WARSAW — The Warsaw Education Foundation has awarded the following Red Apple Grants for the Spring 2022 grant cycle.
Title: The Amazing Human Race
Synopsis: This is an assessment challenge where students apply their knowledge of natural selection to the popular game show “Amazing Race.”
Teacher: Robin Coffman
School/Grade Level: Lakeview Middle School science
Title: Adaptive Omnikin Activities for Ultimate Participation
Synopsis: Purchase eight Omnikin balls with replacement bladders to help increase engagement and participation in elementary physical education.
Teacher: Jacob Crone
School/Grade Level: Madison Elementary School physical education
Title: Waders Refresh
Synopsis: Purchase of additional chest waders and dip nets for student engagement in creek explorations.
Teacher: Emily Gough
School/Grade Level: Warsaw Community High School science
Title: Visual and Hands-on Learning for EL students
Synopsis: Learning how to read and gaining everyday vocabulary from these resources will not only benefit students’ self-esteem but also help their reading in other academic areas.
Teacher: Karina Hoover
School/Grade Level: Eisenhower Elementary School K-6/EL
Title: Rolling with Physics
Synopsis: Use spheros to teach physics concepts to high school students.
Teacher: Whitney Ousley
School/Grade Level: WCHS integrated physics
Title: Tuner Clips
Synopsis: Tuner clips will help students to play in tune on their instrument while playing with a large group.
Teacher: Mark Ziegler
School/Grade Level: WCHS band
Title: PBL Weather Unit
Synopsis: Students will use weather tools to measure weather and research the different types of severe weather in the area.
Teacher: April Aylor
School/Grade Level: Jefferson Elementary School second grade
Title: Suture Practice
Synopsis: Purchase of suture pads with real layers of skin modeled for biomedical students to learn how to suture.
Teacher: Rosemary Love
School/Grade Level: Warsaw Area Career Center
Title: “U” Can Play a Ukulele
Synopsis: A class set of ukuleles and ukulele storage racks for Madison Elementary School’s music class.
Teacher: Rebecca Crim
School/Grade Level: Madison Elementary School music
Title: Technology Integration in the DLI Classroom
Synopsis: Will allow students to have an enriched language-acquisition experience by integrating more technology in lessons through interactive presentations, accessed through their iPads.
Teacher: Julian Luna
School/Grade Level: Leesburg Elementary School second grade DLI
Title: Structured Literacy from the Start
Synopsis: The goal of this project is to invest in sets of decodable books and decodable resources that can be used for years to come in small group instruction and intervention with striving readers.
Teacher: Hilary Stouder and Catherine Cavanaugh
School/Grade Level: Lincoln Elementary School Title 1
Title: Collecting Real World Data
Synopsis: Obtain interface devices that will allow students to obtain real world data for their experiments.
Teacher: Mark Riege
School/Grade Level: WCHS chemistry
Title: 3D Printer for Science Classes
Synopsis: Integrating a 3D printer into all science classes offered through WCHS to increase the use of technology in the classroom and provide students with unique skills that can be applied in multiple industries.
Teacher: Rachel Wallace
School/Grade Level: WCHS science
The Foundation is a non-profit organization established to support teachers and students in Warsaw Community Schools. These grants enhance the educational experience for Warsaw students. Over $11,000 was awarded this spring.
Community members can contribute to the grant fund by donating to Warsaw Education Foundation with a direct donation, by participating in the annual Community Quiz Bowl, or by honoring an educator with a donation in the fall and spring. Follow Warsaw Education Foundation online and on Facebook for the latest details.