2018 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 2018 grant recipients include 12 teachers representing six different schools who have been awarded a total of $7,810.53 for projects to encourage academic growth and exploration with their students.  For a listing of previous Red Apple Grant recipients, click here.


Front L-R: Jacob Crone, Jon Scroggs, Justin Weaver, Heidi Class, Abbi Richcreek
Back L-R: Hannah Weaver, Leah Kilgore, Shelby Beam, Diane Scott, Mariah Lewis, Lindsey Wallen


Abbi Richcreek and Justin Weaver, Edgewood and Lakeview Middle School - $1,499.32
Drone It
Using drones, students will engage in the design process to develope solutions for real-world situations

Heidi Class, Mariah Lewis and Lindsey Wallen, Leesburg Elementary School - $1,466.87
Providing Opportunities for Differentiated Learners in the Kindergarten Classroom
Materials to accommodate different learning styles and foster confidence in academic achievement

Diane Scott, Lincoln Elementary School - $1,495.20
Teaching STEM Skills through Play, Teamwork and Project Based Learning
Lego WeDo Learning systems to teach design, engineering, computer programming and presentation skills

Shelby Beam, Leah Kilgore, Carla Milliman and Hannah Weaver, Lincoln Elementary- $1,427.67
Kindergarten Mathematicians Make Ten
Math manipulatives to support the new WCS Envision Math curriculum

Jacob Crone, Madison Elementary - $601.47
Elementary Yoga Equipment and DVD's
Yoga for P.E. DVD's and Yoga mats to teach students how to reduce stress and increase their ability to focus

Jon Scroggs, Warsaw Community High School - $1,310.00
PEDDLE POWER:  Engaging in Engineering Design Process
Tools to learn the Engineering Design Process by repairing and redesigning bicycles as collaborative teams


Thank you to our donors whose contributions make our Red Apple Grant program possible!

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.