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MCEE REaches its $100K Milestone!
The Milpitas Community Educational Endowment has reached its initial goal for raising $100,000 for the endowment this month. This positions the organization to start distributing roughly 5% ($5,000) of its value annually back to the Milpitas Unified School District. The distribution will roughly at the start of each school year in September. The goal was reached roughly 6 months ahead of its own schedule and It also allows MCEE to start planning its programs and goals for the next 5 years, through June 2024. We are super proud and thankful for all our supporters from the last 9+ years! If you want to help get us a head start on our next funding goal, please make a donation online, using the button below. THANK YOU!
Check out our donation portal!
This year, MCEE will host donation drives for three school organizations: MHS Theatre, Rancho International Trip, and the MHS Xtreme Robotics Club. We feel these three organizations are trying to provide extraordinary experiences to our Milpitas students and we would like to help. We will provide a receipt that may be used for tax purposes. As always, please confer with your tax professional on the applicability of your donations. Click on each of their logos to read their stories and donate.
successful 2nd Annual black tie holiday funDraiser
On Friday, December 7, MCEE held its 2nd Annual Black Tie Holiday Fundraiser. Over 90 attendees help us break our $100,000 goal into the endowment!. For the night, we raised nearly $4000, where our MHS jazz and MHS choir received $1000. We thank all that were able to join us, and special thanks to XL Construction for donating tickets to the event. Also, a shout out to MHS Jazz Band and Choir for a great performance.
Looking for volunteers
As we grow, we are in need of dedicated volunteers with some specific skills:
NEw indirect wayS to raise funds for MCEE
Need to get some online shopping done? Check out our newest indirect fundraiser: FlipGive... Just make a purchase from the hundreds of stores and a percentage is donated back to MCEE. It is easy and you can help us raise funds as you do your shopping.
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Please join us for our 6th Annual STEAM showcase set for March 9, 2019 from 9am -12 noon at the San Jose City College, Milpitas Extension. We have 240+ students participating, representing every one of our schools in the district. Check out our STEAM showcase website here.
community Conversations program is back!
We are super excited about our Community Conversations program. We had a great conversation on Feb 28, talking about the "Say Something Program" with Jill Sequeria from the Sandy Hook Project. In partnership with the Milpitas Beat and the San Jose City College, Milpitas extension, we were able to record the conversation. Check it out here.
This month's conversation will feature Chief of Police Armando Corpuz, and will visit a variety of topics from drugs, community policing, and how you can help make Milpitas safer. We hope that you can join us on Thursday, March 28 at 6pm at the San Jose City College, Milpitas Extension.
Topics that we are planning include:
DAnny LAU memorial Scholarship applications
Scholarship applications for the Danny Lau Memorial Scholarship are now available on our website. We will providing 2 (two) $500 scholarships for graduating seniors for the class of 2019. Check out our scholarship page.
2019 Summer Opportunities Fair set for April 13, 2019
Our Summer Opportunities Fair, which incorporates our High School Job Fair is set for Saturday, April 13, 2019. This year, we will have exhibitors from the South Bay, highlighting various summer opportunities for kids: enrichment opportunities, summer camps, volunteer opportunities, summer jobs and internships, and many more ideas for your kids in the summer. For the latest information you can check out the Summer Opportunities Fair webpage.
For exhibitors and employers, online applications can be completed below or downloaded and emailed back to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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