Education Foundation provides $38,000 in Gulf County School Funding

Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 02:15 PM.

The EFGC is now asking for your help to write the next chapter in our growing success story.

Please consider supporting the EFGC and our work to make our kid’s educational experience more meaningful.  Every dollar you give may qualify for a dollar for dollar match from the State Consortium of Education Foundations.  This means double the impact right here locally.  Every dollar helps.  So please help today.  Visit the EFGC website at and make a contribution on-line or send a check to the EFGC, 150 Middle School Road, Port St. Joe Florida, 32456.  The EFGC is a 501 (C) 3 organization and your donation will be tax-deductible. 

The EFGC board recently met to review the 2012-2013 teaching and learning grants. Those funded include:

Port St Joe Elementary School

The NASA Project X-35- Cindy Phillips: With the funding from this grant, the science class will simulate engineering teams vying for a NASA contract. Each team of science students will follow budget and material restrictions to design 2 liter rocket bottles.  Students will demonstrate their designs on Launch Day.

An Apple a Day- Karen Minger: This grant will provide Apple iPads for use in the media center at PSJES with the goal of increasing literacy.

Character Counts- DeEtta Smallwood: This grant will provide educational and entertaining animated videos that will be used to facilitate character education and social and emotional development.  The students will be encouraged rouse critical thinking skills for problem solving. 

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