Carson City Schools Foundation awards $8,530 in grants

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The Carson City Schools Foundation has awarded $8,530 in mini-grants as well as grants for a department, school or grade-level projects.

In 2023, the Carson City Schools Foundation contributed $46,324. Since 2017, the foundation has contributed nearly $155,000 to students and educators in Carson City.

The Spring 2024 mini-grant winners include:

• Katheryn Brown, Bordewich Bray Elementary for Family STEM Night supplies

• Dawn Carson, Carson High School for math classroom posters

• Shelbilyn Beaty, Eagle Valley Middle School for the Buddy Tutors incentive program

• Dr. Lee Conley, Eagle Valley Middle School for the Lego-Robotics World Championships

• Katie Hollowell, Empire Elementary for ELL and Math STEM books

• Jennifer Munk, Empire Elementary for read-aloud supplemental books

• Cheryl Loorz, Empire Elementary for supplemental resources for struggling readers

• Kristy Wertz, Fritsch Elementary for an online learning platform for English Language Learners

• Alyson Haas, Mark Twain Elementary for Community Garden supplies

• John Corbitt, Pioneer Academy for Project Discovery ski trip lunch supplies

• Dr. Tanya Scott, for supplemental support for enrichments opportunities in conjunction with community partnerships for Multilingual Learners

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