Past Grants 2019 - Current Year
Boeckman & Dodge Middle School were awarded $3,532.54 for 20 Casio CT-X700 keyboards (61 keys) with necessary cables and power strips.
Boeckman Middle school was awarded $178.64 for planting supplies for planting trays, pots, and soil to start the summer gardening indoors in late winter/early spring.
Akin Road Elementary Media Center was awarded $2,400 to purchase a kit of 18 Ozobots and supportive resources. An Ozobot is a robot that blends the physical and digital worlds — lines, colors, and codes on both digital surfaces, such as an iPad, and physical surfaces, such as paper.
Farmington High School Science Department was awarded $1,919.78 for a Nexstar Computerized telescope, starsense Auto-align, and carring case for a new Astronomy course at FHS.
Farmington High School was awarded $2,179.88 for a set of traditional Samba Batucada instruments. The Farmington High School Music program will utilize these instruments to continue to broaden students' exposure to the music of different cultures and styles in order to gain a larger understanding and appreciation of other cultures' music.
Akin Road Elementary School was awarded $2,250 to purchase 30 heavy duty zipped totes and thematic materials for kindergarten students. GEL students will plan, research, and determine the contents prior to ordering appropriate supplies for each tote. Items in the totes may include books, games, puppets, experiments, coloring activities and crayons, etc.
Farmington High School Media Center was awarded $1,443.15 to purchase the books for Read Woke. What is Read Woke? It is a national reading campaign, created by high school librarians in response to our unsettling times, that strives to raise awareness and foster empathy for all, regardless of orientation, race, religion, or creed.
Wee Tigers at Meadowview Elementary School was awarded $1.882.85 for Zen Zone and individualized learning centers.
Elementary Physcial Education Department was awarded $5,000 for elementary physical education ninja warrior equipment, as outlined in your grant request.
Boeckman Middle Scholl was awarded $5,999.58 for bike trainers and helmets to be used for Riding for Focus. The BMS Riding for Focus bike program is innovative in that it is providing a unique opportunity for students to increase their academic, health, and social success in and out of school.
Akin Road and Farmington Elementary Schools have been awarded $471 for Break Bands for students to wear at school to indicate to adults when they are in need of a break. The red side of the band will say "I need a break" and the green side will say "I am doing great".
BMS musical theater class was awarded $845 for theater make-up and character paints. This will teach the students how to create theatrical effects and create characters with makeup and face paint.