Category Archives: Grants In Action

  • 2016-2017 Approved RPEF Grants

    Posted on June 22, 2016 by in Grants In Action, Newsletter

    At the June 21, 2016 Ramsey Board of Education Meeting, Ramsey Public Education Foundation Trustees presented a check for $62,720 to Dr. Murphy and members of the BOE.  These grants will fund a wide range of innovative and enriching programs and technologies in all five Ramsey public schools.  Read on for a detailed list of […]

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  • The Lion King Jr. at Dater!

    Posted on June 6, 2016 by in Grants In Action, Newsletter

    In May, The Dater School community was treated to a superb performance of Disney’s Lion King Jr.  Students, Staff, and volunteers labored for countless hours on rehearsals, scenery, costumes and more to put together a beautiful show.  We are lucky to have such high-quality arts education in the Ramsey school district and the RPEF is […]

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  • Family Math Nights K-3

    Posted on March 15, 2016 by in Grants In Action, Newsletter

    Hubbard and Tisdale Schools welcomed families in the Fall for Family Math Nights.  Funded by a grant from the RPEF, students and parents explored math concepts together in a variety of applications. These evenings promoted the family-school partnership and gave parents a glimpse in to the broad range of math concepts our littlest students are […]

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  • Smith Musical

    Posted on March 15, 2016 by in Grants In Action, Newsletter

    On March 11 and 12 the Smith Middle School community was treated to fantastic performances of Disney’s “High School Musical on Stage”.  Cast, crew, directors, and volunteers dedicated hours of practice resulting in a wonderful high-energy performance.  The Smith musical is substantially funded by a grant from the RPEF.  We are proud to make enriching […]

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    Grants in Action – Xylophone at Dater

    Posted on February 2, 2016 by in Grants In Action, Newsletter

    Enjoy a short clip of Dater students playing the xylophone recently purchased with a grant from the RPEF!  The Foundation supports continuing enhancements to the educational experience in many subject areas including the arts. …The xylophone has been a wonderful addition to our ensemble and thank you again for your generous contribution.  Kindest regards, Erik […]

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    RHS Courtyard Beautification and Project Never Forget

    Posted on June 10, 2015 by in Grants In Action, Newsletter

    On May 30, 2015, Ramsey High School student, Zachary Becher, conducted a dedication ceremony for his Eagle Scout project entitled, “Project Never Forget”. Three benches were constructed and dedicated to each of three graduates of Ramsey High School who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.  The three men […]

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  • Paradise Plants at Smith

    Posted on May 28, 2015 by in Grants In Action, Newsletter

    In Spring 2015, Ms. Jennifer Rothe’s Special Education class planted flowers, shrubs, and herbs at the entrance of Smith School.  This project was funded through an Innovative Educator (IE) Grant from the Ramsey Public Education Foundation.   Ms. Rothe created an interdisciplinary unit for the 6th, 7th, and 8th graders in her class so that the […]

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  • 2015 Dater Musical

    Posted on May 18, 2015 by in Grants In Action, Newsletter

    In April, The Dater School community was treated to a fabulous production of “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.”.  The show was funded through a grant from the RPEF. We commend the cast and crew, Mr. Matteo, the talented directors, Ms. Shelley Doherty, Mrs. Eileen Leon, Mrs. Elizabeth Jezequel, and Mrs. Gigi Toles.  Thank you to all the […]

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    Wave Mechanics Ripple Tank System

    Posted on March 20, 2015 by in Grants In Action

    Mr. Patrick Spangler, RHS physics teacher was awarded an Innovative Educator Grant for the purchase of a new Ripple Tank System which will prepare students for the new AP Pysics Part I/ Study of mechanical waves.  The new system uses an electromagnetic wave generator and LED lighting and is superior to what has been available […]

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  • Hubbard Kinder-Garden

    Posted on March 20, 2015 by in Grants In Action

    Ms. Farrell was awarded an Innovative Educator grant in 2014 for the construction of the Hubbard Kinder-Garden.  In a quest to identify real-world problems and solutions, the garden will provide students a variety of opportunities.  The students will observe seasonal changes, follow plant life cycles, engage in cooperative responsibility.  The garden provides a living laboratory […]

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