GRANTS

Cultural Contributions in Quiltmaking
Amount funded: $280.00
November 2018
Grant Recipient - Sue Barry // This grant provided a wonderful opportunity for visiting quilting artist, Sharon Souva, to work with our 4th grade students to experience art through textiles. This unit tied their art curriculum in nicely with the 4th grade social studies unit on colonial times.
Adirondack Escapade
Amount funded: $5,500.00
October 2018
Grant Recipient - Kate Hardy // This grant provided funding for the Honors English 10 students (40 students) to experience a trip to the Adirondacks to experience nature and learn Adirondack history.
Music Tech Equipment for Recording Sessions – Soda Ash 6 Project
Amount funded: $1,075.00
October 2018
Grant Recipient - Brian Franco // This grant provided funding for the purchase of sound-buffering panels used in the recording studio for current music tech students to record Soda Ash 6.
Advanced Infant Simulators
Amount funded: $5,008.20
June 2018
Grant Recipient - Jeri Whiting // This grant provided funding for the purchase of 5 RealCare advanced Infant Simulators, along with comprehensive curriculum software for use in HS Health classes for the Parenting Unit, and the 8th grade Human Growth and Development unit.
Advanced Infant Simulators
Amount funded: $5,008.20
June 2018
Grant Recipient - Jeri Whiting // This grant provided funding for the purchase of 5 RealCare Advanced Infant Simulators, along with comprehensive curriculum software for use in HS Health classes for the Parenting Unit, and the 8th grade Human Growth and Development unit. “I’m sort of nervous to take one home, but I think it’s a great way to learn how hard it would be to be a teen parent.” ~ 10th grader.
Super Summer Stories
Amount funded: $351.00
June 2018
Grants Recipients - Connie Bohrer, Betsy Smith & Heather Von Uderitz // Book club gatherings in July and August. Each of our three reading specialists at State Street School will lead a one-hour book group session for each one of the three grade levels. They will engage in discussions around standards-based questions and model high-impact comprehension strategies to counteract summer loss.
Super Summer Stories
Amount funded: $351.00
June 2018
Grants Recipients - Connie Bohrer, Betsy Smith & Heather Von Uderitz // Our three State Street reading specialists led grade level book club gatherings in July and August 2018. They modeled high-impact comprehension strategies to counteract summer loss.
iD Tech Scholarships
Amount funded: $3,102.00
June 2018
Grant Recipients - Jill Boyer and Matheu Campbell // iD Tech offers week long STEM camps during the summer at various colleges across the country. Students select programs that include coding, game development, engineering, design, or robotics. Jill Boyer and Matheu Campbell were the recipients. Jill will study Cybersecurity and Encrypting at Ohio State, and Matheu is taking the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning course at Princeton.
ID Tech Summer Camp Scholarship 2018
Amount funded: $3,102.00
June 2018
Grant Recipients - Hannah Boyer and Matheu Campbell // iD Tech Summer STEM Camps offer week-long programs that include coding, game development, engineering, design, and robotics on college campuses across the country. Hannah Boyer studied Cybersecurity and Encrypting at Ohio State, and Matheu Campbell took the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning course at Princeton. Scholarships, in partnership with the Elsa Allyn Soderberg Family Fund, include tuition, room and board.
Colonial Horn Books
Amount funded: $554.85
May 2018
Grant Recipient - Rebecca Goodell // Each year the 4th graders study life in colonial times and visit a one-room schoolhouse in the spring. As the students read and summarize the details of colonial life, they write in their “horn books” imitating how children may have learned long ago. Students generally make their horn books each year, but they are not durable, or reusable. The 4th grade team would like to purchase durable and reusable hornbooks cut from Sintra (hard PVC board).
Colonial Horn Books
Amount funded: $554.85
May 2018
Grant Recipient - Rebecca Goodell // 4th graders study life in colonial times and visit a one-room schoolhouse each spring. As students read and summarize the details of colonial life, they write in their “horn books” imitating how children may have learned long ago. These durable and reusable horn books will used year after year.
Positivity Project Training for State Street
Amount funded: $2,766.95
May 2018
Grant Recipient - Patrick Brown // 10 State Street educators will attend training to learn how to implement The Positivity Project in classrooms and school-wide. The training is on July 10th at SLL BOCES in Canton, NY. Attendees will include Patrick Brown, counselor Abbie Paine, 2 teachers from each grade level, and 2 specials teachers. The educators will learn the 24 character strengths and how to build a positive school culture. The goal for implementation at State Street is fall 2018.