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2011 GRANTS AWARDED

The 2011 Grants awarded:

Mathematics- Fast Math, Fraction Nation and SMI programs funded for $24,449. The programs support mathematics in at West Boulevard and Smithton Middle School.  Projected students supported = 1,346.

Fine Arts- Smart Boards funded for $23,371.Smart boards for Hickman High School music rooms, Rock Bridge High School Piano lab, Jefferson Junior High School art room, Oakland Junior High School music and art rooms, West Junior High School art rooms, Gentry Middle School orchestra room, Lange Middle School band room, and Smithton Middle School art room.  Projected students supported – 1,934.

Practical Arts/Science – STEM Kits- Funding for Engineering is Elementary for $9,472. The program supports K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning that connects with literacy and social studies.  Projected students supported in pilot phase = 244 students from Benton Elementary.  Potential to support up to 8,000 students if adopted District Wide.

Science Camp for 7th  Grade- Funding for sustainable materials supporting the District-wide Science Camp for $5,634. The program is in partnership with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Projected students supported = 700.

This year’s grant total of $62,926 is the highest grant total yet in the Foundation’s History.

Congratulations to the 2011 CPSF Grant Recipients!

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