2015-2016 School Year

Since 2014, the Foundation has funded 36 grants in the amount of $48.595, which have been awarded to Lockhart ISD’s teachers and staff so that they can provide the very best education possible for their students.

Tricycle Track

Teacher: Karen Nixon
School: Carver
Description: 3 tricycles purchased and a granite tricycle track built around the Pre-K playground


Lego League Robotics

Teacher: Jennifer Lickert
School: Plum Creek Elementary
Description: Students design, create and program robots to complete tasks, research a problem and provide solutions, learning to work together on challenging problems.


Learning Garden and Outdoor Classroom

Teacher: Beatrice Starks
School: Plum Creek Elementary
Description: Dismantling existing shed and establishing a new shed.


Control the Wiggles

Teachers: First Grade Team
School: Navarro Elementary
Description: Purchased 30 T-Stools for classrooms to use for students in 5 classrooms.


Voice for Special Needs Students

Teacher: David Ammann
School: Clear Fork Elementary
Description:Purchase of 2 iPads for Special Needs students. Special software was used to aid students’ communication.


Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

Teacher: Chi Rocha and Hilda Cudzilo
School: Carver Kindergarten
Description: Various materials purchased to increase students’ engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math – STEAM).

full steam

Reading Club

Teacher: Lori Lee Pena
School: Plum Creek Elementary
Description: Readers Theater Scripts were used during Reading Club days to increase reading fluency. Plays were performed for parents.


Graphic Novel

Teacher: Aubrey Simons
School: Bluebonnet Elementary
Description: Graphic novels will be used to increase student engagement by reading high-interest materials.


Lego Club

Teachers: Amanda Soliz and Jessily Schellman
School: Navarro Elementary
Description: Lego materials will be used to build structures and stories will be based upon these structures with the goal of enhancing reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.



Teacher: Teara Duranleau
School: Junior High
Description: Purchase of iPads will be used to improve the functional and academic communication of students.


Jump to Fit Club

Teacher: Leandra Sustayta
School: Plum Creek Elementary
Description: Purchase of jump rope kits will be used to organize a “jump to fit club” with...

jump to fit club

Creating Chromes

Teacher: Kati Harber
School: Lockhart Junior High School
Description: Chromebooks will be used to provide differentiated instruction in the classroom.