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Grants Awarded
1991 - 2019
$873,630

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
Lumberjack eReaders - Elementary Schools $7,350
Philosophy for Kids - $5,565
Reading Fluency - 2nd Grade Harman $3,002
Reading Intervention program - grades 1-3 $2,772
Reading intervention program - OJH $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
Wonder Workshop Cue Robotics for Coding and Creative Thinking in ELA - OJH $311.91

Math and Science

AIMS (Activities Integrating Math & Science) - $4,500
AP Biology 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 - OHS $2,501
Graphing Calculators for AP Calculus - $2,200
Idea Labs - Smith and Harman School $17,690
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
"Make No Bones About Learning"- OHS Forensic Science Class $2181
Microscopes - $13,599
Microslide Viewers/Microslides - OHS/OJHS $913
Mobile Science Dept - Multi-Media Center $1,753
Pentathlon Materials - $1,106
Science Extension (hands-on presentations) - $1,575 (multiple years)
Scientist in Residence - $1,000
Secondary Science (plus donation of $2,000) - $13,821
Soaring the Skies: Using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) - OHS Physical Science courses $1,560
Supplemental Earth Science Materials - “Earth Alive” Models $4,915
Technology for Mathematics - LCD Projector /Smart Board/Display $4,344
Under the Sea Saltwater Tank - $3,128
WAVE on Wheels - OJHS $2100
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 - JH and HS Art $1,260
Display Cases (for student’s art work) - $2,000
Fine Art Large Format Poster Printer - $3,000
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
Raspberry 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
National Geographic Giant Map of Ohio- OHS, OJHS, elementary social studies classes $1,252
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
Skate-time School Program- Smith Elementary $1,500

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 - $5,431
Electric Cart Club - $1,000
Ladies’ Breakfast Club (Healthy breakfast and positive social engagement) - $2,420
Lego League Robotics Expansion - Grades 4-8 at Harman, Smith; OJH $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 Club - $190
Robotics: FIRST Tech Challenge - funding teams in OHS/JH $2,500
Speaker funding - Joel Penton $900
Travel support – Destination Imagination, Speech & Debate, Museum trip - $4,800

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
Equipment for Lange School playground- $6,154
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
SOS! Stretch and Support: Enrichment for ALL - Elementary schools $11,000
YOGA Stretching for Kindergarten - $1050

 

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
2017-18             46,048
2018-19             48,998
2019-20               8,753 plus winter