2011-12 Grants

Beyond the Books Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011-2012 grant awards. There were a total of 76 applications submitted from District 87 and Unit 5 Schools. Of these, 45 were selected for funding. The total amount of all grants awarded was $27,495.

Check out photos from this year’s Beyond the Box Grant winner!

Elementary Schools

Benjamin

Angela Hatfield, Jennifer Gibson – $575 – Broadcasting Leaders

Brigham

Linda Kitterman – $300 – Can Do! Science

Fairview

Lisa O’Dell, Julia Laudeman, Mary Renollet – $1,875 – Picture Perfect Mini-Lessons

Mary Renollet, Erin Olson – $1,431 – Reaching ALL readers across the genres

Fox Creek

Stephanie Banks – $300 – Exercise Balls Equal Engaged Learners

Stephanie Banks – $300 – Cutting the Wires that Bind Us

Nicole Henderson – $1,839 – Ready, Set, Click!!

Amy Schumacher – $750 – ExerLearning Lab: Wii Like to Learn & Move It!

Amy Schumacher – $300 – Teaching Math with a TWIST

Glenn/Fairview

Colleen Moore – $265 – Nutrition Games

Hoose

Christa Hoder – $1,000 – Read Away with a Playaway

Oakdale

Sara Stickling – $300 – I Need Some Space!

Oakland

Amy Oberts – $640 – Reading Never Sounded So Good

Prairieland

Sonya Cail – $887 – iPad for Speech and Language Learners

Carol Johnson – $300 – “Flashy” Flash Cards

Prairieland/Sugar Creek

Marylynn Meredith, Nathan Ford – $1,054 – What do I want to be when I grow up: A look at various art careers

Sheridan

Kristi Sutter – $575 – It’s In the Bag

Stevenson

Christine Baldwin – $226 – Stamp it in, Stamp it on, Stamp it out!

Lisa Clover – $300 – Wii Can Too!

Katharine Corley – $300 – tap…jingle…ding…Did you HEAR the sounds in that word??

Katharine Corley, Eric O’Grady – $300 – Cooperative Exploration is for EVERY Child Here

Monica Estabrook – $2,000 – Welcome to the Art Studio

Carolynne Scott – $298 – Literacy Tutor at Your Finger Tips

Carolynne Scott – $195 – Terrific Technology Teaching Tools and Treasures

Sugar Creek

Tara Bennett – $283 – Parents as Partners in Early Literacy Development

Tara Bennett, Tracy Hitchins – $300 – Light It Up With Science!

Tracy Hitchins – $278 – Hands-On Literacy and Learning

Stacey Panizo, Tara Bennett – $275 – See it, Hear it, Say it!

Karen Showalter – $588 – iPad, iPractice, iSucceed

Priscilla Steers – $220 – Rev Up Those Fine Motors!

Washington

Susan Anderson – $84 – Kicking It With Kwanzaa

Latrice Ryan – $184 – Smart Technology

Jamie Wolfe – $130 – Read for Speed!

Junior High/Middle Schools

PJHS

Courtney Knowles – $300 – Putting Audio Books in the “Ears” of Our Readers

High Schools

BHS

Rebecca Frangella – $300 – The Book Bistro

NCHS

Jeff Christopherson, Mike Roller – $300 –Glass Bending Lab

NCWHS

Trevor Chapman – $540 – iPad in the Classroom!

Berny Chiaro – $2,130 – Empowering Students Through A Program of Service Learning and Mentoring

Kevin Enderlin, Tom Parton, Olivia Newbold – $500 – Developing Greenhouse Employability Skills in Students With Cognitive Impairments

April Schermann – $2,400 – Inspiring Students to Succeed in Algebra Using Color and Connections

Beth Smith, Grace Traynor, Julie Hinman – $1,499 – Digital Gallery

Lisa A. Tomlin – $294 – What’s with the water?

Lisa A. Tomlin – $200 – F(ph)un with pH

Lisa A. Tomlin – $80 – Scanning for Success

Jerritt Williams – $300 – Video Game Design, Development and Programming