We are falling about a third short of our $30,000 goal for the year. We want to be able to continue funding all the wonderful things that our teachers and admin come up with to enrich our school! Here is how your donations are put to use:
YOUR DENMAN PRIDE DONATIONS AT WORK!!
With creative ideas and enthusiasm, teachers and staff are supporting our students via numerous Denman PTSA Teacher Grants this ’18-’19 school year…take a look at how our students benefit!
Literacy/ Classroom Books
Expanding classroom book options so students can pick a book right where they are. Teachers hand-pick a broad scope of reading materials including themes around social justice, gender spectrum, empathy for differences, multi-cultural and relatable lead characters, and other thought-provoking and appealing reads for all reading levels.
Comic Book Subscriptions to offer a wider variety of enjoyable reading options
STEAM Night raffle prizes; expansive Science Literacy Libraries in each science classroom; materials for STEAM-based projects including Arduino controllers and Miniature Golf at STEAM Night, Makerbot Extruders, and various supplies.
Lunchtime Soccer Club; Black Student Union outing
Teacher & Staff Breakfast and Counselor Appreciation Week Coffee/Bagels
Student Events/ Activities
Wilderness First Aid Training (two teachers) to support the Outdoor Club and 7thgrade camping trip; Athletics Awards Ceremony
Denman Clean-Up Days
Supplies for volunteer corps to enhance the yard and classrooms – fall and spring
Teachers and Staff
Professional Development including lunches for monthly meetings/ trainings for new teachers; new teacher welcome $; Readers/Writers Project at Teachers College in Columbia (one teacher)
Simple items that support students’ work: Pencils, graph paper, pencil sharpeners, white boards, classroom incentives, art materials, hands-on projects for Special Ed.