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All In for Kids – Maywood Hill

“Thank you so much for supporting our students and helping to them to develop the habit of reading and the crucial skills that are involved in reading” -L. Greig

Because of you, Maywood Hills was able to Establish Reading Partnerships to help their students improve their pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension when reading. This program allow all students to benefit from the individualized experience of working 1-on-1.  Join the All In For Kids program to help all students in your community create and improve lifelong skills.

You can impact more students lives by being All in For Kids.


See below for all the ways your donations have supported




Food Forest

Renee Huizenga – $767 Grant

Gardening is the ultimate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activity Food forests help students develop a respect for the earth, get grounded in the earth and learn where food comes from, before it gets to the grocery store.  



Food Forest

Renee Huizenga – $767 Grant

Gardening is the ultimate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activity Food forests help students develop a respect for the earth, get grounded in the earth and learn where food comes from, before it gets to the grocery store.  


Sensory supplies

Heather Thomson $1000 Grant – Impact: 0 students

For sensory integration tools, such as flexible seating, that can be offered on a checkout system to students at the school on an as-needed basis.

Recycling_Composting supplies

Laura White $291 Grant – Impact: 694 students

For biodegradable liners for kitchen composting to maintain the school’s environmental goals and programs


Mountain of a Climbing Wall

Brittany Kitts – $1000 Grant – Impact: 500 students

For accessory packages for a new climbing wall to be used in PE classes.  The packages will introduce lifestyle fitness, make the nutrition unit more active, and turn the climbing wall into a giant vertical puzzle.


Establishing Reading Partnerships

Katie Peffer – $876 Grant – Impact: 450 students

For leveled partnership reading books which will expand the work of the Friends for Maywood committee which has community volunteers working one-on-one with students.  These books have formatting with text intended for the adult and student.


New Teacher Mentor Sound Discipline

Dana Landeros

Kirsten Nelson

Alicia Zuehlsdort


National Board Teacher Certification Scholarship

Lisa Ahn, ELL



National Board Teacher Certification Scholarship

Esther Chae, 5th Grade

John Forgarty, 6th Grade

Scott Herman, 6th Grade

Renee Huizenga, Librarian



New Teacher Classroom Library

Becky Harper

Tina Rice

Maxine Miceli

Kate Andrews


New Teacher Mentor Sound Discipline

Kate Andrews


Positive Behavior Intervention System Training



Puppets & Picture Books – $1000 Grant

Puppets and Picture Books is a traveling reading program for Maywood students;  traveling story time will be brought to K-3rd students in three different Maywood localities once a week for 6 weeks during the summer break. They will hear stories, practice retelling and sequencing, learn puppetry skills and leave with a book to read. Younger siblings and parents are encouraged to come and learn skills.


New Teacher Mentor Sound Discipline

Erin Dennis

Becky Harper

Maxine Miceli

Tina Rice



Elementary School Science Kit Refurbishment (District-wide)



New Teacher Classroom Library – Leah Young, 5th grade



Learning Materials – $500 Grant

For materials including challenging puzzles, learning games and manipulatives that will enable teachers to better integrate the many academic and social goals they have for their kindergarten students.  Their goal is to provide daily opportunities for their students to process and apply new learning by working together in standards-based, language-rich, hands-on, active learning centers.  



Literature$1000 Grant

For books that will be used for weekend take-home reading and summer reading programs.  Students will have the books necessary to keep reading and writing throughout the school year and summer.


National Board Teacher Certification Scholarship

Andrea Haas



Global Positioning Systems$2,500 Grant

25 Global Positioning System units that can be used for orienteering by all 5th grade students attending Camp Casey and during the school year for units on geography and survival.  These tools will strengthen the orienteering experiences for many years.


Physical Education Equipment – $2,000 Grant

Upgrade the rotating collection of physical education equipment that is used to improve balance, coordination, aerobic conditioning and agility in PE classes across the district.


Boardmaker Activity Pad – $979.01 Grant

Purchase a Boardmaker Activity Pad for the Assistive Technology Library that can be used by students in the District who have technology needs.  



English Language Learning (ELL) Kits – $718 Grant

Maywood has one of the highest ELL populations in the District (6th in October 2003).  These materials will help students more quickly acclimate to the American school system, help students learn school-related vocabulary needed to be successful in class, increase success and maximize classroom learning, & provide support for and communication with families.  Materials include a photo library of pictures of school items and key staff members (English and Spanish labels), language building games through bilingual Leap Pad programs, picture dictionary with English and Spanish labels for common everyday items.



Step Up to Writing Improvement – $858 Grant

These materials supplement Houghton Mifflin Language Arts curriculum and give students practice in writing organized paragraphs with detail.  It will assist students in three specially designed transition classrooms and three 4th grade classrooms.



Third and Fourth Grade Transition Classes – $1000 Grant

Students become successful, independent readers.  Two specially designed classrooms provide structured, consistent phonics instruction with the Phonics for Reading program for students who need additional time and practice.



Rhythm and World Cultures – $756 Grant

Used to buy cultural musical instruments.



Accelerated Math – $913 Grant

Program helps students meet state and District standards in math.



Future Problem Solving Competition – $1000 Grant

The Future Problem Solving, a nation-wide academic competition, gives school teams an opportunity to work together to propose innovative solutions to complex problems.  Funds club awards, FPS materials and scholarships.


Northshore Schools Foundation is a local 501 (c)(3) local non-profit, charity that serves students, and teachers in the Northshore School District located in the communities of Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville.

They were voted best local non-profit in the Best of Northshore 2016 and 2017, are a Gold Participant on Guidestar, and have received the Top Rated in 2015 award from Great Non-Profits.

They are best known for enriching the educational experience for students, supporting teachers and making a meaningful contribution to public education and the community. The Foundation has granted over $1.6 million dollars to our schools, funding programs and resources that benefit every student nearly every day during their school career.

P.S. Join us for our first ever BEYOND THE BOOK EVENT!

P.P.S. Save the date for our annual All In for Kids Breakfast and Lunch Event – April 24, 2018


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