Previous Grants Awarded

2001-2009

Year Title of Mini-Grant   Teacher/Staff Amount Granted
2001-1 Purchase Suzuki Tone Chimes for the Klager Music Program - Grades 3 and 4. Sandi Graff $723.45
2001-3   Wire Sculpture Workshop for Middle School  Students in Grades 5, 6, and 7. Marianne Sachs $140.00
2001-4  Listening Centers for Klager Students in Grades 3 and 4. Denise Cain, Cindy Karapas $993.04
2001-5 Joyride Audiotapes for Manchester High School 9th Grade English Classes   June Weiland $380.00
2001-7  Fitness and Physical Education   Cardiovascular Monitoring in the Middle School   Gay Thacher $750.00
2002-1  TEAM PALS:  Five web cams plus monitor and stand for Klager 3/4 Team Room Yvonne Henry and Kay Miller $1,900.00
2002-3 Science Processors:  8 CD-ROMS to supplement current 5th grade program Roger Boyce $759.84
2002-4  Enhanced Learning System:  Microphone and books on tape for Klager 3rd grade classroom Amie Clark $179.30
2002-5 Bridging Technology and Individualized Assmnt.for Klager Team Room 1-2 Laura Spensley $1,749.95
2002-6  Listening at Literacy Centers: Tape recorders and head sets for Klager 1/2 Team Room Laura Spensley $471.32
2002-7 Truss Design for High School Industrial Arts Mark West $163.82
2002-8 Newspaper - Publications for 8th grade Joanna Van Raden 0
2002-1 Expanding Minds-Matching funds with Mich.Council of Arts Grant  K-4   Carrie Resh $500.00
2002-2 Residential Home Wiring-Tools and materials for unit on home wiring Mark West $245.62
2002-4 Mid. Sch. Accelerated Reader Program -purchase AR tests and incentive items gr. 5-8 Laura Betzoldt/Carolin Gregerson   $1,000.00
2002-5 The Manchester Project - Math/Sci. project involving comparisons of land use in the area   Kristin Cole $456.00
2002-6 Listening Learning Centers - Books on tape to use with existing centers Mary Fielder/Kathy Rose/Kathy Lixey  $173.64
2002-7 Guided Reading - Supplemental reading books to use in a guided reading approach  K-4 Denise Cain/Cindy Karapas $1,057.00
2002-8 Recorded Books - Books with tapes at variety of levels and interest Grades 1-4  Talle Jolliffe $412.60
2002-9 Guided Reading Books - Informational books and Accelerated Reader tests  grades 1-4 Talle Jolliffe $436.70
2002-11 Health/Social Issues - Health CD-ROM and reference books @ health and social issues grades 9-12   $136.75
2003--1 Compost Project   Suzanne Birgy $427.92
2003-2 Headphones   Heidi Huber $293.60
2003-3 Graphic Arts Software Kim Hinkle $1,859.50
2003-4 Non-fiction Twig Books Levels A-D   Kathleen Lixey $369.40
2003-5 Summer Computer Reading Support Kathleen Lixey $595.00
2003-6 503-6  Social Studies Support Materials   Pat Roher $731.01
2003-1 Listening Library-Enhance listening center to accommodate all students. Amie Clark $364.23
2003-2 Replacement of accelerated reader books that have been overused or lost.   Talle Jolliffe $501.35
2003-3 Continuity Tester Soldering Kit Supplies to supplement Engineering course grades 9-12   Mark West $375.00
2003-4 Middle School Newspaper - Funds to cover printing costs of school newspaper Joanna Van Raden $600.00
2003-5 Grolier Databases - Online encyclopedia data bases Talle Jolliffe $465.00
2004-1 Klager Elementary Piano Sandi Graff $1,000.00
2004-3 Literature Circle Books Jean Prafke $489.90
2004-4  JV Quiz Bowl Prep. Questions   Susan Davis $205.00
2004-6 Guided Reading   Denise Cain, Mary Lowery, Ron Tindall $1,826.85
2004-7 Algebra Graphing Calculators Wendy Arnston $2,051.48
2004-8  Elementary Spanish/English Books Talle Jolliffe $630.98
2004-9  Open Minds - Open Arms   John Eisley, Barb Fielder   $2,000.00
2004-10  Calculators     $1,400.40
  May 28, 2004 - Received $ for Virtual High School   $2,500.00
2004-1   Dictionary Use Across the Curriculum   Susan Ediger   $200.00
2004-2 Differentiating Instruction with Versatiles Pat Coelius, Joanna VanRaden $754.05
2004-3   Cats - NOT the Musical Brad Gerbe $4,276.80
2004-4 Guided Reading Amie Clark   $930.60
2004-5  3  Samsung Visual Presenters for Klager Lumber for Wood Working Class Mark West  $4,050.00
      $100.00
2005-1  Differentiating Instruction in Math and Language Arts Sue LaRocque  $620.00
2005-2 Literature-based U.S. History Peggy Sepetys $342.00
