Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Learning Kit Opportunities

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion library will be housed in the Diverse Equity and Inclusion space at the High School. This space will be available to all students and staff, and the space will be filled with books/resources centered around diverse issues such as: LGBT+, Racism, Xenophobia, Religion, Sexism, Body […]

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Broadway in Detroit: Students and Senior Citizens Book Club Extension for Dear Evan Hansen

While reading the book Dear Evan Hansen as a novel study class and a partnership with senior citizens at Brecon Village, we would like to take students and any willing Brecon Village friends to Fisher Theatre in Detroit, to experience a live Broadway show together. This would be a culminating […]

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Making the Carbon Cycle Visible

I am requesting the funds to obtain 7 carbon dioxide sensors for the purpose of hands-on, NGSS-based labs. These will allow students to “watch” the carbon cycle in action in both cellular respiration and photosynthesis—two of the most complicated things that we discuss in Biology A. This also links directly […]

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Red Glasses Movement 2.0

The Red Glasses Movement moved Woodland Meadows and the Saline community big time last year, and I would like to continue the momentum by purchasing more glasses for our school community. My goal this year is for these glasses to be passed on by our students and shared with someone […]

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Reaching Readers Through Books

“Reaching Readers Through Books” will replace outdated, damaged, and low interest books with new, high interest, and diverse books. These books will be used by the entire third grade (120 students) in support of our Character Studies and book club unit for many years to come. It is important for […]

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Saline Kiwanis / Heritage Elementary Kids Against Hunger Coalition Grant

In 4 sentences or less, briefly explain your project We want to teach our students that they can make a difference in the world. The program allows us to cycle 730 fourth and fifth grade Heritage students through an assembly line to produce food for starving children. The goal is […]

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Project LIT Community

I am looking to purchase the book selections from Project LIT Community. Each year this organization chooses young adult literature selections that are high quality and culturally relevant and offers them at a discount for classroom use. These books tackle subjects that students may not otherwise have an opportunity to […]

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Screenagers

The grant funds two Screenagers license agreements, one to hold staff and community viewings on October 24th, and the other to hold a viewing for SMS and SHS students on October 31st.

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Compass Connected Classroom Library

In an effort to promote understanding of Social Justice and help students learn how to positively contribute to the lives of others while demonstrating empathy for differences in peers and community, it is essential for our Saline Middle School students to be exposed to texts that showcase diversity and include […]

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Increasing Student Motivation for Learning Science 2018/19

This grant request funds to conduct activities to engage middle school Science Olympiad participants in deep learning of science through field trips and to boost team morale. We plan on taking a least 5 field trips to places like the planetarium, natural history museum, and university labs for herpetology, genetics, […]

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