Past Years’ Grants

2016-2017 RPEF Grants Total = $62,720

Tisdale and Hubbard Schools

  • K-3 Makerspace: $9000 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Mrs. Chanatski, Mrs. Pandise, Mrs. Cedola)
  • Osmo in the Classroom at Tisdale (Speech): $198 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Mrs. Volpe)

plus $500 to Hubbard for 2nd highest participation rate in the 3rd Annual Sprint for Our Schools

Dater School 

  • Dater Musical:  $7,000
  • Ramsey Alive: $5,385
  • 3D Print Space: $2,200 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Mrs. Schinski and Ms. Butler)
  • Osmo in the Classroom (Speech): $198 (Innovatie Educator grant awarded to Ms. Kenduck)

plus $1000 for highest participation rate in the 3rd Annual Sprint for Our Schools

Smith School

  • Smith Musical: $2,400
  • Character Education Programs: $7,898
  • Digital Maker Space/ Computer Classroom Makeover: $10,000 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Mr. Kalman)
  • FriendsGiving Lunch:$200 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Ms. Rothe)

Ramsey High School

  • Writing Center Contests $1,000
  • Virtual Reality Experience in Biology: $6,000 (Innovative Educator grant awarded to Ms. Benson)

RHS & Department of Special Services 

  • Ramsey Independence and Transition Education Program (RITE): $5,000

District

  • Tuition for 5 teachers to attend Teachers College Columbia University Summer Institutes: $4750

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2015-2016 Approved Grants Total = $60,573.74

Regular Grants 2015-2016

Tisdale and Hubbard Schools ($8000)

  • Family Math Night ($4,000 for each school)

Dater School ($12,524)

  • Dater Musical (four stipends for $1,265.75 each) Total: $5,059
  • Ramsey Alive (one stipend for $5,412 and one for $1,353) Total: $$6,765
  • Writer’s Symposium $700

plus $1000 for highest participation rate in the 2nd Annual Sprint for Our Schools

Smith School ($19,128)

  • Smith Musical $2,404
  • Character Education Programs $7,974
  • Sound System Equipment (antennae & microphones) $8,750

Ramsey High School ($6,000)

  • Writing Center Contests $1,000
  • Equipment for Video class and production $5,000

RHS & Department of Special Services ($6000)

  • Building Capacity and Supporting Students with Disabilities $6,000

Innovative Educator Grants 2015-2016

Donna Volpe  (Tisdale):  “Articulation LAB for R t I” ($600)

Mary Pat Weir & Anna Wiezik  (Hubbard):  “2 Stand Up For Learning Desks” ($900)

Erik Jacobsen (Dater):  “Dater School Xylophone” ($1459.99)

Dale Poage (Smith):  “Gizmos & Gadgets” ($560)  

Suzanne Wilson (Smith):  “Chemistry of Urinary System” ($650)

Keith Nixon (RHS):  “Advanced Photography & Video Production”  ($1,354.50)

Jennifer Herrada (RHS):  “Online Accounting I and II Courses Upgrade from Pen and Paper to Technology Integration” ($2,406.25)

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2014 Approved  Grants Total=$61,4056

Tisdale School (Total = $5,951.72)

  • iPad Security Cart- 1428.72
  • 11 iPads- $4,189.00
  • 11 iPad Slim Tough Cases- $334.00

Hubbard School (Total = $5,951.72)

  • iPad Security Cart- 1428.72
  • 11 iPads- $4,189.00
  • 11 iPad Slim Tough Cases- $334.00

 Dater School (Total = $11,824)

  • Ramsey Alive weekly television show: $6765
  • The Dater Musical: $5059
plus an extra $1000 for highest participation in the “Sprint for Our Schools” 5K & Fun Run

Smith School (Total = $10,076)

  • Theater Arts Program: $2,334
  • Character Education Program: $7,742

Ramsey High School (Total = $7500)

  • Character Education Initiative: $2,800
  • Courtyard Improvements/ Project Never Forget: $2,200
  • Speaker Honorariums: $1,500
  • Writing Center Prizes & Center Upgrade: $1,000

Special Services (Total = $795)

  • Kids on the Block Puppet & Script: $795

District Wide (Total = $14,400)

  • Teachers College Columbia 2015 Summer Institute 18 faculty members (3 per school plus admins).

