Author Archives: Amy Larson

2015 Grant Awards

2015 Grant Awards

An Evening With Mark Helfrich

Title: An Evening With Mark Helfrich Location: The Mill Casino Salmon Room Description: Dinner and guest lecture. $100 per guest (tickets are limited) Tickets available at Walt’s Pourhouse, Oregon Pacific Bank, Hill & Hill Financial and 7 Devils Brewery.  Please call 541-269-1330 if you have questions. Start Time: 6:00 Date: 2015-02-26

Michelle Stone, Math Manipulatives Blossom Gulch

My grant proposal was for funds to buy literacy games and math manipulatives for my classroom. Since I am a second year teacher I had not yet accumulated such games and activities and I knew my students would benefit from them. Below: One of my boys is using the new pull apart letter stamps that […]

2013 Grant Awards Press Release

Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation Announces Local Grant Awards The Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation has awarded 43 grants worth $22,648 to programs providing students with expanded opportunities and unique educational experiences in Coos Bay Public Schools. Grants will be presented to selected teachers and staff on August 26th at the district-wide welcome meeting at […]

2013 Grant Recipients

Kati Banks Four class sets of TI-15 Calculators $1,935.60 Sara Stewart Nonfiction books, listening center materials and CD players $1,144.77 Teri Harris-Jones Nonfiction books for the library $1,000.00 Title 1 Staff Book sets and repair kits $1,000.00 Catherine Hapmton Cost for one printing of The Marshfield Times $820.00 Erin Atkins Texts for persuasive writing $800.00 […]

The Blossom Gulch Laps Program-Encouraging Lifelong Fitness

The Blossom Gulch laps program is in full swing with numerous students who have already completed over 50 miles.  The kindergarteners are collecting rubber ducks.  You can catch a glimpse of them in the picture below finding the perfect “Ducky” in the drawer.  These ducks represent 15 laps on the BG track.  It gives the […]

1st-Grade Non-Fiction Reading Material Grant

The Blossom first grade team has been working on establishing a book room with books appropriate for first grade students. With the money from the Coos Bay School Foundation grant we were able to purchase 34 sets of informational books to enhance our book room.   Oregon has adopted The Common Core State Standards; the […]

Robotic Kits-Our Grants in Action

Last year, as a grant recipient, I was able to purchase five beginner level robotic kits for my classroom. Students worked together in groups of 3-5; each group had to develop a prospectus that described a problem their robot would solve. The groups were then required to give a presentation/demonstration describing each phase of their […]