Posts tagged W&P Stevenson Intermediate
Diversity Classroom Libraries – $1,500

Curricular Area: English Language Arts
Grant Focus: Books
Schools: Wallace & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School
Items Purchased: Books and teacher research time

The teacher applying for this grant noted that the classroom libraries didn’t fairly represent the diversity in our student population. This grant will compensate the teacher for research time as well as the purchase of novels and nonfiction literature for WPSIS 4-6th grade English Language Arts classroom libraries. Books will be by diverse authors about diverse topics featuring diverse protagonists.

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Beekeeping – $1,888

Curricular Area: STEM
Grant Focus: Equipment
Schools: Henkle Middle School; Wallace & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School
Items Purchased: Beehives and beekeeping supplies

This grant provides for the installation of an observation beehive at Henkle Middle School and at Wallace & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School. This hives will be part of the project based learning curriculum, helping students understand why honeybees are an important part of the agriculture in both local and national production.

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Basketball Hoop Height Adjusters – $1000

Curricular Area: Health and Physical Education
Grant Focus: Equipment
Schools: Wally & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate
Items Purchased: Basketball Hoop Height Adjusters

Together with funds from the School District and the WSCY basketball program, this grant allows for the purchase and installation of height adjusters on the backboards at the small gym at Wallace and Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School.

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4th Grade Engineering Pilot - $6,380

Curricular Area: STEM
Grant Focus: Curriculum
Schools: W&P Stevenson Intermediate​​​​​​​
Items Purchased:  Engineering is Elementary curriculum (3 units for 4 classrooms); professional development

This grant is aimed at promoting high-quality and rigorous instruction to integrate engineering concepts into math and science lessons through hands-on learning. 

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