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Sylvania Schools Foundation

 
As Sylvania Schools grows in enrollment and increases opportunities for students, there is an increasing need to fund district initiatives in a variety of ways, beyond traditional state funding and local taxes. After many years of working independently to fund so many valuable initiatives the Sylvania Academic Excellence Foundation and the Sylvania Schools Athletic Foundation have joined together to become one SYLVANIA SCHOOLS FOUNDATION. The Department of Development and Alumni Relations works closely with the Foundation to provide resources.
 
We are proud of the many ways we are making a difference for the Sylvania Schools students, staff and facilities. 
 
STEM -  The Sylvania Schools Foundation is proud to partner with Sylvania Schools for STEM-related (science, technology engineering, and math) education and opportunities for students. STEM is not a one-time educational initiative but an ongoing hands-on approach that integrates complex concepts, critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. Funds through this campaign will provide financial support for additional STEM programming and resources in classrooms.
 
If you are interested in supporting the STEM opportunities in the district through the Foundation, click here to DONATE
Student Scholarships
The Foundation awarded $13,000 to the Class of 2017. Scholarships will be awarded later in April and in May for the Class of 2018.
 
Teacher Grants & Professional Development Scholarships 
Teachers are also supported through the Foundation. This school year we have awarded over $8,500 in teacher grants and professional development scholarships.
 
Recognizing & Honoring Alumni  
The Hall of Fame luncheon in October and the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame dinner in March are special occasions that allow us to honor alumni for incredible achievements.  
 
2019 Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame 
Sara Badiuk - 2018 Educator of the Year
Tom R. Helberg - Northview High School, Class of 1977
Denny Lyle - 2019 Legacy Award Winner
Eric Kripke - Southview High School, Class of 1992   
Matt Kripke - Southview High School, Class of 1986
Dr. Saumitra Thakur - Southview High School, Class of 2007

2018 Athletic Hall of Fame
  

2008 Southview High School State Football Champion Team

Tom Browning - Football, Sylvania High School, Class of 1970

Heidi Burkhart - Tennis, Northview High School, Class of 2000

Liz Cowie - Track, Cross-Country, Southview High School, Class of 1986

Alden Hirschfeld - Hockey, Northview High School, Class of 2006

Ryan Creech - Soccer, Southview High School, Class of 1989

Jack Koch - Baseball Coach, Northview High School

Erica Orns - Swimming, Northview High School, Class of 1990

Bill Smith, Wrestling, Football, Sylvania High School, Class of 1964

Karen Sigler - Volunteer, Northview High School, Jim Glase Distinguished Service Award

Tom Tucker - Football, Basketball, Track, Burnham High School, Class of 1959

Terry (Wietrzykowski) Winslow - Football, Basketball, Baseball, Burnham High School,Class of 1960

Board of Trustees
Amy Addington
Baron Black
Adam Fineske
James Hall
Julie Hoffman
Casey Nowicki
Jim Nusbaum
Mark Pugh
Dave Spiess
Barry Shaner
Nadia Swade 
 
Sylvania Schools Foundation
4747 N. Holland Sylvania Rd.
Sylvania, OH 43560 
Email: SylvaniaSchoolsFoundation@sylvaniaschools.org 
 
James Hall, Director of Development & Alumni Relations
419-824-8574 
jhall@sylvaniaschools.org  
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