Get Your Ticket to Movie Night with Your Principal!

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The WISE Foundation presents TWO dates for
“Movie Night with the Principal”

May 5th with Mrs. Rosales – Corona Creek MPR
Deadline to sign up is April 21st


May 19th with Mrs. Becker – Meadow Elementary MPR
Deadline to sign up is May 5th

Drop your kids off at 6:30pm and pick them up at 9pm. They’ll have popcorn and watch a movie while the adults get a night out by themselves or a couple hours of quiet!

If you’d like to sign up your child(ren), please submit a check made out to The WISE Foundation for $25 to the school office. First come, first serve – 100 children maximum. (All children must be potty trained)

Come have fun and support your WISE Foundation!

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Proxy Bid for Visions and Vines!

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Can’t make it to Visions and Vines but want to bid on the live auction? Feel free to fill out the proxy bidding form and deliver it to the office.


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Dinner with sports writer, Bob Padecky!

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Hey Sportsfans, get your tickets to dinner with sports writer, Bob Padecky.

Dinner will be hosted by Melissa Becker, in her home, on June 10th, 2016.

Your ticket purchase enters you for a chance to win an autographed Major League baseball signed by Willie Mays! Bob Padecky will entertain you with stories from his career covering sports in the Bay area.  Dinner will be provided by Gus’ Big Boy BBQ and Beer will be included.

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What kinds of stories does Bob have to share?

On January 8, 1989, the 49ers would play the Bears in Chicago for the NFC title, the winner going to the Super Bowl. The 49ers won handily, as impressive a road victory as they accomplished. But that’s not what I remember of that time. What I do remember is what happened as I was sitting in Mike Ditka’s office four days before the game.I was interviewing the Bears coach for the Press Democrat. Ditka was notoriously ill-tempered. Many media were careful to parse their words so as not to enrage him. Which is why I remember so clearly what Ditka did in the middle of my interview.

Buy a ticket and hear the answer to this story and many more! This is sure to be an evening you won’t soon forget.

Your ticket purchase goes directly to The WISE Foundation directly benefiting children in the Waugh School District by funding the art, music, library and computer programs for the district. Thank you for your contribution and support.
Thank you to Bob Padecky and Melissa Becker for their generous donation.
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WISE Annual Report for 2015-2016

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WISE is pleased to announce we raised over $65,000 at Visions & Vines this year.

We couldn’t have done this without meeting our goal of raising $10,000 in the RAFFLE drive and receiving the $10,000 MATCH. This $20,000 was critical to helping us reach our fundraising goal for the year. Without these funds, programs would be cut.

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Whether you participated in the Parent Giving Program, sponsored a child in the Fun Run, bid in our auction, or bought a raffle ticket. Every dollar counts.


[alert type=”alert-success” close=”false”]It costs $275 each year for your student(s) to have art, music, library and computer programs as part of their curriculum. 100% participation in the Annual Parent Giving Program would eliminate the need for additional fundraising. Your contribution helps the Waugh School District provide a private school education at a public school cost.[/alert]

Thank you to our donors, sponsors, volunteers, parents, teachers and staff for your continued support — together we are enriching today, for a better tomorrow.

The WISE Foundation is pleased to award the district $166,000 next year, to fund Art, Music, Library and Computer programs, benefiting all Waugh students.



The WISE Foundation would like to honor and thank our


Eric and Margaret Davis

Cortney and Omar Estrella, Hope and Ned Glynn,
Carl Babel and Lisa Yee, and Anonymous Donor


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Janaki Alagappan
Faozi Al Reyashi
Lisa Yee & Carl Babel
Lyle & Carol Baucom
Jen Bagwell
Tiffany Bell
Susan Berberian
Rick & Beth Bilal
Anna & Steve Brown
Denise & Todd Bugbee
Lisa Cain
Anela Besic-Crnovic
Ken & Michelle Caselli
Peter & Lori Carlson
Paul Crawford
Keri Chappell
Tracie Cohn
Jean Conover
Mary Dapiran
Arian Dasmalchi
Lisa Davison
Joel Deberry
Rebekah & Toby Deitrich

