2013 Spring Grants

In the spring of 2013, FEPS announced a second round of grants for the 2012-13 school year. Four grants totaling $17,776 were approved.

Science Resource Libraries at all six elementary schools:  David Flom was awarded $2,344 for curriculum resources (books from the National Science Teachers Association) to enhance and bolster the STEM lesson offerings at all six elementary schools. This grant was co-sponsored by the Bobby & Steve’s Youth Foundation.

3D Printer at EPHS:  Mike Rock was awarded $3,418 to provide the latest 3D printing technology for students in Tech Ed classes, allowing them to generate 3D models from drawings, in order to produce working components.

Heart Rate Monitors and Watches at EPHS:  Roxy Myhre was awarded $9,514 for heart rate monitors, consistent with new technology, which will show students the effect of exercise and fitness on their body.

FitBit Zip Pedometers at Oak Point, Eagle Heights and Cedar Ridge:  Patti Just was awarded $2,500 for wireless activity trackers for personalized learning, compatible with IOS devices. The 5th & 6th graders will set goals to improve or maintain their physical fitness, for a month at a time. This grant was co-sponsored by the Lewis Sports Foundation.