engagement $4,093.76: Chemistry and physics have always been challenging courses but with advances in technology and the 1:1 iPad implementation we can also make it more engaging and efficient to collect real data that the students are creating. With LabQuest stream, students can wirelessly collect and stream data from multiple sensors to an iPad and collaborate and share data with others in the classroom. They will be able to select data, create graphs, make predictions, deeply analyze data and draw conclusions based on real-time evidence. Osmo-sis in Kindergarten $4,544.40: Students acquire knowledge in multiple ways; auditorilly, visually, kinesthetically, and reading/writing. To meet the needs of all students, the approach taken to teach a skill should be varied as well. The iPad is an excellent method of delivery for most learning styles. However, it does harbor a slight level of passivity. Osmo’s advanced technology bridges that gap between the real and digital realms by providing an interactive, hands on experience. Osmo is an educational accessory for an iPad that connects student’s physical manipulation of objects to the world of technology. May The "Spark" Be With You $4,998.27: The implementation of the SPARK (Sports, Play, Activity, and Recreation for Kids) curriculum at the EJ Moss (grades 4-6) will immediately help our school improve both of the campus PE programs and help meet the needs of our students at appropriate age levels. This program is a research based curriculum that encourages maximum participation during class time in a non-threatening atmosphere. Improving physical skills, fitness, social development and having fun are all areas addressed by the SPARK curriculum. The SPARK program offers training for physical education staff and the acquisition of adequate equipment. It includes the creation of personal wellness programs where students can track their own fitness progress. The intended outcome will be for students to meet and exceed FITNESSGRAM standards and to be educated about physical fitness and understand how to plan and maintain their own personal wellness program incorporating these activities into their lives. Keeping Up with the 5A: Computing in Speech and Debate $4,140.93:The speech and debate world has gone through a “green movement” with so many events resorting to the use of computers. However, many students do not have the means to provide their own laptop devices. As our team grows and expands it has been increasingly difficult to equip our students with the technology that they need to be competitive with larger schools with higher socioeconomic status (or schools that maintain a one to one laptop program). The goal of this project would be to help equalize our competitive playing field both in and out of the classroom.

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GRANT PATROL Technology for Diverse Learners $3,716.11: Learning comes in many different styles. The goal is to deliver lessons in different ways targeting the diverse learners. One way in achieving this goal is through the use of the Smartboard technology in the classroom to help engage the visual and kinesthetic learners, and with the use of the auditory amplification system to help and assist the auditory learners. Having both of these items in the classroom will assist in working towards the common goal of reaching, engaging, and teaching the multi-diverse learning styles of students. Expanding their World through Language Learning $1,489.50: The acquisition of a second language is becoming an increasingly important and valuable skill in the world we live in today. The four communication skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing are the essential components for the effective study, acquisition and mastery of a second language. A valuable tool wherein all students are able to practice these essential skills is an interactive and personalized fashion. The modern language labs serve as a tool that empowers teachers to orchestrate those activities to all students. In order to provide the opportunity to teach the components of language acquisition, it is necessary to purchase and utilize language lab headsets in order to maximize the usefulness of the peripherals of computers, tablets, and other devices already available for student use by transforming them into a modern language lab. To Infinity and Beyond…with SKYPE! $816.06: “To infinity and beyond!” Imagine a limitless classroom where the teacher doesn’t have to be the typical instructor that stands in front of the class and gives the daily lesson but where the students can interact with anybody in the world pertaining to whatever the topic is at hand. No boundaries! One could chat with a FEMA Representative about the latest natural disaster in the United States or ask Chuck Hill how he invented 3D printing or even team up with another GT class to complete a project globally….the possibilities are endless! All any teacher would need is a webcam and a SKYPE connection, and you can turn your classroom into a unique learning environment. What an AWESOME day at school that would be! The Growing Ocean: Expanding Sea Floor Spreading $4,783.32: The concept of seafloor spreading, including the idea of magnetic reversals in the rock record, is a difficult one for students to grasp, but it is a vital portion of plate tectonic theory. The purpose of The Growing Ocean: Explaining Sea Floor Spreading is to provide students with a hands on activity to improve students’ understanding of this concept. They will be able to collect real time data through the use of the Vernier LabQuest and Magnetic Field Probe. This will allow them to see how magnetic fields can reverse and apply it to the real world. Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: EJ Moss Touch Screen Science, Technology, Engineering & Art Station $4,056.00: Being Renaissance-minded, it is time to connect the math and sciences to creative processes. The cozy Art Rooms of E. J. Moss need highly engaging, hands on technology experiences using a large touch screen monitor up safe above our tables with paints and art supplies using the S. T. E. A. M (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – the STEM subjects, plus Art and Design) approach. This movement first proposed by Rhode Island School of Design and is currently embraced by many institutions, corporations and individuals, and industry leaders. E. J. M. S.T. E. A. M. Station will integrate collaborative activities with each art lesson.

