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HARBOR DAY SCHOOL

ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN 2009-2010


HARBOR DAY SCHOOL ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN 2009-2010

R. Scott Shean

Development Chair

Alexandra B. Airth Alumni Giving Chair

Mark N. Beder Henry Chung Donna Devine James H. Furey Jeffery Hamilton Vincent McGuinness Christopher Rodriguez Geoffrey Von Der Ahe


A GIFT FOR YOUR CHILD LASTS A LIFETIME • Every gift counts – large or small. Please join the faculty and staff, members of the Board of Trustees and Parent Council in helping us achieve 100% participation from the HDS community. • Your philanthropy has a direct impact on the school, the faculty and staff and your child. • Annual Giving helps to provide our students with leading edge educational tools and programs such as dedicated learning specialists, robotics, Chinese language and enhanced math classes, comprehensive music, art and drama programs as well as outdoor education and special enrichment programs.

• Tuition only covers a portion of the cost of running our school. The remaining expenses are made up through the generosity of your giving. We rely on the funds raised through Annual Giving to underwrite the shortfall between tuition and our actual per capita educational costs. This year that number is $600 per child, or approximately $245,000. • Funds from the Annual Giving campaign will enable us to continue our exceptional enrichment programs for both students and parents. These programs are what truly separate HDS from all other schools. • Children thrive at HDS, individually and in our family centered atmosphere.

* PLEASE, join all of us on the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees in making “A Gift For Your Child” to help all our students fulfill their potential, meet ever-changing needs and fully enjoy their youth at HDS.  Make an investment in the people you love the most, our children.


EXCELLENCE IN THE CLASSROOM


ADVANCED SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS


EXPOSURE TO THE ARTS


SPORTS & ACTIVITIES


LIFELONG FRIENDSHIPS


Community Service at Home and Abroad


WISH LIST • 2 SMART Boards • Projector for the Moiso Activities Center • Screen & Protective Cage for Projector • 4 SMART Document Cameras • Professional Development


A GIFT FOR YOUR CHILD • Contributions will be used to satisfy the Head of School’s Wish List. • All gifts of any size will be listed in the Beacon and the Annual Report in the appropriate category. • Each class that reaches 90% participation will be awarded their choice of an ice cream/ pizza party or a free-dress Friday. • All community members donating or pledging $2,000 or more will be invited to a special evening to celebrate “A Gift for Your Child” at Abalone Cove on June 3, 2010.



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