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What We Do

Spring 2017 Approved Grants

Seaperch

Grant Amount: $950.00

Grant approved off cycle in order to ensure funds were available for registration deadline for 2016-2017

RTSD NAO Robots

Grant Amount: $20,590.00

Foundations of Conflict Resolution

Grant Amount: $3,000.00

Radnor Committee for Special Education

Grant Amount: $1,700.00

$1,000 with an additional $700 pending PTO support

SpeakUP!

Grant Amount: $3,500.00

Girls Leadership Program

Grant Amount: $4,000.00

Greening Up RMS Campus

Grant Amount: $3,000.00

Summer Reading Camp

Grant Amount: $4,500.00

Grant is an “up to” award

Center for Excellence

Grant Amount: $2,500.00

Grant to support ongoing expenditures for Edternships offered through the Center

Speak Up! at RMS

Grant Amount: $3,500.00

Grant to support Speak Up! at Radnor Middle School

Winter 2017 Approved Grants

Grant – RHS Courtyard Renovations (Student Advised Grant) – RHS

Grant Amount: $5,000.00

This student advised grant involves renovating the courtyard at RHS to be a more useful, multi-purpose area. The renovation will be designed by RHS civil engineering and architecture students with additional work being done by student council members.

Grant – Becoming More Reflective with Swivl Technology – RES

Grant Amount: $1,132.40

Swivl technology will help teachers become more reflective about their own instructional practices with the goal of impacting student learning and growth by using Swivl technology to film lessons and meet with colleagues to watch the lesson and analyze the instructional strategies.

Grant – School Supplies for Students with Financial Need – WES

Grant Amount: $2,000.00

The WES PTO helps to provide students in need with school supplies for the school year.

Grant – Cozmo Robots – RMS

GrantAmount: $2,000.00

The Cozmo robots will be used to encourage the development of peer/adult relationships, conflict resolution strategies and problem solving skills.

Grant – Scientist in Residence at Camp Canadensis – IES, RES & WES

Grant Amount: $3,570.00

Purchase aquatic sampling equipment in support of the Scientist-in-Residence program at Camp Canadensis for RTSD fifth graders.

Fall 2016 Grants

WES Smart Table Professional Development

Grant Amount: $1,900.00

Teachers will receive professional development to better utilize Smart Table technology. WES was able to purchase the Smart Table with a REF grant in 2015-2016 school year and this will enable teachers to maximize the technology.

Elementary STEM Club (Coding for Kids)

Grant Amount: $6,225.00

The Elementary STEM Club is for students in grades 3-5 and runs at all three elementary schools afterschool. Designed to enhance core instruction in STEM, the club specifically supports generating an interest in coding.

STEAM in the Summer

Grant Amount: $7,500.00

STEAM summer camp for incoming 6th, 7th& 8th graders. Students use leading-edge technologies to sample such disciplines as: chemistry, biology, engineering, electricity, and aerospace. Students will be exposed to real-world applications through an outreach experience.

Elementary STEM Night

GrantAmount: $5,880.00

This is the third annual RTSD Elementary STEM Night. This highly successful program is an evening of STEM activities presented by businesses and teachers who collaborate with RTSD to encourage and excite students about the science and technology fields.

IES Free to Dance Assembly

Grant Amount: $797.50

IES PTO Multicultural Committee brings the Free to Dance program to all Ithan students as part of the multi-cultural week experience and its focus on Brazil. Students will learn about Brazil’s culture and history through music, dance, and marital arts.

RES OSMO &IPad

Grant Amount: $1,900.00

OSMO is an interactive educational program for the iPad allowing students to draw on paper and see the image reflected on the iPad. It fosters spatial thinking, creative problem solving and fine motor skills.

IES Walnut Street Theater Residency

Grant Amount: $4,845.00

IES Cultural Arts brings Walnut Street Theater Teaching artists to the school for a week-long program which includes performing for all grades and an intensive teaching program for fourth grade which will culminate in a performance at the end of the week.

WES Special Education Classroom Library

Grant Amount: $1,500.00

A 3rd and 4th grade learning support classroom with a leveled reader classroom library will encourage students by providing appropriate materials for reading based on their reading level.