.

(VIDEO) Hopkins Education Foundation's Royal Bash Raises $120K

The money will go toward programs at Hopkins schools.

Hopkins Education Foundation’s Royal Bash and online auction raised more than $120,000 to fund grants in Hopkins schools, the foundation announced Thursday.

The sold-out event took place Feb. 25 at the —with entertainment that included a live band during the cocktail hour, a wine frenzy game, silent and live auctions, dinner and dancing. 

But the focus was on the foundation’s education programs—notably the “iPad Special Appeal: Unleash the Power of the iPad” that builds on last year’s successful pilot grant. Teachers demonstrated to attendees how iPads are transforming education.

(Watch the video above to see how iPads are being used in the schools.)

Hopkins Education Foundation money pays for programs and technology that the school district wouldn’t otherwise be able to fund. It also accelerates pilot programs and provides new technology for the classrooms—including interactive white boards, college planning software and data collection devices.

Last year, Hopkins teachers received and to augment instruction. The organization also donated dozens of iPads for use in the classroom as part of the Royal Bash's special appeal.

The giving doesn’t end with the Royal Bash. Visit the Hopkins Education Foundation website to make a donation or learn more.

 

Stay up to date on all your local news. Sign up for the Hopkins Patch newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something