Foundation Impact at MHS
2018-19 Foundation Teacher Grants for MHS
Funds honorariums for guest speakers to supplement the study of drama and literature, providing insights into the world of artistic creation.
Updates and increases the collection of prepared microscope slides for Human Anatomy and Physiology, facilitating increased understanding.
Hands On Electricity
Helps increase cultural competency and implement the Intercultural Development Plan in the Spanish 5 curriculum.
Provides Geiger Counters to help students learn more effectively about radioactivity in 9th grade Physical Science, Physics, and Chemistry.
Books for Breakfast
Growing Through Grief
Donna Dahl | Awarded $759
Funds a Stress Reduction Tool Kit for the Minnetonka Grief Counselor to use in peer support groups, individual sessions and while supporting crisis events.
Design for Learning
A district wide innovation project that empowers students and staff to transform education through the design of the learning environment.
Named and Scholarship Funds
The Foundation is the fiscal agent for several named funds and college scholarships to benefit Minnetonka students. Donors who establish these funds with the Foundation are making a personal, direct, and lasting impact on MHS.
|Named Funds||Scholarship Funds|
|Nick Duff Multicultural Fund|
Established by Mr. Duff, a Minnetonka social studies teacher (1947-1988) and Foundation trustee.
|Girl Scouts Service Scholarship|
Recognizes a senior with exemplary community service experiences through Girl Scouts.
|International Studies Fund|
Alleviates travel expenses for students with financial need enrolled in the International Studies Program (ISP).
Charlie Parnell Memorial Fund
|Sundem Family Scholarship|
Gary Sundem, a Distinguished Alumni Award winners in 2015, established this college scholarship fund with his sisters Gail Sundem Noller and Gwen Sundem Jansen.
|Lovett Summer Writing Scholarship|
Established by Dr. Lovett, former Assistant Superintendent, to help students pursue individual writing opportunities in the summer.
Youth Citizenship Fund
Minnetonka Alumni Association (MAA) Fine Arts Endowment Fund
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We also provide continued financial support for district-wide programs
Design for Learning
A district-wide innovation project that empowers students and staff to transform education through the design of the learning environment.
Parenting with Purpose
Community Book Read Event: Raising Unselfies!
Featuring Michelle Borba, Ed.D, author of “Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World” on November 14, MHS Arts Center.
Save the Date for Foundation Events
Tour of Tables
Minneapolis Event Center