The following programs have been funded since 2008:


  • Student Needs Funds for both principals
  • Digitalization of RHS Annuals
  • Raymond Elementary Library
  • Raymond High School Associated Student Body
  • Raymond Elementary School T-shirts for students and staff
  • Knowledge Bowl Luncheon for Junior High knowledge Bowl Team


  • Raymond High School Principal Needy Student
  • Raymond Elementary Principal Needy Student
  • Three year old Preschool Farming Adventure
  • Four year old Preschool Farming Adventure
  • Music Appreciation class to an Electronic Music Event
  • Juniors to the Holocaust Center for Humanity
  • College Prep English class to performance of Troilus & Cressida
  • Pre College Prep English class to performance of Macbeth
  • English Language Arts class to performance of The Rivals
  • Leadership class Zipline Adventure
  • Technology Club Paul Allen School of Computer Science and Wings Over Washington Trip
  • GLSEN Youth Conference
  • Band Students participation in Pacific Lutheran University Honor Band
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Conference for Girls
  • Leadership Class Culinary/Team Building Skills Day
  • Business Week for Juniors
  • Additions: 3rd Grade Students field trip to Mt. St. Helens Johnston Ridge Observatory
  • Art Students visit to the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle
  • Art Students visit to the Seattle Art Museum
  • Band Members participation in the Southwest Washington Massed Band Festival
  • 2nd Grade Students field trip to Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
  • Raymond Middle School and High School Band Members to Band Contest
  • Raymond High School Math Team to Math Regionals
  • RHS Basketball Team to Central Washington Boys’ Basketball Camp/College Experience
  • RHS Students to Jostens Leadership Conference
  • RHS Students to Bloom 365 Peer Advocate Academy
  • Additional Needy Student Funds
  • Raymond Elementary Library
  • Teacher Technology for Distance Learning
  • Senior Honor Roll Awards
  • Raymond School District Lunch Program Treats
  • Eighth Grade Promotion Celebration

Please note: Some awards were not able to be used due to COVID-19; the funds will be available for grant requests next year


  • High School Principal Student Needs
  • Elementary School Principal Student Needs
  • Pre-school class trips to Pumpkin Farm
  • Business Week for juniors
  • Theater Design Class to see Aladdin in Portland
  • Music Appreciation Class to the Museum of Pop Culture
  • Raymond Elementary Playground Shed Project
  • Junior High Knowledge Bowl Teams to competitions
  • English Class to Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well
  • ELH Language Class trip to Holocaust Center for Humanity
  • Band Students to Honor Band at Pacific Lutheran University
  • Technology Club visit to the Live Computer Museum
  • 4th Grade visit to the Pacific Science Center
  • Middle School Band trip to Band Festival/Competition event
  • STEM Science Conference for Girls
  • GLSEN Youth Leadership Conference
  • Band Festival and Competition
  • Visiting Artist Leather Journal Class
  • State Math Competition
  • Band trip to Long Beach, WA to perform during Loyalty Day festivities
  • Band trip to Leavenworth, WA to perform (including payment for meals)
  • RHS drama class trip to a performance at the Bishop Center
  • Kindergarten trip to Hands On Children’s Museum in Olympia
  • UCA Cheer Camp for football, basketball and J V basketball cheerleaders
  • RHS Music Program microphones


  • High School Principal Student Needs
  • Elementary School Principal Student Needs
  • Choir students to attend The Phantom of the Opera and Wicked
  • Preschool Classes field trips for Farming Adventure
  • Elementary Library
  • Humanities Class to attend pottery workshop to tie in with Greek Studies
  • Nominated Band students to participate in Pacific Lutheran University Honor Band
  • Junior High Knowledge Bowl teams to attend competitions
  • Pitching machine and balls for the RHS Fast-pitch Program
  • Tickets for 6th-graders to see a performance of ELF in Seattle
  • Junior High Knowledge Bowl
  • RHS band trip to Disneyland/California
  • Leadership Conference for ASB officers, class officers and nominated students
  • Business Week
  • Science, Technology and Math Conference for Girls
  • 2nd and 3rd Grade trip to Zaniac Comedy Show
  • RHS Math Team Competition
  • Junior High and High School Band Band Festivals attendance
  • 4th-grade Pacific Science Center trip
  • Leadership Conference, Washington chapter of GLSEN
  • Kindergarten trip to Children’s Hands-on Museum
  • 6th Grade Miss Manners Luncheon
  • Cheer Camp for Raymond Cheerleaders

