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

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

Innovating the Spanish Classroom- Reina Nixon: This grant will provide for new technology and games designed to help students learn to speak Spanish. 

NJROTC Real Life Exposure- Marty Jarosz: This grant will provide for the bus travel for 50 NJROTC cadets for their trip to the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Fl.  The Cadets will be briefed on real time Navy missions, and be exposed to Active Duty Naval personnel and have the opportunity to fly aircraft simulators.

Sunshine for the Library- Angel Barbee: The grant funding will provide the Sunshine State Young Readers book collection so students in Port St. Joe can participate in the Sunshine Readers Award Program. The grant will provide for 2 copies of the 15 titles that make up the Sunshine Collection.  These books were selected by the Florida Department of Education's Office of School Libraries and the Florida Association for Media in Education.   

Lights, Camera, Action! - Angel Barbee: This grant will fund the purchase of three video cameras for the TV Production class.  This class makes videos which are shown to the student body every Friday morning.  The videos are fun and provide helpful information for the students.

Newspapers for College and Career Readiness- Patricia Hendricks: This grant will provide a daily newspaper for two English IV College Prep course classes.  The students will read and respond to the newspaper in multiple of ways.

Same Theory, Different Method- Kim McFarland: This grant would provide for 80 COACH workbooks.  This Geometry resource consolidates lengthy lessons in three to four easy to understand sections, "Cliff Notes" version of the traditional textbook.  The Coach workbook would be used on a weekly basis to summarize and close each section covered during the lesson week.

Art Tables-Principal Jeremy Knapp: The art department will receive new tables and art stools for the art classroom.  Julie Hodges is developing an exciting art program, and the tables and stools will create a classroom that is conducive to learning and developing fine art.

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