Grade Pre-K – 2 Cluster
Grade 3- 5 Cluster
Grade 6- 8 Cluster
High School Cluster
Mrs. Coleman will use her $300 grant to fund a field study at UVA’s Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum and a world cuisine cooking class at the Lorna Sundberg International Center. These opportunities will challenge the Equity and Diversity Club members to step outside their own world viewpoint and learn about other cultures.
Teacher Innovation Grant (TIG) Committee Choice
Ms. Johnson will use her $300 grant to create an area where teachers can find materials to promote hands-on learning. The lab will be stocked with consumable supplies and lesson plans ready to build concepts, strengthen critical thinking, and enrich core content instruction.
Ms. Aylor will use her $300 grant to compliment the STEM Lab, in that it will provide the supplies for “Brown Bag” projects. Each bag will contain an engineering brief and the materials necessary to fulfill the requirements of the brief. The grant also includes provisions for staff development designed to integrate engineering into the core curriculum.
Mrs. Potter will use her $500 grant to strengthen her students’ literacy skills. This program provides books and journals for students to use at home and in school. It strengthens the home school connection while building skills in both reading and writing.
Eminence in Education or Triple I (Involve, Inspire, Innovate) Grant
Mrs. Marshall-Aleo will use her $1000.00 grant to fund a summer reading program. The program is designed to offset the summer reading loss by mailing paperback books to the students’ homes. Bringing the school and family together to inspire a love of reading will go a long way toward building strong reading skills and strengthening the home school partnership.