Waco schools receive $100,000 in grants on Thursday

Friday, March 22, 2013 - 10:52am

The Waco ISD Education Foundation board members and donors “SURPRIZED” Waco
ISD teachers Thursday by awarding $100,000 in classroom grants.

Each year the foundation takes proposals from across the district and considers funding for creative classroom projects, field trips and professional development opportunities. To date, the foundation has awarded 352 grants to Waco ISD campuses in the amount of $1,185,554.36.

The following is a list of the 2013-2014 WISD Education Foundation Grants awarded:
 

Advanced Academics UIL Academics $7,218.00
Alta Vista Montessori Continuing a Chain Reaction $5,579.12
Crestview Elementary Little DaVincis II $7,000.00
Fine Arts Department “Oh, Fairy Art Mother...” $7,500.00
Hillcrest PDS “DELL-ightful” Learning! $3,836.00
Lake Air Montessori Do You Hear What I Hear? $2,095.80
Lake Air Montessori In Other Words - Let’s Learn Spanish $2,275.00
Lake Air Montessori Inside Out Science $4,092.00
Parkdale Elementary Centers Make Dreams Happen $4,500.00
Parkdale Elementary Kindle This, Kindle That, Kindle Those $6,397.00
South Waco Elementary Big, Bigger, Biggest $399.00
South Waco Elementary Leap Into Learning $5,839.21
Tennyson Middle Atlas Academy Goes to Washington $2,759.72
Tennyson Middle Garage Band $970.56
Tennyson Middle Plan, Cut & Sew $2,795.67
University High Choir Camp $7,500.00
University High Serving Waco Area Taxpayers $1,342.93
Waco High Raising the Curtain on WHS Talent $7,500.00
Waco High UIL Academics: The Road to Austin $7,500.00
West Avenue Elementary “We’re Out of Hear” Outdoor School $10,000.00
West Avenue Elementary Outer Space, Here We Come! $2,900.00

For more information and additional photos from the SurPrize Patrol, visit Waco ISD Education Foundation's website at www.wacoisdfoundation.org.

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