Innovative Educator Grants:

Tisdale: “BookPublishing/Literacy & Mathematics Grade 1” $1,000 (Carisa Bartley & Patricia Zachmann) 

Hubbard: “Kindergarten Garden” $900 (Maureen Farrell Nagel)

Dater: “Community of Writers”  $700 (Kathleen Collins)

 Smith: “Paradise Plants” $550 (Jennifer Rothe)

High School: “A Study of Two Dimensional Mechanical Waves” $758.10 (Patrick Spangler)

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2013 Approved Grants (total = $37,199.69)

Mary A. Hubbard Elementary: $3,625.00
  • New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences Traveling Education
  • SmartBoard (partial)
Wesley D. Tisdale Elementary: $3,485.00
  • New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences Traveling Education
  • Apple TV Systems
John Y. Dater Elementary: $11,824.00
  • Ramsey Alive = $6,765.00
  • The Dater Musical = $5,059.00
Eric S. Smith Middle School: $9,222.00
  • Theater Arts Program = $2,288.00
  • Character Education Program = $6,934.00
Ramsey High School: $9,043.69
  • Speaker Honorariums = $1,000.00
  • Writing Center contests = $500.00
  • Culinary Arts Room Upgrades/Equipment = $7,543.69

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2012 Approved Grants (total = $39,415.00)

Hubbard: $6,247.50
  • Author Residency and Book Publishing Initiative
Tisdale: $6,959.50
  • Author Residency and Book Publishing Initiative
Dater: $9,820
  • Ramsey Alive
  • Dater Musical
Smith: $8,888
  • Theater Arts Program
  • Character Ed Program
Ramsey High School: $7,500
  • 2 complete sets – Proximas, Smart Boards, cables, hardware

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2011 Approved Grants (total  =  $47,150)

Hubbard: $6,575
  • Project Impact week long Circus Science program
Tisdale: $6,575
  • Project Impact week long Circus Science program
Dater:  $13,820
  • Ramsey Alive
  • Dater Musical
  • Partial funding of Intramural program
Smith:  $10,304
  • Character Education Program
  • Theater Arts Program
Ramsey High School: $9,876
  • Phase 3 of auditorium sound/lighting system
  • Smart board

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2010 Approved Grants (total:  $44,920.00)

Hubbard:   $6,147.50
  • Earth Day Bottle Cap Art Program
  • Smart Board
Tisdale:  $6,147.50
  • Earth Day Bottle Cap Art Program
  • Smart Board
Dater:   $9,400.00
  • Artist in Residence Program
  • Dater School Musical
  • Smartboards
Smith:   $10,200.00
  • Theater Arts Program
  • Smartboards
Ramsey High School:   $13,025.00
  • Auditorium Sound System-Phase 2

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2009 Approved Grants (total = $43,015)

Hubbard: $6,022
  • Theater Week
  • Smart Board
Tisdale: $6,022
  • Theater Week
  • Smart Board
Dater: $10,324
  • School Musical
  • Artist in Residence Program
  • Smart Boards
Smith: $9,894
  • Theater Arts Program
  • Smart Boards
Ramsey High School: $10,753
  • Sound System – 1st installment

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2008 Approved Grants (total = $47,220)

Hubbard: $6,720
  • WeatherBug Program $2,725
  • Smartboard $3,100
  • Lightspeed Classroom Amplification Systems $895
Tisdale: $6,720
  • WeatherBug Program $2,725
  • Smartboard $3,100
  • Lightspeed Classroom Amplification Systems $895
Dater:   $11,130
  • WeatherBug Program $3,030
  • School Musical with Lighting Control Board  $2,000
  • Artist in Residence Program $3,000
  • Smartboard $3,100
Smith: $10,990
  • WeatherBug Program $4,890
  • Theater Arts Program $3,000
  • Smart Board $3,100
Ramsey High School: $11,660
  • WeatherBug Program  $5,360
  • Freshman Orientation Program $3,000
  • Scholastic Reading Inventory $3,250

