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Global Grants Monroe County Community School Corporation - 2010-2014
OVERVIEW PreK-12 and Community Outreach (Current Projects)

Grant Cycle Awards for 2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011 | 2009-2010
 

Current Grant Cycle Awards to Date - 2013-2014

PROJECT NAME

SCHOOL

DESCRIPTION

DIRECTOR

AWARD

Art Around the Globe

Bloomington Graduation School

Support to create a new course offering that involves art history, diverse cultural perspectives, and mixed media

Christi McBride

$3,500

Asian Pathways to Art & Culture

University Elementary School

Funds to support a school-wide art and culture project that focused on Asia

Sarah Olivo

$2,903

     

Total to Date

$6,403

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Previous Grant Cycle Awards – 2012-2013

PROJECT NAME

SCHOOL

DESCRIPTION

DIRECTOR

AWARD

Curriculum Trip to China

Monroe County Community School Corporation (MCCSC) Administration

Funds assisted two MCCSC educators in paying for a professional development trip to China. As a result of the trip, Chinese is now being offered at Jackson Creek Middle School.

MCCSC Administration

$3,000

Expressions of the Middle East

University Elementary School

Resident artistic group Salaam spent time working with students at University to expand their knowledge of Middle Eastern music and art.

Sarah Olivo

$3,000

     

Total

$6,000

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Previous Grant Cycle Awards – 2011-2012

PROJECT NAME

SCHOOL

DESCRIPTION

DIRECTOR

AWARD

World Religions

Batchelor Middle School

Materials to support  global perspectives of world religions
in the middle school Social Studies curriculum.

Jaime Burkhart

$1,500

International Inquiry

University Elementary School

New inquiry-based curricula to expand students’ geographical knowledge, both cultural and physical

Mary D’Eliso

$3,200

Foreign Language Film and Audio

Bloomington High School South

iMac desktop computer from Apple to facilitate the creation of movies and audio
recordings for German and Spanish language learning

Steve Sobiech

$1,000

International Biographies

Jackson Creek Middle School

Unit about and supporting materials for international biographies and autobiographies

Andrew Houlik-Ritchey

$280

     

Total

$5,980

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Previous Grant Cycle Awards – 2010-2011

PROJECT NAME SCHOOL DESCRIPTION DIRECTOR AWARD
Rhythms of Africa University Elementary Resident artist Bernard Woma spent time working with students at University to expand their knowledge on African drumming and dancing traditions. Mary D'Eliso $4,984.00
Indiana Latino Leadership Conference Bloomington HS North & South North and South AMIGOS club members attended the annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference where they learned about cultural topics/issues and furthered their interest in post-secondary education. Shirin Ansari $400.00
African Drumming Ensemble Templeton Elementary Traditional African drums and an iron bell were purchased to further the capabilities of the Templeton afterschool Drumming Club, in collaboration with students from IU's African Studies department. Kathy Nesbitt $582.00
Neema Means Grace Rogers Elementary Rogers Elementary School teacher went to Kenya to visit a school her classrooms have been helping fund. She collected artifacts to create a Kenyan Culture Kit for each classroom and shared her experiences through presentations after the trip. Cindy Creek $2,000.00
Hispanic Flamenco Ballet Bloomington HS North 78 Spanish III students traveled to Indianapolis to attend the Hispanic Flamenco Ballet.  Gisele Phillips  $1,000.00
Going Global: Teaching How Nations Interconnect Childs Elementary Supplemental materials for 6th grade students at Childs were purchased to increase effectiveness of Ancient World unit. Karen Johnson  $974.00
      Total $9,940.00
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Previous Grant Cycle Awards – 2009-2010

PROJECT NAME SCHOOL DESCRIPTION DIRECTOR AWARD
BNTHS Rainforest Discovery Course in Costa Rica Bloomington New Tech HS Funds assisted Bloomington New Tech students in paying for the educational component of their trip to Costa Rica. Ann Burke $2,500.00
Mangas and Anime. Huh? Jackson Creek MS Books and materials were purchased to meet the increasing demand for Manga and Anime at Jackson Creek Middle School. Kris McGlaun $500.00
      Total $3,000.00

 
 
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