Project: Enrichment Grants

During the 2010 – 2011 school year, the following grants were made for co-curricular or extra-curricular programs.

James Logan High School
Teacher/Advisor:
Tina Bobadilla-Amstel
Award:
$500

The “Princess Project (for Princes Too),” a program that helps low-income students enjoy senior-year activities they might not otherwise be able to afford.

James Logan High School
Teacher/Advisor:
Debbie Hughes
Award: 
$500

Purchased new lighting equipment for the drama department.

James Logan High School
Teacher/Advisor:
Kenneth Karolin
Award: $500

Purchased compositions to start a library of sheet music for the combined Alvarado and Cesar Chavez Middle schools’ Jazz ensemble.

James Logan High School
Teacher/Advisor:  Trish Trippy
Award: $250

Purchased professional business attire from thrift stores so American Literature class students can conduct mock job interviews to prepare for real-world interviews.

Alvarado Middle School
Teacher/Advisor: 
Patricia Puckett
Award:
$262

Alvarado Middle School’s Filipino Folkdance group, Anak ng Bayan needed to purchase bamboo poles for the group, which includes about 45 students from various academic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Alvarado Middle School
Teacher/Advisor: Mark Simmons
Award: 
$250

Purchased new uniforms for the Track & Field team.

Alvarado Elementary School
Teacher/Advisor: Clinton Pocket
Award: $159

Purchased a new speaker system that will be used by all three AES dance groups and Alvarado Middle School’s color guard programs.

Alvarado Elementary School
Teacher/Advisor: Maureen Tucson
Award: $342

Purchased a voice amplifier and iPod/iPhone speakers for the after-school dance class.