Hills Foundation Grant Winners

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Hills Foundation Grant Winners2017-11-05T11:37:21-05:00

The Hills Foundation is a not-for-profit organization of community members whose goal is to provide additional financial support independent of the Half Hollow Hills Schools District. The Foundation intends to raise funds and develop resources for educational items, which are not normally part of the school budget, such as: cultural arts projects, capital projects available for use by the general community, general scholastic enrichment and teacher/student exchange programs. Its objective is to enhance cooperation and understanding while encouraging innovation and creativity in meeting the challenges facing the public education system.

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Stefani Nemiroff-Transformations with IdeaPaint

My project involved transforming my students workspace using IdeaPaint. IdeaPaint takes any flat surface and transforms it into a dry erase board. I took my student work centers which are kidney tables and painted them using IdeaPaint. The students can create, think, share, and collaborate using the entire table and dry erase markers. They are [...]

Allyson Uttendorfer – Unframed

Name of Project: Unframed: The Art of the Photo Booth will unite the school and community through photography. Students will create a collaborative photo installation featuring the students, faculty, and administrators at High School East. Utilizing 21st century skills we are hoping to blur the gap between race and culture through our art and highlight [...]

Marianne Mead- Charity Projects

The Architecture Club is designing and constructing animal shelters for 2 medium sized dogs. Club members put their architectural skills to use by following plans for a traditional dog house. They constructed the structure using 2x4's, plywood, and roofing shingles. Cedar shake shingles were used to . These shelters will be donated to a local [...]

Nadine Cain – Recreational Activities for Special Needs Students

Name of Project:  Recreational Activities for Special Needs Students The purpose of this project is to provide students with intense special needs with recreational activities which will be motivating while helping to develop eye-hand coordination, social skills.  The equipment purchased helps to modify the curriculum to meet their very unique needs. Nadine Cain Districtwide Special [...]