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Friends of Renton Schools

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Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year!

Welcome to Dr. Damien Pattenaude, Superintendent, of the Renton School District. Friends of Renton Schools is thrilled to be working with Damien to support the mission and prioroties of RSD: Service, Excellence & Equality.

Our school foundation goals is to continue is to inspire student passions and provide learning options. Our funding priorities include:

- STEM - after schoolrobotics, computer coding and more
- Literacy
- Music and Arts
- Teacher Classroom Grants

Thank you to the local businesses, community members, RSD staff and our families who support the students in our schools. We appreciate you!


United Way Workplace Giving Campaign

Each year, staff from the Renton School District have an opportunity to participate in the United Way Workplace Giving Campaign.  You can make a one time donation, a or monthly donation through paycheck withdrawal. 

Did you know that there are two organizations putting the pieces together to support students in Renton:

1.  Communities in Schools of Renton

2,  Friends of Renton Schools.

Below is a short video from CISR and FoRS together sharing our missions, the impacts in Renton classrooms and future goals to support ALL students in Renton schools.  

 Your donations make a difference!

Thank you Risdon Music donors!

Risdon Music Fund + Instruments = Great Success!

Over $33,000 was raised for instrument choices for Risdon Middle School. "I envision having a wide variety of instruments available to students RMS in the very beginning, so that students can explore many options and find ones they connect to and learn to love." - Vera Risdon

SAVE THE DATE  -  Monday, April 30

9th Annual Benefit Breakfast

Keynote Speaker:  Renton High School Alumnus

Dr. Quinton Morris

Violinist |  Educator  |  Entrepreneur

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Fundraising Events

Supporting STEM Programs

After school STEM programs continue to increase students' opportunities outside of the classroom.

2015 CTE Suummer STEM Robotics Camp

friends of renton schools annual summary

Check out our Summer & Annual Reports