Teacher Tributes

Recognize your favorite teacher with a donation in his/her name!

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

In Grants, Scholarships and Awards

Enriching the Classroom Experience

Recent Mini-Grant Winners

$10,885 awarded in Mini Grants For 2013-14

March  2014
Patrick Dempsey/Rob Rambach - Hixson

We are Makers - Science  and Art  $996

Deborah Genovese  - WGHS Art
Zentangles  $400

Shawn Creccilus, Herr - Bristol

Discover Giving  $315

Februrary  2014
Betsy Guthrey  - Edgar

Taking Chess to New Heights $747

January 2014
Paul Fredstrom -  Oasis Tutors All WG Elementary, Steger, Hixson

Spring Program Plus/Tutor Training $800

Aimee Vogt - Hixson Reading
Literacy Coaching and Reading Reform $800

December 2013
Cici Faucher -  WGHS

Watching the Weather $622

Groene, Hayes, Hill, McGinnis- Hixson Synergy Team
Discovery Book Clubs:  Creating a Community of Readers $500

Brian Moeckel -  Edgar
DisAbility Awareness $500

November 2013
Jon Petter -  WGHS Psychology, Science

Measuring the Mind with EEGs $480

Nicholas Kirschman  - WGHS Robotics
Robot Vision II, Visible and Remote $900

Special Class of 58’ Mini Grant 
Dawn Meyer -  Hixson Science  $958

Hixson Weather Station – Middle School Meteorologists

October  2013
Nicholas Kirschman-- WGHS Science

Ardino and Rasberry Pi: If it can be imagined, it can be made-  $857

Don Ekert Melissa Hellwig—Hixson
Smart Pens Making Smart Classes $500

September 2013
Tony Arnold-- Avery, and All Elementary Schools, Steger, and Hixson

Visitor and Volunteer Software $1000

Herr, Blumenkemper, Muldrow-- Bristol
Citiblocs $510

2014-2015 Alumni and Major Grant Projects

Award Totaling $44,048 for all WGSD Schools

Alumni Grants funded in part by the Classes of 1958, 1959, and 1961

Learning Structures, ramps and pathways with a magnetic ball wall by Susan Jonn and Joy Westermeyer for Ambrose Family Center. Students will . $6,000 
Getting Healthy with the Community Track by Lisa Hilpert, for Hudson. Fitness area and walking trail to add to the new Community Track. $5,050
Makerspaces and Clean Room Manufacturing by Nicholas Kirschman for WGHS, All Industrial Arts and Business Students will have 3D printer robotics clean room facility for innovative project production . $7,040
Hands-on learning with 3D printer technology by Kara Siebe for WGHS. Business students will use the 3D printer technology to produce and market entrepreneurial projects $2,858
The Leader in Me by The Avery Way Team. Developing leadership in students and staff. $3,500
Kagan Cooperative Learning by Tony Arnold for Avery. Provide Kagan training for principal to become school trainer and teachers to become coaches. $4,000
Building Connections Through Play by Jennifer Hahn for Bristol. Adventure Club students advance STEM skills through innovative playful activities. $1,500
HUDSON Live by Andrea Aughinbaugh, Debbie Grubbs, and Jill Wilson for Hudson. A new Twist on the Fluency Project – taking it to the next level. $2,000
Let’s Write About That – Linking Reading and Writing by Tom Havrilka for Summer Academy High interest techniques for alternative ways to teach reading and writing. $2,000
A Business to Improve Experiential Learning for SSD students by Jenny Wood & Emily McEntire for SSD WGHS. Coffee Cart vocational business training for Special Education students . $2,100
WGHS Writers Fest by Rita Chapman & Deborah Bohlman for WGHS. Writer’s Week academy providing innovative symposium for all WGHS English students .$3,500
A Learning Commons For All by Gabrielle Corley and WGHS Students for WGHS. Students will create their Century Learning Commons in the WGHS Library . $2,500
Expanding Physics by David Shuster for WGHS. Modern Physics equipment to further AP and all Physics curriculum. $2,000

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