2023 Spring Grants
TInspire Calculators to enhance curriculum.
I am hoping for an update of our handheld graphing calculator technology, to "inspire" a technologically savvy student population and align with the high school math classes in our high school credit math class(es) here at Mill Creek.
Creekside Garden Outdoor Learning Space
Kirsten Korff/Kelly Parachek
We would like to create a space outside of the kitchen classroom - in our garden area for students to gather for kitchen/garden lessons and have a designated space for outdoor classroom activities.
Heal the Hole - Learning how to treat each other with kindness through literature.
6th Grade Classroom visits from Author Claudia Whitsitt who shares the author's process moving from story seed to full-length novel. Her talks are highly motivational and inspirational with a focus on diversity, tolerance and acceptance and teaches students how to treat each other with kindness through literature.
Interactive Light Panel for Early Childhood Special Education Classroom
Constructive Playthings Ultra Bright LED Interactive Light Panel for early childhood special education students. This light panel will encourage literacy, pattern and color recognition, problem-solving, language development, fine-motor development and enhance creativity.
Presentation by Dr. Jacob Atem, Lost Boy of Sudan
Cheryl Darnton/Jaime Dudash
Dr. Jacob Atem would present to Mill Creek students or Dexter High School students, reaching all pupils in grades 7-12. His presentation focuses on his story as a Lost Boy of Sudan, the resilience he continues to experience as a survivor and as a difference maker in the world as a co-founder of the Southern Sudan Healthcare Organization (SSHCO), and as an educator.