2010 – 2011 School Year Grants
Fall semester Grant Cycle – 2010
Aquidneck Elementary School
Character Education for All Students- Red Grammar Concert – teaches character education to Grades Pre-K -3.
Outdoor Learning Space – created an outdoor learning garden with a sculpture by Mike Higgins.
J.H. Gaudet Middle School and Learning Academy
Aubrey Atwater Donnelly Trio- performance of folk music from Colonial and Early American History.
Middletown High School
Choral Clinic-funds an accompanist and college choral director to technique and musicianship.
Portable Zoom Recorder H2- hand-held portable stereo recorder to be used for all music classes.
Harvard Model UN- assist with expenses incurred to attend the HMUN conference in Boston.
Keep on Dancing- funding for a professional Latin Dance instructor to teach salsa dancing to approximately 100 students at MHS.
Building Architectural Sculptures- This grant will allow students in the three dimensional design classes at MHS to learn from the talented artist, florist, and architectural designer, Alan Sorrentino.
2011 Spring Semester Grant Cyle
MEC Grants Awarded:
Forest Avenue School:
Life in Your Watershed
Young Explorer’s Nature Discovery Walk
J.H. Gaudet Middle School and Learning Academy:
Pawtucket Red Sox – Math Field Trip
Classical Guitars for General Music Instruction
Biomes Field Trip
Middletown High School:
Two Mimeo Interactive Math Teaching Units
MOMA Field Trip/NYC – AP Spanish and Art Hispanic Society
Day of Silence
Children of Alcoholics Psycho-educational materials
Two Digital Art Displays
Preventing Bullying in Our Schools – materials
Adapted Physical Education Program – Wii programming