Everett Public Schools Foundation Announces Nearly $30k in Grants

November 26, 2013


Everett Public Schools Foundation

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44 different programs have been awarded grants by the Everett Public Schools Foundation. Kristi Dutton sent along this list of where the money will be used. For a full breakout of what each grant will be used for, click here.

The Everett Public Schools Foundation is proud to announce the award of 44 Classroom Grants for the 2013-2014 school year. Below is a list of schools and teachers receiving awards.

•We awarded grants ranging in amount from $182.00 to $1,000 for a total of over $28,000.

•Over 12,000 students will be impacted with innovative grants encompassing literacy support, science enhancement, family reading nights, writing programs, technology in the classroom and many other academic and arts enrichment programs.

•We are proud to continue the growth of the Classroom Grant program and thank all of those in the community who provide financial support to make this wonderful initiative happen each year!

Please join us in congratulating the following teachers who were recipients this year:

Cascade High School:
•Beth Novilla and Christine Bodner – “TI-SmartView for Effective Graphing Calculator Instruction”
•Jodi Worthington and John Huynh – “Geometry in the Hands of Teens”
•Lyndsey Hepworth and Raj Kleckley – “Improving the Graduation Rate and College Enrollment of our Hispanic Population”
•Melissa Webster and Mike Wilson – “UP on Current Events with UPFRONT Magazine for Teens”
•Deborah Frickey, Alfred Cain, and Kelly Rogers – “Inclusion for a Better Tomorrow – Shoe-shopping with Friends”

Cedar Wood Elementary:
•Terry Coleman – “Using WOIS in 5th Grade to Inspire College and Career Readiness”

Eisenhower Middle School:
•Shannon Depew, Gary Marks, Tricia Percival, Sherry Tracy, Becky Kristiansen & Amy Ruotsala – “Schoolwide Scanning for Success”
•Karen Stolworthy – “ELL Students Putting “English on a Roll””
•Breanna Phillips, Andrea Miles, Lonnie Stork, Wayne Thomasson, Becky Kristiansen & Maureen Hayden – “Expository Alien Book”
•Jessica Murphy – “Science Classroom Calculators”

Everett High School:
•Karen Zulinke, Carmen Totey, and Hedy Schlaht – “iPad: A Key to Communication”
•Katharine Cain – “iPad for Everyone”

Evergreen Middle School:
•Tim Stecher – “Turning the Lights on with Kids, Electrical Theory Application”
•Dan Hansen – “Microsoft Surface”
•Melanie West – “World Drumming”

Forest View Elementary:
•Liliana Vique, Val Strong, Teresa Reynolds & Connie Simons – “Reach for the Sky with Literacy”

Garfield Elementary:
•Barbara Weber and Kristen Green – “We can use Data Bases”

Hawthorne Elementary:
•Pat Collins and Kelly Jewell – “Developing a Passion for Reading”
•Cynthia Stoppelmoor and Shauna Rowe – “Handwriting (and Reading) Without Tears

Jackson Elementary:
•Molly Allen – “Look at Me, I’m Reading”

Jefferson Elementary:
•Justin Haney – “Library Literacy Lunches (L3)”
•April Weitkamp, Stacy Clark & Angela Klujber” – “Every Student has a Story to Tell”

James Monroe Elementary:
•Marea Preus – “Wood & Paper Toy Workshop”
•Anna Sollenberger, Judy Toneri, Allix Baer & Judith Husker – “Growing Great Readers”
•Johanna Hilde and Anne Wilkinson – “The Dance Dude and Family Culminating Dance”

Lowell Elementary:
•Joyce Krachmalnick, Amy Seiber, Lynn Fritzler & Wendi Maynard” – “Math I Get It – – leXceL”

Madison Elementary:
•Kaye Lysen – – “Ukelele for Kids: A Hawaiian Delight”

Mill Creek Elementary:
•Lisa Foslien and Sarah Herber – “Picture Perfect Science Lessons in Every Classroom”
•Anna Tidwell and Crystal Abendroth – “Insta Learn Boards”
•Cris Jilk, Robynne Thompson, Lisa Foslien & Zina Kincaid – “CIA Reading Approach for Common Core Standards”
•Karen Knabe – “I’m a Math Whiz!”

North Middle School:
•Danielle MacDonald – “Parent/Student Homework Club for ELL Students”
•John Altermott, Christine Phippard, Craig Cummings & Cynthia Gaub – “First Annual “Evening of the Arts””
Penny Creek Elementary: •Robin Mohr – “Pump up the Volume with eBooks”
•Shelly Bratton, Jackie Peters & Tif Sparks – “Climbing Mount Mathematics”

Sequoia High School:
•Nancy Bertholet, Gale Leamons, Kim Christie & Jennifer Heman – “Building on Success: Making an Imprint on the Future”
•Marian Higa – “Empowering Students to Read Independently with Text to Speech Software”

Silver Firs Elementary:
•Carol Sanders and Nikko Linn – “Common Core “The Six Shifts””

View Ridge Elementary:
•Dana Vance – “Enriching Literacy Instruction through Technology”
•Paula Furick – “Giving Students a Voice: Using Proloquo2go on a Tablet Device”
•Amy Socha – “Mathematical Reasoning for Students with Autism”

Whittier Elementary:
•Linda McKinnon and Brandi Gliessman – “Dream it, Learn it, Do it”

Woodside Elementary:
•Tracy Clifton and Cassandra White – “Rock Star Reading Night”

Special Services Assistive Tech lab:
•Sarie Kinsella, Vida Delanty, Cynthia Stoppelmoor & Janie Blakely – “Elementary Authors: Writing with Words and Pictures (multi school: Whittier, Madison, Jefferson, View Ridge and Forest View)


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