Grants in Action

Courtyard Greenhouse

Amount: $8,249 | Year: 2011 | School: ,

The installation of a 10’ by 16’ greenhouse, in the flagstone section of the Middle School courtyard will provide a variety of authentic, real life educational experiences and learning possibilities for several courses and clubs. Some uses include: Middle school science students will conduct a variety of hands-on student centered investigations based on scientific inquiry.  […]

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Desktop Publishing Using Adobe Indesign

Amount: $1,400 | Year: 2010 | School:

The literary magazine club, Miscellanea is an ongoing extracurricular activity that produces a yearly publication which is distributed to the high school students each spring.  The use of a laptop with new page-making software will bring the designing of the magazine into the 21st century and also will enable more students to work on the […]

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Screenflex Portable Partition

Amount: $1,600 | Year: 2010 | School: ,

This grant provided a safe, flexible and effective means to divide space in the library for increasingly frequent professional development workshops, class presentations and guest lectures in the electronic classroom area. The portable partition will be used for Teen Arts, the International Festival, large group testing, and other needs for either segregated or flexible display […]

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NPTV on the Road

Amount: $4,343 | Year: 2010 | School:

The goal of this project is to provide opportunities for students to create professional videos for the School District and Borough outside of the television studio setting.  Presently, single camera videotaping is used to cover sporting events, school plays, High School and Middle School graduations, BOE and Council Candidates events, special assemblies and class presentations. […]

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The World’s A Stage

Amount: $7,010 | Year: 2010 | School: ,

Three times a year, New Providence thespians provide a microcosm of the world’s beauty and tragedy on the high school stage in productions that range from standard drama and musical theater to experimental theater and coffee house improvisation. What these events have in common are student/staff dedication and the need for equipment to enhance the theatrical aspect of these productions. This grant […]

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