Tag Archives: Classroom Instructional Activities

Grant Spotlight: Physics Modeling Equipment

November 16, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

In October of 2017, the Foundation purchased physics modeling equipment for use in classroom instruction.  The equipment allowed honors physics students to model various scenarios involving force, mass, and acceleration.  Small groups were able to construct experiments dealing with different constants and variables.  For example, one group kept the force constant while increasing mass, while […]

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Grant Spotlight: 2017 Senior Art Show

June 12, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

“Flourish,” the 2017 Senior Art Show, opened at Art Works on the evening of Friday, June 9.  The show features artwork in a wide range of styles from 21 seniors.  Each student also submitted an artistic statement along with their pieces and learned from Jeff Hall how to display their work in a gallery setting. […]

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Grant Spotlight: Books, Books, Books!

May 27, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

We’re proud of the big grants we fund, for things like We The People and Math Modeling, but we’re also proud of our smaller grants, many of which were used this year to purchase books for classroom use.  Those purchases included 60 copies of Death of a Salesman for American Lit, 50 copies of The […]

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