2007 Approved Grants (total = $41,200)

Hubbard: $5,900
  • Destiny Library Software Program from Follett $3,200
  • Proxima and Smartboard $2,700
Tisdale: $5,900
  • Destiny Library Software Program from Follett $3,200
  • Proxima and Smartboard $2,700
Dater: $7,250
  • Destiny Library Software Program from Follett $3,500
  • School Musical $750
  • Artist in Residence Program $3,000
Smith: $10,500
  • Destiny Library Software Program from Follett $5,300
  • Theater Arts Program $2,700
  • Poet-In-Residence Program $2,500
Ramsey High School: $11,650
  • Destiny Library Software Program from Follett $5,400
  • Freshman Orientation Program $3,000
  • Scholastic Reading Inventory $3,250

2006 Approved Grants (total = $40,581)

Hubbard: $7,150
  • SuccessMaker Software for math and reading (31 licenses)
  • Artist in Residence Program
  • School Musical
Wesley D. Tisdale Elementary School: $6,890
  • SuccessMaker Software for math and reading (30 licenses)
  • Symbols of American Freedom
John Y. Dater School: $6,100
  • National Circus Project
  • Symbols of American Freedom
Eric S. Smith Middle School: $10,150
  • Theater Arts Program
  • Poet-In-Residence Program
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Program
  • Two TI84 graphing calculators and view screens
  • Columbia University Scholastic Press Association
  • Two wireless computers
Ramsey High School: $10,291
  • Four Day Student Achievement Workshop
  • World Language Teaching Assistant Program

2004 Approved Grants (total = $36,957)

Hubbard: $7,250
  • Artist in Residence
  • Computer Projector and Cart
  • School Musical
Tisdale: $6,357
  • Artist in Residence
  • Visual Presentation Projector
  • Touch Tank Kits
Dater:$6,100
  • Artist in Residence
  • Wireless Microphone for Grade 3
Smith: $7,450
  • Theater Arts Program
  • Poet-In-Residence Program
  • Wireless Technology for Laptops
Ramsey High School $9,800
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens
  • Joe McKenna

 

2003 Approved Grants (total = $32,250)

Hubbard:   $5,375
  • Heroes Character Education Program K-5
  • Two wireless lapel microphones to enhance the existing sound system in the auditorium.
Tisdale:   $3,975
  • Heroes Character Education Program K-5
Dater:   $7,600
  • Heroes Character Education Program K-5
  • Writer’s Workshop Residency (Brod Bagert)
Smith:  $6,600
  • School musical
  • Poet-in-residency program
Ramsey High School: $8,700
  • Grades 9&12: Sean Covey Character Building Workshops
  • $2,750 will be available for teacher mini-grants during this school year.

 

1999 Approved Grants  (total =$25,500)

Dater and Tisdale Elementary Schools
  • National Circus Project
Hubbard School
  • Performing Arts Workshops/ Guest artists/ School play production
Smith Middle School
  • Performing Arts Workshops/ Guest artists/ School play production
  • Recording studio, allowing students to record CDs for both artistic and language studies
Ramsey High School
  • Two year project will produce two documentaries on the Old Stone House, a local landmark.

 

1998 Approved Grants  (total = $22,000)

Dater and Tisdale Elementary Schools
  • “Celebration of Science” involving workshops,assemblies, and a visiting author.
Hubbard
  • Will provide a program to educate students in the performing arts. There will be assemblies and classroom workshops.
Smith
  • Expansion of last year’s theatre program to include 65 to 75 students for acting workshops, a trip to Lincoln Center, and the production of a school play.
High School
  • Will host a community based service education project that will produce two documentary videos on the history of the Old Stone House, a local landmark.

1997 Approved Grants (total = $11,400)

Dater
  • Thematic workshops focusing on Native American culture.
Tisdale
  •  Outdoor learning center habitat to focus on environmental studies.
Hubbard
  • Art related workshops and assemblies on four themes: the environment, drama, poetry, language arts, and Native American culture.
Smith
  • Theater workshops including an artist-in-residence program, as well as a Lincoln Center “Meet the Artist” program.
High School
  • Purchase of CD ROM software in two areas: Social Issue Research Service (SIRS) and SIRS Government Reporter.

1996 Approved Grants (total = $10,000)

Dater
  • $1,700 to purchase speakers to upgrade the sound system in the auditorium.
Tisdale
  • $1,700 to purchase speakers to upgrade the sound system in the auditorium
Hubbard
  • $2,000 to purchase a production mixer for the Ramsey Alive program (seen on cable access channel 19)
Smith
  • $2,000 to purchase stage lighting
High School
  • $2,600 to purchase CD ROM software, allowing computers to network.

 

 

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