The Waukee Community Schools Foundation provided $54,947 in classroom grants throughout the 2019-2020 school year. These grants support innovative and interesting classroom experiences to make learning fun!

2019-2020 Classroom Grant Recipients:

Haley Lieber, Waukee High School – Earthquake table

Katlyn Scharper, Walnut Hills Elementary – Artist in residence

Shannon Fleming, Shuler Elementary – Makey Makey kits

Linda Warman, Brookview Elementary – Take home books

Chad Jilek, Prairieview – Novels for 8th grade social studies classes

Janeal Lyons, Woodland Hills Elementary – Artist in residence

Laura Mueller, Grant Ragan Elementary – Code & Go Robot Mice

Jonathan Galli, Prairieview – 3-D printers

Becky Vandermark, Prairieview – Novels for 8th grade English classes

Emily Loeffelholz, Maple Grove Elementary – STEM and STEAM activities

Sheryl Carter, Brookview Elementary – Picture writing materials

Ashley Ohmstede, Eason Elementary – Outdoor classroom, 2nd phase

Jill Folsom/Lindsay McCullough, Maple Grove Elementary – Outdoor learning space

Chad Vollmecke, Waukee High School – PE and Athletic Dept. InBody 570 machine

Dia Fenton, Prairieview – Trial of Scholastic Math magazine subscription

Lyra Wikert Laedtke, Timberline – 15 headsets with microphones for recording podcasts

Danielle Farrell, Waukee High School – 160 diverse texts for English classes

Brenda Doud, Waukee Middle School – mural in arts hallway with local artist

Heidi Morse, Waukee Middle School – Yamato drumming experience for 6th/7th grades

Megan Tuttle, Eason Elementary – Sensory library

Sarah Korte, Grant Ragan Elementary – Versa Tiles

Kristina Frederickson/Natalie Frankie, Brookview Elementary – Chicken hatching materials and books

Crystal Bobier, South Middle School – Ozobots

Megan Ferchen, South Middle School – 6th-grade texts

Bekki Welch, Walnut Hills Elementary – Ozobots, Makey-Makey kits, Mousebots

Kelly Thompson, Timberline School – Evaluating Argument books

Michelle Huber, Radiant Elementary – Books/take-home bags for ELL and Reading Lab

Meeta Kothari, Woodland Hills Elementary – CultureALL experience

Sara Emerick, Walnut Hills Elementary – Makerspace Hummingbird update and supplies

THANK YOU to our sponsors and donors for making these innovative classroom tools available to our students!