Welcome to the Midland Educational Foundation

MEF NEWS                                                                                                       
March 24th, 2017

Casino Night is coming!!  Purchase your tickets before it’s sold out!!
April 1st
Poway Community Center Auditorium
7-10 PM

This is an adult only event, 21 and over
There will be fun casino games, signature cocktails, photo booth and great raffle prizes!  Prizes include a necklace from Poway Fine Jewelers, an overnight stay and voucher from RB Inn, a free photo-shoot from Zabrosky Photography and a private dinner for 4 from Couch Potatoes catering!!
We will also hold an auction for teacher time, principal for a day and front row seats at the 5th grade promotion. 

Entry is $30 per person which includes free raffle ticket, drink ticket, funny money for casino games, appetizers/desserts and one souvenir photo.   

Ticket sales are limited, so be sure to get your tickets…this event WILL SELL OUT!!  You can purchase your tickets on line through Paypal at 

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!!  We need volunteers for Casino Night.  Please e-mail if you are willing to pitch in with set-up, clean-up or during the event.  All volunteers will get 1 free raffle ticket to enter for one of the great prizes available that night!!

SQUARE 1 is here!! Please submit orders BY MARCH 30th for free shipping!!! 
Midland students have brought home their personalized Square 1 art catalog along with their free sheet of stickers.  This is a great way to capture your child’s art, a fun gift choice for family and friends and a great way to raise money for enrichment programs at Midland!  Please submit orders BY MARCH 30th for free shipping!!!  Please contact the MEF at with any questions. 
Bongiorno’s Restaurant Night
Join us at Bongiorno’s for pizza on Tuesday March 28th.  Bongiorno’s is run by a Midland Family that are consistent supporters of the MEF.  See the attached flyer and stop by to dine in or take out.  20% of the proceeds benefit Midland students!!
DID YOU KNOW:  The MEF recently funded CPR training for 20 Midland staff members.  The foundation also committed to funding for the school choir and the library?  Help us continue to enrich the education and school experience for our kids. 

Let us know if you, or someone you know, are interested in volunteering at an event, helping set up an after school programs or are looking for a part time opportunity as an enrichment teacher.  Contact us at
PLEASE NOTE:  The Rummage sale that was planned for April 22nd has been cancelled.
About the Foundation
The Foundation is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which raises funds to support the educational goals at Midland Elementary.  The board is made up of parent volunteers who work closely with faculty, staff, and the Midland parent community.

Our Mission
The Foundation is dedicated to the Children at Midland Elementary School. The Foundation is committed to the children’s welfare through providing additional financial assistance, improved educational opportunities, increased parent and teacher support and community investment and participation.

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Ways You Can Help
Shop: Click and bookmark the Amazon link below to do your shopping. The first time you use Amazon Smile search for “Midland Educational Foundation Poway” and select as your default charity.  Amazon will donate a percentage of eligible sales directly to the Midland Educational Foundation.  Bookmark this link and use it every time you shop.

Donate directly using the PayPal link below. You can donate using your credit card or from your PayPal account.  Our PayPal donation email address is

Volunteer:  We are always looking for volunteers.  If you have a little bit of time to help out, have a special skill or trade, or just looking to find out more on how you can help please email our president
Contact the Board
President Koleen Eisele
Secretary Sara Alsop
Treasurer Holly Frisque
Fundraising Jennifer Carlsen
  Cathleen Post
  Wendi Jestand
Programs Erin Bethge
  Sandro Magana
Communications Lindsay Webdell
  Gigi Lenz
Teacher liaison Miranda Davis
PTA liaison Sarah Whitehead
Bilingual liaisons Marai Taylor
  Sandra Cedillo
Principal Sidia Martinez
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