Grants for 2010

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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Investigating Environmental Science and Field Biology

Amount: $1,149 | Year: 2010 | School:

Environmental Science is an elective for juniors and seniors and has been modifying its approach to teaching science.  The result has been a class that is more inquiry based and field oriented. Materials needed are soil, water and forest testing equipment. The goals are to increase the technological skills of the students and bring a […]

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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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Violin/Viola Doubling Project

Amount: $360 | Year: 2010 | School:

The purpose of this grant is to improve the overall quality of the Middle School Orchestra by balancing out instrumentation. The goal is to recruit students willing to double on viola and violin and provide instruments and additional lesson times if needed. This will serve to improve the overall balance of the orchestra and foster […]

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SMART Response Interactive Response System

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

The purpose of this grant is to enhance existing SMART Board technology within the middle school. Students are each assigned a remote which they can use to submit answers to prompts and questions presented on the SMART Board. The system can be used for pre-reading, prewriting, anticipatory sets and formal assessments. The most beneficial aspect […]

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