Grapevine, Texas December 3, 2016
The “Star Patrol” of the Grapevine/Colleyville Education Foundation Awards Funds to Local Schools.
The Grapevine-Colleyville Education Foundation “Star” Grant Patrol awarded funds for 38 Grapevine-Colleyville ISD projects totaling $125,515, on Friday, December 2. In an atmosphere of excitement with drummers and oversized checks, teachers were surprised in their classrooms and proclaimed winners by Foundation Elves.
Dr. John Doughney, Jennifer Hylemon, Dr. Jodi Cox, Tony Zahn, Dr. Suzanne Newell & Becky Manning; District-wide Initiative; Core Subject Areas, Leadership Development; Grades K-12; $25,000 for Professional Learning for Transformation.
Becky Manning; District-wide Initiative; English, Language Arts, Social Studies, Math; Grades K-12; $3,000 for Supporting E2 with Challenge Menus.
Tony Zahn; District-wide Initiative; Science; Grades K-5; $12,400 for Amping Up Elementary Science.
Tony Zahn & Jennifer Hylemon; District-wide Initiative; STEM; Grades K-12; $24,877 for STEM & Problem Solving: Innovating, Building, Programming.
Amy Bryan & Terrie Kremer; District-wide Initiative; Special Education; Grades K-12; $500 for FOCUS.
Nate Dunn & Maxwell Miller; District-wide Initiative; Cross Timbers Middle School; Career & Technical Education; Grades 6-7; $10,000 for Paxton Lab STEM.
Teresa Cochran & Robyn Carnley; all middle and high schools; Reading Intervention; Grades 6-12; $4,200 for Start-To-Finish Library for Secondary Students.
Cathy Swick, Jamie Halliburton, Tonya McHenry, Hayden Ritter, Wendy Hendry, Carolyn Duke, Al Kaufmann, Corrie Kaufmann & Lauren Vise; Bransford Elementary School; Humanities, Math & Science; Grades K-5; $3,500 for LEADing Through Learning Phase II.
Ellena Lee, Taylor Wallis & Sheri Thompson; Silver Lake Elementary School; Music & Theater; Grades K-5; $973 for Wireless Headset Microphones.
Cindy Pearson, Sheila Shimmick, Vonna McMeans, Tonya Dean, Rebecca Allen, Mackenzie Feaster, Natasha Murray & Holly Bowman; Colleyville Elementary School; Humanities-Writing; Grades K-5; $250 for Hitting the Target with Writing Strategies.
Joshua Bergerson & Josh Howard; Grapevine High School; Science, Mathematics; Grades 9-12; $1,541 for Teaching STEM Skills in Core Classes.
Kris Lilley; Colleyville Middle School; Theatre/ Broadcasting Grades 6-8; $2,469 for Building Broadcasting Base.
Jamie Nutt, Mollie Sheridan, Morgan Laney, Cindy Trimble, Chad Hannon, Lu Adkins, Janis Davis, Lilly Monson & Mickie Dozier; Grapevine Middle School; Science, Math, ELA, Social Studies, Engineering; Grades 6-8; $2,500 for Design the Future – Integrated STEM Robotics.
Dan Marek, Steve Murray, Lisa Cheyne, Michael Nottingham & Jonathan Jackson; Grapevine High School; AP Physics 1, 2, C, and C-EM; Grades 9-12; $4,488 for Carts for Inquiry.
Angela Harris & Terri Freyou; Glenhope Elementary School; Technology, Humanities, Science, Math; Grades K-5; $800 for FCA or Future Coders of America.
Cindy Pearson, Tera Christian, Vonna McMeans, Sharon Mullen, Kelly Coke, & Sheila Shimmick; Colleyville Elementary School; Humanities – Reading; Grades K, 1 & Special Services; $500 for Boosting Reading & Writing in Our Early Readers.
Jamie Halliburton, Tonya McEnery & Cathy Swick; Bransford Elementary School; all area of instruction; Grades PreK-5; $3,452 for Enrichment & Extension: Advancement through Creativity & the Arts.
Audra Harms & Irene Sotelo; Timberline Elementary School; Reading & Writing; Grades PreK-5; $1,129 for Prompting Guides for Targeted Literacy Instruction.
