Classroom Enrichment Grants
The Issaquah Schools Foundation recognizes that school budgets are limited and classroom demands are high. Each year, the Foundation awards Classroom Enrichment Grants to enhance the learning environment of individual classrooms, libraries, computer labs, resource centers and schools. Grants in this program are funded up to $1,000.
Announcing the 2016 Classroom Enrichment Grant Recipients:
|Grant Title||Grant Recipient||School|
|Cafe ACT Vocational Experience
This grant supports Cafe ACT, a coffee service program that seeks to provide special education students with the opportunity to participate in an integrated and enriching vocational experience.
|Apollo Library Summer Hours
This grant ensures Apollo Elementary Library will remain open for one day per week during the month of July through the first two weeks of August.
|Musical Instruments in the Classroom
This grant is for additional musical instruments in the classroom allowing students to participate cohesively in a group setting.
|Challenging Fiction for Highly Capable readers
This grant allows high-level fiction books to be purchased for a highly capable education classroom.
|Supporting High Level Readers
This grant focuses high level readers to utilize Benchmark’s Readers’ and Writer’s Genre Workshop.
|Project Creativity in the Makers Club
This grant enables a middles school students to start a Makers Club, a place for students to use their creativity to tinker and invent with self-directed, open-ended project.
|Brian DeBroux||Issaquah Middle|
|Character Based Chapter Books
This grant will create a “just-right” space in the library will help connect students (with their love of familiar characters and series) to find and read chapter books.
|Technology Skills and Communication Growth
The grant is intended to expose and teach students how to use current technology, learn new skills, and support the student’s communication.
|Colleen Maher||Pine Lake|