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MPS Foundation Awards Over $19,000 in Grants To MPS Staff

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Date: 12/14/2021

Mustang Public Schools Foundation Grants Over $19,000 To Mustang Teachers

(Mustang, Oklahoma – December 14, 2021) – Christmas came early for 23 grant writers within Mustang Public Schools.  Just before Mustang began their Winter Break, the MPS Foundation stopped by eleven sites to award 20 grants totaling $19,357.18.  Below is a list of the grant winners:

Hinkle, Chelsea

CRI

$738.86

Helping Kids Understand Empathy

Young, Jennifer

VE

$1,500.00

Sensory Paths

Atwood, Julie & Shade, Pam

MERC

$580.54

Social/Emotional Learning Library (SELL)

Tracy, Jessica

MNMS

$600.00

Building a Thinking MATH Classroom

Schachle, Amy

VE

$1,109.65

Decimals....They have a point

Haney, Amanda

RE

$600.00

Kindness Bench

Barrick, Michael & Haney, Amanda

RE

$898.00

Cooking Up Creative Lessons

Hackett, Brandy

MCMS

$800.00

Classroom Transformation Kits

Corn, Meg

MERC

$1,496.82

Assistive Technology Variety

George, Breanne

CRI

$839.00

Pottery Wheel with a Purpose

Hasty, Jason

MBI

$850.40

Hole in ONE!

Rasor, Shereen

PVE

$497.82

Math Motivators

Balliew, Kayla

RE

$1,488.00

Playful Problem Solvers!

Kirkwood, Whitney

MCE

$324.95

MusicPlay your way - Music Education smartboard fun!

Raiber, Michael

MCMS

$1,490.00

Modern Bond Blowout

Stokes, Hanna

MBI

$1,026.00

Tongues Full of Tones

Stover, Bettilou

PVE

$1,495.00

Climbing Wall Challenge Course

Smith, Ryan & Simmons, Janette

MCE

$1,335.25

Outdoor Classroom

Giammario, Jaclyn

MNMS

$1,179.95

Making It Happen in the Library Media Center

Lane, Alicia

MMS

$506.94

Woodburning Unit for Advanced Art


The money for the grants comes from the Mustang Public Schools Foundation, which is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  The amount given is based upon how much money is donated to the foundation each year, but on average is about $20,000.  The money is raised through fundraising efforts, and generous contributions of business leaders, memorials and the public.

 

The purpose of The Foundation is to support and enhance the educational experience of the students by helping Mustang Public School’s faculty and staff by performing the following activities:

Awarding Teacher Classroom Grants,

Awarding School Site Grants,

and Awarding a Mustang Memorial Scholarship.

For more information about the BPS Foundation, you can visit https://www.mustangpsfoundation.org/.  

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