​      ​Enhance

  • Project Based learning initiatives
  • Educational Speakers
  • Leadership Courses
  • Robotics Workshops
  • Offsite Field Analytics


Mars Planet Foundation facilitates the management, selection process and awarding of scholarships.  We host the Annual Academic Banquet where we recognize the outstanding Juniors and Seniors of the Mars Area School District

Mars Planet Foundation

Enrich. Enhance. Support.


Mars Planet Foundation helps to provide unique educationalopportunities that are not part of the current curriculum. With Teaching  Grants students are able to maximize learning initiatives.

Approved Grants

November - 2016

The Mars Planet Foundation Board has approved a Teaching Enrichment Grant to the Primary School's Librarian - Adrianne Vandevort. The grant is for her Read Across America Week activities which will greatly benefit and enhance all of the 450 students at the Primary Center.

October - 2016

The Mars Planet Foundation has approved a Teaching Grant to Samantha Flanhofer to create a store in the high school that will sell Mars apparel and other branded items.  The goal is to have The Space Shop become a stand alone entity that will eventually serve the district.

The Space Shop should be open after Thanksgiving.