Category Archives: Accomplishments

Grant Results December 2016

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$5,000 Gift –  SDS Lumber Buys Safety Equipment

The Columbia HS Material Science and Construction program is breathing a sigh of relief. In a recent effort to upgrade basic tools in the shop, one particular item was in dire need. John Hadley, CHS Instructor, requested $5,000 from the … Continue reading

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Seeking New Executive Director

Happy January snows to you all! The White Salmon Valley Education Foundation is growing and evolving. We are looking for a passionate and skilled person to help take the WSVEF into the next decade. We have a strong history of … Continue reading

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Umpqua Bank Supports Career Day

Columbia High School will be hosting a Career and College Day again. Over 375 students will benefit from the information and inspiration that a day like this provides.   A big “Thank You!” to Umpqua Bank for $2,900 to support the … Continue reading

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Grape Escape 2016 – Success for Schools!

Thank you…  To the 220+ generous and dedicated people who took part in the WSVEF’s 10th Anniversary Gorge Grape Escape!   The entertaining evening raised more than $99,000 to benefit education in the White Salmon Schools! Revelers and supporters turned out to … Continue reading

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Spring News – $20K in Grants, and Board Changes

For Immediate Release SPRING NEWS IN FULL BLOOM AT WSVEF $20k in Grants, and Board Changes Spring has been a busy season at the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF).  The Foundation recently announced grants awarded to the White Salmon … Continue reading

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BNSF Railway Foundation Gifts $5,000 for Student Field Trips

What a day!  So exciting to go to the mailbox and find a check for $5,000 to support field trips in our schools. Our grant writer has been busy and we’re here to share the news. BNSF funds will be … Continue reading

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We’ve started making our video for 2015

Just a quick note to tell you how excited I am (Anne-Marie Slater, Director) to be working with Michael Peterson of Peterson ProMedia (parent in our schools and professional) again this year on our special appeal video.  We are grateful to … Continue reading

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New CNC Pro-Router in Columbia High School

John Hadley, Columbia Woodshop / Material Science Instructor, is taking advantage of a gift from donors to bring a CNC Router machine to his program. For the last several years John has been perfecting teaching Sketchup to his Woodshop students. These … Continue reading

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BPA – Funds Climate Change/Hydropower Curriculum Development

The Foundation received a phone call today telling us that our recent grant application had been approved.  We were awarded $3,300 from the Bonneville Power Authority to create and implement “an engaging, rigorous curriculum designed to help students master science … Continue reading

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