Jul 292019

The 2019/2020 school year is here! Are you looking for ways to help the Pike Township Educational Foundation while you shop?

  1. Start your shopping at Designate the Pike Township Educational Foundation as your charily, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the PTEF.
  2. Register your Kroger Plus Card: here. Use NPO code 84025
  3. Purchase an education license plate for your car – the plates cost $40 and $18.75 goes to your designated K-12 education foundation (PTEF). An additional $6.25 goes to support elementary counseling programs. These plates can be renewed online at the Indiana BMV website.
 Posted by on July 29, 2019 No Responses »
May 232019

Pike Township Educational Foundation
Class of 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Clarence C. Wood Memorial Scholarship ($1000)
Naomi Gee

Hallmark of Excellence Scholarship
Simeon Dunn ($1500)
Kylie Smith ($1000)

Maggie Harry Memorial Scholarship ($1000)
Sophia Thibault

Michael Guest Scholarship ($1000)
Janyssa Chavez

Nathaniel Jones Scholarship (1000)
Hilda Chie

Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship
Danielle Jackson ($2000)
DeTonyea Dickson ($1000)

The Plan to Succeed Scholarship ($1000)
Brenda Holguin Hernandez

Reaching for Success Scholarship
Kennedy Morgan ($2000)
Samatha Whitlock ($1000)

Richard H. Crosser Memorial Scholarship ($2000)
Grace Taylor

Shukla Family Scholarship ($10,000 as $2500/year, 4-year renewable)
Ila Roberts

Pike High School Pathway to the Future Scholarships ($1000 each)
Selected by a committee of Pike High School Staff
Taylor Dorsey
Hannah Flight
Jada Johnson
Brandon Matousek
Lawrence Mitchell, Jr.
Jonathan Sedano
Iqra Syed
Ericka William

Pike Preparatory Academy Scholarships
Selected by a committee of Pike Preparatory Academy staff
Matreya Blackmon
Yariee Moore
Le’Asha Williams
Lemuel Wright

Alumni Association Scholarships
Selected by a committee of Pike High School Alumni
Alumni Association Scholarship ($1000)
Patrick Neblett, Jr.
Honoring the Amazing Pike Educators Scholarship ($3000)
Taylor Dorsey

Our scholarships are made possible in part by the generous donations of our supporters. MSD Pike staff who participate in payroll deduction or make other financial contributions to PTEF have invested in the futures of these and future scholars.

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May 232019

This year, the PTEF awarded more than $21,000 to Pike educators for classroom supplies, innovative programs, musical instruments, study trips, and more!
Congratulations to:

  1. Drew Bradley – Lincoln Middle School – $250 for “Real World Orthotic” which will provide materials to build an orthotic for a cerebral palsy patient with his Project Lead the Way class.
  2. Chad Heck and Shelly Smith – Pike High School – $500 for “RosieCon Author Visit” which allowed PHS to host 2 authors in conjunction RosieCon.
  3. Douglas Coates – Pike Career and STEM Center – $1,500.00 to provide financial support for students needing assistance with fees associated with PHS Career and STEM Center programs.
  4. Lena Darnay – district tech specialist – $300 to provide treats for Pike teachers as they learn how to integrate new technology into their classrooms.
  5. $1,050.00 to provide all new MSD Pike hires with a 1-year membership to Teachers’ Treasures, where they can get classroom supplies at no cost.
  6. Chris Ludy – PHS – $2,019.98 to purchase VEX Robotics sets for the expansion of the VEX Robotics program at PHS.
  7. Christina Mitchell – PHS – $868.98 for “Power to Watts” which will purchase materials for her unit on energy.
  8. Amy Kamwendo – GCMS – $966 for “Literacy in Musical Theatre” to purchase scripts to “Aladdin” for their musical.
  9. Kestrel Jones – CES – $699.78 for “Happy, Healthy, Listening Ears” which will purchase headphones and earbuds for her students.
  10. Deb Hornaday – LMS – $1,825.86 for “You and Your Uke”. She will be using these funds to start a ukulele club at Lincoln.
  11. Kristin Morris – FCPA – $1,600.00 for “Wee Deliver” which will be used to start a school-wide post office.
  12. Audrey Cope – CES – $1,715 for “A World of Coding at Our Fingers” to purchase Ozbots to teach coding to students at Central.
  13. Debbie Huffine – GCMS – $5,728.62 for “Engineering Success!” which will put VEX Robotics sets in all Pike elementary and middle schools.
  14. Deborah Calhoun – PHS – $318.16 for “Mental Minds” to purchase materials to give students brain breaks during class.
  15. Norm Leonard – PHS – $716.05 for “Pike Township Fishing Club” for supplies to start a Pike Fishing Club.
  16. Aaron Burkhart – PHS – $2000 for “Purdue Partners in Music Education” which provided transportation for band students to Purdue for a day of musical workshops.
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May 062019
Honor Your Favorite Educator

It is teacher appreciation week! Think “outside the mug” when you are considering how to thank your child’s educators. Are you looking for a gift that will make a difference to students in Pike Schools? Something a little more creative than a coffee mug? Make a donation to the PTEF in honor of your favorite […]

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Mar 072019
Nominate a Champion Teacher! NOMINATIONS NOW CLOSED!

Each spring, the PTEF recognizes teachers for excellence in service to Pike Township Schools and its students through the Celebrations Teacher Awards Banquet. Guests are treated to a reception complete with door prizes. New grant recipients are announced, and PTEF honors an outstanding Pike teacher with the Champion Teacher Award. The PTEF also awards a […]

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Nov 072018

We don’t mean to brag*, but…the 2017-18 school year and PTEF fiscal year was pretty amazing! We invite you to see for yourself the difference we make when we work together! Check out our annual report! Its full of photos and stories that highlight how #PikeProud we are. To view the Pike Township Educational Foundation’s […]

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