2014-15 Grant Recipients

Mini-Grant Recipients


$750 grant / $750 grant (2 grants)    Cruising Through Chromebooks in 2nd Grade
Katie Marshall‐Bishop and  Morgan Kraus
Bartley Elementary
Adding three chromebooks moved the class to a 2:1 access ratio for using this technology for activities such as researching, writing, and instant feedback.

$500    Busy Bees
Teresa Alison
Bartley Elementary
A continuation of a program designed to reduce the amount of bullying behavior exhibited by 2nd and 3rd grade girls and teach relationships, self‐image and personal strengths.

$500    R.A.I.L.S. Club
Juanita Heider
Bush Elementary
This allows low‐achieving students to choose on‐level books to read, check out and take home.  Books are discussed and reading logs kept.

$500    I’m a 21st Century Learner!
Casey Echelmeier
McIntire Elementary
This program for 4th grade students develops skills in Web 2.0 tools using Minecraft for Education and GoAnimate which  foster critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and connectivity.

$500     McIntire’s 5th Grade Hornet Ambassadors: Leading for the Future
Beth Houf, Billy Cannon and Courtney Blackwell
McIntire School
A collaborative program among 5th grade students, faculty and staff, and the community providing leadership development through leading by example.

$500    FMS Broadcasting Club
Jan Bailey
Fulton Middle School
Supports the work of FMS Broadcasting Club in their video and radio coverage of FMS activities as well as other programming needs.

$1000     Fulton Mugs Coffee Shop
Amy Jolly
Fulton Middle School
FMS special education students run a coffee shop 3 days a week and complete learning objectives 2 days a week, learning life skills to transition to post‐secondary life.