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2016 DONORS IT'S HEART WORK Distinguished Partner ($25,000 or more) John & Peggy Kirton Tyler Pipe Company Cornerstone Club: Lindale ISD Employees Thomas S. Carter Foundation Hideaway Lake Kiwanis Club Platinum Partner ($15,000 or more) Target Distribution Center Scott and Krista Lay Diamond Partner ($10,000 or more) John & Lila Driver Cathey & Joe Weaver Rotary Club of Lindale Gold Partner ($5,000 or more) Lindale Chamber of Commerce Wayne & Sonja Fletcher David & Suzanne Stubblefield Don & Mary Achziger

"EVERY GIFT, REGARDLESS OF THE AMOUNT, WILL BE APPRECIATED AND RECOGNIZED AS AN INVESTMENT IN OUR COMMUNITY AND YOUNG PEOPLE!"

Silver Parter ($2,500 or more) Judy Burleson Omer and Sue Adams Barbara Ratliff Cal & Peggy Shipman David and Michelle Lindig Lindale ISD Alumni Association Gailia and Jerry Lang, SR. Brenda and Edgar Ilschner Bronze Partner ($1,000 or more) Tyler Junior College Jim & Barbara Wilson Roddy & Hattie Bland Robert and Wanda Walker Philip & Gay Pyland Anita Anderson Jerry & Lori Fuquay Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP Cooperative Teachers Credit Union Don Hines- Walmart Stores, INC. Cavender's Boot City Robert and Kim Nimon LaRay Kerbow Bernie & Nelda Demers Benefactor ($500 or more) Robert and Priscilla Evans Jim and Deborah Hill Lawrence and Sue Ann Ley Bob and Gayle Riley Joe and Sue Dillard

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Past Distinguished, Platinum, and Diamond Partners Red Baron Companies, Jerry & Teri Alexander WRL General Contractors, Ltd. David & Tracy Irwin Helen S. Boylan Foundation Lindale Floral Shop, Jennifer Darr Texas Pioneer Foundation

"THANK YOU FOR MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THE STUDENTS AND STAFF OF LINDALE ISD." Friend of the Foundation Ohiopyle Prints, Inc. Wealth Planning Advisors Terry Setser COL. Emery J. Crane & Janet Lindale Evening Garden Club Joe and Penny Snow Valerie Payne Dr. Clayton Downing Billy & Lyne Black Fred Bilbo Michael and Dinah Ragsdale Robert and Joy Hunt Pat and Valerie Bonds Mark and Charolette Serold Regan Brandon Terry and Elizabeth Smith Douglas and Martha Sholars 2016 East Texas Giving Day Donors John & Lila Driver Jon & Robbie Lyons Lorne Burris Kelly Hopson Lanelle Brown Jennifer Green Tommy and Dedra Goodson Vickie and Wade Frazier Laurie Deen Michelle Roden Misty Bradford Mary Richardson Adams Family Donor Fund

