Issaquah School District students, athletes get $176,000 boost
December 11, 2012
The Issaquah School District approved more than 176,000 worth of donations during its Nov. 28 meeting.
The Issaquah Schools Foundation donated $88,597.55 to support various programs in the district.
From that, $12,500 is for the Middle School After School Homework program while another $7,500 is for similar high school programs. As well, $35,600 is for Science Tech; $25,000 goes to Humanities Plus; $3,500 is earmarked for Financial Literacy and Targeted Academic Interventions gets $3,797.55.
The Skyline High School Booster Club donated $87,963 to the school’s basketball and baseball programs.
The majority of the money, $79,683, is to build a new batting cage facility at the high school. The other $8,280 is to help pay for the Skyline girls basketball team’s travel expenses to Palo Alto, Calif., for the Dec. 27-29 Eastside Prep Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Tournament.