SJEF is pleased to actively support Camp Winthers. Camp Winthers supports hands on learing opportunities for students in the San Juan Unified School District particularly in the areas of science, technology, and visual and performing arts in an atmosphere of adventure and fun. Learn more.

Race for the STARS

Start training now for Race for the STARS on Sunday, April 26, 2020! Race for the STARS takes place every spring and makes a great fundraiser for your individual San Juan Unified School District school. Schools will receive $10 for every adult registration and $5 for every student and child registration.


An Evening with the STARS

Thank you to all of the attendees and sponsors of the 2019 An Evening with the STARS, an elegant evening celebrating excellence in education. And congratulations to the evening's Hall of Fame honorees:

  • Scott Pease (Bella Vista), developer of iconic video games like Tony Hawk, Guitar Hero, and Call of Duty.  
  • Dr. H. Michael Shepard (Del Campo), award winning biologist in cancer research and treatment.
  • Dr. Heidi Poppelreiter Parris (Casa Roble), NASA flight controller for the International Space Station. 

Teacher Grants

STARS teacher grants are now available quarterly. For more information, see Apply for a Grant. And remember to post your Wish Upon STARS page for any classroom needs. Learn more about the schools benefiting from these grants.


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