In Memory & Honor Of Don and Mary Achziger- In Memory of Joe Weaver Mark Achziger- In Memory of Joe Weaver In Memory Of Tom Stilwell Michael and Dinah Ragsdale- In Memory Of Axel Green Jim Foy- In Memory of Irmgard Foy Karen & Joel Kirby- In Honor of Bill and Debra Kirby Terry Setser- A Christmas Gift In Honor of John Driver Don and Mary Achziger- A Christmas Gift In Honor of Roger and Grace Enlow John and Lila Driver- A Christmas Gift In Honor of Vickie Frazier, Jack and Aletha Cox, Mike Howell RealEdge Real Estate Lindale Presents Act VI. Title Sponsor- RealEdge Real Estate Lindale Platinum Sponsors Lay Construction Longhorn Ford Petty's Steak & Catfish Wing Stop Gold Sponsors Don & Mary Achziger Southside Bank Toy Town Preschool Jon & Robbie Lyons Eagle Pharmacy Texas Bank & Trust BTH Bank 2016 Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet BTH Bank Bob & Mary Ellis Don & Mary Achziger John & Lila Driver Longhorn Ford I-20 Team Real Estate Hideaway Lake Kiwanis Club Lay Construction Jay & Melanie Misenheimer Southside Bank Suanne Rouse Texas Bank & Trust p. Lawrence & Carolyn Todd

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CELEBRATING OUR 2016-2017 STARS

Top 10 Banquet The Lindale ISD Education Foundation knows the longstanding tradition of excellence at the Lindale Independent School District is sustained through the hard work of educators who encourage students to achieve their goals, and scholars who set the academic bar high for future graduates. The foundation recognized the top ten graduating seniors of the class of 2017 before their families and proud community members at the eighth annual Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet at the Hideaway Lake Clubhouse Thursday, May 18. The banquet, themed “Celebrating Our Stars,” not only honored the top graduating seniors, but also the extraordinary teachers who have influenced them. The top ten students were honored as Distinguished Scholars. Each student selected one teacher that made the biggest and most positive impact on their educational careers at LISD to be recognized alongside them as a Distinguished Educator.

Distinguished Scholar - Distinguished Educator: 1. Peyton Mizell- Coach Drew Smith 2. Tyler Smith -Mr. Duane Walton 3. Colton Ramsey -Mrs. Deanna Drew 4. Jonas Thrasher -Mrs. Daliana Rodriguez-Romero 5. Kelsi Kilgore -Mrs. Pamela Price 6. Corban Sorrells -Mrs. Laurie Streich 7. Colt Oliver -Mrs. Julie Lyons 8. Rajel Flores -Mrs. Sally Clemmons 9. Hannah Sanders –Mr. Ken White 10. Camden Brown - Coach Brent Ricks

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Ways to Give General 2017 Donation Make a secure unrestricted 2017 general donation to the Lindale ISD Education Foundation. Memorials Donations can be made "in memory of" a deceased family member, friend, co-worker or former educator. Memorial gifts are noted in upcoming Foundation publications and on the Foundation's web site. Honorary Gifts Your gift to the Lindale ISD Education Foundation can be made "in honor of" a family member, friend, co-worker or a current/former teacher or administrator. "In honor of" gifts are noted in upcoming Foundation publications and on the Foundation's web site. Honorees will receive a special message noting that a gift was made to the Foundation in their honor. Estate Planning Will request: A way to leave the Lindale ISD Education Foundation a financial gift after your passing. Benefits: Exemptions from federal estate tax — finances will be controlled by your wishes. If you would like to help make a lasting impact, simply place the following language in your will. I, “your name,” of “city, state, zip” give, devise and bequeath to the Lindale ISD Education Foundation, Federal Tax ID 26-268-8995, P.O. Box 370, Lindale, TX 75771 “written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property” for its unrestricted use and purpose.

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