John Baldwin Elementary School

CEF President's Message

Dear John Baldwin Families,

We are honored and excited to be serving a second year as CEF Co-Presidents, and to work alongside a Board filled with dedicated members of our John Baldwin community who are actively committed to making a difference in the education of our students. 

We strongly believe parent donations are a vital factor to continuing the standards of education we are used to here at John Baldwin. Government funding is not enough to provide the kind of public education our children deserve. Local parcel taxes and bond measures help, but do not completely cover the need. With your help, the Cougar Education Fund will continue to invest in our children  and bridge the gap between what public education offers and what a competitive, 21st-century education should be. 

 

Here is a closer look at how John Baldwin would be affected without CEF funds:

 

WITH CEF FUNDS

NO CEF FUNDING

Art

1 x WEEK (All Grades)

NONE

Music

2 x MONTH (Grades TK-3)

1 x WEEK (Grades 4-5)

1 x WEEK Optional Instrumental Instruction (Grades 4-5)

NONE

NONE

 

Library

1 x WEEK (All Grades)

1 x MONTH (All Grades)

Science

1 x WEEK (Grades 1-2)

2 x WEEK (Grades 3-5)

NONE (Grades 1-3)

1 x WEEK (Grades 4-5)

P.E.

2 x WEEK (Grades 1-5)

Class approximately 1:30

1 x WEEK (Grades 1-5)

No P.E. Instructional Aides

Class size would be 1:60

Supervised Games at Lunch

Grades 1-3

NONE

Intramural Sports

Grades 4-5

NONE

Lunch Supervision

4 staff members (Grades 1-5)

1 Staff Member (Grades 1-5)

Reading Specialist

All Grades, as needed

NONE

(Teachers would spend more time with struggling students, reducing time spent with students at or above grade level.)

Math Intervention

All Grades, as needed

NONE

(Teachers would spend more time with struggling students, reducing time spent with students at or above grade level.)

Rainbow Room

Available as needed, and for  Lunch Supervision

NONE

Technology

½ set of iPads (Grades TK-2)

1 set of iPads (Grade 3)

1:1 iPads (Grades 4-5)

Computers on Wheels and full computer lab access (Grades TK-3)

One computer lab with limited access for each class.

Equipment would not be updated or maintained at current levels.

On-Site Technology Expert

All Grades

NONE

 

For education to thrive at John Baldwin, we need everyone to contribute. You can demonstrate your support and commitment by being a loyal donor. CEF holds three fundraising events throughout the year, our Donation Drive via Fall Registration, our annual Jog-A-Thon, and our Spring Fundraiser. You can also contribute through our Corporate Matching program and Cougar Rewards programs.

Every student benefits every day from your tax-deductible CEF donation. Together we are building brighter futures and a stronger community.

 

With heartfelt thanks to everyone in our community,

Laura Glover and Michelle Beckham

The John Baldwin Cougar Education Fund is an affiliate of the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation. For more information, visit www.srvef.org.

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CEF thanks you for your continued support!

Cougar Ed Locker

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