|To bring weekly school-wide music instruction and singalong sessions to the students of Willow Wind, as proposed by Mira Peterson Adams.
|For the purchase of a freeze dryer for TRAILS to enable students to plan, prepare and freeze dry their own nutritious meals for overnight backpacking trips while learning the science of deep freezing. This acquisition also aims to reduce costs for the TRAILS community when purchasing food for student overnight trips.
|For Mrs. Cusenza’s AMS class to purchase copies of a young readers edition of a book by Abby Wambach for middle school leadership classes, promoting empowerment, teamwork, inclusivity, and resilience.
|For Miss Grant to start an after-school club at AMS teaching students how to spin poi, a form of flow arts/dance, to meet 2-3 times a week.
|To elevate the experiences and perspectives of marginalized students in public schools through the exploration of issues in literature by reading “Harbor Me” in Miss Wendy’s 6th grade class at AMS.
|To purchase subscriptions to educational technology tools like Gimkit, Pixton, Formative, and Brainpop to support diverse learners in Ms. McMillan’s AMS social studies classes.
|To acquire 3-D models of the Earth (globes) to teach students about map projections, geography, and Earth’s natural cycles in Ms. Hannah’s science classes at AMS.
|To build a diverse and full repository of materials in William Beckett’s science classroom at AMS for various engineering challenges such as bridge building, solar cars, earthquake-resistant houses, egg drops and more.
|To introduce a streaming service offering leveled Spanish readers read by native speakers to support differentiation and language learning in Señora González’ World Languages classes at AMS.
|For Pear Deck, a tech tool that increases engagement and offers formative data collection for better student feedback during lessons in Mr. Hampton’s AMS classroom.
|To enhance classroom environments in line with the school district’s goals for creating a safe, welcoming, and inclusive atmosphere in Mrs. Anderson and Mr. Joranco’s AHS math classrooms.
|For Ms. Barber to acquire a color laser printer to support yearbook programs, humanities classes, and AP Art History courses at AHS.
|For copies of the book “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson for Lindsay McNeill’s AHS humanities classes for an exploration of suspense and fear from different viewpoints in literature.
|For Mr. Dunphy to take AHS students to an OSF production of “Where We Belong” to study the relationship between Native Stories and European literature.
|For MP3 players to help Julie Bleicker’s AMS students regulate emotions and cope with intense emotions through music.
|To purchase 40 Texas Instrument Scientific Calculators for math and science classes, clubs, and competition use for Mr. Lambert’s AMS students.
|As requested by Paul Kitzman for kitchen equipment and appliances, including a color printer, blender, and stove pipe, to support the AHS Inspire House program’s cooking curriculum and future student-run businesses while enhancing the learning environment and collaborations.
|For a yearlong subscription to an app to help Ms. Steiner’s ELD students strengthen and monitor their vocabulary progress at AHS.
|To purchase games for a ‘Fiesta Friday’ activity aimed at building connections among students in Greg Hanzel’s special education class at AMS.
|To create a welcoming and inclusive environment in Ms. VanKuiken’s AMS classroom with diverse posters, storage solutions, and organizational materials.
|To support a unit on “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho in Ms. Street’s AMS class, helping students explore literary concepts, the hero’s journey, and identify their personal legends.
|For Mr. Stroud’s WAMS students at AMS to create a greenscreen floor for video production, enhancing filmmaking possibilities for students.
|To purchase cribbage boards to teach math skills and encourage mathematical discourse among Mr. McBaine’s AMS students.
|For Mindy Lindgren’s world languages students at AMS to prepare traditional foods from Mexico, Columbia and Venezuela as well as to carry out an experiential restaurant project to practice Spanish.
|To create props and rent performance space from the Bellview Grange for Mr. Schmeling’s Bellview Elementary 5th graders’ production of Alien: The Play.
|For access to a special interactive listening program to enhance the physical education experience in Mrs. Gates’ Bellview Elementary classroom.
|To purchase headsets for Miss Kerri’s MAPS students to access a multi-sensory approach to learning at Bellview Elementary.
|To equip Ms. Anderson’s AHS physical education classes with lawn games to promote socialization and enjoyment of learning.
|As requested by Ms. McMillan to purchase a class set of middle school-level graphic novels to enrich the classroom library and complement social studies units at AMS.
|For Laurie Green to acquire two sets of 25 books by BIPOC authors for her TRAILS classroom read-alouds to increase diversity in literature, promote cross-curricular learning, and provide opportunities for discussions and deeper understanding of underrepresented cultures and histories.
|To provide cooking projects and at-home cooking kits for Ms. Ferguson’s 4th-grade Walker Elementary students to promote healthy eating and life-long cooking skills.
|For Tara Elder-Hammond to acquire sound cards for K3 for reading intervention to support phonological processing at Willow Wind.
|For additional binoculars for André Carvalhaes’ birdwatching students at AMS, as well as other tools to study birds on campus.