renaissance

Dodgeball IV

Laguna Beach High School Gyms  Talking Points: Fourth annual event; wildly popular and competitive and LOUD! Thanks to Hobie for sponsoring Dodgeball all four years!  Hobie is a long-time supporter of SchoolPower and our schools.  Thank you to all of the SchoolPower business...

Donors Make History for SchoolPower

With an unprecedented 64 parent volunteers manning the phones, SchoolPower’s annual Community Campaign phone-a-thon made history by raising more money, $502,492, and reaching more donors, 606, than in its 30-plus years as Orange County’s flagship education foundation. Every fall...

My Local Hero

Editor, I need to bring to your attention the efforts of Carol Normandin-Parker, SchoolPower’s community campaign vice president. For the last several years (and many more to come) Carol has been in charge of the education foundation’s Community Campaign, its annual fundraising...

SchoolPower Rallies Community to Support District

Thanks to a dedicated team of 46 parent volunteers calling on every family in Laguna Beach schools for donations, SchoolPower’s Community Campaign succeeded in raising nearly $360,000. As a result, two sizable checks were presented to the Laguna Beach Unified School District at...

Annual Campaign Gets a Jump Start

Continuing a nine-year tradition, the Andersen family opened up their restaurant, Claes Ovation, to 200 SchoolPower supporters for a dinner last month that raised $18,000 for the organization.