The LVSD Foundation has already accomplished some worth while projects for the Ligonier Valley School District. Below is a list of some of the projects we have funded so far.

High School Auditorium Sound System

The LVSD Foundation teamed with staff from the High School and the Theater Boosters Group to hold a fundraiser to replace the 20+ year old sounds system in the high school auditorium.

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

We funded a grant to allow the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra to visit out local elementary schools and put on a show.  The hope was to inspire the children to pursue musical endeavors during their school years.

Life Skills Room - Washer/Dryer

We funded a grant to purchase a Washer/Dryer combination for the Life Skills room at the High School.

Marching Band Uniforms

We worked in collaboration with the High School Music Department, Marching Band Boosters & the community to raise funds for the purchase of new Marching Band Uniforms.  This was very successful.

Click here to see more info about this successful project!

High School Musical

The Ligonier Valley School District Foundation provided a grant to the 2015 spring musical for the rental of props for this years show “Little Shop of Horrors”

Track & Field

Contributed funds towards the purchase of a new pole vault pit to be installed at the track in 2015

Academics

TEAMS Competition

The 7th & 8th Grade after school STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathmatics) club qualified for the national TEAMS (Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science) Competition. They needed assistance with funding their trip to the event in Tennessee. The LVSD Foundation along with other local groups and the students fundraising activities provided enough funds for the students to attend the competition and they performed very well!

The 8th grade team came in the top 10 in the nation for their essay on Synthetic Neurobiology.
The 7th grade team came in the top 10 for their essay, and top 10 for their presentation on Making Mankind a Multiplanetary Species.

Wet With A Net Equipment

This grant was for the purchase of equipment for the middle school science department to continue their “Stream Analysis Project”. This equipment will allow the students to monitor many factors of local streams and trend the data provided overtime. This will allow them to learn about the elements of the environment and how it varies year to year.

Maker Space - Vinyl Cutter

Assisted in the funding for a Vinyl Cutter to be used in the new Maker Space at the High School.  This will be used to support the RAMS Project that’s a part of the high school curriculum.

Gifted Program

Assisted in the funding for the Innovations in Architecture field trip to New York City for the Gifted Program.

Life Skills Classroom

Purchased a Washer/Dryer combination for the use of the Life Skills Classroom

STEM Program

Contributed funds towards the purchase of a laser engraver system.

Chemistry III

Approved a grant towards the purchase of additional text books for the Chemistry III class.

Youth & Government

A grant was awarded to cover transportation costs for their various events.

Arts

Auditorium Sound System

Grant fulfilled to replace the 20+ year old sound system equipment in the high school auditorium.

Elementary Music - Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Funded a grant for the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra to visit both elementary schools to perform music for the students.  This will help inspire the students to have a passion for music and the schools music program.

Marching Band Uniforms

See Above

 

Spring Musical

See Above

Art Department

New Art Equipment

Music Department

New Musical Equipment

Athletics

Track & Field

Provided 2 grants to contribute funds toward the purchase of various equipment for track & field. One to replace the pole vault pit and one to replace the high jump pit.

Golf Team

We’ve provided two separate grants to the golf team for the purchase of equipment. This included purchase new golf attire for the Golf Team, golf balls, golf club sets, and range finders.

Football Program

Contributed funds towards the purchase of new communication headsets for the football program.