The Foundation for Lovejoy Schools grant patrol visited each campus on Friday, May 22 and presented teachers and staff with their grants. Here is a list of the grants awarded for the 2015-16 school year.

Grants Awarded for the 2015-2016 School Year – $374,638


Project Title Explanation Funds Awarded
Learning @ Lovejoy Support professional development for all LISD teachers $30,000
High Touch High Tech Science enrichment for all K – 4 students $8,750
20 Kindle Fire – Kids Edition Hart Language Arts to use as e-readers to for 1st grade $4,000
Texas Bluebonnet Award Books A classroom library of the Texas Bluebonnet Award 2015-2016 Master list books for Hart Elementary Language Arts $732
Reading A-Z for Hart Language Arts Individual teacher licenses to Reading A-Z $400
MacBook Airs with shell cases Updates to the mobile technology lab, Hart U $26,057
Cart with 25 MacBook Air laptops Lovejoy E. instruction and technology for K, 2nd & 3rd grades $26,027
2 HP ProBook 430 G@ 13.3″ Laptops for LES special education students will allow them to work with their peers in a more meaningful way $1,523
Wireless microphones & receivers For choral performances at school and community events $1,400
30 iPad minis with cart For LHS Language Art to use Google Drive, research, share docs and streamline teaching and feedback $11,872
30 iPads with charging station LHS Algebra 2 students to access notes keys and videos during class or tutorials $18,739
50 Color Graphing Calculators LHS Algebra 1 students to visualize concepts clearly and make faster, stronger mathematical connections $6,320
Cameras with WiFi memory cards For use in LHS photo journalism classes $12,000
10 iPad Air 2 and iTunes card LHS Special Education science and math $5,628
10 MacBook Airs with Cart Language Arts instruction in the Resource Classroom and for students with learning differences at LHS $10,615
10 Freestanding Shelving units LHS Fine arts – to display sculptures $2,900
Kidooze Pogo Jumpers For Puster Elementary recess $1,500
2 carts of 30 Macbooks Puster Elementary shared use of Macbooks to integrate technology into all subject areas $73,560
Upright Grand Pianos For all 3 elementary schools and Sloan Creek Intermediate $23,325
Slab Roller/Slab cutter set SCIS Fine Arts for working with clay $500
30 MacBook Air 13in. Laptops SCIS STEM instruction $36,210
GaGa Pit SCIS recess $5,000
Loop & Thread Knit Quick Knitting Loom Sets SCIS to knit hats for the Crochet for Cancer service project $1,623
Toshiba Chromebooks & Accessories SCIS 6th grade GT Language Arts $12,000
Video camera and lighting equipment WSMS journalism education $6,000
Wireless keyboards & origami workstations WSMS technology for use with iPads in the library $2,789
Cricut Machine and bundle WSMS Fine arts to create art/promo items $500
Slab Roller/clay extruder WSMS Fine arts for working with clay $1,100
30 computers with cart WSMS 7th grade Science – online textbook, virtual labs, etc. $12,000
Chrome books with carts WSMS 7th grade History for digital learning environment $24,380
150 electronic dictionaries WSMS 7th grade Language Arts $6,481
Star Analyser WSMS 8th grade astronomy study $707
Total $374,638

Congratulations to everyone who received a grant.

Thank you again for making 2015 a record year and supporting the Foundation for Lovejoy Schools.