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FOR US Foundation 8th Annual Recognition Event Sept. 13

FOR US FOUNDATION 8th ANNUAL RECOGNITION EVENT

AWARDS MORE THAN $29,000 IN CLASSROOM GRANTS SEPT. 13

 

ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA – SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 – The Friends of Rowland Unified Schools Foundation (FOR US) will present more than $29,000 in classroom grants to 28 teachers at their 8th Annual Recognition Event held on September 13 at 4 p.m. Funds were raised by the Foundation’s “Casino Night” held this past March. In addition, donors who have contributed to the Foundation’s Endowment will be recognized and will receive a “leaf” displayed on the “Tree of Learning.” The Recognition Event will take place at the Rowland Unified School District Office Board Room, at 1830 S. Nogales Street in Rowland Heights.

 

The following Endowment Donors will be recognized:

·        David Bassett Annual pledge donor. In support of Rowland Students.

·        Progressive Floor Covering, Inc. of Santa Ana Corporate donation – annual pledge - made in memory of owner John Spinella by daughter Danielle Spinella-Coker.

·        Don & Kathi Delegal –  Donation in support of Rowland Students.

 

Classroom Grant Awardees: The following classroom grants will be used for the arts, technology and innovative methods to enhance classroom studies and improve student learning in classrooms across the Rowland Unified School District.

 

Laura Tova

Schools Division

Summer Arts Academy

 

Katie Elder

Rowland High School

Bringing Great Writers to Life

 

Pam Hessom

Shelyn Elementary

Where’s WallE

 

Jennifer Chen, Janet Chong, Linda Dam, Josh Whitlemore, Brook Reynolds

Hollingworth Elementary

Elementary to College in One Day

 

 

Clare Ruesga

 

Rowland High School

 

Functional Skill Videos on the iPod Touch

 

Clint Poulter

Giano Intermediate

Student Engagement

 

Patricia Doublet-DeLion & Mala Frank-Gavin

Rowland High School

Integrated Arts Pilot

 

 

Debbie Ong

 

Shelyn Elementary

 

“I-Touch” Children’s Lives

 

Daryl Tamez

Shelyn Elementary

21st Century Teaching and Learning

 

Andrea McGlothlin & Trisha Johnson

Blandford Elementary

The iPad…A Tool For All Students

 


Olivia Vasquez

 

Community Day School

 

Digital CDs

 

Petra Griones

Community Day School

Project Tech

 

Cory Cofer

Nogales High School

Book of Poetry

 

Nadine Loza

Rowland High School

Making the US History Standards Come Alive

 

Nichoel Frisch

Rowland High School

 

Technology and Fitness

 

Nancy Buck

Jellick Elementary

iPads

 

Danielle Warren

Rowland High School

Restaurant & Hospitality Management Program

 

Rosa Blanco

Rowland Adult Education

ELMO Document Camera for Adult ESL and Family Literacy

 

Jackie Bennett

Yorbita Elementary

Parent Involvement in Family Literacy

 

Estela Gonazales

Villacorta Elementary

Podcasting & Webcasting News Group

 

Janet Duker

Rowland Adult Education

An Outreach to the Pre-Literate Adult ESL Student

 

Heidi Gallegos

Shelyn Elementary

A Visual Teaching Tool

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Friends of Rowland Unified Schools Foundation (FOR US) is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization which raises funds to provide classroom grants that promote innovation and student academic achievement. The Tree of Learning endowment fund allows individuals and businesses to support students in the Rowland Unified School District. For more information on how you can support FOR US through donations or involvement, please call Danielle Amaya-Martinez at (626)935-8432 or by email at damaya@rowland.k12.ca.us

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