Grants Awarded for the 2009-2010 School Year - $80,000
Learning at Lovejoy Support – Impacts K-12th Grades – Underwriting summer professional development academy for all LISD teachers.
Ipods – Impacts 3rd-5th Grades – Four per class to be used in reading/listening centers for comprehension and fluency.
Digital Storytelling Equipment – Impacts 4th Grade – Ten Flip Video Camcorders, ten digital voice recorders with USB port, and iMovie software. Digital storytelling consists of several mini-lessons and culminates with a finished digital story, told with pictures, video, voice and text. Used for Pilot Program at PES.
Slab Roller– Impacts HES Art – Used to create projects for the Empty Bowl Fundraiser. This supports the LISD graduate profile of working for justice in the community through service.
Partnership with the Heard Museum – Impacts 2nd-3rd Grades – Creates field-based learning opportunities for 2nd and 3rd grades at each campus.
COW – Cart of laptops with 30 laptops – Impacts 8th grade Science –Students to use to conduct both classroom and field experiments.
Spanish Literacy Library Books – Impacts 10th -11th Grades – Used to increase reading comprehension, fluency and writing skills for Spanish III Pre-AP students.
Wide format Color Printer – Impacts LHS students – Used to print photos, graphic layouts, posters, etc. Used by Digital Graphics, BIMM, DVD Yearbook, etc.
Tool Set – Impacts LHS Art Students– Will be used by Art I, Painting, and Sculpture classes.
3D Model Printer – Impacts LHS Engineering program - Creates 3D models in plastic. Helps teach design concepts in visual arts, architecture, engineering, design, graphic design, science, and math.
UIL Choral Collection – Impacts LHS Choir Program – Volumes of choir music containing one copy of every piece on the Texas Prescribed Music List.