Spring Grove projects get grant funding

The Spring Grove Area Educational Fund recently awarded mini-grants totaling $5,775 to eight teachers and a high school science team, for projects in a variety of areas including science, reading, music and fitness, at all school levels, according to a news release.

Teachers winning the grants include, front row, from left: Pam Heiser, Tim Bupp, Jen Whalen; back row, from left: Amy Shaffer, Deb Kronsteiner (Submitted by Spring Grove Area School District)

The grants include:

  •     $1,000 to develop a fourth grade “Book Club 4Boyz”
  •     $500 for support of the high school student book club
  •     $400 for a video conference and writing workshop with children’s author Paul Volponi
  •     $1,000 for the Spring Grove Intermediate School Steel Drum Ensemble
  •     $375 for an indoor garden project at Spring Grove Area Middle School
  •     $1,000 for the NASA Student Launch Initiative at the high school
  •     $500 for addition of nutritious snacks at annual Elementary Family Fitness Night
  •     $1,000 for revamping the New Salem Elementary School courtyard into an outdoor learning area

About Angie Mason

I'm the education reporter at the York Daily Record/Sunday News. I want to know what's happening inside York County classrooms. Email me at amason@ydr.com or follow me on Twitter: @angiemason1
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