Grant funding of $11,700 was awarded to all Bexley Elementary Schools to purchase over-the-ear headphones for students based on feedback from principals.
This grant of $6,800 was awarded to Bexley Middle School Media Specialist, Rachel Riegler, to support a project that will bring a diverse group of artists, presenters, creators, who call attention to social issues, into 6-10th grade classrooms for a variety of student experiences. This celebration of diversity and expression through arts and literature would culminate with an author visit by Jason Reynolds. This project is in partnership with the Bexley City Schools School Climate Committee.
A grant of $2,782 was awarded to Bexley Middle School teacher Lindsay Shankle, who worked with 14 BMS 8th grade students to address stress and anxiety during the school day at the Middle School by outfitting a designated calming space in the former Middle School workroom and purchasing materials for 22 “break boxes.”
A grant of $640 was awarded to Bexley High School Latin teacher Jackie Lund to purchase the Quiz Master-II Buzzer System to support the Latin Program and the development of a Junior Classical League. The system would be used in the classroom for learning games and weekly in club meetings.
This grant of $1,034 was awarded to Maryland physical education teacher Josh Price to support the purchase of two soccer goals for recess and after-school.
This grant of $4,630 was awarded to Bexley High School math teacher Jason Willcoxon to update 10-year-old graphing calculators and Navigator system technology currently in use in BHS math classrooms.
This grant of $12,934 was awarded to BMS World Language teachers to purchase 30 iPads to provide each BMS World Language teacher with 11 iPads in each class.
This grant of $58,340 was awarded to Bexley Theater teacher Rebecca Rhinehart to purchase a new lightening system for both the Schottenstein and Cassingham Theaters to replace equipment last updated in 2001, including lightboards manufactured in 1993.
$617 to support repairs to the raised garden beds in the “Seeds that Feed” garden at Bexley High School which is maintained by the student Garden Club.
This grant of $3,180 supports the continuation of yoga as flex time option for middle school students and pay for the cost of having two teachers certified in youth yoga instruction