The Ninnekah Public School Foundation was founded to help improve the lives of students and teachers. You can help support that effort by donating to the Foundation general fund (Paypal: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Foundation’s most successful program has been the Internet Program, which provides affordable internet access to faculty, staff, and students. This program has been a tremendous benefit to those who’ve had difficulty finding fast, reliable internet access in the rural school district.
The Foundation hopes to expend on it’s previous successes and offer new programs tailored to benefit Ninnekah Schools. Programs like grants to replace crumbling textbooks, provide flu shots for all faculty and students, or offer professional development to teachers.
The Foundation has sought grants from government and other organizations, but unfortunately, those awards require matching funds that are beyond the Foundation’s current means.
The Foundation is seeking donations for the general fund to help support future efforts to improve the lives of the faculty, staff and students of Ninnekah Public Schools. Any contribution will be greatly appreciated.
The Ninnekah Public School Foundation is in the process of switching carriers for the internet program. Current program participants will be given a chance to test the new Verizon devices, but Foundation personnel have tested the new devices and they provided superior performance than the current carrier. The Foundation will make a bulk order after the start of school to replace all the existing devices.
Once school starts, the Foundation will make the program available to families with a student enrolled in Ninnekah Public Schools.
The program will have to make some changes to accommodate the terms of the new carrier contract.
- The price will be raised to $48/month. This increase is to offset the cost of a new feature that will allow the Foundation to GPS locate lost devices and provide remote assistance like resetting passwords.
- The program will ask for a one-year commitment, with the ability to cancel after one year.
- All payments will be processed through the PayPal automatic payment system. This reduces overhead and allows the foundation to maintain the lowest possible price for the program.
- The program will require the signature of a code of conduct. Use of this program is a privilege. All participants will be expected conform to the discipline policies of Ninnekah Public Schools and treat other members of the Ninnekah Community with respect, courtesy and professionalism. Failure to comply with the code of conduct may result in the temporary or permanent suspension of the participants program account without refund.
The internet program is the Foundation’s longest-running and most successful program. Anyone interested in the program can contact the Foundation through the website or though the Facebook page.
The Ninnekah Public School Foundation is now enrolled in the AmazonSmile program, which will donate a percentage of purchases made at smile.amazon.com to the foundation. One the first visit to the AmazonSmile page, users will be asked to choose the charity they support. This link, https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-4712831, will take users to a login that automatically allows them to generate donations for the Foundation. They can also search for the Ninnekah Public School Foundation by Name or by City.
AmazonSmile offers the same products and prices available on Amazon.com and you use your same Amazon account, but only items purchased through AmazonSmile will generate donations — any purchases made at amazon.com or on the Amazon app will not accrue toward the foundation. AmazonSmile recommends changing all bookmarks and shortcuts to ensure purchases are always made through AmazonSmile. Users who sign in to the AmazonSmile site will receive an e-mail detailing the program and offering hints on how to use the site.
If you are shopping on-line, please take this opportunity to turn that activity into support for our students, school and teachers.
The Ninnekah Public School Foundation has reached an agreement with Verizon wireless to offer special, discounted wireless internet accounts to all full-time faculty, staff and board members of Ninnekah Public Schools. The plan is $45 a month with unlimited data. All new accounts receive either a Verizon home router or a “Jet Pack” portable hotspot. There are no carrier contracts required and no termination fees with these accounts. The Foundation is also working with the school to provide a payroll deduct option for increased convenience for school personnel.
To sign-up for the program, participants will have to complete an enrollments form and pay an initial $45 – the payroll deduct program will begin a month after enrollment.
The Foundation can provide access to test hardware or a representative to answer questions with appropriate lead time. The monthly fee has been rounded-up for simplicity and to guarantee a stable price for several years. Any additional funds will be added to the Foundation general fund, which can be granted back to the school for teacher training, classroom programs and other benefits.