2019 Red Apple Grants Awarded



Red Apple Grants are awarded to Warsaw Community Schools' teachers two times per calendar year, January and June, through a competitive application and selection process.  The January 2019 grant recipients include nine teachers representing six different schools who have been awarded a total of $8,339.96 for projects to encourage academic growth and exploration with their students.  The June 2019 grant recipients include five teachers representing four different schools who have been awarded a total of $4,861.55.  For a listing of previous Red Apple Grant recipients, click here.

JANUARY 2019 RED APPLE GRANT RECIPIENTS


Seated L-R:  Andrew Tomasik, Jay Bolduc, Patrick Hazelton
Standing L-R:  Treleen Cox, Justin Weaver, Robin Coffman

Andrew Tomasik, Warsaw Community High School - $574.20
The Portable Potter
A portable potter's wheel to be used for community demonstrations as well as extra practice for students as they create their pottery.

Jay Bolduc, Washington and Madison Elementary School - $93.39
LEGO Rhythms
LEGO materials that allow exploration of the relationship between fractions in math and rhythm in music.

Patrick Hazelton, Lincoln Elementary School - $1,491.02
What Goes in that Box?  Turing Tumble Teaches Students How Computers Work
Turing Tumble is a mechanical computer game that teaches coding strategy, logic and abstract concepts.

Treleen Cox, Leesburg Elementary School - $757.10
Wobbly Stool Alternative Seating
Wobbly stools to allow students to release energy while keeping focused on learning tasks throughout the day.

Justin Weaver, Lakeview Middle School - $1,500.00
STEM Magic:  Programmable Robotic Arm
A Dobot Magician robotic arm silimar to those used in the manufacturing industry to employ students' STEM knowledge in small-scale manufacturing projects.

Robin Coffman, Lakeview Middle School - $1,500.00
Rolling with the Robots
Enrich the study of of mathematical calculations in the physical sciences by creating and building Sphero Robots.

Lynne Keffaber (not pictured), Lakeview Middle School - $1,224.25
Glass Fusion:  Journey to a New World!
A variety of tools and materials to learn the science and math required to create fused glass art pieces.


L-R:  Donna Moudy, Lindell Krebs

Donna Moudy and Lindell Krebbs, Warsaw Community High School - $1,200.00
Graphing Calculators for Credit Recovery
Graphing calculators dedicated to the WCHS credit recovery program for courses in PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Probability & Statistics, Algebra II, Physics, Chemistry and Integrated Chemistry & Physics.

JUNE 2019 RED APPLE GRANT RECIPIENTS


Seated L-R:  Kaitlyn Murphy, Deb Scott McClintock
Standing L-R:  Lynn Studebaker, Rita Perez, Amanda Scroggs

Kaitlyn Murphy, Harrison and Eisenhower Elementary School - $1,000.39
Figure Drawing
Life-size skeletons and small manikins for each school to help students understand the human figure in order to depict it more realistically through art.

Deb McClintock, Harrison Elementary School - $1,500.00
Bringing Nature Closer with Pollinator Habitats
Creating a garden for pollinators (bees & other insects) including fruit trees and flowering plants to study their life cycles and demonstrate their value to our environment.

Lynn Studebaker and Rita Perez, Lakeview Middle School - $1,435.98
Meeting Needs and Ensuring the Succuss of Level 1, 2, and 3 ELL Students
Curriculum materials for staff and English language learning materials for students whose first language is not English.

Amanda Scroggs, Lakeview Middle School - $925.18
WE DO HISTORY!
Camcorder and accessories as well as art supplies for students to create exhibits of in-depth research of National History Day projects.

Would you or your business like to support the Warsaw Education Foundation's Red Apple Grant Program?  Do you have a special interest in math, science, history, art, music, or any other field of study?  If so, we'd like to talk to you about the opportunities available.  Please contact Barb Smolen, Executive Director, at 574-371-5098 X2410 or Edfoundation@warsawschools.org.