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2016/2017 Grant Recipients

Summer 2017

  • Great Lakes Theater Connect to the Classics: two-day workshop about The Diary of Anne Frank on stage - Kathryn Callentine - RRMS - $1,000.00
  • World Language Books: supplement Media Center with French and Spanish fiction and nonfiction titles - Kelly Sunderville and Anjanette Marinella - RRMS - $1,066.82
  • Learning Through Music: music CDs and supplemental materials to enrich kindergarten curriculum - Janine Walsh - Goldwood - $1,726.68
  • Break into Learning with Breakout EDU: interactive games where players work collaboratively to solve critical thinking puzzles - Judy Hudson - Kensington - $750.00
  • Fitbits for Special Education Class: to promote awareness of physical activity - Shannon Hanigosky and Katy Annechino - RRMS - $1,290
  • Portable Literacy Library for All Learners: high interest books for students with reading and learning disabilities - Terri Blough - Kensington - $800.00
  • You Can’t Stop the Beat: rhythm instruction in music literacy class - Mary Fancher - RRMS - $371.72
  • Amtryckes: two adaptive tricycles for students with muscle weakness or disabilities - Kathy Chippi and Cheryl Bohrer - Beach/Goldwood - $1,774.12
  • Math Hands on Learning: materials for kindergarten classes - Amy Baruxes - Goldwood - $629.19

Spring 2017

  • National History Day Club: club activities and annual competition – Frank O’Grady - RRMS/HS - $1,365.00
  • Teaching Through Play: game based learning occupational therapy services – Lisa Monos and Cheryl Bohrer - Goldwood - $363.91
  • Groundwater Demonstration System (to illustrate water pollution) – Daryl Knauss - RRHS - $1,622.00
  • Robotics Club: start up equipment and team competition – Nathan Woos - RRHS - $5,000
  • Thrower's Arc: AP physics and AP calculus students’ work to derive an optimum angle to throw a discus or shot – Kristen Stephens and Brian Frew - RRHS - $250.00
  • Ooh! Can We Sing That?: sheet music for vocal music program – Allison Paetz - RRHS - $3,000 from a designated fund
  • Drama Department: performance materials for theatrical productions - Jennifer Garver - RRHS - $2,000

Fall 2016

  • Mindful Morning Routine - Amy Baruxes - Goldwood - $581.00
  • STEM in Kindergarten - Janine Walsh - Goldwood - $2,057.88
  • Writing Live! Assembly with Shelley Pearsall - Angela Bowman and Rick Haag - Kensington - $2,800.00
  • Singing & Celebrating a World Premiere Performance - Mary Fancher - RRMS - $1,025.00
  • Virtual Reality Development Grant - Christina Bright- RRHS - $1,990.00
  • Curious Incident Spotlight on Education Program - Jennifer Garver, Stephanie Minotti, and Ashley Morris - RRHS - $1,500.00

Summer 2016

  • Courtyard Reading Center - Todd Murphy - Kensington - $2,500
  • Science Olympiad Equipment and Materials - Michelle Gibson - RRMS/RRHS - $250
  • Authors as Mentors (mentor text literature books) - Beth Paul and Jaci Hayne - Kensington - $4,229.87
  • High Interest Literature for Students (update grades 3-5 classroom libraries) - Lori Sollenberger - Kensington - $3,200
  • Bored at Indoor Recess? Be Board No More (indoor recess activities) - Janine Walsh - Goldwood - $1,148.02
  • One School, One Book (The Mouse and the Motorcycle) - Anne Davis, Kristin Hargett, and Janine Walsh - Goldwood - $2,000
  • Bridge to the World: Spain (activities for student ambassadors while in Spain) - Luis Escobedo - RRHS - $1,500
  • Instrumental Improvements to KIS Music Program - Sharon Risko - Kensington - $2,496.70

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