Mini & Micro Grants

Year   Project    School
2013-15     Left Handed Guitar PHS/PMS
  Rekenrek Teacher Demonstration Model Elementary
  Posture and Breath Support Improvement -BAND Elementary
  The Constitution Works (Colonial field trip) Elementary
  All About Me and My Community Hutchinson
  SMARTBOARD for ESL classroom PMS
  IXL for all
(acces to database for all elementary students)
  Concrete Math Tools for Learning K-5
(rekenreks: K-1-2 and math manipulatives: G3,G4,G5)
  Orchestra Music Library Development PMS/PHS
  MS Robotics Club (materials for projects) PMS
  Artists in Residence
(through Maria Abeshouse-chorus)
  Wooden Board Posters (Science Research) PHS
  General Music and Chorus Elementary
  The Culturally Responsive School
(Diversity training for teachers)
  Improving the PMS Ceramics Program-new Kiln PMS
  Secondary Author Visits --Todd Strasser PMS
  Artist Visit-Chorus Planning and training PMS/PHS
  Scanner for 3D printer PHS
  Developing Science Fieldwork Activities PHS
  SMARTBOARD for ESL classroom Hutchinson
  Comprehensive Chess Program Elementary
  How Can Art Change Perception PHS
  Outdoor Classroom Elementary
2011-12     Text Talk by Scholastic Hutchinson
  Reading a Handheld Library Siwanoy
  iPads for Special Education PMS
  Choral Concert Acompaniment PMHS/PMS
2010-11   Shakespeare Festival  PMHS/PMS
  Music Posture Chairs PMHS/PMS
  Orchestral Sheet Music Library Development PMHS/PMS
  Art History Chairs PMS
  Robotics Club PMHS
  Civil War Living History Experience PMS
  Global Summit Simulation PMS
  Smart Response "Clickers" Classroom Polling Technology Siwanoy
  Library E-Readers PMS
  Math Exemplar CD for Differentiated Instruction Elementary
  Flashmaster Electronic Devices for Math Facts Siwanoy
  Math Enrichment Materials Hutchinson
  Harpist for Winter Choral Concert PMHS
  Lunchtime Music Enrichment for ACE Learning Program Prospect Hill
2009-10 Occupational Therapy District-wide
  Science Olympiad PMHS/PMS
  "Tour de Stores" Art Walk Grades 5-12
  Dr. Dirt Class on Sound Colonial
  Physics Day at Six Flags PMHS
  Traveling Art Exhibits PMHS
  History Alive PMS/ PMHS
  EduGame! for Science PMHS
  Broadcast studio equipment PMHS
  Biotechnology research equipment PMHS
  AV in Action                                 Colonial
  Video Equipment for PE and Athletics PMS/ PMHS
  Citizens of the Earth                  PMS
2008-09 Guest artist Young Playwrights Festival PMHS
  My "Banquillo" and Me  Siwanoy
   Artist in Residence Grant                      PMHS
  DINE Healthy software                                  PMHS
  Orchestra Music Library Development  PMHS
  Poster printing for science research          PMHS
  Senteo Interactive Response                    Siwanoy/ Prospect Hill
  Alternative student seating                         PMS
  Peer leadership program                          PMHS
  Kinder "Gardens"--Butterflies                   Hutchinson
  Climbing Wall                                                Colonial
2007-08 Dancing classrooms                   Hutchinson
  Investigations math technology Siwanoy
  Courtyard mosaic Colonial
  Building CO2 cars                    PMS
  Social studies podcasting    PMHS
  Visiting artist                                               PMS
  Careers in art workshop      PMS
  Upgrading district websites                      District-wide

Freshmen transition program                  

  Yearbook staff computers                          PMHS
2006-07  Successmaker Software                           Elementary
   Teacher Training Course Elementary
  The art of science   PMS
  Video cameras                                             PMHS
  Early intervention math program  Elementary
  Contexts for learning math  Elementary
  Orton & Gillingham reading Elementary
2005-06 Trout in the classroom                                 PMHS
  3D modeling                                                   PMHS
  MIDI audio engineering                                PMS/PMHS
  Enriching algebraic math instruction         Elementary
  Orchestral composer                                    Elementary
  Autistic social story                                        Special Ed
2004-05 Student-created E-commerce website    PMHS
  After-school French Program                     PMS
  24 Math Game Elementary
  Student-produced Mitosis flipbook            PMHS
  Digital cameras                                            Prospect Hill
  Student-illustrated note cards                   PMHS
  Video microscopes                                      Hutchinson
  Music workshop with a composer             Hutchinson
2003-04 Debate Club                                                PMS
  Nature Books                                               Prospect Hill
  TCCI college tracking software                PMHS
  Forensic Science Mannequin                    PMHS
  Character Education Through Art Elementary
  Science Immersion, Honduras                 PMHS
  24 Math Game           Elementary
2002-03 Reading in the Content Area                    Siwanoy
  FUR for Reading                                         PMS
  The Empower Program                             PMS
  Learning 20th Century America               PMHS   
  Radical & Moderate Reform Groups       PMS
  Math/Graphics/Art History                          PMHS
  Art Department Camera                             PMHS
  Writing Workshop                                       PMHS
  JSTOR  Library Research Software        PMHS