2016-2017 Grant Recipients

Congratulations 2016-2017 Grant Recipients!

Innovation Grant Award 2017
Awarded to Nicole Collins
Lake Zurich High School
Grant Award Amount – $2,990

Congratulations from the District 95 Educational Foundation. Your grant request is funded to provide two ultraviolet cameras to the LZHS biology and chemistry curriculum. This technology will allow students to study the effects of ultraviolet radiation and its environmental impact.
Thank you for submitting this grant application, which exhibits your commitment to innovative learning opportunities for District 95 students.

Innovation Grant Award 2017
Awarded to Kathy Kierans and Karen Palm
Middle School North
Grant Award Amount – $250

Congratulations from the District 95 Educational Foundation. Your grant request is funded to have students utilize cognitive, academic and pre-vocational skills transferable to job exploration. This grant utilizes MSN’s Lost and Found as a community based instruction opportunity.
Thank you for submitting this grant application, which exhibits your commitment to innovative learning opportunities for District 95 students.

Innovation Grant Award 2017
Awarded to Stephanie Kendzoir
May Whitney Elementary School
Grant Award Amount – $275

Congratulations from the District 95 Educational Foundation. Your grant request is funded to utilize adjustable iPad Floor Stands to encourage first and second grade Bilingual students to learn through rehearsal, movement and modeling.
Thank you for submitting this grant application, which exhibits your commitment to innovative learning opportunities for District 95 students.

Innovation Grant Implementation 2016-17
Recognition to Casey Veitch and Billy Heisler
STEAM Family Exploration Night
Middle School North

The District 95 Educational Foundation expresses its appreciation to you for the implementation of the first, annual STEAM Family Exploration Night.
Together with their siblings and parents, students in grades 4-8 brainstormed creative solutions and experimented with different STEAM exploratory learning opportunities facilitated by the District 95 administration, teachers and staff along with student volunteers from our Lake Zurich High School arts, science and engineering programs.
Thank you for initiating and leading this STEAM learning opportunity for our students and their families.

Innovation Grant Implementation 2016-17
Recognition to Kim Smith and Billy Heisler
Lego Team Pilot
Seth Paine and Middle School North

The District 95 Educational Foundation expresses its appreciation to you for the implementation of the District 95 Lego team pilot. This pilot provided the necessary information to expand Lego team implementation into all five elementary schools and the two middle schools for the 2017-18 school year.
This Lego team initiative is a district-wide effort and partnership to include: the District 95 administration, teachers and staff, the CUSD 95 School Board, the PTO organizations in each school, and the District 95 Foundation.
Thank you for initiating this STEAM learning opportunity to our students.