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  • Elementary Principal—Fund for Student Needs
  • High School Principal—Fund for Student Needs
  • First Grade—Trip to Pumpkin Farm
  • Pre-school—Farm Adventure Trip
  • Sixth Grade—Salmon Life Cycle trip to Forks Creek Hatchery
  • Marine Biology—Class trip to Point Defiance Zoo/Aquarium
  • High School Choir—Finding Neverland Musical Theater Performance
  • Leadership Class—High Life Adventure Experience
  • Middle School—Knowledge Bowl Competition
  • Math Team—Competitions at Regional and State levels
  • Math/Science—Girls’ Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Conference
  • Middle School and High School—Band Contests and Mass Band Festival
  • Math Club—Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Camp-In Experience
  • Equality Club—Washington State’s Youth Leadership Conference
  • Second Grade—Steam Train Ride
  • Fourth Grade—Pacific Science Center Trip
  • Cheerleaders—UCA Cheer Camp

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  • Principal “Needy Student” Funds
  • RHS Band trip to Disneyland (2 grants)
  • Preschool Family Activity Night
  • RHS Band Dallas Brass Music Event
  • Visiting Artist
  • RHS Math Team Regional and State Competitions
  • REAL Club Trip to Seattle
  • Raymond Junior High Band Competition
  • RHS Band Competition
  • Raymond Junior High Math Olympiad
  • 2nd-grade Science Field Trip (riding the steam train)
  • 1st-grade Flexible Learning Opportunity Classrooms
  • 4th-grade Field Trip to Pacific Science Center
  • RHS Football program: Riddell helmets with Insight Signal Programming
  • Raymond Junior High: trip to IFLY for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)
  • Raymond Elementary Library: Ruth Baker Library Fund grant

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  • 1st grade pumpkin patch
  • Elementary & Jr- Sr High Principals Fund
  • Pottery class for humanities class
  • Kindergarten pumpkin patch
  • Bullying/Education Interactive Assembly
  • 6th grade trip to 5th Avenue Theatre
  • Business Week for high school jr’s
  • Jr & Sr High massed band festivals
  • Humanities class trip to Pacific Science Center Pompeii exhibit
  • 4th grade class trip to Pacific Science Center
  • Jr High Math Team State Competition
  • 3rd grade class trip to NW Trek
  • Visiting artist to art class

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  • Raymond Elementary Principal Fund
  • Raymond Junior-Senior High Principal Fund
  • Raymond Elementary Library Ruth Baker Fund
  • Wayne Callender Power Point system for reading comprehension
  • Wayne Callender Power Point system for math problem solving
  • Pumpkin Patch field trip
  • Students attending performance of Oliver in Seattle
  • Students traveling to BioQuest and The Gates Foundation Visitors Center
  • Junior High band attending musical festival
  • Raymond High School Band participating in competition and music festival
  • Visiting Artist for leather journal project
  • Students attending math competition

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  • 6th Grade trip to “Elf” at 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle
  • Athletic Program
  • College Bound Shirts
  • King Tut Field Trip for Junior High
  • Needy Student Fund
  • Ruth Baker Library Fund
  • Zumba
  • Senior Testing Fees
  • Math Olympiad
  • 3rd Grade NWTrek Field Trip
  • 1st Grade Point Defiance Zoo trip
  • SADD Retreat
  • Jewelry Class
  • Reading Smart program

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  • 3rd Grade Field Trip to NW Trek Wildlife Park
  • 7th & 8th Grade Field Trip to Mount St. Helens
  • Bass Drum
  • College Bound Program
  • Drama Performance
  • Field Trip to Lady Washington
  • High School Volley Ball Team to Seattle
  • Kindergarten Field Trip to Beach
  • Math Olympiad
  • Needy Student Fund
  • Pep Band Jackets
  • Pumpkin Patch Field Trip
  • Ruth Baker Library Fund
  • Track & Field Storage Building

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  • ASB Leadership Camp
  • Drama Trip
  • High School Athletic Program
  • History Class Field Trip
  • Needy Student Fund
  • NW Trek Wildlife Park
  • Ruth Baker  Library Fund

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7th & 8th Grade Field Trips

  • Acer Aspire Competition
  • Art Museum Trip
  • Author Visit
  • Auto Shop Manuals
  • Disney Nature
  • Drama Class Attends Annie Performance
  • Kindergarten Learning Centers
  • KOMO 4 Weather Education Day
  • Library
  • Needy Student Fund
  • Newspaper Challenge
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
  • Purchase of Seagull Mascot
  • Read Right
  • Read Right MP3 Players
  • Seattle Mariners

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  • 1st grade laptop
  • 2nd grade Read Right books
  • 3 kindergarten learning centers
  • 4th grade News Bowl
  • 5th grade writing supplies
  • Art supplies for jewelry class
  • ASB Officer Training Retreat
  • Cheerleader camp
  • Cheerleader game boxes
  • Drama class attendance to production of Disney’s Lion King
  • Elementary library book purchases
  • Elementary principal’s fund
  • Materials for alternative education in business, medical and science
  • Sammy Seagull mascot uniform
  • Science videos for elementary
  • Supplies for high school math class

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