2005-3 Copper Pipe Soldering   Mark West $150.00
2005-4  Scholastic Children's Dictionaries   Mary Fielder and Kathy Rose  $699.30
2005-6 Balanced Literacy Software   MaryAnn Martin, Denise Cain $1,434.00
2005-7   Lexia Lending Library   Denise Cain, MaryAnn Martin $1,600.00
2005-8 Enhanced Guided Reading Amie Clark $692.70
2005-9 Early Chapter Books Kathleen Lixey   $228.69
2005-1 Feb 22, 2005 - Donna Clark requested funds for LifeSmarts trip to Nationals in San Francisco   $1,000.00
2005-1 June 8, 2005 - Jared Throneberry requested $1000 for Quiz Bowl Nationals for entry fees and travel. Jared Throneberry $980
2005-1  Document Cameras: Enhance visual comprehension for greater inclusion of all students     Irene Barnard and Cindy Karapas $2,700.00
2005-2  Video Presenter Projectors: Allows all students to view materials on pull-down screen.    $1,790.00
2005-3  Scholastic Guided Fiction Reading Library:Provide leveled reading books within classrom  Mary Fielder and Kathy Rose $1,394.98
2005-4  Guided Reading Benchmark Books   Books to assess reading level of students   Mary Fielder and Kathy Rose   $150.50
2005-5  Scholastic Guided Non-Fiction Reading Library:Provide leveled reading books within classrom   Mary Fielder and Kathy Rose $2,845.93
2005-6  Sound Reading Solutions Software:  To assis students with reading challenges involving sounds Kathy Lixey and Mary Ann Martin $339.00
2005-7  Increased Reading Level Asssessment Tools: DRA   Joanna VanRaden $888+S/H
2005-9  Magnetic Levitation: Materials for high school electronics class for transportation tech. study   Mark West   $233.15
2005-10  Potter's Wheel and Clay Projects: Allow students to experience the use of clay in art   Angie Watson $519.42
2005-1   LifeSmarts National Competition Donna Clark $1,000.00
2006-2   Upper Level Enhanced Guided Reading   Amie Clark $2,064.43
2006-3   LIFE Program Peggy Sepetys   745.4
2006-4 The Visage Yearbook Shanna Spickard $900.00
2006-5 Visual Presenting Camera Larissa Tindall and Wendy Arntson $1,400.00
2006-6 Sound Reading Solutions   Kathy Lixey and kdg. Teachers   $1,431.00
2006-7 Brainpop.com   Mary Renner and Connie Creech $1,500.00
2006-1 Visual Presentation Camera   $1,400.00
2006-2   Visual Presentation Camera     $1,400.00
2006-4 Voltmeters   $189.25
2006-6 Visual Presenter Camera     $1,400.00
2006-8 Quizlist Interactive w/ Quizlist Match     $298.95
2006-9 Big Buddy/Little Buddy HS/Klager Mentoring   $250.00
2006-12 Edmark Supplemental Reading Program   $935.00
2006-13 Visual Presentation Camera   $1,400.00
2006-14   Visual Presentation Camera     $1,400.00
2006-15   LIFE Program   $0.00
2006-16 Hot Plates for HS Science   $1,529.00
2006-18 Hands-on/Minds-on Theory on Lesson Works   $1,595.00
2007-2  Leap Pad Learning System   Amie Clark $654.89
2007-4  Portrait Photography   Angie Watson $131.25
2007-5 Middle School Football Helmets   $500.00
2007-1   Digital Metric Scale Mark West $340.50
2007-2   Residential Wiring   Mark West 42.98
2007-3   Robotics and Hydraulics Mark West $112.10
2007-4   Introduction to Pedometers Sandee Sheats $1,150.00
2007-5 Post-it Notes (Reading Apprenticeship) Erica Kranz with Kerry Wolf, Sandi Fillyaw, Cindy Karapas, Larissa Tindall, Allison Kaplan, Brad Gerbe, Rebecca Sidders $500.00
2007-6   New Quiz Bowl Buzzers Jared Throneberry and Susan Davis   $774.00
2007-7   Henna Tattoos Angie Watson $102.00
2007-8   Continuity Tester Kits Mark West $490.00
2008-1 Band Grant Ed Schoendorff $200.00
2008-1   Visual Presentation Camera   Wendy Arntson   $1,200.00
2008-2   Drama Grant   Emily Prosser $200.00
2008-3 Elemenatary Art Grant Carrie Resh $100.00
2008-1   6th Grade Scholastic Scope Magazine Brett Whalen $148.24
2008-1 Specialized Encyclopedias for Middle School Laura Betzoldt   $850.00
2008-2 Physical Education Equipment   Gay Thacher $503.45
2008-3 MEAP Snack   Shawna Spickard   $450.00
2009-1 Cold Weather Days   Melissa Yekulis $115.00
2009-2 Science-Interaction with Force of Motion Melissa Yekulis $324.15
2009-3 Orff Instument Ensemble     $861.35
2009-4 PE Equipment   Gay Thacher $770.25
2009-1 Summer Migrant Program-Running Fit! Cheryl Call $1,000.00
  Total   $91,704.96