Teacher Tributes

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More Than $270,000 Awarded in the Past Four Years

In Grants, Scholarships and Awards

Enriching the Classroom Experience

Recent Mini-Grant Winners

$7,808 awarded in Mini Grants For 2014-15

March  2015
Barbara Davidson for Elementary School Nurses

What's Happening to Me?:  $320

Februrary  2015
Linda Neumann for Hixson and WGSD Nurses

Project Save a Life: $678

Marigene Lorson, Sara Kimble and Terri Hennrich for Clark
Puzzle Me Please: $500

January 2015
Nicholas Kirschman for WGHS

3D Printing Wind Turbines: $600

December 2014
Maggie Parker and Diane Stromberg for WGHS Statesmen Preeschool

Science for Littles and Biggs: $600

Andrea Aughinbaugh, Debbie Grubbs, and Jill Wilson for Hudson
Fluency in Action: $828

Laura Iannazzo, Chris Steger, and Juanita Graham for Ambrose Family Center 
Traveling Family Cafe $800

November 2014
Eric Hanson for Edgar Road

World Drumming: $990

October  2014
Renee Clifton for Bristol

Disco Days:  $916

Greg Fick for Hixson
Colaboration and Creativity on the Fly: $600

September 2014
Lisa Picker for Steger

STEAM Studio: $976


2015-2016 Alumni and Major Grant Projects

 2015-2016 Alumni and Major Grant Projects Total = $38,549

Crossing Curriculums with Lacrosse by Jen Harness and Melissa McCartie for all WG Elementary Schools. Native American history enrichment through the Social Studies curriculum combined with a lacrosse unit and equipment for Physical Education. $1,550

Project StickStations by Sara Wichard, Justin Augustin, Heather Mosley, Rebecca Brinker, Hana Abrams, and Erik Hansen for all WG Elementary Music Departments. Innovative music program and personal percussion sets for students to create and perform their own compositions. $1,325

A New Perspective by Heather Nichols, Akeba Chapman, and Katie Heisel for Ambrose Family Center. Audio and video documentation looking through the eyes of the preschool student to influence the direction of learning. $1,592

Innovate, Collaborate, Educate by Sam Pitlyk, Jodi Bergmann, Julie Paur, and Lisa Hilpert for Hudson. An innovative model collaborative classroom focusing on community learning space for improved personalized and group learning. $6,000 * Alumni Grant funded in part by the Classes of '59,' 61, '64

Hudson ROCKS Recess by Claire Diemler for Hudson. Recess boxes to strengthen connections and facilitate common interests and learning opportunities. $5,000

Sew What? by Christy Burton for Hixson. Personalized embroidery sewing machine to integrate cross curriculum STEM education in FACS learning. $4,885

Programming a Makerspace by Patrick Dempsey and Rob Rambach for Hixson. Makerspace programming technology to enrich STEM learning. $4,948

Exciting Experiential Learning Opportunities by Melissa Hellwig, Aimee Vogt, Gail Tumminello, Christy Burto, and Vinnie Raimondo for Hixson. Summer enrichment through experiential learning. $1,700

Biofeedback and the Brain by Jon Petter and Chris Allen for WGHS. Energizing science education with EEGs advancing studies in Psychology and Anatomy Neuroscience. $4,458 * Alumni Grant funded by Class of '58

Improved Technology for Business Students by Kara Siebe and Mark Young for WGHS. Advanced technology to enable web, game and multimedia design. $3,480

Social and Emotional Learning by Anne Gibbs, Pat Ferrugia and Suzanne Goldstein for WGHS. Innovative social and emotional programming to aid in overcoming barriers to learning. $1,611

Apps and QR Codes in Physical Education by Alice Miller for WG Elementary, Steger and Hixson. Daily fit log programming. $2,000


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