First Round of PTA Grants

It is time to announce the recipients of our first round of PTA Grants for this school year. We had many grants to choose from and could only award those that fit within our budget and the PTA Executive Board voted on. We appreciate all the staff who took the time to apply for these grants and we are very thankful that fundraising allows us to fund as many as we can. The four winning grants are below!

Ms. Howell was awarded the grant “Operation School Camera.” She saw the need for a school camera to document all of the fun Experience Weeks, take pictures for the yearbook, and all the other picture worthy moments at school. Congratulations and Thank You Ms. Howell!

Mrs. Perkins was awarded the grant “Tempera Paint.” She applied for this grant so her students in her classes could have paints to help with their fine motor skills and creativity. Congratulations and Thank You Mrs. Perkins!

Coach Bivin wrote a grant on behalf of the school “Cleaner School.” She saw the need for more Electrostatic Sprayers to help sanitize the school more quickly and to allow more people access to these cleaning devices. We are very thankful that so many at the school will now be able to utilize this resource, Thank you so much Coach Bivin for applying for this grant!

Mrs. Shipley was awarded the grant “Document Camera.” She applied for this grant to help with the connectivity issues the internet sometimes poses so both in-person and remote students can easily see the the Smart Board in her classroom. Congratulations and Thank you Mrs. Shipley!

Spring Grants Awarded

Do you ever wonder how the PTA money that is raised is actually put into action? Funding Teacher Grants is just one of the many important line items in our budget. Each grant cycle (Fall, Winter, Spring) we award approximately $2,000 in grant money. Teachers and staff submit grant applications with a maximum request of $500, and the PTA Executive Board reviews the applications with a goal of funding as many projects as possible within the allotted budget. This cycle, we were able to award $2,034 in grant money! Congratulations to our Spring Grant Recipients!

Cynnara Bivin, PE – Field Day/Replacement Equipment

Francisco Cepeda, Counselor – Beautify the SLE Garden

Amy Hisel, Second Grade – Magnets: A Sticky Situation

Donna Morgan, Fifth Grade – Flexible Seating

Becky Sporrer, Librarian – Summer Reading

Sheri Thompson, Kindergarten – Super Magnet Lab Kits

 

Winter Grants Awarded

Do you ever wonder how the PTA money that is raised is actually put into action? Funding Teacher Grants is just one of the many important line items in our budget. Each grant cycle (Fall, Winter, Spring) we award up to $2,000 in grant money. Teachers and staff submit grant applications with a maximum request of $500, and the PTA Executive Board reviews the applications with a goal of funding as many projects as possible within the allotted budget. This cycle, we were able to award grants for all of the applications received! 

Becky Sporrer – Explicit Vocabulary in Color!
Francisco Cepeda – Shooting Stars Make a Difference
Marlee Walkup/First Grade – Books to Build Relationships & Vocabulary
Tovah Rasoi/Second Grade- Nonfiction News