2017-18 Grant Recipients

Mini-Grant Recipients

$500   We Like To Move It!
Kara Wilkerson
Fulton Education Center 
This grant will buy instruments and programs to incorporate music into the special education classroom.  The students will be able to participate in playing, dancing, and moving in the classroom.  It will allow learning opportunities for students who have a delay in motor skills and give a voice through musical through non-verbal students.

$500     Seatbelts Everyone!
Katie Finley and Robyn Frame
Bartley School—continuation grant
This is a third year grant which enables kindergarten students to take field trips to learn about different professions, ideas, and opportunities as they travel inside and outside their own community.  Field trips can awake the desire in a child to try new things and spark new interests and passions.  This will provide students with hands-on learning which will enhance their education both academically and personally.

$500     Lights, Camera, Science in Action
Linda Hackman
Bartley  School     
This grant will provide technology so that 5th grade students may use an Ipad, along with a green screen, to create a model.   The students will create a video of their model.  Students will enhance the use of science through the use of this technology.

$500   Read to Succeed
Casey DuBuque and Kayla Garwood
Bartley Elementary   
Reading is the key to life! This grant will enable teachers to increase the number of non-fiction texts and read-aloud resources in their classroom.  In addition, they will connect with the community through reading field trips to the local nursing homes.

$500  OSMO in Kindergarten
Debra Hunter and Kara Wagner
Bush—continuation grant 
OSMO is a hands-on education system that allows students to interact with the IPad by using hands on cooperative learning. Students interact with an IPad using physical manipulatives and the system provided positive feedback.  It can be used to customize lesson plans and differentiate for individual levels of learning.  This is a second year grant.

$500   Connecting Service Learning Through K
Amy Caswell, Shauna Smith, Melissa Milus
McIntire—continuation grant     
This program will allow kindergarten students to apply leadership characteristics with service learning.  Projects such as animal collars for the animal shelter, field trips to local business and attractions, and other activities will help students learn to help others while learning.

$1,000 Thrive Hive
Heather Yates, Stephanie Horstmeier
Middle School—continuation grant
Student store where students cannot only purchase prizes for things they want, but also things they might need to THRIVE.  The items carried would be things like school supplies, food, health/hygiene, seasonal clothing, etc.  The goal is to purchase these items to provide the students the necessities to help take care of some of their immediate needs.

$700  FMS Ambassadors
Stephanie Horstmeier
Middle School   
This grant will fund a program enable collaboration between students, staff, and administration to welcome new enrollees and their families to FMS.  It will focus on the in-coming 6th graders, but also be used throughout the year as new families move to the district. Funds will be used for a welcome kit, pamphlet, stickers, and other welcoming items.

 $800   KitchenAid for Foods
Amy Lee
High School 
The grant will fund four KitchenAid mixers to supplement the two already in the FACS lab.  This will enable each kitchen to have professional-grade mixers so students in Foods and Advanced Foods can learn techniques used in commercial and home kitchens.

$1,000   STEAM City; Creative Innovation Stations
Joshua Howard 
This grant will fund appropriate tools for students in K-8 to build their STEAM knowledge and scale it to their ability.  Funds will be used to purchase a 3Dprinter, Fire Tablet, Robot, and other items to help students build in their STEAM skills.

10 Grants for a total of $7,000

These grants were funded by the reunion class gifts of the FHS Classes of 1946-47-48, 1966 and 1971