CLASSROOM GRANT AWARDS

  Fall 2017

The Albany Public Schools Foundation awarded $37,683 in classroom grants in the 2017-18 school year.  Funded projects ranged from electronics and robotics, to materials for art, reading, music and physical education.

67 grant proposals were funded in the the fall 2017 classroom grant funding cycle.

 

 

 

The award winners include:

Albany Options School

  • Anna Harryman, Sewing Supplies $300
  • Mark Wolfe, Student Running Tank Tops $480
  • Tassay Gillispie, iFly Participation $525
  • Danny Corliss, Robotics kits $389

Calapooia Middle School

  • Isaac Andrew, Ukuleles $315
  • Margo DeYoung, Music Scripts, CD's, Manuals $500
  • JulieAnn Arnott, Upgrade/Update/Enhance books $500
  • LoriAnn Brucks, Garden Project $500

Central/ Takena

  • Rachelle Bell, Ready Gen Curriculum supplies $698

Clover Ridge

  • Danae Stanfield, Yoga Balls/Drum Sticks/Stands $246
  • Sandy McMinds, Summer Reading Program Enhancements $400
  • Sandy McMinds, Apple iPads $882

Lafayette

  • Bill Anderson Staci Larson, Aviation Unit $540
  • Barbara Boenzli Kim Duce, Aeroponic Garden Towers $1568

Liberty Elementary

  • Laura Bates, Volleyball Net and Pole System $1900

Memorial Middle School

  • Anna Harris Jenny Allen, Environmental Art Up Cycle Sculpture $903
  • Julie Buchert, Various Jazz Festival Entry $1000
  • Nick Shanks, Volleyball Net and Pole System $906
  • Brittany Ketter, Sets of Books $200
  • Mallory Marquet, Garden Project $200
  • Kimberlie Pigg, Library Improvement Project $500
  • Lorinda Duncanson, Sets of Books $396
  • Jenny Allen Margaret Coburn, Headphones for Chromebooks $208
  • Margaret Coburn, Chromebook Headphones $208

North Albany Middle School

  • Lisa Spires, Art of Expressions $500
  • Andy Nelson, Yamaha Harmony Director-Instructional Keyboard $1000
  • Debbie Fifield, Web Mentor Training $500
  • Mary Hannan, Rocket Engineering and Design $350

North Albany Elementary

  • Mari Hanson, PBIS Focus Room Supplies $100
  • Jacque Thwaite, Chromebook Purchase $189
  • Jaime Willoughby, Chromebook Purchase $189
  • Lisa Lange, Chromebook Purchase $189
  • Debbie Blaine, ThinkWrite Headsets for Google Chromebook $792
  • Ruth Weldon, STEM Bins $300

Oak Elementary

  • Karin Heley, Sewing Machines/Notions/Fabric $225
  • Julie Lorain, Weighted Medicine Balls/Noise Cancellation Headphones $220
  • Sue Turner, Kinder-garden learning lab $1000

 

Oak Grove Elementary

  • Stacey Morris, Wobble Stools $270

Periwinkle Elementary

  • Megan Louber, Wobble Stools $704

South Albany High School

  • Amanda Miles, Digital SLR Camera $600
  • Angela Spencer, Art of Expressions $750
  • Hillary Mehlhoff, Embroidery Machine $1000
  • Amanda Miles, Color Pro Poster Maker $2000
  • John Hannigan, Headphones for Foreign Language Class $375
  • Joshua Davalos, Junto's/Conjuntos Graduation $750
  • Brandon Johnson, Display Stands for Speech and Debate $130
  • Andy Winn, Ronin-M Stabilizer for student Broadcasters $1000

Sunrise Elementary

  • Shawna Mole, STEM in Action Kits $897
  • Leann Beckner, STEM Kits $700

Tangent Elementary

  • Sharayah Johnson, Engaging Movement Games $746

Timber Ridge

  • Eleanor Herro, 20+ Bicycles from Bike N Hike $1000
  • Dev Brazel, Climbing Wall adventure $800
  • Alicia Giustino, Wobble Stools $500
  • Joyce Hall, Sources of Strength $380
  • Daniel Mitchell, Fender Jazz Bass and Fender Rumble Bass $600
  • Dev Brazel, Novels $408
  • Tristan Heisley, Lunch Time Attendance Reward Program $250
  • Patrick Kennedy, Refocus Room Enhancements $300
  • Jen Murray, Frog Specimens $230
  • Rebecca Seltz, Google Chromebook headphone sets $150

West Albany High School

  • Babette Grunwald, Frames $250
  • Casi Brown, Torches for Jewelry Making $750
  • Brittany Eudy, Portable Disc Golf Course $1000
  • Michelle Balmeo, Newspaper Website $625
  • Alison Bryant, Interactive Notebooks $200

 

Waverly Elementary

  • Ben Baker, PE Equipment $500

Primary funding for the Classroom Grant Program comes from three Albany Public School Foundation events: iSwim for Kid’s, iCelebrate Kids Benefit Gala and the iRun for Kids race. To participate in these events or for information on how you can contribute to the classroom grant program, please contact info@albanypsf.org or visit www.albanypsf.org