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Welcome Back Slideshow

School is back in session!  We recently travelled around to the schools in Clarkston and gave a presentation about the foundation to the teachers and staff.  Here is our slideshow from that presentation! Click here to view slideshow.  

Science and Engineering Quest

The Science and Engineering Quest, arranged by Highland Elementary's Tim Weber,  is a competition for 5th and 6th graders in Clarkston. The purpose of the event was to give students many opportunities to develop plans to solve scientific engineering tasks.  The contest consisted of 5 engineering events: Straw Catapult; Egg Drop; Bridges; Rube Goldberg; and Save the Monkeys. The competition event was held on June 4th in the CHS Gym; over 2/3 of Clarkston's 5th and 6th graders entered at least 1 of the events for the Science and Engineering Quest, sponsored by the Setlow Science Grant. The 5 engineering projects students contended for were the ...

Legends Event 2015

We honored Kay Andersen and Fred Dole on January 22, 2015 with a wonderful celebration.  Thank you to all who attended! Check out our Facebook page for a picture gallery!

Where Are They Now: Breanne Durham

As a 2005 CHS graduate, past CEF scholarship winner, and native of the Lewis-Clark Valley, Breanne has a strong interest in seeing this community grow and thrive. She is currently the Executive Director of Beautiful Downtown Lewiston, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has adopted the principles of the Main Street™ program to create a vital and inviting downtown district in Lewiston which promotes quality business, cultural and community growth. Coming to Beautiful Downtown Lewiston with a background in community development and a degree from Whitworth University, Breanne is excited about the opportunity to support local businesses, plan quality ...

Mini Grant Recipients

Congratulations to all of our Mini Grant recipients! This year the board awarded $4,078 in grants. It was great to have so many applicants! CHS Shop Program: $1200 for a 3-D Printer CHS Math Classes: $468 for 6 TI-Smartview software downloads Parkway Elementary: $400 for Zoombinis Math Program Parkway Elementary: $353 for Magic Treehouse books LMS : $300 for set of dictionaries LMS : $945 for ALEKS algebra assessment program licenses Grantham Elementary: $413 for Special Needs Enhancement program Setlow Science Mini Grant: All 4 Elementary Schools: $1000 for Materials for Science Quest Grantham Elementary 2nd & 3rd grade: $1000 ...

Alumni Showcase: Arlene Jacobs

Arlene Jacobs Wyche - Class of 1948 The Clarkston Education Foundation is proud to honor Arlene Jacobs Wyche, the Valedictorian of the Clarkston High School Class of 1948 in our Alumni Showcase Arlene has been influential in supporting the CEF Senior Scholarship program. She donated monies in 2009-2011 to provide additional Senior Scholarships. The recipients, Eric Goodwin, Jessica Ubachs, Tiffany Ho and Bryce James received scholarships to attend WSU, Gonzaga University and University of Washington. Arlene continues to donate to help seniors pay for the rising cost of a postsecondary education. The Board of Directors wishes to thank Arlene for ...

Alumni Showcase: Rob Setlow

Rob Setlow was a K-12 student in the Clarkston schools and graduated from CHS in 1960. He was born in Lewiston but grew up on the family acreage out on 13th street (now called Setlow Court). He rode the school bus to and from Whittier, Intermediate, Parkway, and Lincoln Jr. high schools, trying to stay on the good side of Mr. Poole, the memorable school bus driver on that route - he did remove students for disruptive behavior. Although, Rob does admit to a couple of long walks home for “small” infractions while attending the Intermediate School. For high school, Rob put a car together from the scrapped cars on the family acreage – he has ...

Where Are They Now: Past Recipients

Foundation Scholars Class of 2004 Afton Wicks is currently attending Lewis Clark State College working towards her Nursing Degree. Class of 2005 Kathryn DeVleming graduated from Whitman College with a History Degree.  She was recognized as an outstanding Senior in the History Division.  She is heading to Japan to teach English at a small private school. Class of 2007 Megan VanCleave is a Junior at University of Idaho.  She made the 2009 Dean’s List and her ultimate goal is to become a High School Counselor. Class of 2008 Brian Johnson is a sophomore at Montana State University-Bozeman majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Brent ...