Grant Recipients



Congratulations to the teachers, counselors, librarians and nurses who received grants through the 2017 Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program and the campuses that received funds through the Campus Initiative Grant Program. 





2017 Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program Recipients
Grant Title
Campus Recipients
Amount Awarded
A Place for Everything, and Everything in Its Place
Grades K-5 Music
Kristi Grimes
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School
$805.68  
Shared Reading Books
Head Start, Pre-K, and Kindergarten Reading
Jayna Abraham, Nadia Chapa, Brenda Daniels, Maria Felix, Bertile Johnson, Kimberly Jones, Shayla Jester, Jackie Terry and Olga Torres
Ware Elementary School
$1,813.79  
Science Is a Verb
Grade 1 Science
Leslie Baker, Kellie Camp, Sharon Jenkins, Kim Storey, Becky Swanner, and Sue Webster
Hudson PEP Elementary School
$1,745.25  
STEMpire Strikes Back
Grades 3-5 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
Deanna Kalmus, Constance Massey, and Danielle Thompson
Hudson PEP Elementary School
$2,052.75  
Dynamic Gap Busting: Increasing Math and Reading Mastery for a Digital Era
Grade 1 Math and Reading
Rebekah Schanck, Shandra Spady, Megan Stephenson, and Debbie Warner
Bramlette Elementary School
$2,448.63  
Tickle the Ivories
Head Start-Grade 5 Music
Esther Davis
J. L. Everhart Elementary School
$249.99  
Playing to Learn:  Using Games to Teach Reading, Writing, and Math
Grade 3 Reading, Writing, and Math
Janette Hiraldo, Kendra Nava, Evelia Orona, Miguel Reyes, and Brenda Slayton
Ware Elementary School
$2,466.29  
Physical Theatre—Alice in Wonderland
Grades 6-8 Theatre Arts
Kayleigh Mayhall
Foster Middle School
$372.15  
Growing Knowledge
Grades 1-5 Science
Ashley McClanahan
Hudson PEP Elementary School
$2,440.00  
Raspberry Pi Camp
Grades 6-7 Technology
Amy Barrett and Jennifer Smith
Forest Park Middle School
$1,033.78  
Coding Can Be Fun!
Grade 4 Science
Juanita Arnold
South Ward Elementary School
$2,312.85  
Reading Is Power
Grades 6-8 Reading 180/English Language Arts
Brenda Moore
Judson Middle School
$1,593.14  
Talking Hands Sign Language Club
Grades 6-8 Sign Language
Kristina Graegin
Judson Middle School
$909.08  
Super Scientists in Second Grade
Grade 2 Science
Sharyl Bledsoe, Anna Huntsinger, Jasmon Kelly, Lindsay Still, and Angela Whitaker
Hudson Elementary School
$2,143.00  
Acting Out to Greater Fluency
Grades 3-5 Theatre
Ashley Henderson and Melissa Swallow
Ware Elementary School
$1,958.59  
Reading Comprehension Games Library
Grade 5 English Language Arts
Aleli Antommarchi, Sharon Brown, Kendra Collins, and Serita Ingram
Ware Elementary School
$1,370.80  
Dream It! Design It! Decorate It!  with Banding Wheels
Grades 9-12
Pre-Advanced Placement/Advanced Placement Sculpture;
Ceramics I-IV; Art I
Jeffrey Hull
Longview High School
$2,500.00  
Sugar and Spice and Everything Steel Books for Strong Girls
Grades Pre-Kindergarten-5
Language Arts, Math, Science, Technology
Kimberly Shadowens
South Ward Elementary School
$2,302.79  
Total for Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program
26 Grant Applications Submitted; Total Requested: $49,605.93
13 Elementary Grants Totaling: $24,110.41
5 Secondary Grants Totaling: $6,408.15
$30,518.56  


Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. Great Rewards for Great Ideas Grant Program Summary Report Per Campus March 1996-March 2017
Campus
Number of Grants Funded
Total Funds Returned to the Campus
Bramlette Elementary School
41
$42,726.20  
J.L. Everhart Magnet Academy of Cultural Studies
26
$21,327.17  
G.K. Foster Elementary School (Campus closed in 2010)
12
$10,080.87  
Hudson Elementary School
52.75
$67,863.66  
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School (Combined campus in 2010)
8.84
$12,920.44  
Johnston Elementary School
23.92
$25,558.38  
McClure Magnet School of International Studies (Campus closed in 2010)
25
$24,447.42  
McQueen Primary School (Campus combined with Johnston Elementary School in 2010)
19
$21,578.61  
Pinewood Park Elementary School (Campus closed)
10
$11,351.16  
South Ward Elementary School
37.25
$56,244.01  
Valley View Elementary School Campus closed in 2010)
29.91
$22,070.76  
Ware Elementary School
40.83
$47,855.32  
Ned E. Williams Elementary School
15
$21,353.17  
Forest Park Middle School
40
$43,118.67  
Foster Middle School
102
$56,880.46  
Judson Middle School
47
$34,798.39  
Longview Early Graduation High School (formerly LEAD Academy)
5
$4,340.30  
Longview High School
85
$115,527.26  
Student Development Center (Campus Closed)
17
$6,192.27  
Totals funded by the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc.
644  Grants
$656,613.20 returned to LISD classrooms 1996-2017


Longview ISD Foundation, Inc 2017 Campus Initiative Grants Program
Grant Title
Campus Recipients
Amount Awarded
FOCUSJanet Adams
Hudson PEP Elementary School
$2,530.00  
If You Give a Child a Space, You Launch a Life-Long ReaderDenise Frederick
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School
$2,466.90  
Campus Initiative Grants Submitted:  4
Total Funds Requested: $11,839.12
Total Grants Funded:  2
Total: $4,996.90




Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. Campus Initiative Grant Program Summary Report Per Campus March 2008-March 2015
Campus
Number of Grants Funded
Total Funds Returned to the Campus
Bramlette Elementary School
0.0
$0.00  
J.L. Everhart Magnet Academy of Cultural Studies
1.0
$5,000.00  
G.K. Foster Elementary School (Campus closed in 2010)
1.0
$2,529.00  
Hudson Elementary School
2.0
$3,530.00  
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School (Campus opened in 2010)
3.0
$4,850.85  
Johnston Elementary School (Campus closed in 2010)
3.0
$5,607.00  
South Ward Elementary School
4.0
$14,504.00  
Ware Elementary School
2.0
$5,000.00  
Ned E. Williams Elementary School
1.0
$4,901.44  
Forest Park Middle School
1.0
$1,500.00  
Foster Middle School
1.0
$1,500.00  
Judson Middle School
1.0
$1,500.00  
Longview High School
1.0
$1,500.00  
Longview Early Graduation High School (L.E.A.D. Academy)
6.0
$20,313.23  
Totals funded by the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc.
27
Campus Initiative Grants
$70,735.52 Total returned to LISD campuses 2008-2017
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