Island School Giving:

We are grateful for the generous nature of the Island School community towards the enhancement of our students’ educational experiences. We are mindful that there is no such thing as a small gift, every gift, of any size will add up in support of our students.

The 2016-17 Spirit Fund will continue to support various departments in their efforts to offer students the very best educational opportunities both in and outside of the classroom. This year we have identified the needs of specific departments with an eye to give our donors the opportunity to give gifts in areas of personal interest.

Funds that are donated to an area that has met its target will be redirected to general donations, and be applied to area in need of additional support. 25 percent of the first million dollars donated will go to the Island School Trust Scholarship for students in need (excluding money donated to the memorial funds).

  1. Visual Arts

    Support Visual Arts through visiting artists
    $6,000.00 donated of $35,000.00 goal
  2. Maths

    Support the Maths Department with calculators and IT resources
    $10,000.00 donated of $45,000.00 goal
  3. Science

    Support Science with the latest equipment and instruments
    $7,000.00 donated of $40,000.00 goal
  4. D & T

    Support young technology designers and future robotics engineers
    $6,000.00 donated of $375,000.00 goal
  5. Food Technology

    Support our students with equipment to continue to push their culinary boundaries
    $8,500.00 donated of $150,000.00 goal
  6. Summerbridge

    Educational opportunities for secondary school students whose first language is not English.
    $0.00 donated of $50,000.00 goal
  7. John Gibson Memorial Fund

    The John Ying Wah Gibson Fund — in memory of alumnus John Gibson
    $355,128.91 donated
  8. Island School Trust Scholarships

    Support Islanders next steps into University Studies
    $100,000.00 donated
  9. The NMKM Memorial Fund

    Support local children in severe financial hardship
    $123,556.00 donated of $250,000.00 goal
  10. Information Technology

    Support our Teachers and Laptops – an essential teaching combination
    $7,000.00 donated of $525,000.00 goal
  11. Special Education Needs

    Support and encourage the more vulnerable members of our student body
    $7,000.00 donated of $22,000.00 goal
  12. General Donations

    Support unrestricted gifts for use in areas as needs arise
    $155,507.00 donated
  13. Physical Education

    Futsal goals — as our programs expands we need new equipment
    $5,000.00 donated of $8,000.00 goal
  14. Physical Education

    Volleyball freestanding posts — equipment is the back bone of every PE program
    $2,500.00 donated of $10,000.00 goal
  15. Physical Education

    Multi-sport mobile electronic scoreboards — our programs expands
    $4,000.00 donated of $8,000.00 goal
  16. Physical Education

    Gymnastics stacking vault boxes, spring boards, mini-tramps, mats and Acro-tables
    $7,000.00 donated of $80,000.00 goal
  17. Physical Education

    2 Freestanding basketball backboards — new equipment as our programmes expand
    $0.00 donated of $600,000.00 goal
  18. Island 5-0

    Support A/V and production costs for our first 50th Anniversary party
    $51,000.00 donated of $50,000.00 goal
  19. Music

    Support music with drum sets playing those Brazilian Rhythms
    $10,000.00 donated of $25,000.00 goal
  20. Textiles

    Support textiles with mannequins and sublimation printers
    $2,500.00 donated of $85,000.00 goal
  21. Drama

    Support Drama for two productions - in Elements and a full school musical
    $2,600.00 donated of $50,000.00 goal
  22. Media Arts

    Support Media Arts with more cameras and lenses
    $9,000.00 donated of $75,000.00 goal
  23. Literature / English

    Support English with speakers and writers’ workshops
    $0.00 donated of $25,000.00 goal
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