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2014/2015 Grant Recipients

Fall 2014

  • Music therapy enrichment from a certified music therapist - Matt DeMooy and Daniea Beard - Goldwood preschool - $2,750.00
  • Math work stations for kindergarten classes - Janine Walsh - Goldwood - $2,157.97
  • Technology to better play and listen to music for music and choir classes - Mary Fancher - RRMS (music) - $499.00
  • Portable sound system - Mark Harris - RRMS (fitness) - $1,995.00
  • Wiggle cushions - Cheryl Bohrer - Kensington - $359.76
  • National History Day competition participation - Frank O’Grady - RRMS & RRHS - $3,000
  • Weekly online newspaper (News to You) - Shawna MacDonald - RRHS (special education) - $159.00
  • “Build your own computer” hardware - Christina Bright - RRHS (computer science) - $1485.70
  • 3D printer - Christina Bright - RRHS Computer Club - $3,300.00
  • Paint Marbling workshop -Patty Tobin - RRHS (art) - $500.00
  • Keyboard/synthesizer - Allison Paetz - RRHS (vocal music) - $659.00
  • Forensics tournament participation - Adam Moeller - RRHS - $1,000
  • Creative cash - Preschool - $1,000
  • Creative cash - Goldwood - $1,000
  • Creative cash - Kensington - $1,000
  • Creative cash - RRMS - $1,000
  • Creative cash - RRHS - $1,000

Spring 2015

  • Musical instruments - Karen Mahoney - Goldwood - $275.13
  • Popular fiction for the 6th grade class to meet its “40 Book Challenge” - Therese Konrad, Terri McNeely, Amanda Liskovec, Eileen Griffin - RRMS (English) - $632.80
  • Twenty-five manipulatives ("clickers") - Don MacDonald & Janin Miller - RRMS (math) - $477.94
  • Communicative devices for speech therapy - Jana Randazzo - RRMS & RRHS - $664.80
  • Graphic art tool for 3D modeling- Yvonne Morbitzer & Patty Tobin - RRHS Makerspake - $1,899.99
  • National Chess Tournament participation - Russ Shuster - RRHS chess club - $325.00
  • 3D printer to create Macbeth chess set - Ericka (Mathews) Ghazoul - RRHS Intervention English (following the project, the printer was shared with the RRHS Makerspace.) - $2754.05
  • Raspberry Pi display screen - RRHS (computer science) - $300.00

Summer 2015

  • STEAM TinkerSpace - Anne Tomazin - Goldwood - $2,500.00
  • Sight word materials for kindergarten classes - Janine Walsh - Goldwood - $2059.80
  • Assembly to teach kindness and strategies to deal with bullies - Kensington - $600.00
  • Indoor recess activity carts - Melissa Liberatore - Kensington - $1,494.45
  • Graphic novels - Susan Weber & Kathryn Callentine - RRMS (English) - $1,260.00
  • Electron scales and hot plates to conduct science experiments outside of the classroom - Kali Sullivan - RRMS (science) - $1,778.00
  • Bird feeding station for the high school Art and Science Courtyard - Daryl Knauss - RRHS (science) - $500.00
  • Paper marbling encore - Patty Tobin & Mary Baddour - RRHS (art) - $500.00
  • Portable display floor panels for project exhibitions - Patty Tobin, Jennifer Bueck, Christina Bright, Mary Baddour, & Kristen Kalonowski - RRHS - $7,171.20
  • Creative cash - Preschool - $500
  • Creative cash - Goldwood - $1,000
  • Creative cash - Kensington - $1,000
  • Creative cash - RRMS - $1,000
  • Creative cash - RRHS - $1,000

For more information regarding the Rocky River Education Foundation, please contact Daniel Bogre at dbogre@rrumc.org or call 216-870-2588.