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Fall 2014

Snowshoeing Fitness Unit:  Kearns Primary School was awarded $1,440 to create a snowshoeing unit that would teach outdoor fitness techniques and encourage a positive attitude for healthy living through winter based activities.  This grant was made possible by the Nannie Brown Tribute Fund. (Application submitted by:  Karl Gates – Kearns Physical Education Teacher)

The Amazing Nano Brothers Juggling Show:  This program is an entertaining presentation of difficult science concepts in a unique format.  Through the use of extraordinary visuals created through juggling and lighting, the students at Wells Road and Kelly Lane Schools were able to explore nanoscale science and technology.  A grant for $1,630 covered presentations at each school.  (Application submitted by:  Judy LaRocque – Wells Road School Science Teacher)

Catapult Program:  Valley Pre-School was awarded $700 as seed money for the development of a puppetry unit as part of their after school Catapult Program.  Students will be able to create puppets and backdrops as well as learn the intricacies of manipulating their creations during performances.  (Application submitted by: Maureen Williams – VPS Board Member)