D300 Foundation Awards Over $10,000
in Educational Grants in 2021
Inversion Goggles $330.00
Laura Meredith, Dundee-Crown High School
Goggles for hands-on experiences on how the brain
processes what we see visually.
Pixelating Student Learning $840
Lisa Papeck, Gilberts Elementary School
Pix Brix blocks will help students make connections to
subjects taught. ie: building a molecule
Get Out of Your Head Kits $1000
Piper Stratton, Dundee-Crown High School
From the popular DCHS “Get Out of Your Head Day”, this grant will provide take home craft starter kits for students to creatively destress, take a break and work through negative self-talk outside of school.
Trustee Grants :
Reader Leaders $4,450
Stephanie Dimatteo, Erin Nisi.
Students will set an academic goal for themselves and once they reach their goal, will earn a token to “buy” a book from the book vending machine. Cost for vending machine and starter set of books.
Large Project Grants :
Sign Language Playground Panels $3,500
Tonya Haase, Amy Timonen
* Partnership with the Village of Algonquin
Sign Language signs for the District’s 17 Elementary Schools to help all students engage with their peers in meaningful ways.