Owensboro schools receive mini-grants for various supplies, equipment, programs

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – Several Owensboro Public Schools have received mini-grants for the new school year, totaling just over $16,000.

The details of the grants were released on Monday by the Foundation for Excellence:

  • Cravens Elementary School – $518 to purchase Number Corner Kindergarten package for a more hands-on experience teaching math skills
  • Estes Elementary School – $273.39 to purchase Flexible seating equipment & materials, cushions, fidget chair bands, ball chairs
  • Estes Elementary School – $1,500 to purchase 30 ukuleles, books, and wall mount hooks for K-5 students
  • Estes Elementary School – $910 to Create a RCX LEGO Robotics Club and purchase robot, software, competition expenses
  • Hager Preschool – $842.89 to purchase Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Program to increase literacy skills of preschoolers
  • Newton Parrish Elementary School – $700 to purchase Formative Loop Math Fluency Program for P2
  • Sutton Elementary School- $2,000 to purchase four Second Step kits for social and emotional skills Kindergarten learning
  • Owensboro Innovation Middle School – $1,332.03 to purchase materials to create an iGarden with raised bed gardens
  • Owensboro High School – $500 to purchase a DSLR camera kit with video capabilities and wireless internet connection for student publishing
  • Owensboro High School – $614 to purchase 100 young adult books on the
  • Holocaust to empower students to stand up against racism and discrimination
  • Owensboro High School – $1,500 to purchase textbooks and class material resources for new AP courses
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  • District Literacy – $1,678.20 to purchase two subscription sets to Scope, Scholastic World, and Scholastic Math for grades 6-10
  • Cravens Elementary School – $400 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Estes Elementary School – $400 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Foust Elementary School – $400 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Newton Parrish Elem. School – $400 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Sutton Elementary School – $400 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Hager Preschool – $400 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Owensboro Middle School – $400 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Owensboro High School – $400 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Owensboro Innovation Middle School – $200 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Owensboro Innovation Academy – $200 for Instructional Supplies and Programs
  • Emerson Academy – $200 for Instructional Supplies and Programs

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(This story was originally published on August 5, 2019)

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