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

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

Stimulating Discovery-April Bidwell: The project uses Lego Mindstrom NXT Robots to Stimulate the minds of students, Implementing science, technology, math, and Engineering (Stem) skills with a hands-on experience.

Cooperative Hands on Science-Lisa Stripling: This grant will provide for cooperative learning with the first grade classes and Bridges classes.  The classes will work together during science with hands on project, activities and experiments. Students with and without disabilities will work as a team, and learn concepts of Motion, development of living organisms, and weather. 

ReadingAbove and Beyond- Jennifer Guffey: The funding for this project will provide for a variety of genres and collaboration of books for the Accelerated Reader Program.  This will offer a challenge for first grade students to read on a higher level than their current grade level.

Heard the News- Principal Lori Price: The majority of the student body of Wewahitchka Elementary School will receive a subscription to “Scholastic News”on a weekly basis through this grant. The publication provides current events, and a variety of nonfiction topics covered in Social Studies.

High Touch High Tech- Principal Lori Price: This grant will provide hands-on, custom-tailored science programs that are fun!  High Touch High Tech offers a variety of 50 - 75 minute "In-School" field trips for intensive science experiences.

Port St. Joe Jr. and Sr. High School

Interactive Learning with Student Response System-Shirley Thompson: This grant will provide premium content subscriptions to accompany the student response systems "Qwizdoms" in the Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School classrooms. 

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