2018 SHEF Awards Teacher Excellence Grants

SHEF Awards Teacher Excellence Grants
Posted on 12/05/2018
SHEF Awards Teacher Excellence Grants

On November 14, 2018, the Spring Hill Education Foundation awarded $11,377.26 in Teacher Excellence Grants across the district. For the past three years the foundation has been awarding these grants to teachers for projects to enhance extraordinary educational opportunities for students in the classroom.

This year the foundation was pleased to award the following grants:

Broadcast Studio Equipment - $750 - Prairie Creek Elementary School

This grant will be used to purchase equipment to support the student broadcast studio. Equipment is intended for student use, to produce daily announcements, display evidence of student work, lesson extensions from the Gemini/STEAM lab, and various other projects with the goal of school-wide communication.

Teacher receiving grant check from board members

Mobile Maker Carts - $4,969.76 - Wolf Creek Elementary School

Mobile Maker Carts will inspire students and teachers to tinker, create, innovate, and collaborate through exploration of hands-on reusable resources. These carts will be used across grades and across curriculum. Additionally, they promote the district’s mission “to be a district that engages students to learn, create, adapt, and succeed in an ever-changing world.”

Teachers receiving grant check from board members

#SHMSMavsRead&Ride - $1,500 - Spring Hill Middle School

#SHMSMavsRead&Ride will fund six stationary bicycles for Spring Hill (and Woodland Spring) Middle School Libraries to support the connection between physical and cognitive development. This project will provide students the opportunity to engage their minds and work movement into their day by riding and reading simultaneously while in the library.

Teachers and students receiving check from board members

T-shirt Dryer - $4,157.50 - Spring Hill High School

The Spring Hill High School store, "The Stable," along with the graphic design classes have started a t-shirt printing company. The addition of a T-shirt dryer allows students to make high quality shirts for various clubs and organizations throughout the district. This project will help students develop skills in business, accounting, marketing and graphic design.

Teacher receiving grant check from board members

To learn more about the Spring Hill Education Foundation visit their website at www.usd230.org under Community or follow them on social media, @SpringHillEducationFoundation. To support the foundation or a specific project, please send donations to Spring Hill Education Foundation, 101 E. South Street, Spring Hill, KS 66083.

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