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January-February 2021 UPDATE

Giving Tuesday helps fund 57 Virtual Field Trip Xperiences!

We’re delighted to announce that 57 more Virtual Field Trip Xperiences will be granted to San Diego K-12 school teachers and their students with help from our passionate community to bring the arts and science venues to the classroom and distance learning.  The Giving Tuesday campaign was helped with a $10,000 matching grant in memory of Rana Elizabeth Rives and Betty Rives Mckeehan, both wonderful teachers and the grandmother and mother of Mrs. Laura Peña, also a retired teacher from the Encinitas Union School District.  MANY, MANY THANKS to these wonderful teachers!
Nothing would make these ladies happier than for all you teachers to apply today
for your Virtual Field Trip XperienceHelp provide more ABX grants by donating today.
MUFG Union Bank Foundation Awards $5,000
to ABX Programs!
MUFG Union Bank Foundation is sponsoring 15 Virtual Field Trip Xperiences offered by ABX.  “We’re extremely delighted to add ArtsBusXpress to our list of beneficiaries dedicated to the well being of our K-12 students and teachers,” said Foundation Vice President JR Raines.  “These students are future leaders and we must do all we can to continue to inspire them to appreciate the arts and sciences while navigating through these unique times. ArtsBusXpress does just that! I hope others will join us in this endeavor.”  ABX extends a “hearty” thank you! 

K-6 Grade Students Take a Virtual Ride on a Space Ship

Learning Choice Academy Students enjoy virtual spaceflight
Ready for launch? Learning Choice Academy Students immersed themselves in the history of human spaceflight through the Museum’s newest exhibit, SPACE: Our Greatest Adventure.  Students recreated historic space experiments and were challenged to engineer a landing system to protect cargo being sent to the moon, using materials from around their houses.  “San Diego Air and Space educators did a great job.  Our students were fully engaged and participating with the engineering challenges and Q & A.”  Ms. Olmeda, K-6, The Learning Choice Academy. 

Ms. Rivera’s and Ms. Moore’s Classes Swim with the Seals!

Ms. Rivera’s class from the Innovations Academy took a virtual field trip to see amazing Hunters of the Kelp Forest off the coast of Mexico’s Guadalupe Island presented by the Walter Munk Foundation for the Oceans. Check out this field trip snapshot!

Thank you to our 2020-2021 Donor Community!

Karen Bidgood
Donna Burtch
Casa Aldea - UTC Village
Bret Cleveland
Jennifer Cooluris
Mary & Paul Croft
Jeri & Eric Denniston
Jenna Smith Doherty
Brian Driscoll
Teresa and Mario Eyzaguirre, M.D.
Exclusive Wall Coverings                
Barbara Fitzsimmons
Karen Gerstoft
Dr. Irma Gigli
Michelle & Ted Gilmore
Rolf and Carol Haas
Mary Ann Miller & Mark B. Horton, M.D.
Camilla Ingram
Louise and Harv Kaufmann
Kathleen Kramer
La Jolla Club of  Kiwanis
Linda Brandes Foundation
Mimi Lee
Caryl Lees-Witte
Ryan & Ginny Gould Luecke
Jay McCabe
Morgan Stanley
Karen Morikawa
MUFG Union Bank Foundation 

Mary Munk
Mary Ann Miller and Mark B. Horton, M.D.          
Catherine and Robert Palmer
Ted & Laura Peña

Rana Rives and Betty McKeehan 
Anne Rosser
Scott A. & Elizabeth V. Christensen Foundation   
Blossom Sanger, M.D.
Tracy Shaw
Judy Berman Silbert & John Silbert, M.D.
Patty & David Smith
Dolores & Rodney Smith
Carol Spong
Kathleen Stoughton
Sharon  Strong
The Rice Family Foundation        
The Visio Group
Torrey Pines Kiwanis  Foundation   
Adam Troc
Albert & Armi Williams


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