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