The Carson City School District, on behalf of the Carson City Schools Foundation, has awarded $200 mini-grant winners for Spring 2021. Each semester, CCSF gives back to educators and students alike. The $200 mini-grant winners include the following alphabetically by school: • Candi Ruf, Carson High School: To support participation of community partners and students in the upcoming virtual Career Fair. • Anne Marie Aydelott, Carson Middle School: Purchasing Turing Tumbles and puzzle books to support problem solving and general interest in math/computer science. • Kiersten Piekarz, Carson Middle School: Implement a school-wide 12-week tiered reading incentive program. • Joshlyn Jensen, Empire Elementary School: Adding flexible seating to her classroom. • Camilla Jorst, Empire Elementary School: To support the upcoming "Week of Kindness" by implementing "Watch Kindness Grow" a school-wide planting and read-aloud activity. • Laura Ricks, Empire Elementary School: To purchase books for a teacher book club. • Susan Squires, Empire Elementary School: Building a sensory path on the playground. • Jonathan Chang, Fremont Elementary School: To purchase ukuleles for the school's music program. • Gina Hoppe, Fritsch Elementary School: Increase math performance by incentivizing students to utilize ST Math. • Beth Jones & Adrienne Turner, Mark Twain Elementary School: Creating a painted bike bath for pre-K students. • Jackie Smith, Seeliger Elementary School: To provide nutritious snacks for an after-school program for English learners.
Jackie Smith will use the mini-grant at Seeliger Elementary to provide nutritious snacks for an after-school program for English learners.
CCSF is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community involvement and investment in the public schools of Carson City. This project is one of the many results of the “Empower Carson City 2022″ five-year strategic plan. For information about the CCSF, visit ccschoolsfoundation.org. To make a contribution with your credit card, go to ccschoolsfoundation.org/campaigns/donations/