Posts in Fall 2017
Sources of Strength – $5,000

Curricular Area: Social Emotional Learning
Grant Focus: At-risk
Schools: Columbia High School, White Salmon Academy
Items Purchased: Curriculum, Training and Support

Sources of Strength (SOS)  is a comprehensive wellness program focusing on the prevention of suicide, violence, and substance abuse in schools and their communities.

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Inventing with LittleBits – $2,152

Curricular Area: STEM
Grant Focus: Equipment
Schools: Whitson Elementary School, Wally & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School, Henkle Middle School
Items Purchased: Workshop Sets of littleBits

Using littleBits, students prototype and build endless engineered inventions, exercising their logical and critical thinking skills while learning about electronics.

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Media Arts Project – $5,355

Curricular Area: Arts; Career & Technical Education
Grant Focus: Technology
Schools: Henkle Middle School, Columbia High School
Items Purchased: iPad Pro Kits and accessories

The aim of this grant is to facilitate a 7-12th Media Arts Pilot Program, with the long-term goal of a sustainable Career and Technical Education program in Film and Media Arts.

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Multimedia System Solution – $7,494

Curricular Area: Positive social behavior
Grant Focus: Equipment
Schools: W&P Stevenson Intermediate, Henkle Middle School
Items Purchased: Projector, installation, and miscellaneous hardware

The Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) committee at WPSIS and HMS is tasked with leading powerful assemblies to teach and inspire the whole school community about respect, responsibility, and perseverance.

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