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.

An Evening with the STARS

Join us on Friday, September 27, 2019 for an elegant evening celebrating excellence in education. This year, our focus is STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math). Honorees include: 

  • 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. 

Race for the STARS

Thank you to the runners, walkers, and sponsors of Race for the STARS on April 7, 2019!


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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