Grant Recipients



Congratulations to the teachers, counselors, librarians and nurses who received grants through the 2016 Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program and the campuses that received funds through the Campus Initiative Grant Program. 





2016 Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program Recipients
Grant Title
Campus Recipients
Amount Awarded
Coding Isn't Just for Big Kids
Grades 3-5, Robotics Technology
Kimberly Shadowens, Sharon Moore, Lois Nowell, Sonya Jones, Tisa Smith, Juanita Casas, Alejandra Rodriguez
South Ward Elementary School
$1,914.50  
Let There Be Light
Grade 5, Science
Sonya Akers, Sharon Collins, Obelia Johnson
Ned E. Williams Elementary School
$1,276.14  
Study Wars:  The iPads Awaken
Kindergarten--Grade 5, Dyslexia
Debbie Kraus
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School
$2,453.12  
Reading for Life
Grades 9-12, English, Language Arts, Remedial Reading
Amanda Haney and Pamela Anthony
Longview Early Graduation High School
$2,315.60  
Grip It!  Grab It!  Bench Vise Project!
Grades 9-12, Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement Sculpture, Ceramics I, II, III, IV
Jeffrey Hull
Longview High School
$963.02  
Wild About Writing:  Using Games to Teach Writing
Grade 4, Writing
Melissa Swallow, Domingo Gutierrez, Kendra Collins, Brenda Slayton
Ware Elementary School
$2,281.44  
Children's Literature Makes a Difference
Grade 3, Math
Ashley Richardson
Hudson PEP Elementary School
$1,344.90  
Kinetic Bots
Grade 11, Physics
Antonio Gomez Pedroso
Longview High School
$1,814.85  
LEGO Math
Grade 3, Math
Natalie Thelkeld
Hudson PEP Elementary School
$1,080.00  
Geometry Is a Verb
Grade 1, Math
Sue Webster, Becky Swanner, Kim Storey, Mackenzie Perez, Sharon Jenkins
Hudson PEP Elementary School
$1,595.70  
LIsten Once, Read for Life
Grade 1, Language Arts
Shadra Spady, Debbie Warner, Maria Zamudio, Rebekah Schanck, Marilyn Dillard
Bramlette Elementary School
$2,212.16  
Crumb to Crust:  The Art and Science of Baking Breads
Grades 9-12, Culinary Arts
Kevin Hill, Chef
Longview High School
$2,245.00  
Reunited and It Feels So Good Literacy Program
Grade 2, Reading
Johnny Walker, Ruby Spencer, Jose Contreras, Cerica Shead, Dana Jackson
Ned E. Williams Elementary School
$841.35  
Misadventures in Writing, a Traveler’s Guide for Spelling
Dyslexia, Grades 1-5
Debbie Kraus
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School
$1,752.64  
Capturing Moments Through a Lens
Grades 6-8, Journalism, Keyboarding, Computer Applications
Shanell Pullum
Judson Middle School
$890.64  
Off to Neverland!  A Journey in Children's Theatre
Grades 6-8, Theatre Arts
Kayleigh Mayhall
Foster Middle School
$411.60  
The Misadventures in Writing:  A Traveler's Guide to Spelling
Grades 1-5, Dyslexia
Jodi Stewart
Ware Elementary School/Johnston-McQueen Elementary School
$1,772.49  
NutriPlay--Moving Minds
Grades 6-8, Physical Education
Debra Byrd, Jordan Price, Brent Sims, Brenda Dalme, Jabori Jackson, and Marie Hall
Forest Park Middle School
$2,472.70  
On Target for Life--We're Growing
Grades 6-8, Physical Education
Marie Hall, Debra Byrd, Brenda Dalme, and Jabori Jackson
Forest Park Middle School
$1,656.50  
DEM Bones
Grades 9-10, Health Science; Grades 11-12, Anatomy
Sandy Collins
Longview High School
$1,796.70  
Stemify Your Students
Grades 1-5, Science
Cat Morgan
Hudson PEP Elementary School
$2,093.00  
Football, Cards, and Wrestling Stars
Kindergarten-Grade 5 Library
Kimberly Shadowens
South Ward Elementary School
$2,311.41  
Let Them Ring, Let Them Sing
Pre-K--Grade 5 Music
Esther Davis
J. L. Everhart Elementary School
$2,473.20  
Strumming Along, Singing a Song
Pre-K--Grade 5 Music
Kristi Grimes
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School
$1,489.54  
Get Tuned Into Learning 2
Grades 1-5, Music
Melva Williams
Ware Elementary School
$2,495.00  
Total for Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program
55 Grant Applications Submitted; Total Requested: $97,934.36
15 Elementary Grants Totaling: $27,634.55
9 Secondary Grants Totaling: $14,567.51
$43,953.20  


Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. Great Rewards for Great Ideas Grant Program Summary Report Per Campus March 1996-March 2016
Campus
Number of Grants Funded
Total Funds Returned to the Campus
Bramlette Elementary School
40
$40,277.57  
J.L. Everhart Magnet Academy of Cultural Studies
25
$21,077.18  
G.K. Foster Elementary School (Campus closed in 2010)
12
$10,080.87  
Hudson Elementary School
47.75
$59,482.66  
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School (Combined campus in 2010)
12.84
$19,282.69  
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
35.50
$52,628.47  
Valley View Elementary School Campus closed in 2010)
29.91
$22,070.76  
Ware Elementary School
36.83
$40,245.85  
Ned E. Williams Elementary School
15
$21,353.17  
Forest Park Middle School
39
$42,084.89  
Foster Middle School
101
$55,972.38  
Judson Middle School
46
$33,205.25  
Longview Early Graduation High School (formerly LEAD Academy)
5
$4,340.30  
Longview High School
84
$113,027.26  
Student Development Center (Campus Closed)
17
$6,192.27  
Totals funded by the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc.
626  Grants
$625,578.14 returned to LISD classrooms 1996-2016


Longview ISD Foundation, Inc 2016 Campus Initiative Grants Program
Grant Title
Campus Recipients
Amount Awarded
Enriching Students in the ARTS—Achievers Ready to Soar

Ware Elementary School
$2,490.00  
Career Ready GraduatesLongview Early Graduation High School
$3,350.00  
Media MagicJohnston-McQueen Elementary School
$853.95  
Measure, Analyze, Learn? The Missing VariableSouth Ward Elementary School
$2,994.00  
Campus Initiative Grants Submitted:  4
Total Funds Requested: $11,982.95
Total Grants Funded:  4
Total: $9,717.95




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
1.0
$1,000.00  
Johnston-McQueen Elementary School (Campus opened in 2010)
2.0
$2,383.95  
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.
24
Campus Initiative Grants
$65,738.62 Total returned to LISD campuses 2008-2016
LISD Foundation (All Updates)