The following teachers were awarded grants this spring. Congratulations to:
Deanna Allen – Lincoln Middle School. $956.00 for “Increasing Student Literacy Rates Using Flipped Classroom Model Approach” – technology for her classroom to utilize the Flipped Classroom Model.
Christina Mitchell – Pike High School. $2,000.00 for “Bring the Lorax to the Outdoor Lab” for supplies for the outdoor lab at PHS.
Brandon Kepley – New Augusta North Middle School. $1,500.00 for “NAPA North Going Green” for a green screen for the morning newscast.
Aaron Botsford and Mary Nguyen – College Park Elementary. $440.00 for “The One and Only Ivan Goes Wild” for funds to take the first grade to the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in conjunction with the book “The One and Only Ivan”.
Stacy Schurtz – New Augusta North Middle School. $959.88 for “Building STEM Students Through Building Robots” for more parts for her robotics club.
Gabrielle Ingram – Guion Creek Middle School. $2,000 for “Gizmos Science Solutions” for subscriptions to online science programs.
Norman Foote – Eagle Creek Elementary. $308.91 for “Turn Up Your Radio” for more radios to increase student safety.
Peggy Owens – Snacks Crossing Elementary. $750.00 for “Treasures for our Little Gems” to pay for all Snacks Crossing teachers to register to shop at Teachers’ Treasures.
Kelly Miller and Breck Mosley at Central Elementary. $2,000.00 for “Connecting While Communicating” to purchase communication technology for their Lifeskills classroom.
Ella Hereth at Guion Creek Middle School. $411.64 for “Increase Learning for Students who Struggle to Stay Still” to purchase furniture for her classroom.
Mari Swayne at Pike High School. $2,500.00 for “Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s High Demand, High Wage Jobs” to help offset the cost of classes in the Career Center.
Pamela Breedlove at New Augusta South Elementary. $219.07 for “Junior Entomologist” to purchase bugs for her classroom to study.