Winter 2019 Grant Request Wish List
Requests total more than $25,000 for a variety of needs in all schools.
The Lion Foundation funds school grant applications three times a year. These grant requests have been submitted by teachers and their requests include various opportunities to help support our students and their educational pursuits. These requests are NOT included in the current school budget and will not be funded without outside support. Your donations in part or in full for any of these programs will have a positive impact on our students and their futures. If you would like more information about any of these programs, please contact Robin Jones, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-775-5170. DONATE >>
High School Graphing Calculators & Charging Station ($2,303): A complete set of 30 updated graphing calculators for Mr. Waldner’s math classes. Understanding use of calculators is vital to success in mathematics. Calculators can also be used for PSSA, Keystone Exams, PSAT, SAT and AP tests. This grant will benefit more than 100 students each year.
1st Grade Phonics Program ($6,024): Fund this amazing program for all 1st grade students. Presently, only one 1st grade class has a complete phonics kit.
Ice Machine for Athletics at College Park ($4,400): Ice machine would support all athletics at the College Park/Fiala Field to provide hydration stations, as well as for injuries and heat emergencies. Needed for Spring sports season.
Drone for Aerial Photography Segment in High School Digital Design Classes ($550): Provide 100 students each year with drone technology experiences and enable them to take photos of school events such as clubs, band, athletics to share on the website and yearbook.
Latin Class Field Trip Transportation to Classics Festival ($265): Send Latin students to compete, perform and learn about the culture and language of the Romans.
World Language Assessment Pilot Program ($3,400): Fund Phase 2 of a pilot program for the district's World Language program to assess a new tool to test student foreign language proficiency. If approved, the school district will budget for the ongoing use of this tool.
2nd Grade Reading Support Materials ($180): Purchase joke and riddle books to encourage to support Title I Program aimed at helping struggling readers
Eisenhower STEAM Program ($1,100): Help integrate more hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) programming in our education, including a Drones in Education assembly!
Hoover Positive Behavior Incentives ($550): Teachers provide incentives to encourage positive behaviors and school-wide celebrations when goals are achieved.
Eisenhower Calm Kits ($407): Teach students strategies they can use when feeling overwhelmed & encourage them to better manage stress in productive ways.
K-12 ADHD Resource Guides ($125): Fund materials would be loaned to families and staff to learn strategies to assist students with ADHD.
Hoover Special Education Kits ($2,851): Students on the autism spectrum benefit from different types of educational play therapy which teaches visualizing, verbalization, reading comprehension, etc. These materials will help them better understand concepts across all subject areas.
Eisenhower Director’s Stand ($900): Fund a new music director’s music stand to hold music scores, band books, and keep lesson materials organized.
HS Boys Basketball NBA Court of Dreams Program in Philadelphia ($2,918): This program involves taking the boys team to Philadelphia to play a high school game on an NBA court and attend an NBA 76 vs Bulls game. The team would also tour of the Eagles facility. Funds to support this grant need to be donated specifically to the "Boys Basketball Team Fund."
HS Boys Wrestling Team Trip ($1,702): The remaining balance due to compete in a 36-team tournament in Tampa, Florida. Already the team has raised more than $14,000, through various fundraisers and contributions from Guys Night Out and The Lion Foundation. Help make this trip come true for the wrestling team; make a donation to the "Wrestling Fund."