Grants Awarded for the 2008-2009 School Year - $115,000
Achieve 3000 Reading Program – Impacts 5th and 6th Grades – Web-based program used to help students increase their ability to read and understand non-fiction literature.
Math Manipulatives – Impacts K-7th Grades – Instructional tools to assist students as the work to master challenging state standards.
My Access! – Impacts 6th-11th Grades – Software to be used by secondary students to improve writing skills. Statistics show that use of My Access during the 07-08 school year helped to increase writing performance of students.
Online Reservations Software – Impacts Fine Arts – Software will allow for purchase of reserved seats for LHS auditorium events and community events.
Theatre Rain Curtain – Impacts Fine Arts – Staging element for musicals, choir, and dance shows. The curtain will enhance visual effect of performances.
Superscope/Condensor Microphone – Impacts Fine Arts – Equipment will give students ability to hear immediate feedback of their performance. The system will aid in evaluation and preparation for competition.
Literacy Library Books – Impacts K-3rd Grades – Assists teachers in guided reading. Funding adds to existing leveled book library.
Aimsweb Software – Impacts Special Education – Software to assist special education department track student progress and interventions for identified students.
Science Lab Enhancements – Impacts K-5th Grades – Enhancements to each elementary science lab.
Multimedia Press & Micrometer – Impacts 9-11 Art program - This press allows high school art to explore a multitude of techniques including etching, engraving, and lithography.
Professional Development Grants – Money made available by application for teacher development.