Our Grants

“Greatest Hits” Author Kits: Cedar Ridge Elementary

Author study boxes introduce students to a wide variety of current children’s authors. Classrooms shsare the kits containing several book titles, related materials and enrichment ideas.

Grant Funds Requested: $3,700

The Anti-Bully Club

Shephard Boulevard Creek Elementary – Students learn to identify bullying characteristics and behaviors and explore strategies that are helpful to both the bully and victim in resolving their conflicts in a positive manner.

Grant Funds Requested: $918

Smart Board with Data/Video Projector

Gentry Middle School – The SMART Board functions as a fully interactive computer interface for whole class use, allowing students and teachers to use the touch-sensitive surface to open and control PC applications.

Grant Funds Requested: $3,567

Non-Fiction Inquiry Kits

Mill Creek Elementary – Non-fiction inquiry kits expand instruction of language arts, science, and social studies.

Grant Funds Requested: $4,000

Non-Fiction Genre Study Kits

Parkade Elementary – Non-fiction books and materials enhance learning in reading, writing, and science.

Grant Funds Requested: $4,000

Digital Technology School-Based Business

Douglass High – Technology equipment and software enhance learning, and seed money started a school-based business focusing on training in marketing, accounting, public relations, and design.

Grant Funds Requested: $4,086

TI-83 Graphic Calculators

7th grade at Lange Middle School – The use of graphing calculators will provide students with additional technological experiences which will expand and enrich their mathematical backgrounds in preparation for junior high school.

Grant Funds Requested: $2,450

Reading with Character

Fairview Elementary – This integrated unit links literature with character education. Children will have opportunities to read, share and respond to quality literature in school and home environments which focus on a monthly character theme such as friendship or respect.

Grant Funds Requested: $1,600

Expository Expedition

Field Elementary. Third grade students who are reading at various levels will have the opportunity to select appropriate reading materials from this collection of science books and magazines.

Grant Funds Requested: $1,600

Rub A Dub Dub – Reading in a Tub

Midway Heights Elementary – Author book sets can provide children in all grades and at all reading leels with the opportunity to be immersed in enriching literature guided by appropriate instruction.

Grant Funds Requested: $5,015
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