We  have  funded  346  classroom  projects  in  Bedford  County  Public  Schools!

2018 Awards

April 2018

$2,600 awarded to Moneta Elementary School and Forest Middle School for a set of Virtual Reality Goggles. The educational VR goggle sets will allow students to “visit” and explore important social studies and science content. They will be used across a wide range of grade levels and curriculums.

$2,000 awarded to Liberty High School to support upgrades to their expanding theatre curriculum with the purchase of a Color Source Light Board. This will be used at all events in the auditorium. Students in the Technical Theatre Class will be trained how to use the board and will be able to expand their knowledge and skills for productions.

$1,000 awarded to Otter River Elementary School for a Coding and Robotics Project. The STEAM teacher will purchase the Ozobot Bit Class Set to introduce students to basic programming, math and science concepts.

$1,000 awarded to Montvale Elementary School for Chromebooks to assist in personalized learning and introduction to technology in the third grade.

$950 awarded to the Chemistry Department at Staunton River High School for electronic balances and epoxy coated wire test tube racks. These items will be used regularly for many different lab activities and will assist students in accurately gathering and recording data.

$565 awarded to Staunton River High School for High School Science Classes to purchase the Aerogarden Hydroponic Planting System. Students will learn about seed germination, cultivation and plant life cycles.

$530 awarded to the Teacher of the Year at Bedford Primary School for a Kindergarten STEM Project.

$460 awarded to the Cosmetology Program at Bedford Science & Technology Center for theatrical and special effects makeup supplies.

$250 awarded to Staunton River High School for Interactive Science Notebooks.

January 2018

$1,900 to Otter River Elementary for a Smart Board that will be used in Music Classes. This will serve all students and allow for interactive activities such as creating their own music.

$1,100 to Otter River Elementary for Grades K-5 STEAM Project Resources, including KEVA Planks and Magnetic Gears.

$400 to Bedford Elementary for Butterfly & Plant Life Cycle Kits. Students will see caterpillars mature into butterflies and seeds into plants.

$250 to Big Island Elementary for supplies to support STEM Activities for 1st – 3rd Grade Students.

2017 Awards

November 2017

$1,653 to Staunton River High School to provide Chromebooks for the World Language Classes to implement the LinguaFolio Curriculum.

$1,000 to Bedford Elementary School for the Lumo Play Interactive System for Physical Education Classes.

$1,000 to New London Academy & Huddleston Elementary School provides a 3D Printer for Student Engineering Project.

$790 to Jefferson Forest High School for Scholastic Spanish Language Magazine.

$757 to Goodview Elementary School for NoteWorthy Rug Games for school-wide music classes.

$750 to Bedford Science & Technology Center for multicultural educational materials for the Early Childhood Education Program.

$500 to Huddleston Elementary School to provide supplies for the school-wide monthly STEAM activity.

$500 to Jefferson Forest High School for a Large Screen Laptop for the High School Teacher of the Year.

$500 to Staunton River High School for Biology Students to create Double Helix DNA Models.

$500 to Thomas Jefferson Elementary School for Exploration with Google Chromebooks.

$483 to Bedford Science & Technology Center for Instructional DVDs for the Building Maintenance Classes.

$260 to Montvale Elementary School allows the Guidance Counselor to purchase literary materials supporting lessons of empathy, diversity & respect for all students.

$150 to Bedford Middle School for Green Screen Technology to be used for morning announcements and student projects.

May 2017

$2,000 to Otter River Elementary School for technology equipment related to 21st Century skills.

$1,000 to Staunton River High School to create a living learning environment in the school greenhouse.

$1,000 to Boonsboro Elementary School and Forest Middle School for Chromebooks to further personalized learning opportunities in small groups and to increase student involvement and participation.

$976 to New London Academy for Legos in the Library Project.

$698 to Liberty High School for Chemistry students needing scientific calculators.

$500 to Bedford Science and Technology Center for EMT Class Equipment.

January 2017

$1,000 to Staunton River High School for Student Centered Learning using the Interactive Notebook.

$931 to Otter River Elementary School for building STEAM curriculum with KNEX and LEGO Simple Machine Kits, Scientific Circuit Kits, and STEAM related literature.

$599 to Liberty High School for “SWIVL Robot Review” – the teacher will record and download the lessons to Google classroom.

$550 to Jefferson Forest High School for classroom calculators for Algebra students.

$500 to the Bedford Science and Technology Center for laminate flooring for construction and building maintenance – providing opportunities for students to earn installation and maintenance experience.

$411 to Stewartsville Elementary School for enhancing literary fluency and competency with student recordings using iPods.

$405 to Boonsboro Elementary School for teaching problem solving, critical thinking, and collaborative skills using “Breakout Boxes.”

$182 to Jefferson Forest High School for Scholastic Math Magazine subscription.

2016 Awards

November 2016

$1,125 to Staunton River High School for “Review with USB Bracelets” Project

$1,000 to Staunton River Middle School for Google Classroom Technology

$1,000 to New London Academy for Intervention & Enrichment Project

$1,000 to Otter River Elementary School for Introduction to Technology in Education

$1,000 to Staunton River Middle School for “ Technology for Special Needs”

$1,000 to Forest Middle School for Algebra for Today’s Student Project

$800 to Stewartsville Elementary School for Steel Drum Workshop

$780 to Bedford Middle School for Google Glasses

$360 to Big Island Elementary School for STEM supplies

June 2016

$2,028 to Bedford Science & Technology for First Aid Training Equipment

$1,250 to Jefferson Forest High School for an Interactive Whiteboard for Math Enrichment Class

$1,000 to Jefferson Forest High School for Blended/Personalized Learning Resources

$1,000 to Forest Middle School for Chromebooks

$750 to Jefferson Forest High School for Newslea Subscription

$500 to Bedford  Science & Technology for Automotive Technology

$500 to Bedford Middle School for Digital Makerspace Project

April 2016

$1,200 to Jefferson Forest High School for an Interactive Whiteboard

$1,100 to Jefferson Forest High School for Classroom Calculators for Algebra Students

$1,000 to Jefferson Forest High School for Personalized Learning in Algebra Project

$1,000 to Jefferson Forest High School for “ Expand Google Lessons”

$1,000 to Jefferson Forest High School for Video Technology in Foreign Language Project

January 2016

$1,050 to Forest Middle School for Lego Mindstorm Project

$1,000 to Staunton River Middle School for Video Lessons in Algebra Project

$987 to Jefferson Forest High School for Chromebooks in College Composition Class

$996 to Jefferson Forest High School for Kuta Math Software

We  have  distributed  over  $326,000  since  2002!

 

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