Grants issued to five projects

At its meeting on January 21, 2016, the Dublin Education Foundation Board of Trustees approved:

  • $500 to Dublin Jerome High for its Project Flourish which is an onsite, designated space designed to teach and reinforce coping strategies, prevent and/minimize the negative impact of mental health conditions.
  • $491 to Scottish Corners Elementary for its Enhancing Electricity and Electrical/Computer Engineering Education program which provides students with materials to practice electrical engineering and other critical thinking skills in combination with the existing items such as batteries, light bulbs and standard wire circuits.
  • $750 to Coffman High toward its Creative Learning Space for High School Math project which aligns the classroom with appropriate furniture allowing students to work independently as well as in groups.
  • $1,000 to Davis Middle toward its Digital Maker Space project at the Media Center. It aims to provide students with ample access to digital tools which promotes exploration, problem solving and creativity.
  • $1,046.89 to Old Sawmill Elementary for its after-school Coding Club which gives students dedicated time for learning about coding, writing computer programs and constructing digital devices.