$15,500 in Educational Projects were funded in 2020!
Pre-K and Elementary Schools
Pre K: Playground Exploration Building Area: Giant Tree Cookies, Wood Stepping Stumps, Shed & Music Wall: Paint, Picket Fence, Musical Instruments
Kindergarten: STEM Boards: Classroom sets of Magnetic Stem Boards: Capital Letters, Lower Case Letters, Numbers
1st Grade: Flexible Seating: 6 chairs per classroom and a Variety of read aloud books
2nd Grade: Flexible Seating including Clover Shaped Tables, Lap Desks and Futons
3rd Grade: Freckle Subscription program that differentiates instruction for all kids - Math, ELA, Social Studies & Science.
Grades 3-5 Special Ed: Sensory Path Kit to benefit all Andalusia students
4th Grade Springfield Trip Busing costs to visit Capital, Lincoln Monument, Lincoln's Tomb.
5 Grade Putnam Museum Educational Experience to see Rube Goldberg exhibit (includes theater, 1 hour education program, district education costs).
6th Grade & Junior High
6th Grade Junior High Science Estes Model Rockets and Engines - end of year project serving as the culmination of their studies on physical science and Newton's Law
7 Grade Junior High Science: Consumables for hands on experiments:
8 Grade Junior High Science Rocket Project: Launch Pads, Egg Drop Project Supplies, Orienteering Flags for Loud Thunder, Paper Mache Egyptian Masks
Junior High Social Studies: Curriculum Enhancements Modeling Clay to compliment lesson on Mesopotamia, Egyptian Papyrus and bookmark covers, Class set of You Wouldn't Want to be an Inca Mummy, Class set of You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Great Wall of China and Misc craft supplies: craft sticks, paper bags, aluminum foil
Junior High Special Ed: Bouncy Bands to help with stress and focus, Rewards Teacher Manual - focused on improved reading skills among struggling students, Step 4 & 5 Nonfiction Books
Jr High Language Arts: Literacy Materials Scholastic News Subscription, STEAM Paperback Collection, Reluctant Readers 29 book collection, Novel Set: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Jr High Math: Class Sets of TI-30 Calculators, Gimkit Subscription - Live learning tool that allows kids to compete against one another while practicing new concepts.
Flexible Seating: 2-4 high top tables/standing desks
Grades 8-12 Art for All: Various Art Supplies
Agriculture & Industrial Technology: Plasma Cutter: Improved skill development in manufacturing technology while enhancing welding and metal fabrication skills and exposure.
High School: Spanish 30 Spanish novels for the Free Voluntary Reading Library to improve language acquisition
High School Science USB Digital Microscopes - class set of 15 that will be leveraged across all a variety of science curriculum (Zoology, A&P, Botany, Earth Science) Ohaus Pioneer Balance - also leveraged across a variety of curriculum, including Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science and Biology
Resource Room: Sensory Integration Products including Weighted Blanket, Lap Pads, Foot Roller, Foot Bands, Feet Shaped Steppers, Slant Writing Board, Weights for Pencils, Weighted Vests, Lefty Pencil Grips, Left Handed Ruler, Jumbo Pencils