Grants - Spring 2013

$1,798 388 Washington and 420 Sherwood Heights students had the opportunity to work with children’s author David Munsen, honing their creative writing skills and learning about how ideas become books.
$400 in addition to $1500 granted last fall 95 PHS students traveled to Newport with Honors Biology II teacher Schelle Hand Bixler where they explored the sandy beach ecosystem, rode in an ocean-going research vessel, and visited the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center and Oregon Coast Aquarium. One student remarked that the trip was “something I waited for the entire year,” while another said, “This would not have been as successful without your help!”
$824 175 students at Lincoln Primary School completed a week of arts enrichment with Artist in Residence Linda Davies-Gage, learning 3D drawing, color mixing, and art appreciation skills.
$1,649 391 students at Washington Elementary School are benefiting from the “Second Step Program,” a curriculum used by all students and staff, beginning in kindergarten and building each year through 5th grade. Students develop skills in the areas of listening, attention, following directions, empathy and problem solving.
$487 in addition to $1000 granted last fall 35 Students from the PHS Spanish and French departments traveled with instructors Kathryn Youngman and Lori Albright to Eugene for the University of Oregon Foreign Language and International Studies Day. “Super-ultra-omega fun times!” were reported by one student.
$452 65 2nd grade students from Sherwood Heights Elementary toured the Heritage Station Museum, the Children’s Museum and the Arts Center, as part of their social sciences unit on community and maps. For some students, this was their first visit to these local cultural resources.
$1,750 28 PHS students in the ECMC Scholars program traveled with instructor Jodi Bettineski to Portland, where they visited two- and four-year colleges, used public transportation, and visited the Nike campus, all with the aim of getting a glimpse of opportunities available beyond high school and outside of Umatilla County. Many ECMC Scholars are first-generation high school graduates who are overcoming challenges and embracing new opportunities.
$1,798 388 Washington and 420 Sherwood Heights students had the opportunity to work with children’s author David Munsen, honing their creative writing skills and learning about how ideas become books.
$400 in addition to $1500 granted last fall 95 PHS students traveled to Newport with Honors Biology II teacher Schelle Hand Bixler where they explored the sandy beach ecosystem, rode in an ocean-going research vessel, and visited the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center and Oregon Coast Aquarium. One student remarked that the trip was “something I waited for the entire year,” while another said, “This would not have been as successful without your help!”

 

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