Enrichment Programs

Over the past years the LTEF has funded numerous grants that have supported outstanding programs in all LTUSD schools. Last year the grants funded Underwater Robotics, Spanish language novels and more at the High school, Career modeling, Archery Equipment, Little Bits Robotics at STMS, Field trips to Nature Bridge outdoor learning overnight schools for Bijou, LTESMS and Sierra House, Musical instruments, Science EXPO, Outdoor Environmental Science Field trips,BATS, TAP district-wide, Theater and musical enrichment at Tahoe Valley, Garden Shed at LTESMS and more for a total of $69,552.40.

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Fall 2017
Recycling Program District $688
Wonders of Water District $1,338
Junior Botanist District $1,450
Farm Day District $975
Children’s Forest District $1,250
Outdoor Explore District $1,238
Science Expo 2018 District $1,480
BATS- Meet the Masters District $2,585
TAP- Performing Arts in Schools District $4,000
Marine Research District $600
Instrumental Music Program District $5,000
TOTAL for District Wide $20,604
Underwater Robotics STHS $2,300
Spanish Novels STHS $1,059
Musical and Play STHS $5,000
Mural Makers STHS $1,200
TOTAL for STHS $9,559
Archery PE STMS $1,215
STEAM Engineering Kits STMS $3,599.40
Career Cruising Program STMS $2,240
Local History Project STMS $2,000
TOTAL for STMS $9,054.40
Coloma Field Trip Bijou $4,000
Redwood Outdoor Ed Trip Bijou $3,000
Outdoor Club Trips Bijou $2,000
Nature Bridge Yosemite Field Trip Magnet $4,000
Growing Green Garden Magnet $1,200
Great Basin Outdoor Trip Magnet $4,000
STEAM Robotics Sierra House $2,760
Nature Bridge- Golden Gate Trip Sierra House $5,000
Music in My Heart Tahoe Valley $2,875
Jungle Out There Performance Tahoe Valley $1,500
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $30,335
GRAND TOTAL $69,552.40

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Fall 2016
Recycling Program District $938
Wonders of Water District $1,338
Children’s Forest District $1,250
Farm Day District $1,188
Outdoor Explore District $1,238
Science Expo 2017 District $1,000
BATS- Artists in Action District $1,600
TAP- Performing Arts in Schools District $1,500
On the Water- Hands On District $1,000
Instrumental Music Program (LTUSD) District $5,000
TOTAL for District Wide $16,050
Cross Cultural Immersion Photography STHS $1,500
Live Broadcast Expansion STHS $1,500
3-D Modeling of Chemical Molecules STHS $528
2018 AVID College Visit Field Trip STHS $1,000
Preserving Memories STHS $1,000
TOTAL for STHS $5,528
Drumming for Fitness/ Music in PE STMS $756
STMS PATH to Success STMS $1,700
Where Everybody Belongs STMS $1,500
TOTAL for STMS $3,956
Coloma Field Trip Bijou $2,500
Redwood Outdoor Ed Bijou $2,500
Bijou Ballet Bijou $480
Nature Bridge Yosemite Field Trip Magnet $2,300
Hand Chimes Music Program Magnet $1,646
Pollinator Garden Magnet $1,050
Experiential Learning Program Sierra House $1,000
Nature Bridge- Golden Gate Program Sierra House $4,000
A Little Bit Louder Now Tahoe Valley $2,000
Visual Arts Program & Exhibit Tahoe Valley $1,500
Willy Wonka Collaborative Project Tahoe Valley $1,500
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $20,476
GRAND TOTAL $46,010

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Spring 2016
Tahoe Arts Project (TAPS) District $3,000
Outdoor Explore District $2,175
Farm Day District $1,825
Children’s Forest District $1,500
TOTAL for District Wide $8,500
Veterinary Science Initiative STHS $3,500
TOTAL for STHS $3,500
Stem Robotics STMS $3,499.90
TOTAL for STMS $3,499.90
Coloma Field Trip Bijou $2,000
Learning Garden Bijou $1,500
Texts for Immersion Program Bijou $1,000
Coloma Field trip Magnet $1,188
Science Cart Initiative Sierra House $1,195.95
Computer Headsets Sierra House $1,595
Let’s Play playground equipment Tahoe Valley $2,240
Lion King Musical Tahoe Valley $800
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $12,318.95
GRAND TOTAL $27,818.85

