noun: the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes.
Inspired education: $260,000 donated for a state-of-the art Science Lab. Contributions from Highland Hall parents, grandparents and alumni.
Economic and social diversity: $340,000 in Tuition Assistance and Scholarship support from The Newman's Own Foundation.
Urban Farming: Expansion of Highland Hall Garden/Farm; hiring of full time biodynamic farmer sponsored by The Garden Gnome Society at Highland Hall.
Not just chicken feed: Chicken Coop and 20 egg laying hens teach students responsibility, farming skills, and the eggs feed our community. Contributed by the Third Grade 2013/14 school year.
Enhancing our campus: The creation of a Zen Garden, new high school landscaping, and the planting of a rose garden contribute to a beautiful, peaceful environment and enhances the well being and harmony of students and teachers. Made possible by the generosity of the Beers Family.
Making Beautiful Music: $10,500 for new handbells for the Handbell Choir builds musical skills and vocabulary and teaches teamwork. Contributed by the Parent Association.
Playground Equipment: $12,000 for volleyball system and hand over hand climber equipment -children build muscle strength, coordination skills, and learn to share. Contributed by the Parent Association.
In the Classroom: $2000 contributed to the purchase of lower school readers by the Kalmick Family.