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ELEMENTARY ART

 

We partnered with Stark Community Foundation, Arts in Stark, and local artists to permanently incorporate art lessons into the elementary curricculum.

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FLEXIBLE SEATING

 

We provided a variety of seating options across all elementary schools to accommodate students' learning styles, improve attention span and increase learning. 

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VIRTUAL REALITY GOGGLES

 

The middle school and high school maker spaces now house virtual reality goggles that can be borrowed by teachers who use them to bring lessons to life.

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CANTON SYMPHONY

 

The entire third grade across all four elementary schools enjoyed a field trip to the Canton Symphony. 

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LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

 

We funded an additional day of the Ted Wiese Leadership Workshop for students in the JAGS and JSA programs.

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EGG-CELLENT EGGS!

 

Elementary students received egg incubators and a scope that allows them to see through the egg shells.

LEGO WE DO KITS​

 

We provided each of the elementary schools with these kits for Lego STEM learning opportunities.

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ROX PROGRAM

 

This program supports the social and emotional health and communication skills for girls in grades 5, 7 and 9.

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STEM AND STEAM BINS

 

We funded three separate grants that provided elementary school students with STEM, fine motor manipulative, and STEAM bins. These will expand morning work learning opportunities.

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SOCIAL THINKING 

 

This program trained one of our teachers to train other teachers in the Social Thinking methodology, which will teach students social knowledge and awareness.

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ELECTRIC CAR KITS

JMMS and JHS students were each provided an electric car kit that they used to build and race an electric car.

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READING RECOVERY

 

We sent a teacher to the premier national K-6 literacy conference, which is known for building efficacy in literacy instruction.

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ZOME GEOMETRY

 

We provided ZOME Geometry kits to the middle school for hands-on geometry modeling.

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MUSIC IN THE MAKER SPACE

 

We purchased tabletop harps for each elementary school's maker space to add easy-to-learn instruments as an option for students.

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NEWS 2 YOU RECIPES

 

This program allows special education students to practice real world life skills.

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CULINARY FIELD TRIP

 

We were able to send our high school culinary students to the Culinary Institute of America and Tavern on the Green.

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WATER BOTTLE STATION

 

This grant provided water bottle station kits to high school students for installation in the school.

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HEART RATE SENSORS

 

This grant provided heart rate sensors to the adapted physical education students across the district.

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ROBOTICS CLUB

 

Several JHS students started a robotics club with this grant. Students built robots for local robotics competitions.

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SPHEROS ROBOTS

 

We purchased Spheros robots for the JMMS Maker Space. The students are able to use these to learn coding.

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TOP YOUTH SPEAKER

 

We were able to bring in a top youth speaker to speak to the high school students and their parents.

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL TRIP

 

This grant allowed JMMS students to attend a live play of "A Christmas Carol" by provided funds for bus service.

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YA AUTHOR VISIT

 

This grant allowed a young adult author to visit our schools and speak to our students.

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FILM CLUB

 

This grant allowed the JHS Film Club to purchase much needed equipment for the community demand for their movies.

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SENSORY TABLES

 

Kindergarten teachers across the district were able to purchase sensory tables for their classes with this grant.

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ORAL STORYTELLING

 

This grant allowed kindergarten teachers at Lake Cable to purchase puppets and accessories for oral storytelling centers in their classrooms.

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