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Fall 2015
Junior Botanist District $1,000
On the Water District $400
Artist in Action (BATS) District $1,600
Tahoe Arts Project (TAP) District $1,000
Wonders of Water District $1,000
Bugs, Bats and Birds, etc. District $1,000
Dental Health District $2,500
Healthy Meals District $2,457
Science Assembly District $4,000
TOTAL for District Wide $14,957
Theater Productions STHS $2,000
AVID College Tours STHS $1,500
Academic Adventures STHS $700
TOTAL for STHS $4,200
Learning through Literature STMS $971
School Assembly STMS $1,400
STEM Robotics in Action STMS $2,000
TOTAL for STMS $4,371
Ballet Club Bijou $2,000
Literature and Informational Texts Bijou $2,005
Pedometers Sierra House $1,000
Pollinator Garden Sierra House $1,000
Nature Bridge Trip to Marin Headlands Sierra House $1,500
Here Us Roar Tahoe Valley $1,500
Come Sing with Me part C Tahoe Valley $1,000
Cooking with Kinders Tahoe Valley $1,000
Building Blocks Tahoe Valley $700
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $10,320
GRAND TOTAL $34,848

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Spring 2015
Farm Day District $1,600
Children’s Forest District $1,300
Outdoor Explore District $2,000
TOTAL for District Wide $9,800
Constant Contact Subscription STHS $240
Digital Photography STHS $800
Yearbooks STHS $2,500
TOTAL for High School $3,540
Screen Printing Business Mt Tallac $3,000
TOTAL for Mt. Tallac $3,000
Parent Expo STMS $2,800
Outsiders Book STMS $2,000
Boy in Striped Pajamas STMS $1,210
STEM Robotics STMS $3,550
TOTAL for Middle School $9,560
Connecting Kids with Outdoors Sierra House $2,500
Drums Tahoe Valley $1,500
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $4,000
GRAND TOTAL $25,000

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Fall 2014
Junior Botanist District $1,100
Club 202 Explore Engineering District $1,800
LTUSD Recycle District $1,000
Wonders of Water District $1,400
Bugs, Bats and Birds District $3,320
Elementary Science Assemblies District $3,980
BATS-Bring Arts To Schools District $750
TAP Performing Arts in the Schools District $2,500
TOTAL for District Wide $15,850
Theater Productions STHS $2,000
Relax Alpine Style STHS $1,500
TOTAL for High School $3,500
Avid College Introductions STMS $1,000
Timberwolves in Action w Manny STMS $2,000
Strength Training w TRX STMS $1,000
Social Studies STMS $842
TOTAL for Middle School $4,842
Ballet Club Bijou $650
4th Grade GoldRush Outdoor Ed Bijou $2,050
Enrichment Program Sierra House $4,000
Nature Bridge Trip to Marin Headlands Sierra House $2,000
We Are STARS Performance Tahoe Valley $1,500
Sing with Me Part B Tahoe Valley $2,300
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $12,450
GRAND TOTAL $36,642

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Spring 2014
Historical Society District $700
Children’s Forest District $1,200
Farm Day District $1,200
Outdoor Explore District $2,000
Wonders of Water District $1,800
TOTAL for District Wide $6,900
Yosemite Photography STHS $800
Angora Planting STHS $1,000
TOTAL for High School $1,800
Family Engineering Night LTESM $889.95
Magic of Electricity LTESM $995
Perf. Arts Costumes Tahoe Valley $950
Sing With Me Tahoe Valley $1,500
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $4,334.95
GRAND TOTAL $13,034.95

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Fall 2013
South Tahoe Cheer STHS $1000
CTE Integration STHS $658
Digital Video Recording STHS $735
Geometry by Design STHS $795
Lit and Art Magazine STHS $1,500
Music Enrichment STHS $800
Cameras for Photography STHS $1,200
Theater Tech Guests STHS $600
Theater Performances STHS $750
Mt. Tallac Environment(EDF) STHS $2,000
TOTAL for High School $10,038
Patrick Perez Program STMS $2,676
Building Blocks LTESM $2,172
Drums, Rhythm, Culture Tahoe Valley $1,000
Playground Bijou School $2,500
Ramp Project Sierra House $450
TOTAL for Middle and Elementary Schools $8,798
Bugs, Bats, Birds District Wide $3,320
Junior Botanist District Wide $1,450
Recycling District Wide $3,500
Dental Health District Wide $2,220
On the Water District Wide $800
TAP District Wide $3,000
Musical Instruments(LTVA District Wide $3,500
TOTAL for District Wide $17,790
GRAND TOTAL $36,626

