The Whitehouse ISD Education Foundation awarded $72,500 in grants to Whitehouse ISD on September 28th during Prize Patrol. Thirty grants were given across all campuses in the district including two district-wide grants and three grants that included multiple campuses. The grants ranged from audio books for blooming kindergarten readers to sensory activities for life skills students to maker-space items for all of the campuses.
We funded Sphero robots for math class, ukuleles for music class, and augmented reality systems for science class. The district staff really brought the innovation this year with their grant applications and the Foundation was honored to fund these amazing ideas.
On Friday, October 5th, the Whitehouse ISD Education Foundation will be honored during a pre-game ceremony for their dedication to supporting education and accelerating innovation for WISD students. Over the past 5 years, the Foundation has awarded more than $300,000 in grants to district employees. WISD Education Foundation President Meagan Schneider says, “We look forward to a long lasting partnership with the district and the community so that we can continue to enrich the quality of education for all students in the district.”
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