SEED funded $30,641.86 in grants in 2017-18.

Winter Grants

Grant Submitter Description Amount
Total $14,702.86
Roxanne Tibbits We took our first through sixth grade Newcomer ELL students to the Milwaukee Public Museum to visit the Streets of Old Milwaukee. This was the kick-off event for our expedition “Immigrants in Our Community”. $203
Josh Becker/five other teachers (Lake Bluff) “Documentation panels could include: learning targets, photos of student engagement, examples of student work throughout the learning process, student reflections, and much more. It is one more way to make learning more powerful, not only for the students but for any guests within the schools.” $474.50
Jan Zehren (SIS) We wrote a curriculum for the Golf, Yard Games, and Rugby taught during 3rd quarter. Disc Golf and the Boot Camp units will be taught the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. $4,958.86
Annette Korten The SIS World Language Department purchased 10 iPads and 2 cameras to initiate device use for our students and teachers. We would like to be able to share 10 tablets for the French and Spanish students. $4,538.50
Kersten Mestelle (Atwater) Purchased three “Breakout EDU” kits. These boxes have the ability to be adapted to multiple grade levels and any teacher within Atwater School will be able to use the boxes. The kits are designed to engage students in critical thinking, teamwork, and problem-solving and help to give students a chance to conduct teamwork (CREW through EL). $450
Eric Matthews (SHS) AP Environmental Science students expanded the development of a long-term ecological restoration and living laboratory on the grounds of Shorewood High School. These funds purchased an adequate number of native prairie species (approximately 250 organisms) to plant in our second expansion of the plot that was established in 2017. $450
Amelia Hernandez (SHS) For my graphic art and design students (intro, intermediate, and advanced), the equipment requested here allowed students to design and create a wide variety of objects, from t-shirts, coffee mugs, and custom embroidery to etched glass and aluminum, 13×19 gloss photo prints, vinyl wall clings, and even socks! $3,628

Spring Grants

Grant Submitter Description Amount
Amelia Hernandez and Mike Halloran Visual Journalism Equipment $2,400
John Stanco Colonial Williamsburg Institute $3,480
John Stanco Whose Story Are We Telling? $2,860
Colleen Tierney Chromebooks for the Performing Arts Building $7,199
Total $15,939