Allen Eagle Football Ticket Raffle
August 16 - August 23
Gearing up for back-to-school and the start of Allen Eagle football season? This year the Foundation will be raffling off a four seat season ticket package! For all 7 home games, you and three of your friends or family members will be seated together in section 204, near the 50 yard line.
You may purchase as many entries as you like. Raffle sales will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, August 23rd. The drawing will take place the morning of Thursday, August 24th. The winners will be notified immediately.
Party With A Purpose - Cajun Nights
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Join us as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Foundation For Allen Schools at our Party With a Purpose – Cajun Nights on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in McKinney.
This jazzy evening includes a VIP cocktail hour, creole cuisine, live band, and more!
Exclusive to Cajun Nights will be special live and silent auction items and experiences, including the opportunity to sponsor named scholarships and classroom grants! All proceeds from Cajun Nights directly support students and teachers in Allen ISD through the Foundation grant program and scholarship awards. Special thanks to Platinum Sponsor Trademark Carwash of Allen.
Foundation Grant Awards Exceed $1M
Students in Allen classrooms will benefit from $90,000 in funding from the Foundation For Allen Schools for educational classroom grants for the 2017-2018 school year. The Educational Grant program provides funding for innovative and creative classroom and campus programs and projects in Allen ISD. Grant applications were reviewed by a committee of Foundation board members and representatives from AISD Learner Services. The Foundation Board of Directors voted to fund 98 grants.
To date, the Foundation has funded over $1,011,000 in educational grants in Allen ISD! These grants are a direct result of donations to the Foundation and proceeds from the Allen Eagle Run.
List of Grants Funded
According to the teachers at both schools, this interaction "has undoubtedly impacted our students in a very positive way," said Martina Thompson, Spanish II teacher at Lowery. "From leadership to friendships, to pride and validation of the children's mother tongue and the language our students at Lowery are learning, these visits have resulted in so much more than we even hoped for!"