2010-11 Grant Winners

Educators in Unit 5 and District 87 submitted 65 applications requesting a total of $67,139. The Foundation awarded $27,919 toward 37 projects. Since 1992, $339,071 has been awarded to support 497 projects.

Elementary Schools

Benjamin

Jennifer Gibson – $460 – Improving Communication Skills Through Podcasts

Abigail Gerike – $150 – Can You Hear What I Hear?

Fox Creek

Amy Schumacher – $1,000 – Know Language, No Limits!

Amy Schumacher – $800 – Sharing Our Voices with NewsMaker

Amy Schumacher – $300 – EcSTATIC about this SHOCKING Experience

Amy Schumacher – $300 – Building Confidence…Yes, we sCAN!

Amy Schumacher – $300 – A Zillion Ways to Play Math!

Oakdale

Sara Stickling – $897 – Filter Out My Worries

Sara Stickling – $229 – A Place to Land

Oakland

Mary Kay Scharf, Katie Carter, Anita Kirk, Jessica Ryder, Amy Oberts, Dawn Conroy, Diane Brandt-Johnson, Laura Bass, Teri Merna, Amy Alfeo – $998 – Building a Bucket-Filling School

Katie Carter – $400 – “Picture This”

Prairieland

Marylynn Meredith, Nathan Ford – $1,436 – Developing Art Through Social Issues Across Time

Deb Foster – $300 – SMART Slate

Kathryn E. Kalina – $300 – Green Screen to Motivate Literacy

Sheridan

Kristi Sutter – $1,180 – Getting Students to “Flip” Over Story Elements

Stevenson, Sheridan, Bent, Irving

Lisa Clover – $1,070 – Attention Please!

Stevenson

Erin O’Grady – $191 – Shh, I’m learning!

Carolynne Scott – $240 – Paperless and Powerful!

Towanda

Susan Steinbach – $300 – Video Cameras Enhancing Activities in the Classroom

Washington

Judy Szabo – $897 – We.Fit.In Club

Jamie Wolfe, Colleen Rowsey, Beth Eble – $464 – Kid ABILITY: Teaching Disability Awareness in the Classroom

Susan Anderson – $150 – Magnificent Math

Joint Project between Unit 5 and District 87 Elementary Schools

Benjamin/Oakland

Mary Aper, Tena Sprau, Tracie Ghrist, Jackie Sappington Teri Merna, others – $1,730 – “Red Carpet Interview”

Junior High / Middle Schools

BJHS

Kathleen Irvin, Michelle Sapp – $1,219 – Will Power!

Kathleen Irvin – $290 – Stuck in the Middle

Michelle Sapp – $285 – Game On!

Michelle Sapp – $284 – Buddy Up For Reading

Michelle Sapp – $110 – Spotlight on Literary Elements

CJHS

Lisa Galliart – $3,645 – Learn About the Ancient World in 3-D!!

KJHS, CJHS, PJHS

Jennifer Ritchason – $2,000 – The Future is at Your Finger Tips With Just One Simple Click!

PJHS

Rexie Lanier, Courtney Knowles – $1,500 – Extreme Classroom Library Makeovers

High Schools

BHS

Rebecca Frangella – $300 – Story Time Show and Tell

NCHS

Kevin J. Suess – $2, 000 – EarthCaching our Local Land Use Issues

Janine Palma – $750 – Homework Helper

Michelle Byers, Patricia Fitzgerald – $300 – ALP SALSA Garden

NCWHS

Kevin Enderlin, Tom Parton, Olivia Newbold – $850 – Developing Greenhouse Employability Skills in Students With Cognitive Impairments

Barb Bush – $294 – The Inside Scoop