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Grants Awarded
1991 - 2017
$824,632

Language Arts and Reading

Accelerated Reader $17,434
“Accepting Diversity” Presentation (Dr. Kune) $500
Autocard readers $1,817
“Computers in Writing-Intensive Classrooms” - 2nd Grade $4,214
Differentiation with Nonfiction Books $2,729
Elementary Literacy Program (District Match Required) $7,500
Guided Reading Leveled Books – Lange $2,322
Introduction to Shakespeare $1,246
Learning Labs and Centers – Elementary Schools $5,821
Leveled reader program – Lange PreSchool & Kindergarten $1,628
Philosophy for Kids $5,565
Reading Fluency - 2nd Grade Harman $3,002
Reading Intervention program – 1 – 3 grades $2,772
Reading intervention program – Jr. High $3,856
Reading programs, skill markers – Elementary Schools $10,544
Smith Book Room $1,000
Talk Tube & USA Stencil – Harman School $1,100
Teaching Science through Literature $500
Technology for Writing $1,820
Think CERCA Software-8th grade $2,718

Math and Science

AIMS - Activities Integrating Math & Science $4,500
AP Biology Lab - New Electrophoresis Lab $8,354
Chemistry Computer Lab $8,736
Chromebook Mobile Lab $21,000
Comparison Microscope $1,497
Electrostatic Dust Print Lifter $689
Energy Bike $5,000
Energy Audits Equipment $7,070
Family Science Night $1,420
Forensic Science Teaching Materials - High School $2,501
Graphing Calculators for AP Calculus $2,200
Innovative use of Technology in Physics Education (Two Work Stations) $5,000
Junior High Science Lab (12 stations) and Mobile Package $25,736
Keeping Science of Track-Jr High $1,100
Laser Video Program - Intermediate Program $3,385
Microscopes $13,599
Microslide Viewers/Microslides-OHS/OJHS $913
Mobile Science Dept - Multi-Media Center $1,753
Pentathlon Materials $1,106
Scientist in Residence $1,000
Secondary Science (plus donation of $2,000) $13,821
Supplemental Earth Science Materials - “Earth Alive” Models $4,915
Technology for Mathematics - LCD Projector /Smart Board/Display $4,344
Weather Tracking Station – District wide $12,490

Foreign Language

Chinese Dual Enrollment Course $ 5,000
French Library $1,000
Mobile Language Lab $20,350

Arts

Artist in Residence Fees $750
Ceramics Equipment $5,073
Digital Cameras for Elementary Art $3,119
Digital Cameras for JH and HS Art $1,260
Display Cases (for student’s art work) $2,000
Musical Instruments-Smith, Harman and Lange $333
Sonar Xylophones $3,593
Tech Machine Sculpture Project $1,050
Three Day Artist in Residence Program $750

Technology

Audio-Visual Production Lab and Upgrades $4,818
Complete classroom technology packages – 4 lead elementary teachers $23,992
Digital Classrooms $6,500
Dream Writer Roll-a-Lab (shared cost) $3,600
Gifted Technology – 30 laptops $5,128
High School Publications Lab $9,917
Instructional Technology Support Package $1,969
Interdisciplinary Applications - Digital Photography $1,910
iPod Touch Technology $11,450
Modular Technology Education $1,187
Publication Lab Equipment $5,763
Rasberry Pi  computer screens $884
Smith Publishing Lab $1,145
State of the Art Graphics Server (Shared Cost) $7,075
Students Working to Advance Technology - Elementary Schools $1,968
Technology for Interdisciplinary Projects $3,300
Technology Programs - Elementary Schools $50,000
United Streaming Video - Video on Demand $2,240
Video Display Units and Mounts for High School Classrooms $4,375
Video Imaging – Green Screen $949
Writing Center for OHS/OJHS $3,337

Social Studies

Cultural Instruments $400
History Alive! Curriculum $603
Technology for Social Studies - LCD projectors $4,100

Curriculum

Challenge and Alignment Audit – Participation $7,500
Curriculum Development - Project Tools $7,500
High School Value Added Project $5,000
Project Lead the Way  - Professional Development $4,400

Guidance/Career Education

Handbook for College-Bound students $425
Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions $2,195
Joint Consortium Web & CD-based Career Technical Education Program $1,500
OHS Career Forum - Administrative Costs $425

Extra-Curricular

5Rs program OJH $1,000
40 Assets Expansion Program $1,878
Academic Decathlon – National competitions $4,081
Electric Cart Club $1,000
Ladies’ Breakfast Club (Healthy breakfast and positive social engagement) $2,420
Lego League Robotics Expansion Grades 4-8 Harman, Smith, Junior High $2,055
Men’s Breakfast Club $500
MUSE for Many $5,380
National Journalism Conference - Washington, D.C. $1,500
Ohm Under the Dome-Yoga $190
Travel support –Destination Imagination, Speech & Debate, Museum trip $4,800
Speaker funding - Joel Penton $900

Special Education

Adapted Aquatics Equipment $3,054
iPads $6,054
Speech Lab - Enhance Speech Therapy at Harman and Smith $747
Starboard Technology and LCD Projector $1,925

Facilities

​​​​​​Auditorium Seats - High School $900
Auditorium Sound Enhancement - High School $6,000
Elementary Classroom Amplification Systems – Multiyear $12,000
Gazebo Quiet Spot - Smith - Challenge Grant $4,500
Lange School Playground Equipment - Challenge Grant $2,000 (Serves needs of Kindergarten, Preschool & South Connection) $12,000
Library/Media Center – Harman Elementary $15,000
Oakwood Athletic Project $50,000
Smith School Garden $1,200
Sound Amplification System $8,400

Other

District Newsletter $1,000
Harvard Conference on Brain Research (5 Faculty members) and Materials $7,227
Learning through movement materials $2,344
Pedometers and Heart Rate Monitors - Measuring Your Exercise $2,707
Place Project-Outdoor Education $18,905
Sensory Items $4,000

 

Total Grants Awarded by School Year

1991-92         $ 4,963
1992-93            9,131
1994-95            9,321
1996-97          31,714
1997-98          28,500
1998-99          22,501
1999-00         24,999

2000-01   $19,721
2001-02      41,000
2002-03      26,000
2003-04      21,363
2004-05      43,528
2005-06      26,114
2006-07      50,304

 

2007-08     $ 55,267
2008-09        17,692
2009-10        65,775
2010-11         32,311
2011-12         30,213
2012-13         34,031
2013-14         35,887
2014-15         26,574
2015-16       105,290
2016-17         30,505
Fall 2017       32,198