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Spring 2013
Digital Photo Portfolio STHS $500
Photography Program STHS $500
TOTAL for High School $1,000
Cross Country Ski Equipment STMS $3,314
Special Ed. iPads STMS $500
Library eBooks STMS $1,200
TOTAL for Middle School $5,014
4th Grade Gold Rush/SS Bijou Community School $4000
Physical Fitness Equipment Sierra House Elementary $1,500
5th Grade Nature Bridge Trip Sierra House Elementary $1,500
Community School Garden Tahoe Valley Elementary $2,000
Performing Arts Tahoe Valley Elementary $1,500
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $10,500
Wonders of Water District Wide $1,700
Outdoor Explore District Wide $2,000
Children’s Forest District Wide $1,400
Marine Research District Wide $1,000
Tahoe Arts Project District Wide $2,000
TOTAL for District Wide $8,100
GRAND TOTAL $24,614

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Fall 2012
Digital Photography STHS $500
Geometry by Design STHS $1,650
Drama/Stage Set STHS $1,000
Viking Television STHS $1,500
TOTAL for High School $4,650
Teen Truth Live STMS $2,250
Spelling City STMS $250
Fitness Room Equipment STMS $351
P.E. Ski Boots STMS $842
Special Ed. Media Equipment STMS $509
TOTAL for Middle School $4,202
Ballet Club Costumes Bijou $1,000
P.E. Program Bijou $900
1st Grade Dual Immersion Bijou $750
Kinder Adventure Night S.H./LTESM $1,050
Sound System Sierra House $1,500
Drums, Rhythm, & Culture Tahoe Valley $2,100
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $7,300
Musical Instruments STMS/STHS $5,000
Birds, Bats, Bugs All Elementary $3,360
GRAND TOTAL $24,512

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Spring 2012
After School Enrichment LTESM $3,000
Peacemaker/PeacefulPlayground Sierra House/LTESM $1,200
Kinder Adventure Night Sierra House/LTESM $2,000
Dental Health Presentations All Elementaries $1,800
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $8,000
6th Grade Orientation South Tahoe Middle School $500
Healthy Heart Rates South Tahoe Middle School $2,540
7th Grade Science Field Trip South Tahoe Middle School $1,600
TOTAL for Middle School $4,640
Digital Photo Equipment South Tahoe High School $4,000
Skywalker Ranch South Tahoe High School $1,360
TOTAL for High School $5,360
GRAND TOTAL $18,000

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for Fall 2011
4th Grade Gold Rush Outdoor Education Bijou Community School $3,000
Anti Bullying Assembly Sierra House/LTESM $2,000
Performing Arts Sound Systm Tahoe Valley Elementary $3,096
X-Country Ski Program Tahoe Valley Elementary $5,000
On the Water, Hands-On Third Grade (All schools) $1,000
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $14,096
TTV Equipment South Tahoe Middle School $5,765
Teen Truth Live Program South Tahoe Middle School $2,550
TOTAL for Middle School $8,315
Glee/Chorus Costumes STHS $1,600
Photography Portfolio Project STHS $1,700
TADA Enrichment Dance Instruction STHS $500
Instrumental Music Enrichment STHS $900
Emotional Freedom Technology Mt. Tallac/STHS $1,500
Sober Grad Night STHS $1,350
TOTAL for High School $7,550
Instrumental Music Program LTUSD $2,500
GRAND TOTAL $32,461

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for the 2010-2011 School Year.
Anti-Bullying Program All Elementary Schools $5,065
Enrichment Clubs (10) Sierra House $5,000
Mad Science Program All Elementary Schools / STMS $11,140
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $21,205
Outdoor Winter Education STMS 6th Grade $5,000
Music Visiting Professors South Tahoe High School $600
Sphere of Influence
(Business Seed Money)
Mt. Tallac $3,660
TOTAL for Middle and High School $9,260
Teen Truth Anti-Bullying Program STMS / STHS $5,065
GRAND TOTAL $35,530

Click to expand Enrichment Programs Funded for the 2009-2010 School Year.
Bobcat Enrichment Clubs Bijou Elementary $5,600
First Grade Music Program Magnet School, Tahoe Valley $2,100
Tahoe Choir All Elementary Schools, South Tahoe Middle School $4,070
Marine Research Education 3rd Graders all elementary schools $1,000
Mad Science Program All Elementary Schools $9,350
TOTAL for Elementary Schools $22,120
Expand Nordic Ski Team South Tahoe Middle School $900
Todd Borg Writers Workshop South Tahoe Middle School $750
TOTAL for Middle School $1,650
TAP Ragtime Piano program All Schools $3,000
Digital Video Production South Tahoe High School $2,800
GRAND TOTAL $29,570