2022 Project Grants

$60,873 funded for classroom innovations, enrichment programs, STEM, and literacy.

2022 Grants Awarded by School

SchoolTeacherProgram NameSummaryTotal Funded
AlvaradoEmilyn LearySmall, BOT Mighty!Coding and robotics. Ozobot robot kits for 600 elementary science students. $3,000.00
AlvaradoKeith GuernseyAES GardenScience-focused academic garden. Plants, supplies, and necessary teaching materials.$4,532.00
AlvaradoMaureen TecsonImagination and Cooperation StationsDevelop social skills and creativity for COVID affected 2nd graders. Games, puzzles, Legos, doll house, STEM tools.$809.91
AlvaradoMaureen Tecson & Roxanne RamirezSocial Justic Academy Build virtual and hard-copy library of learning materials focused on social justice and marginalized groups. Passion projects.$2,345.36
AlvaradoNahida FerozSocial Emotional LearningWellness Center. Puzzles, games, books, art supplies to help students deal with emotions and stress.$1,000.00
CCHSDana ChavezGood Neighbor Outreach ProgramLeadership students deliver bi-annual gift to campus neighbors to foster goodwill and friendship.$300.00
CCHSFrancis SmithUSS Hornet Field Trip 10th-12th grade students get a first hand experience of American history. What was war like onboard a military vessel. $950.00
CCHSFrancis Smith3-D PrinterStudents design, create, and develop skills in 3D printing. Builds technical and creative skills.$999.94
CCHSJessica GonzalezCCHS SportsSupport for multi sports programs for at-risk students. Game day meals, t-shirts, awards.$1,500.00
CCHSJessica GonzalezCCHS Leadership (group)Fund student-designed projects supporting the school community. Learn new skills. Possible field trip. $1,500.00
CCHSMartha UtleyLibrary BooksLiterature, general subject library books for DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) program. Encourage reading for joy.$2,000.00
CCHSMary DiazCollege and Career FairSupplies for career fair on campus. Students matched to speakers from industries in which they have an interest.$1,024.00
CCHSNicole TanciocoUnheard Voices Poetry and NarrativesPublication of student writing of poetry and narrative story to share voices and experiences. Multi-cultural literature.$250.00
CCHSNicole TanciocoCritical Media Literacy and Children's BooksMulticultural literature program. Research materials to be used for students to write children's books.$1,500.00
CCHSNicole TanciocoConley Student LoungeInformal meeting place before/after school. Pool, air hockey, furniture. Place to meet emotional support persons.$2,400.00
CCHSVanessa OverbeckMath in MotionProject based learning for algebra and geometry. Kits and supplies for visualizing math concepts.$1,500.00
CCHSVanessa OverbeckArt and Science in the Real WorldOne quarterly field trip to Academy of Sciences, DeYoung or Oakland Art Museums, or Exploratorium. Hands-on.$1,503.00
CCHSVanessa OverbeckMusic EnvironmentMusic theory, instrumentation techniques. Class and individual. Field trip to Cal Performance.$1,655.00
DecotoErin CrossBringing it TogetherPersonal interaction for independent study students. Kits to self-produce tie-dye shirts that all students will sign.$400.33
DecotoTina Bobadilla-MastelGrow Your Mind Events for Independent StudySocialization activity to aid feelings of isolation. Students learn to propagate & cultivate flowers, plants, succulents. $1,000.00
EastinLisa MataWalk Through CaliforniaHistorical re-enactment of significant California events. Reading, performance, role-play, speaking/llistening, etc.$1,710.00
EastinPaul NayWalk Through the RevolutionRe-enactment of US historical events. Meets performance standards for social studies, history, and other skills$1,360.00
EastinSarita ChawlaGame On! Cooperative Strategy SkillsAid social development of kindergarden students isolated due to COVID. Communication, relationships, sharing.$95.98
EmanueleAnjelica CanalesTiger's Den Garden for Outdoor LearningTransform school garden into wildlife habitat with native CA plants. Food for wildlife, birdbath, nesting boxes, etc.$750.00
EmanueleEric GalvanHelp Tell the Story EmanuelePhoto/digital media kit to help students document their emotional and academic learning experiences. New teacher.$932.81
Emanuele, Hillview Crest, SearlesGina PacaldoSTREAM EARTH TEAMs Project Explore!Outdoor exploration. Weekend workshops; environmental and academic outings and field trips. $2,500.00
Hillview CrestKatelin ChiarellaFlexible Seating for Post Pandemic ClassroomUnderserved school. Wiggle chairs and a standing desks for innovation and collaboration.$750.00
IVCMSAileen PagtakhanIVC Yearbook XuppliesSD camera memory cards for student writers, photographers, and other yearbook creators. $300.00
IVCMSSabrina AlbrightMrs. Albright's Marvel MakersColor LaserJet Printer to support an expanded photo/image wall project recognizing student accomplishments. $3,145.00
JLHSAllen ChanCollege ConnectionsHS students attend Ohlone concurrently. College and career planning. Cover costs of transportation for college visits. $0.00
JLHSAngela KaramianIlluminated InitialsTeaches traditional and contemporary artistic practices. History of Middle Ages art form and illuminated capital letters.$751.33
JLHSDharini RasiahLogan LiveAccessories, peripherial devices, and supplies for on-campus student daily broadcast studio. $1,785.57
JLHSJeremy VitugCritical Living Skills Coffee Cart and ColtBrewVocational skills training programs for students with disabilities. Student operated business training.$7,049.41
JLHSJohnny LamHealing from the PandemicTranspersonal psychology students. Create and integrate units on socioemotional learning and trauma awareness.$1,500.00
JLHSJustin KurupForensics Speech and DebateProfessional attire for national competitions. Lighting, backdrops, makeup supplies for virtual events.$2,000.00
JLHSKathryn SchroederDrawing Tablets for Advanced Art StudentsTablets for advanced painting and AP art and drawing students to use in the classroom. Technology in the visual arts.$2,045.00
JLHSNicolle SaucedoSpecial Ed Community Based Instruction ProjectSocial and life skills for special education students, such as restauarants, shopping, laundry, etc.$1,144.00
KitayamaBetty SilvaRead Naturally After School InterventionBring low and below grade readers to proficiency. Build speed, confidence, and understanding. $500.00
KitayamaNicholas HalatsisKitayama's Wellness CenterOngoing costs of supplies and maintenance for the fledgling center. $600.00
PioneerAmy KruschkeSensory ProjectSensory materials for special ed class to promote attention, motor skills, body awareness.$500.00
PioneerJames MaloneElevating Student VoiceUse of technology to express thoughts, opinions, understanding. V-logs, YouTube Channel, Vimeo, other multi-media tools.$907.86
SearlesKelly PaytonSocial Group Art and Play TherapyLunchtime social group focused on art and play therapy. Health and wellness program for at-risk students.$376.37

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