Posts tagged Arts
Concert Band Instruments – $17,017

Curricular Area: Arts
Grant Focus: Band Instruments
Schools: Columbia High School
Items Purchased: Chimes, Tuba, Euphonium, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax

CHS's Band Program has seen great success and growth over the last 5 years. It has grown from 40 students in 2013 to a projected 70 for 2020. As the ensemble grows, the need for essential instruments has also become more apparent. This grant pays for a collection of instruments (Chimes, Tuba, Euphonium, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax) that will enhance the sound and maintain proper balance within the Concert Band ensemble.

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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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Drumming & Creativity – $2,685

Curricular Area: Arts
Grant Focus: Professional Development, Equipment
Schools: W&P Stevenson Intermediate, Henkle Middle School
Items Purchased: Tuition for "The Art of Improvisation", 10 Remo Drums

This grant enabled the Intermediate and Middle School music teacher to attend a week-long, summer professional development program, "The Art of Improvisation", and the purchase of 10 Remo hand drums (adding to the 6 already owned by the school). 

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HMS Cameras Please - $4,767

Curricular Area: Arts
Grant Focus: Equipment
Schools: Henkle Middle School
Items Purchased: 6 Nikon D3300 DSLR Cameras, 1 Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens, 2 Ipad Air 2 128G, iMovie app, 7 SD memory cards (32G), lens caps protectors, 6 camera bags, 2 pPad protective cases, 2 Nikon extra batteries, camera protection plans (3 years)

At the time the grant was submitted, there was one very old camera shared between the Tech Guru and the Yearbook elective classes (80 students annually).

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