June 2012 Grants
The DCEF awarded 44 Grants totaling nearly $14,000:
Mrs. Parmley's grant will fund two camps, Camp Character (gr 2-4) and Camp Touchstone (gr 5-8) which will combine work with animals and character education for at risk students across the district.
Ms. Incutto will be able to bring Chris Herren and his Hoops of Dreams program to all Shepherd Hill students next year.
Ms. Christenson with her grant that will purchase physics probeware for a new AP Physics class. The equipment will permit the students to go beyond conceptual learning with hands-on experiments.
Mrs. Pacheco received funding for her Take Off with Books program. With the purchase of additional titles, accelerated reading students will have dedicated time weekly to read more advanced works together with the school reading specialist.