Churchill Junior High School – Thomas Jefferson President and Philosopher Kristen Ferrara

The East Brunswick Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the following grant has been approved for funding:

 

This grant will help bring the nonfiction novel Thomas Jefferson President and Philosopher by Jon Meacham to 8th grade History classes and into the hands of students.  Students of all levels will be exposed to reading difficult nonfiction sources.  They will read these books and complete a variety of activities that focus on writing, analysis, researching, and speaking skills. 

Churchill Junior High School – Thomas Jefferson President and Philosopher Kristen Ferrara

 

The East Brunswick Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the following grant has been approved for funding:

This grant will help bring the nonfiction novel Thomas Jefferson President and Philosopher by Jon Meacham to 8th grade History classes and into the hands of students.  Students of all levels will be exposed to reading difficult nonfiction sources.  They will read these books and complete a variety of activities that focus on writing, analysis, researching, and speaking skills. 

Churchill Junior High School – Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy Craig Segall

The East Brunswick Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the following grant has been approved for funding:

 

This grant will help bring the nonfiction novel Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy by Peter Carlson to 8th grade History classes and into the hands of students.  Students of all levels will be exposed to reading difficult nonfiction sources.  They will read these books and complete a variety of activities that focus on writing, analysis, researching, and speaking skills. 

Chittick Elementary School – Improving Auditory Memory Skills for At-Risk Students. Mariann Zema and Tricia Zeitlin

The East Brunswick Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the following grant has been approved for funding:

Utilizing the HearBuilder Collection, the Speech and Language Therapy Program, along with the Basic Skills Reading Program at Chittick School, will be able to help “at-risk” students in a number of critical areas.  This interactive computer program provides four CDs.  Each provides a systematic approach to the following:  Following Directions, Auditory Memory, Phonological Awareness and Sequencing. 

 

 

East Brunswick High School – Masterclasses with renowned violist Brett Deubner Arvin Gopal

The East Brunswick Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the following grant has been approved for funding:

 

Mr. Brett Deubner has performed all over the world as a violist.  His masterclasses at EBHS will provide a unique opportunity to the students.  During his first of three visits, he will perform for students preparing for the CJMEA High School Orchestra auditions.  He will be able to give students insight on performance and preparation.  His second visit will be in the form of a coaching session with the entire chamber orchestra, in preparation for an upcoming concert.  Mr. Deubner’s last session will be open to all high school students, and will be centered around “self-promotion” as an artist. 

Warnsdorfer Elementary School – Pedal Pushers: Pedal Exercisers for Mrs. Kurdes’s Class Annemarie Kurdes and Jeffrey Bressler along with Third Grade TAG students Yitong Lin, Sergey Sachko, Aiden Moy and Audrey Lam

The East Brunswick Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the following grant has been approved for funding:
Portable pedal boxes can be easily moved from one desk and/or classroom to another to give the students time to utilize their benefits. Studies show that pedal stations help students focus and stay on task. While a form of exercise, the pedal station helps students learn by keeping them engaged and less vulnerable to classroom distractions.

Hammarskjold Middle School – “I’m More Than Just That” Anthology of Poems                         Patricia Demko and Shari Sullivan

 

The East Brunswick Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the following grant has been approved for funding:

During 7th grade, teachers will dedicate a unit of Writer’s Workshop to analyze and discuss figurative language and poetic text.  While being exposed to different types of poems, students develop an awareness and appreciation for poetic text as a way to express one’s feelings, thoughts, and emotions.  As added motivation and enhancement to the project, each students’ anthology of poems will be hard covered and professionally bound.  The final published piece to this unit is an anthology of poems that not only demonstrates an appreciation for the beauty, art, and discipline of poetry, but also an approval of self.