Tandy Blackstock, John Picou & Leslie Low; Grapevine High School; Special Education Young Adults 18-22 yrs.; $500 for Luv-It Creations.
Sonya Loughran; Colleyville Heritage High School; Research & Design Students; Grade 12; $500 for Advanced Chemistry Research & Design.
Bobbi Anderson & Kim Watson; Silverlake Elementary School; Science, Math, Humanities, Grades K-5; $5,000 for Investigative Supplies to Enhance Hands-On Experiences.
Zolia Basler, Kari Christy, Paula Diaz & Irma Escarcega; Timberline Elementary School; Spanish Language Arts; Grade 2; $2,351 for Leading Through Literacy – Liderazgo con Literatura.
Heather Hagar, Julee Vorachard, Joe Parthemore & Julie Brenegan; Cannon Elementary School; Science; Grade 5; $1,500 for Science in the City.
Dorothea Polydoros; Grapevine High School; Principles of Hospitality, Restaurant Management, Culinary Arts, Practicum in Culinary Arts; Grades 9-12; $1,839 for Proposal to Establish a Student Run Cafe.
Angela Harris; Glenhope Elementary School; Humanities, E2 Support; Grades 4-5; $400 for E2 Book Clubs.
Paula Shope & Kelley Willmann; Grapevine Middle School; Mathematics; Grade 6; $1,500 for Calculator Replacement.
Christina Hayes; Glenhope Elementary School; all subject areas; Grade 3; $538 for More Meaningful Video Reflections.
Juliette Betancourt, Emelia Gidney, Cindy Garcia & Tracey LaFara; Silverlake Elementary School; Humanities, Math & Science; Grades K-5; $681 for Breakout EDU.
Tanya Kellerman, Joseph Mucha, Carol Vieth, Jenna Brosette, Abigail Embry, Brooke Proffitt & Johanna Preston; Dove Elementary School; Humanities; Grades 2-4; $2,076 for Growing Our Reading and Writing Workshop.
Penney Huntzinger; Bridges; Grades 9-12; $445 for Bringing Bridges to Life in HiDef.
Kathryn Mercer; Grapevine Middle School; Dance – Fine Arts; Grades 6-8; $1,700 for Ballet Bars.
Tanya Kellerman, Jenna Brosette, Laura Follett, Mary Nolan & Sadye McGuire; Dove Elementary School; Making Transdisciplinary Connections; Grades 2-5; $524 for Creative Connection Catalyst: Personalizing Learning for Students.
Amanda Hernandez, Sheila Shimmick, Julie Faragher & Cindy Pearson; Colleyville Elementary School; Social/Emotional, Behavioral RTI, Classroom Management; Grades PreK-5; $500 for Building Positive Behaviors to be the BEST.
Lisa Klaus; Heritage Middle School; Science & POG instruction in FOCUS; Grade 7; $250 for Wonder.
Heath Hamrick; iUniversity Prep; Social Studies, ELA, Technology; Grades 8-12; $500 for Fences: 13 Hours.
Erin Wahpekeche, Ashley Allen, Karen Redmon, Natalie Hickerson, Natalie Finch, Darla Helms, Candy Dodd, Michelle Basil, Liz Hilcher, Angela Horn, Heather Landrum & Amy English; Grapevine Elementary School; all subject areas; Grades K-5; $681 for Virtual Reality in the Classroom.
Ashley Marsh; Heritage Elementary School; Music; Grades K-5; $1,600 for World Music Drumming.
Lisa Brisendine; Timberline Elementary School; all subject areas; Grades K-5; $851 for Edmark Reading Program Level 2.
The Grapevine-Colleyville Education Foundation was created to support the educational programs of the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District. The Foundation provides funds beyond the normal operating budget for educational programs and activities for students and staff. Foundation funds are used to facilitate student achievement and skill development, recognize and encourage staff excellence and expand community involvement from individuals, businesses and civic organizations.
The Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public corporation operating independently under a board of directors serving without compensation. The Foundation invites members of the community to make a contribution to support and enhance the quality education our children receive. Tax-deductible contributions may be made to the Grapevine-Colleyville Education Foundation and sent to: P. O. Box 292, Grapevine, TX 76099. For additional information, contact Janice Kane, Chief Executive Officer, 817.251.5480, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.