Elm Road Receives Two PHM Education Foundation GrantsPosted on December 8, 2023
The P-H-M Education Foundation has wrapped up the grant announcements for the 2023-2024 school year; and it’s been a big year with tons of recipients. Elm Road was the recipient of two grants for the combined total of $3,064.32!
Assistant to the Principal Derrick Fairbotham applied for and received $2,000.55 to purchase “Secret Stories” toolkits. The kits will help 1st and 2nd grade students help teach students phonics and consist of a book, posters and musical CD that provide opportunities for multiple modes of learning including visual icons, auditory and kinesthetic motor skill movement. This method shares stories while helping students tap into the sounds the letter/letter teams make to facilitate reading skills.
Principal Madelyn Beers applied for and received $1,058.77 to purchase a washer and dryer for the school. The appliances will support of students who lack the resources to clean clothing and meet students’ basic needs.
This cycle the Foundation Grants Committee awarded $42,819.63 in funding to 15 EZ grants and 20 traditional grants. Click here for the full list of funded grants.
PHMEF has moved to one grant cycle per school year, now moved to the Fall, to allow teachers and schools time to put their grant dollars to good use right away.
Executive Director Jennifer Turnblom traveled across the district to surprise various grant recipients with the good news of their funding amount. Grants awarded this year cover a wide array of innovative programs and activities from $10,000 to Grissom Middle School to purchase keyboards for the music room to milkweed plants for Madison Elementary so the school could attract monarch butterflies.
Last Modified December 8, 2023