Student Online Learning Tools

The Foundation helps to fund critical online learning tools that are particularly important this year with virtual learning.  These tools include: PebbleGo, BrainPop, PowerKids Science, Newsela, One More Story and more.

Teacher Instructional Tools

The Foundation works to support teachers with instructional tools such as Learning Ally Audio Books, Read 30/60/90 prices and more.

Professional Development

The Foundation provides support to teachers to participate in professional development opportunities around leadership, mindfulness, reading/writing and equity training. 

Arts Enrichment

The Foundation helps to fund an after-school drama club, Drama Cubs, for all students. Stay tuned for more details.

STEM Enrichment

The Foundation organizes and funds complimentary science and technology classes. 

Mini-grants to support teachers

Through mini-grants, the Foundation has fulfilled the needs of teachers, staff and students by providing resources that make each classroom a unique learning environment. This program helps build classroom libraries, enhances the curriculum and inspires creativity. Teachers and staff submit mini-grant requests which are reviewed by the principal and the Foundation Board. Teachers and staff are able to get funding for professional development courses. Other resources funded by mini-grants include:

Kindergarten

  • Rainbow sight word rewards

  • STEM K

First Grade

  • Math Splash App / Web site

  • BrainPOP Jr (online educational resource)

Third Grade

  • Habitat Garden sundial to support revised science curriculum

Autism Program and Special Ed. Programs

  • Speech / language seminar

  • Membership to Council for Exceptional Children

  • State of the art assistive technology (Go talk devices) to support verbal development

Reading Specialist

  • Rewards for Read 30/60/90 campaign

  • Lucy Calkins Units of Study for Writing in the Common Core (a writing program that concentrates on the three types of writing for common core: opinion, information and narrative)

  • Reading A to Z license (an online reading program that includes leveled books, worksheets and quizzes)

Specials (Media / Art / Music)

  • Art cart for Ms. Seebohm

  • Art exemplars of well-established artists displayed in art classroom

  • Media Center art project installation

All Grades

  • Newsela subscription (Newsela is a database of current event stories tailor-made for classroom use. Stories can be accessed in different formats based on reading level.)

  • Teacher and staff educational training seminars

  • Mindfulness teacher training, books and classroom tools

  • Science Night event

  • Handwriting Without Tears

  • RAZ Kids subscription

  • Spelling City subscription

  • PebbleGo subscription

  • EduTyping subscription