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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 Bill Blough at william.a.blough@gmail.com or call 216-533-0666.