GRANTS

2016-2017 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.

2017 APPLICATION

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Latino Family Literacy Project

Material support for a project involving bilingual students and their families to enter into educational relationships with the school, building English language skills, Spanish literacy skills, and emphasizing mutual support and respect for families in the district.

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Bright Ideas

Teachers: Chi Rocha and Hilda Cudzilo
School: Carver Kindergarten
Description: Purchase of light board and table equipment for collaborative fun labs.

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Classroom Listening Stations

Teachers: Denise Trevino, Jill Price, Connie Peters
School: Carver Kindergarten
Description: Building English literacy skills using audio books and printed books together at listening stations.

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Collaborative Learning Furniture

Teachers: Nina Benderoth and Frank Jones
School: Lockhart Junior High
Description: Purchase of alternatively shaped desks that can be clustered easily for collaborative learning.

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Science Learners Club

Teacher: Andrea Orta Mashburn
School: Lockhart Junior High
Description: Hands-on learning using science labs for monthly experiment activities.

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Life Long Readers

Teacher: Detania Nix
School: Lockhart Junior High
Description: Purchase of classroom novels for students to check out and read.

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Robotics Program

Teachers: Aubrey Voigt and Taylor Ray
School: Lockhart Junior High
Description: Students will use Lego Mindstorm Robotics Core sets for designing, programming and engineering.

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Music Theory and Composition

Teachers: Casey Thompson and Scott L. Taube
School: Lockhart Junior High
Description: Purchase of music creation software to teach students music composition for a new course.

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I Like to Move It

Teachers: Karli Rodriguez and Olga Garcia
School: Bluebonnet Elementary
Description: Physical Education equipment purchase for kinesthetic learning.

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Math Facts in a Flash

Teachers: Linda Silgero and Karen Chapa
School: Clear Fork Elementary
Description: Purchase of an electronic form of math facts flash cards.

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Latino Family Literacy Project

Teachers: Frances Pilgrim & Roxey Limas
School: Clear Fork Elementary
Description: Material for involving bilingual students and their families to enter into educational relationships with the school, building English language skills, and Spanish literacy skills.

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Love of Reading

Teacher: Meghan Bailey
School: Navarro Elementary
Description: Building English literacy skills using audio books and printed books together at listening stations.

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Bilingual books

Teachers: Denise Gomez and Rachel Capetillo
School: Navarro Elementary
Description: Purchase of graded readers to improve literacy in English and in Spanish.

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Lego Story Starter Kit

Teachers: Jonathan Sample, Richard Pruitt, Amanda Flournoy, Kimberlie Thomas
School: Navarro Elementary
Description: Purchase of Lego kits to provide hands-on learning in English and math: writing stories and communicating mathematical representations.

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