The DCEF awarded 5 Grants totaling $7,553 in December:
The five grants, awarded in December, will provide elementary school classrooms with iPads to facilitate instruction to students with different styles of learning and fund a program combining art, history and culture to reinforce tactile skills. Middle school students will learn performance techniques through a study of folklore. Students at Shepherd Hill will embark on an engineering project using mathematics and science to benefit the community and will participate in programs that address the imperative to eliminate bullying in public schools.
The DCEF awarded 5 Grants totaling $9,805 in Spring 2010:
The five grants awarded in the Spring of 2010 gave middle school students an expanded mentoring program, an Emerging Entrepreneur Club and an innovative on-line science project. Elementary school students were able to explore a hands-on geography program and high school students become understudies in a program that connected them with Broadway!