The District 45 Foundation Surprise Patrol made the rounds with the 2019-20 grant awards. Opportunities are being offered to students for the 2019-20 school year through five grants, totaling over $5000. The Foundation Surprise Patrol toured the District delivering BIG checks to the grant recipients. The District 45 Foundation raises funds for programs and materials which are not within the District’s regular operating budget.
During the 2019-20 school year, District 45 students will benefit from the following grants: Coping Kits – Students learn and utilize self-management strategies to aid them with academic engagement. Experiences, language, and literacy: Weaving Together Oracy and Understanding – Younglearners are engaged through family nights and enriched through a field trip to the DuPage Children’s Museum to set them up for a lifetime of love for learning. The Friendship Club – Students develop literacy skills and enjoy sharing open, honest communication with friends in a book club. Using Non-Fiction Text to Support Science and Social Studies – Students benefit from accessing non-fiction material at their reading level that is appropriate, engaging, and exciting. Wildcat Book Club – Students become life-long readers by reading, exploring, sharing, and chatting about books.