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Waco ISD Schools Get $100k in Grants

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WACO -  Thursday was a big day for ten Waco ISD campuses who received a total of $100,000 in classroom grants from the school districts education foundation.

The grants fund creative learning projects, field trips and professional development that are not funded by normal budget monies.

The SurPrize Patrol awarded 21 grants spread across those campuses, plus two district wide departments.  To date, the foundation has awarded 352 grants to Waco ISD campuses in the amount of $1,185,554.36.

Businesses that donate at least $2,500 to the foundation, many of them sponsorships of events like the foundation's HEB Celebrity Cookoff, get a named grant for a classroom.

Here is a list of this years grant winners:

 SurPrize Patrol awards classroom grants

WACO, Texas

Following is a list of the 2013-2014 WISD Education Foundation Grants awarded: Campus

Grant Name

Amount

Advanced Academics

UIL Academics

$7,218.00

Alta Vista Montessori

Continuing a Chain Reaction

$5,579.12

Crestview Elementary

Little DaVincis II

$7,000.00

Fine Arts Department

"Oh, Fairy Art Mother..."

$7,500.00

Hillcrest PDS

"DELL-ightful" Learning!

$3,836.00

Lake Air Montessori

Do You Hear What I Hear?

$2,095.80

Lake Air Montessori

In Other Words - Let's Learn Spanish

$2,275.00

Lake Air Montessori

Inside Out Science

$4,092.00

Parkdale Elementary

Centers Make Dreams Happen

$4,500.00

Parkdale Elementary

Kindle This, Kindle That, Kindle Those

$6,397.00

South Waco Elementary

Big, Bigger, Biggest

$399.00

South Waco Elementary

Leap Into Learning

$5,839.21

Tennyson Middle

Atlas Academy Goes to Washington

$2,759.72

Tennyson Middle

Garage Band

$970.56

Tennyson Middle

Plan, Cut & Sew

$2,795.67

University High

Choir Camp

$7,500.00

University High

Serving Waco Area Taxpayers

$1,342.93

Waco High

Raising the Curtain on WHS Talent

$7,500.00

Waco High

UIL Academics: The Road to Austin

$7,500.00

West Avenue Elementary

"We're Out of Hear" Outdoor School

$10,000.00

West Avenue Elementary

Outer Space, Here We Come!

$2,900.00

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