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Vince Delgadillo
Theresa Dundas
Candace & Scott Duff
Cortney & Omar Estrella
Genevie & Michael Farr
Kelly Geddes
Michelle Giesea
Prabjheet Gill
Lisa Grady
Mike & Lisa Hall
Tori Hatwig
Cherie Hester
Suzie & Michael Howell-Olson
Tonima Hoque
Margareta & Kris Karlson
Kari & Jason Klein
Allen Klemme
Kesa Labanowski
Darin Lannert
Kiyoe Logan
Kelsey & Julie Mann
Melodese Mahoney
Mike & Rocio Miscio

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Levi Maus
Nicole Landers
Meredith Leask
Ann – Chi Lee
Sophy Rani
Kelley Rapoport
Kristine Redko
Kaitlin Wilson-Remmer
Anne & Andy Rounds
Nancy Revis
Scott & Ariel Rostoni
Meghann Rubino
Prasetya Simin
Annette Sprague
Joel & Melissa Stemmer
Jay & Patti Striniste
Erin Sutherland
Michelle Thors
Tanya & Javier Vaca
Catherine Wert
Kevin & Sophia Wong
Elizabeth Xydas
Breanne Yarnell



The WISE Foundation gratefully acknowledges generous support from our annual sponsors

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Last Chance to turn in RAFFLE Tickets!

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Today by 4PM is your last chance to turn in RAFFLE tickets.

In an effort to make the evening more enjoyable and less chaotic, we will NOT be selling tickets at Visions & Vines tomorrow night. So this is IT! Get them turned in!

We are just over half way to our goal. We need to collect 10,000 tickets to receive a $10,000 MATCH from a generous donor! Let’s Do This Waugh! If everyone turns in 10 tickets, we might have a chance.

Your $10 could mean an additional $10,000 for our schools! 

There are collection boxes in each school office, WISE tables will be out front of schools at pick-up.

The RAFFLE drawing will take place tomorrow night at Visions & Vines. Who will be our Three Lucky Winners? You do not need to be present to win. Make sure you have a name and phone number on your ticket and turn them in to be entered to win.


Thank you to our sponsors!

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Last Chance to Bid!

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The online auction closes today, April 15th, starting at 8:00PM!

Place Your Bids Now!

Bid like there’s no tomorrow – because there isn’t. This is it! Our fundraising goal is in sight. You can help us get there.

IMPORTANT! We are closing sections of the auction at different times. Please make note of the schedule below:

  • Student Art will close at 8:00pm
  • Teacher Outings will close at 8:30pm
  • Class Contributions/Experiences will close at 8:45pm
  • All else will close at 9:00pm

If you’ve got your heart set on a special item… you still have time to win!

Get People Involved
Refer your Friends! Make sure they receive this message while there’s enough time to get in on the Bidding and Support a Great Cause.


Thank you to our donors, sponsors and volunteers who made this fundraiser possible. 

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Need a Ride to Visions & Vines? Call J’s Taxi.

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Parking is very limited at Green String Farm. Please carpool or take a taxi to Visions & Vines.


J’s Taxi is sponsoring our event again this year. They are giving our guests 20% off all taxi rides that night. Call 707-364-1544 and tell them thank you for supporting The WISE Foundation’s Visions & Vines benefit.

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Only 3 Days Left to Bid!

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Register to bid online and browse through our online auction catalog. There are items for everyone, including:

  • Student Artful Collaborations – beautiful and artistic keepsakes from your student’s year
  • Experience Packages – donated by grade level at both schools
  • Teacher Outings – some of which are buy-in parties that you can buy now to guarantee your spot.
  • Buy-in Parties
  • Vacation Getaways
  • Many, many other amazing items donated from our local community.

A very big THANK YOU to all our donors.

[alert type=”alert-success” close=”false”]WISE is hosting student art shows at both schools. Stop by to see the beautiful artful collaborations the students have worked so hard on to commemorate their year.

April 12th – Meadow

April 13th – Corona Creek.

Please help them raise money for their computer, library, music and art programs, by bidding on their artwork.[/alert]

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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WISE would like to say THANKS to our sponsors.

With the generosity of our sponsors, WISE is able to host our annual auction benefit, Visions & Vines, and ensure 100% of the proceeds directly benefits students by funding computers, library, music and art programs that enrich the education for all students in the Waugh School District.

Please support the businesses that support WISE. Local businesses are an essential part of our community-funded schools. Please patronize our business supporters and be sure to say…”Thank you for supporting the Waugh School District!”

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If you’re interested in being a WISE sponsor or you’d like to learn more about ways to partner with WISE and help our cause, please email We’d love to hear from you.

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