Swigert International School Invites you to S.O.A.R.!
As you may know, public schools just don’t receive all the funding necessary to build outstanding schools. Now more than ever, we need your help!
Raise $250,000 for the 2018-2019 School year!
- Colorado spent $2,162 less per pupil than the national average, continuing a 25-year slide in national competitiveness. [ Great Education]
- Colorado’s per pupil spending falls nearly $3,000 below the national average when adjusted for regional cost differences. [Ed Week, 2018]
- The Graph that Says it All
- For more information – http://www.greateducation.org/
Where does YOUR money GO?
- IB (International Baccalaureate) program
- IB Dues ($10,000 a year)
- IB coordinator and Spanish teacher’s salaries
- IB training for teachers
- Improving the student-teacher ratios by having paraprofessionals in Kindergarten and 1st grade classrooms
- Funds “specials” programs not provided in the DPS budget including Art & Music.
- Give our children the extras they need to be successful learners.
Donations benefit YOU too!
All donations are tax-deductible! That’s right, we are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, so save your receipts!
PTA fundraising provides the additional programming, services and personnel that
allow our students to thrive. Support your school by participating in the following opportunities:
- Direct Giving Parties
- Auction – Save the Date for this year’s auction! Saturday, March 9, 2019
- Dine and Donate
- EDUKits (School Supplies)
- PTA Memberships – Join at our next meeting (See the Calendar for details)
- King Soopers Cards & AmazonSmile
- Original Works – Art
- Scholastic Book Sales
- Spirit Wear
- Box Tops for Education
- Longmont Dairy Caps – drop off at the main office
- Mile High High United Way provides financial support through the Annual Workplace Campaign. This program allows employees to direct their United Way contribution to the nonprofit organization of their choice. Please indicate that you would like your contributions given directly to the SMIS PTA. For more information on this program, please visit: www.unitedwaydenver.org
Ways to DONATE NOW
DONATE NOW set up recurring monthly payments or a one-time donation.
OTHER WAYS to GIVE
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about Swigert PTA volunteer opportunities!
Or set up monthly recurring checks from your bank’s bill-pay feature addressed to:
3480 Syracuse Street
Denver, CO 80238
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!