Classroom Grants

Classroom Grants

Classroom Grants

The Foundation offers classroom grants to each school every school year. During the 2019-2020 school year, $9,000 will be awarded to each school. All staff members are eligible to apply. If you would like to apply for a grant, click on this link - TVEF Classroom Grant Application
 
2019-2020 Grants:
 
Teays Valley High School
 
 
TVHS science teacher Bob DeLong received a $2,000 grant to purchase a set of 30 virtual reality goggles and iPods to be used by the science classes. 
 
TV West Middle School
 
 
West technology teacher John Hyder received a $1,000 grant to purchase three iPads. They will be used with Ozobots for STEAM education activities such as coding. 
 
South Bloomfield Elementary
 
 
South Bloomfield 2nd grade teacher Jaimee Farrar received a $1,000 grant to purchase books to be used by the kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students. 
 
Scioto Elementary 
 
 
Scioto 4th grade teacher Susan Rill and 5th grade teacher Renee Spradlin received a grant for $2,604 to purchase 12iPod Touches and 12 Virtual Reality Headsets to be used in the classrooms. 
 
Teays Valley High School
 
 
Teays Valley High School social studies teacher Spencer Young to purchase a device called Google Cardboard, which acts as an alternative to 3D virtual reality goggles.
 
TV East Middle School
 
 
East intervention specialist Christine Brown received a grant for $4,162.01 to purchase a kit and assessment resource from the LLI reading system and two reading kits from Saddlebrook Educational Publishing. The goal is to eliminate the gab between the students with disabilities and their typical peers. 
 
Scioto Elementary School
 
 
Scioto media specialist Chris Brewer, music teacher Rebecca Japikse and physical education teacher Sheri Wolpert received a grant for $2,203.41 to help fund the purchase of sound absorbing paneling for the Scioto gym. The gym is a loud learning environment, which can be difficult for several of the students. The panels will eliminate some of the noise, making it a more safe and productive learning environment for all of the students.
 
TV Elementary Schools
 
 
Elementary art teacher Sarah Gaal received a $367.53 grant to purchase a set of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Station Manipulatives. The goal of the project is to teach her students to use observation, symmetry, patterns, geometry, building, physics, motor skills, color mixing and simple machines. 
 
TV East Middle School
 
 
East school counselor received a $2,300 grant to start the ROX (Ruling Our eXperiences) program for all girls at East. The mission of ROX is to equip girls with the knowledge and skills necessary to live healthy, independent, productive and violence-free lives. 
 
Scioto Elementary School
 
 
Scioto 1st grade teacher Dawn Wasem received a $360.59 grant to continue her problem-based learning project focused on conservation. The project centers around reducing consumption, as well as recycling some of the waste the school is creating.
 
Walnut Elementary School
 
 
Walnut music teacher Cheryl Vorus was awarded a $688 grant to purchase five xylophones to add to the instrumentation in the music room. 
 
TV East Middle School
 
 
Teays Valley East Middle School school counselor Mary Langenfeld received a $180 grant to purchase books that address a range of social-emotional issues teens face, including common issues such as depression and anxiety, as well as more specific issues like self harm and procrastination. 
 
South Bloomfield Elementary School
 
 
South Bloomfield fifth grade teacher Julie Carpenter received a grant for $5,642 to purchase 26 Virtual Reality Goggles and iPod Touches to be used by third, fourth and fifth grade students.
 
Scioto Elementary School
 
 
Scioto Elementary School kindergarten teachers Michelle Britt and Hannah Rush received a $2,132 grant to purchase a cart and items to add to the Scioto Cafe they started last school year. The cafe is a coffee shop on wheels run by students. It provides them an opportunity to work on life skills, speech and social interactions.
 
South Bloomfield Elementary School
 
 
South Bloomfield school counselor Brooke Wright received an $850 grant to start the ROX (Ruling Our eXperiences) program at South Bloomfield for fifth grade girls. The mission of ROX is to equip girls with the knowledge and skills necessary to live healthy, independent, productive and violence-free lives. It was started at Teays Valley High School last school year and will be starting at Teays Valley East Middle School this year as well. 
 
Scioto Elementary School
 
 
Scioto 5th grade teacher Kimber Bandy received a $1,700 grant to purchase four Node chairs to add to the flexible seating options that she added to her classroom last school year through a TVEF grant. 
 
Teays Valley Elementary Schools
 
The TV elementary schools received a grant for $4,000 to fund the D.A.R.E. program for all 5th graders. According to the D.A.R.E. website, "D.A.R.E. envisions a world in which students everywhere are empowered to respect others and choose to lead lives free from violence, substance use, and other dangerous behaviors."
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