Mahalo Mondays in October benefit the Santa Cruz Education Foundation

Hula’s Mahalo Mondays

Dine out at Hula’s Island Grill every Monday in October and 10% of your purchase will go to the Santa Cruz Education Foundation.  Hula’s is located at 221 Cathcart Street in Santa Cruz. Open on Mondays from 4:30 pm.  Bring the family, drop in for Happy Hour, pick up a take out dinner, treat a teacher or host your PTA meeting in our own little island paradise.

hulas island grill

Santa Cruz Education Foundation Business & Community Supporter Program

The Santa Cruz Education Foundation Launches New Program to Enrich Schools

The Santa Cruz Education Foundation is launching its new Business & Community Supporter Program in September. The Santa Cruz Education Foundation is passionate about ensuring that our neighborhood public schools deliver a vibrant, outstanding education and enriching after school programs. Working together we can do so much more.

Stay tuned for more information on this vital program. We will be sending another enewsletter out with information on how those of you who may have a business or work with a non profit or a foundation can become involved in this program.

Welcome Back to School: 2014-15

First day of school:  August 27th

Welcome to the 2014-15 school year!  The first day of school for Santa Cruz City Schools was August 27th.  We hope your family will have a great year.  As you may know our schools and district have had quite a few changes since the last school year.  New leaders at our schools include:

  • DeLaveaga Elementary – Principal Jose QuevedoB-40 middle
  • Gault Elementary – Principal Amariah Hernandez
  • Branciforte Middle School – Assistant Principal David Salles
  • Mission Hill Middle School: Principal Julia Hodges, Assistant Principal Kat McElwee
  • Santa Cruz HS: Assistant Principal(s) Michelle Poirier and Steve Kopald
  • Harbor HS: Assistant Principal Shad Coffey
  • Soquel HS: Principal Gail Atlansky, Assistant Principal Jason Bainbridge
Contact information for school staff, including Principals and Assistant Principals, can be found here.
Please join us at the Santa Cruz Education Foundation in welcoming these individuals in their new roles.  And here is to a year filled with learning!

Whole Foods Community Giving Day: September 3rd



Benefit for the Santa Cruz Education Foundation


On Wednesday September 3rd, both the Santa Cruz and Capitola Whole Foods stores will contribute 5% of all sales to the Santa Cruz Education Foundation to support our students, programs and schools.

Share the word with family, colleagues and neighbors.  Shop Whole Foods on September 3rd to support our schools!



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