Magnet Foundation News: Winter 2017

Action Alert: The 2017-18 MCPS budget includes cuts to special programs - here's how you can help advocate for the Magnet

The Foundation exceeded its fundraising goals for 2016:
The grants paid by the Magnet Foundation over the past year include:
  • $430 for MagPi bowling
  • $1,000 for the TASS trip to Fermilab
  • $650 for video recording equipment
  • $2,500 for the ACSL All-Star team
  • $2,000 for the Montgomery County ARML team
  • $1,200 to buy a band saw for the R&E lab
  • $630 for the Science Olympiad team
  • $550 to attend a Materials Science conference
  • $270 to attend Chemistry conference
  • $2,500 for acid storage cabinets
  • $1,000 for the Quiz Bowl team
  • $440 for Computer Science Day
  • $350 for BioEyes zebrafish
  • $140 for the CyberSecurity team
  • $780 to support a maker space in the library
New initiatives for 2017: