2021-2022 Grant Awards

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Fall 2021-2022 Grant Awards, $28,200

Pearson Elementary, Cathleen Coleman

Three classroom libraries of books to practice decoding and fluency skills for emerging first grade readers $863.91

 

Poulsbo Elementary, Cindy Gilman

Glockenspiels to support music instruction in a hands-on and COVID-safe way for Kindergarten - 3rd grade $5,212

 

Gordon Elementary, Cathy McIsaac

Library of chapter books at various decoding levels to support foundational reading skills for kindergarten - 5th grade $2,251 funded by Greater Kingston Kiwanis in memory of Richard Osborn

 

Vinland Elementary, Vinland Leadership Team

Wobble chairs as flexible seating options for students who need sensory, attention and self-regulation supports $3,600

 

Kingston Middle School, Joyce Bishop Charles Harris

Earbuds with microphones so students can utilize dictation and text reading accessibilty features when writing $436

 

Pearson Elementary,  Jerrine Gabrio and Jennifer Nelson

Materials and books for hands-on experiments during Family STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) events $3,450 funded by Poulsbo Rotary.

 

Kingston Middle/AGATE Jonathan Schmitz

Bench seating for Socratic Seminars to support collaborative academic discussions $524

 

North Kitsap High, Lisa Schuchart

Interactive display boards for collaborative work and study spaces in the library $5,000

 

Choice Academy, Jodi Williams

Project Adventure materials and training to provide challenging and engaging experiential learning opportunities to diverse learners $2,800

 

Gordon Elementary, Laurie Richens Michelle Scarr

STEM bins for creative exploration and play for budding first grade engineers $596 funded by Kingston Rotary

 

Wolfle Elementary, Mayra Gaal

Set of programmable robots for the library so all students can learn coding, problemsolving and collaboration skills $1,400 funded by Poulsbo Lions

 

Kingston High Rachel Flores

Rubiks cubes so students can create 3 dimensional mosaics to learn problemsolving, algorithms and visual-spatial skills $650

 

Poulsbo Elementary, Nicole Khvalabov

Books and materials to support language, vocabulary and social skills during speech/language intervention $625

 

Gordon Elementary, Sarah Meyer

STEM bins to support creativity and problem-solving in 5th graders and enrichment during STEAM Night events $607 funded by Kingston Rotary

 

Poulsbo Elementary Summit Program, Melissa Knodel, Lee Pruett, Jenny Sage-Degnin Nicole Khvalabov

Read-aloud books and activities to teach social-emotional concepts and self-regulation to support inclusion $1,018

 

Kingston High, Tom Guenther

New sheet music for the concert band library to increase equitable representation of women and composers of color $1,250 funded by Town & Country Markets

 

Pearson Elementary Tamera Rabura

Ukeleles to learn kindergarten - fifth grade music concepts with hands-on engagement and in a COVID-safe manner $2,607

Winter 2021-2022 Grant Awards, $50,565

Choice Academy, Theresa Rose

Disc golf basket, chains and set of discs so students can install basket and then play disc golf to promote social-emotional connections with curricular content $622

 

Developmental Preschool Program, Pat Muniz

Preschool sized rain suits so the littlest students at Poulsbo and Wolfle can play outside all year long $975

 

Elementary School PE Programs, Jamie Smaaladen

Set of 9 disc golf holes that will enhance the frisbee unit shared between all elementary schools $1,708.00

 

Elementary School PE Programs, Jamie Smaaladen

New bowling balls for the always-popular bowling unit that is shared by all elementary schools $718.00

 

Inclusive Design Team, Shannon Singleton

Communication apps for iPads and voice output message buttons so nonspeaking students can express their knowledge and build relationships $4,514

 

Kingston High, Aaron Evans

Weight room equipment to expand fitness opportunities for students enrolled in PE or who are seeking healthy after-school activities $2,371.00

 

Kingston High, Joshua Haza

Motors and motor controllers for remotely operated submarines to be designed, built and tested by the Robotics Club $1323 funded by the Poulsbo Lions Club

 

NKSD Counseling Program, Cynthia Galloway

Professional development for elementary and secondary counselors to learn how to implement the new Comprehensive School Counseling Program to support student social/emotional, academic and career development $2,600.00

 

North Kitsap High Lola Haveman "Guess Who" game sets in French so language students can practice their speaking skills in fun and engaging ways $425.00

 

North Kitsap High, Rebecca Calder

Coffee bean grinder for the Viking Espresso Cart so students can learn social and vocational skills while making and delivering orders around the school $981.00

 

North Kitsap High, Katherine Moriarty

Pedestal desks and stools to be used as flexible seating options in the classroom for students who learn better while standing or with movement $1,325

 

Pearson Library, Jennifer Nelson

Science-themed books for school library aligned with this year's STEAM Night theme and focusing on animals, habitats and caring for the earth $800

 

Poulsbo Elementary, Andrea Cuellar

Materials for sensory/calming areas around the school and a sensory pathway in the halls so students can refocus, self-soothe and manage emotions to promote learning success in the classroom $3,500

 

Poulsbo Elementary, Nicole Khvalabov

Culturally and linguistically diverse books to be used in speech/language intervention and a collection of varied sensory toys to facilitate emotional regulation during challenging tasks $1,000

 

Poulsbo Middle, Victoria Fairweather

Flourescent light coverings for special education classrooms to reduce sensory overload and create calming spaces $506

 

Poulsbo Middle, Debbie Jo Rock

200 Manga books for the school library, with high-interest social-emotional themes to entice reluctant readers and inspire members of the school's Manga and Anime Club $4,655

 

Poulsbo Middle and Kingston Middle, Cameron Peters and Penelope Aguilar

Sets of Vernier Go Direct Dynamics Systems so 8th grade science students can experiment with force and motion concepts using sensors and GoKart tracks $9,540

 

Preschool Communication Support, Molly Kraft

Picture communication books so preschoolers with speech/language delays can express themselves $3,033

 

Occupational Therapy Programs, Julia Grashoff, Daniela Muniz

Materials to support development of visual and fine motor skills for writing, including letter formation, tool grasp and sensory integration and regulation $875.00

 

Vinland Elementary, Carolyn Mosiman

Wobble seats for every classroom to provide flexible seating so students can manage their attention and sensory needs $3,600.00

 

Vinland Elementary, Jennifer Cleverdon

Set of Lego gearbots so students can learn reading and math in an engaging, creative and cooperative way $244

 

Wolfle and Suquamish Elementaries, Kelly Krantz

Provides professional development in the Science of Reading for 25 teachers and classroom libraries of decodable and fluency building books for 1st-5th grades $5250 funded by Greater Kingston Kiwanis Foundation in memory of Richard Osborn