Maquoketa High School

Maquoketa Middle School (6-8)

Briggs Elementary (3-5)

Briggs Elementary Students In Action

Cardinal Elementary

Cardinal Students In Action

 

Education Fund Grant

Maquoketa Schools Education Fund Grant Application for 2017

PURPOSE

To fund new and improved educational opportunities, innovative learning programs, pilot projects, and equipment which is not part of the standard school budget.

HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?

Donations and memberships are made by individuals and organizations to a component fund of the Community Foundation of Jackson County. Contributions can be sent to the Maquoketa Schools Education Fund at one of the following addresses:

 

Community Foundation of Jackson County

Maquoketa Schools Education Fund

120 ½ South Main Street

Maquoketa, IA 52060

Or

Maquoketa Schools Education Fund

Maquoketa Community School District

612 S. Vermont Street

Maquoketa, IA 52060

 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Bronze $25-$99 one year commitment
  • Silver $100-$199 one year commitment
  • Gold $200-$299 five year commitment

TOTAL Pledge: $1000

  • Platinum $300 or more five year commitment

TOTAL Pledge: $1500 *Gold and Platinum members are recognized on a plaque at the high school by the gym doors.

 

WHAT WILL BE FUNDED?

  • Creative and imaginative teaching projects
  • Enrichment materials
  • Technology linked to projects

 

RECENT GRANTS AWARDED

Grants are awarded in the spring after applications have been submitted by educators in the Maquoketa Community School District. Educators give a detailed description of how they intend to use the requested materials in their classrooms. The total amount awarded each year is dependent upon contributions received from members, organizations, and other promotional activities. Total Grants Awarded from 2004 – 2016 is almost $198,000

2016

  • Cardinal Elementary: $637.22
  • Briggs Elementary: $5,442.75
  • Middle School: $4,026.35
  • High School: $3,006.62

Total: $13,112.94

Items Purchased in 2016:

  • MAC Cafe’-Kitchen Items
  • Panel Display Walls-Art
  • STEAM Materials
  • Novels: Watsons to Birmingham
  • Microscopes/Balances-Science
  • Osmos-Technology
  • STEM Materials
  • Ukuleles
  • Math Materials-1st grade

2015

  • Cardinal Elementary: $1,143.00
  • Briggs Elementary: $0
  • Middle School: $4,420.27
  • High School: $4,219.94

Total: $9,783.21

Items Purchased Included:
Dynamics System, Probes, Cables
Multimadic 210 Mig/Stick Machine
Ipad, Case, Drama Materials
Mat Cutter
Populations/Ecosystem Kit
“I Won’t Grow Up” Peter Pan
Experanza Rings/Misfit Books

2014

  • Cardinal Elementary: $5,101.75
  • Briggs Elementary: $2,181.71
  • Middle School: $5,280.87
  • High School: $5,870.85

Total: $18,435.18

Items Purchased Included:

  • Microscopes
  • eBooks
  • Globes
  • iPads and iPods
  • Whiteboard Tables
  • Science Kits
  • Maps
  • Interactive Language Arts Project Materials
  • Lego Materials for TAG
  • Manikins

 2013

  • Cardinal Elementary: $2,288.09
  • Briggs Elementary: $1,512.50
  • Middle School: $3,568.48
  • High School: $7,505.66

Total: $14,874.73

 

Items Purchased Included:

  • Smart Phonics Materials
  • Novel Books
  • Electronic Keyboards
  • Art Kiln
  • Adaptive PE Equipment
  • Science Supplies
  • Literacy Book Renovations
  • Bridge Building Materials
2010 Grants
Exploring History Through Novels – Middle School 7th grade – $527.50
Phonological Awareness – Cardinal (Toops) – $478.84
Pre-Reading Skills – Cardinal (Kindergarten) – $532.45
Math Centers – Cardinal (2nd Grade) – $727.52
Transitioning from High School – High School )McCaulley) – $650
Creative Thinking – Cardinal (1st Grade) – $807.92
Scientific Inquiry – Middle School (7th and 8th Science) – $4448.84
Calculators – Briggs – $3470
Tools for Student Involvement (Individual marker boards) – Middle School – $457.92
Printing presses and Easels – High School (Pinion) – $1589.92
Lit Book for Second Chance – Middle School (Ferguson) – $500
Expanded Welding – High School (Burken) – $3675
Digital Cameras – High School (Bowman) – $899.95
Adaptive PE Equipment – High School (Wiggins) – $1300