Torrey Pines Elementary goes online with holiday auction

This year, to raise educational funds for Torrey Pines Elementary School, committee members are trying something new — an eBay-style auction of goods and services items that have been donated by merchants and businesses.

Traditionally the TPES Foundation has held a spring gala with an auction of student art and teacher’s outings as well as a silent auction. This year, they’re still planning the spring event but moved the silent auction online, said Renee Kenagy, foundation president.

Proceeds will fund class size reduction, the literacy writing program, PE, music and art programs.

Kenagy said items worth more than $100,000 have been donated, ranging from toys and spa packages to jewelry and getaways.
To see the item descriptions, visitors need to sign in and create an account. Once logged in, they can even create a “wish list.” Go to www.torreypineselementary.org and click on holiday online auction.

Purchased items will be available for pick up from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at the school’s front desk.

Related posts:

  1. Torrey Pines Elementary School brings the Renaissance to life on Sunday
  2. School trustees consider new policy for on-campus recruiters
  3. Padres’ Adrian Gonzalez pays visit to Bird Rock school
  4. Gillispie School students get an unexpected science lesson
  5. La Jolla Elementary School students go for fun

Short URL: http://www.lajollalight.com/?p=6248

Posted by Kathy Day on Nov 16, 2010. Filed under Featured Story, Schools. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

RSS North Coastal News

  • Man pleads guilty in fatal Del Mar hit-and-run case April 17, 2014
    A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty April 16 to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation. Christopher ``Chip’’ Stockmeyer, 41, faces between nine and 15 years in prison when he is sentenced June 20 for the March 28 death of Rachel Morrison. […]
  • Del Mar Powerhouse 10U Champions April 17, 2014
    The Del Mar Powerhouse 10U team played two pool play games and two elimination games to go undefeated in the Triple Crown Sports San Diego Open and win the Division 1 Championship. The boys showed great determination and fight to come away victorious in elimination play and battle for the win with a one-run margin of victory for both semi-final and champions […]
  • Canyon Crest girls crack top three at Arcadia, set new school record April 17, 2014
    Several young women runners from Carmel Valley high schools raced well in the Arcadia Invitational on April 11-12 in Los Angeles. Arcadia is considered to be one of the most competitive high school track and field meets in the country, drawing both national and international athletes to compete. […]