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Geneva School of Boerne is continually seeking ways to actively involve the parents, siblings, and grandparents of students in the programs and activities of the school.

The Parents' Corner includes links to the school's weekly communications (such as iFYI and WAGs) as well as order forms (lunch, Booster Club items, etc.) and schedules.

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The Benefit and Capital Campaign

Two years ago, we conducted a soft launch of our current capital campaign with information we sent prior to the 2014 Benefit program.  In the letter, we presented the goals of the campaign as well as answered questions related to debt and how big Geneva will get.  Dollars raised that year served as “seed money” for the campaign and helped us conduct the formal launch that fall.  Throughout that fall of 2014, we held dessert gatherings in family homes and presented the campaign in more detail.  Specifically, we discussed the three construction phases to the campaign:

  • Phase 1 – build a portion of the permanent Grammar School campus, the Grammar School administration building and additional Rhetoric School classrooms;
  • Phase 2 – build the rest of the permanent Grammar School campus; and,
  • Phase 3 – build the dining hall, library and main administration building.

The campaign was divided into three phases due to the construction timeline.  We conclude Phase 1 this summer with the completion of the current construction on the Grammar campus.  The project is fully funded with an additional $420,000 available for Phase 2.  Phase 2 construction will commence once we have $3.6 million in gifts and pledges.  This year’s Benefit program proceeds will go toward Phase 2 as well as address a few campus improvements this summer related to safety and repair work.

For many Geneva parents (myself included), we made a three-year pledge to the campaign in 2014 and are now about halfway through completing it.  We know that requests for donations to the campaign such as we will make at this year’s Benefit can seem out of place for those who are fulfilling such pledges.  It is not our desire to make anyone feel uncomfortable.  Rather, we make the need known so that those not currently participating in the campaign can do so as well as keep informed those who made a one-time gift.  We hope that everyone who benefits from this education will participate in the campaign.

Please join us next weekend for our Benefit programs as we push to fund Phase 2.  May the weekend be a joyous celebration of this school year and an expression of the thankfulness we have for this place as well as our desire to support its important work for generations to come.

Brad Ryden

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