GMSD teachers were rewarded over $60,000 in Germantown Education Grants

Germantown, Tennessee--January 13, 2020--The Germantown Education Foundation awarded several teacher grants at the January Germantown Board of Education meeting.  Eight grants totaling $61,614 were gifted at the meeting.  
From Farmington Elementary School: 
Ashley Smith
Coding in the Classroom $4,998
‘Outfits both Farmington and Dogwood Elementary School with their own Sphero BOLT Power Pack (fifteen robots, chargers, carrying case and several accessories)’ 
From Forest Hill Elementary School:
Jennifer Mock
Library Tech for All (FHES) $12,000
‘Purchases a class set of laptops for the Forest Hill Library’

Lori Graham
Kinesthetic Classroom $5,455
‘Creates a kinesthetic classroom by incorporating movement equipment; under-desk bicycles, stair steppers, foot swings, and stability ball chairs’

From Dogwood Elementary School 
Joye Phipps
Dogwood Classroom on the Hill $20,000
‘To fund an outdoor learning space at Dogwood Elementary School’

Alexa Guynes & Linda Frederick
#SEL Book-A-Day $10,000
‘Purchases materials for a picture book library to enhance students’ whole character development and open their hearts and minds’

From Houston High School: 
Kinsey Moline
Music for the Ages $1,045
‘Purchases some additional sheet music for added community concerts for the Houston High School Choir Program’

Thomas Kolodziej
21st Century Collaborative Classroom $6077
‘Transforms the physical classroom space into a space designed for collaboration and cutting-edge student engagement’
Lorrie Tingle
Scrabble Wall for The Pointe $2,039
‘This project will install a Scrabble wall in The Pointe, Houston High School’s alternative classroom setting’

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