Grants Database

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Multi-Sensory Approch, Visual Supplement: Learning, Lecture and Discussion

Grant Description
November, 2003
Three sets of new maps for the social studies department. Will be utilized by the students who take Global tudies, World Civilizations, U.S. History, Economics & American Gov't. as well as AP students, ESL students, Resource students and the general population. Additionally these maps can be written on.
Amount Funded: 
$2191

Muli Tractile Reading and Writing Materials

Grant Description
November, 2000

Hands on and skill building materials to enhance and individualize first grade literacy centers. Reinforcements for grade level standards.

Amount Funded: 
$500

Accelerated Reading Program

Grant Description
November, 2000

Computers, softwear and class book sets to implement Accelerated Reading Program.

Amount Funded: 
$9100

Greenhouse

Grant Description
November, 2000

18 greenhouse lights and 3 Full-Spectrum pet lights for greenhouse.

Amount Funded: 
$309

Science 2001

Grant Description
November, 2000

Enhancement materials to develop a program that conforms to the new science standards that were recently adopted. The materials would make the science curriculum more accessible and comprehensible to every one student.

Amount Funded: 
$2000

Pocahontas

Grant Description
November, 1990

Fourth grade play. Grant will fund scripts, Royalty Fees, CD's Tapes, Costumes, Props and scerey.

Amount Funded: 
$320

Book Bags Home Reading Program

Grant Description
November, 2000

Weekly books for disavantaged students to take home for daily reading. Books are returned weekly. The grant targets English Learners and transitioned books but includes all students.

Amount Funded: 
$3274

Choral Risers

Grant Description
November, 2000

5 sections of six-foot long chorla risers. To be used by all Truckee Elementary students as well as other groups (High School and Middle School using the High School auditorium.

Amount Funded: 
$1143

Books on Tape

Grant Description
November, 2000

Books on tape to assist struggling readers with grade level material. Will help them from spending too much time focusing on decoding and therefore increase their comprehension of the text.

Amount Funded: 
$1000

Speaking Dynamically

Grant Description
November, 2000

Softwear and Accessories provides enriched writing, vocabulary, auditory and visual processing, and articulation opportunities. Provides for alternative communication when barriers exist. Benificial to Special Day Class settings and those recieving speech and language thereapy.

Amount Funded: 
$975

Volunteer Tutoring Programs

Grant Description
November, 2000

A voluteer program to enhance reading and writing for students at risk. Includes 150 leveled books for instruction, Training and organizational supplies.

Amount Funded: 
$1250

Amphibian Project

Grant Description
November, 2000

Expansion of ongoing life science project. Will include two 20 gallon specialized tanks for hatching enviornments for frog eggs, along with frog model kits and resource guide.

Amount Funded: 
$853

Children's Quilts

Grant Description
November, 2000

Quilting projects for 3-5th grades. Quilts to be donated to Tahoe Forest Hospital to needy children.

Amount Funded: 
$600

Algebraic Math Enhancements

Grant Description
November, 2000

Overhead teaching equipment, manipulatives, tools and class sets of a CPM recommended calculators to support school wide CPM Curriculum.

Amount Funded: 
$4583

Middle School Literacy

Grant Description
November, 2000

Books for emergrant and lower level middle school readers in Special Education, ESL, and regular classrooms.

Amount Funded: 
$2637