Education Foundation awards over $11K

FISD teachers and Education Foundation members paraded through the halls while awarding more than $11,000 to various staff members recently.
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Excitement was in the air Friday, Dec. 14, as the Fairfield ISD Education Foundation awarded over $11,000 in grant money. The grants were presented to all four Fairfield campuses in dramatic fashion as the band marched through the halls while the Education Foundation Board of Directors handed out checks to the recipients. “It is the absolute best day for the board. We are always excited to see the faces on the faculty and students when they receive the grants,” said FISD Education Foundation President Brian Evans. Jennifer Chavers’ junior high students will receive funds for digital discovery programs to connect students with the outside world and learn to problem solve through teamwork.  Fairfield Junior High School was also awarded orb robots that target problem solving and creative thinking through a coding application. This program will be implemented by Kristen Dunlap. Laura Craddick’s Long Handle Spoon Café at the high school was awarded a grant to buy items that will help prepare and transport meals. Elizabeth Callier’s high school science students will be able to purchase high tech probes to analyze data while helping prepare them for 21st century STEM careers through innovative lab activities. Pre-K teachers were awarded their grant for a Fairfield Paint Project which will transform the existing playground into a world

 

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