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2013-14 Grant Recipients

Over 100 requests were submitted for the 2013/2014 school year grant cycle for extremely valuable and worthwhile causes.  We are honored to support our schools in helping students work toward achieving academic and personal success.  The following schools received grants from Westerra Credit Union: 

Denver Public Schools

Academia Ana Marie Sandoval – African drums, percussion instruments and instruction workshop
Brown International Academy – Positive behavior incentives
Contemporary Learning Academy – Supplies for yearbook club and five other after school programs
DCIS at Ford Elementary – Community events to promote increased parent involvement
Denison Montessori School – Materials for ceramic program
Denver Online High School – Workshop and positive behavior incentives for TCAP
Denver School of Science and Technology – Smart Girl social-emotional wellness program
Doull Elementary – Basketball jerseys
Fairview Elementary – Training for Playworks bully prevention and leadership development program
George Washington High School – RTD Ride Booklets to boost attendance and academic performance
Goldrick Elementary – “Why Try” positive behavior program materials
Grant Beacon Middle School – Instrument instruction textbooks and reeds for school band
John F. Kennedy High School –Transportation for "on campus" visits to nearby colleges and universities
John H. Amesse Elementary – Publish and print literary magazine which showcases student work
Martin Luther King Jr. Early College – Cheerleading uniforms
Merrill Middle School – Sports equipment, shoes, uniforms, mouth guards and sports team fees
PREP Academy – Four sessions each of Think360 Drumming and Dance program
South High School – White boards for math classroom
Summit Academy – RTD bus passes to boost attendance and academic performance
Thomas Jefferson High School – Positive behavior incentives
Trevista at Horace Mann – Panel mirrors for dance program
Venture Prep – Supplies for fundraising events
West Career Academy – Materials for culinary class
West High School/West Generation Academy – Volley balls, ball bag, and referee platform
Whittier ECE-8 – 14 Casio Mini Keyboards

Jeffco Public Schools

Chatfield Senior High School – Three SimpleGen Classroom Packs for Science classes
Columbine Senior High School – Smart Board for Special Education department
Conifer High School – Sound amplification system for Chemistry lab
Excel Academy Charter School – Motivational speaker for challenged youth
Foster Elementary School – Team jerseys for after school soccer program
Governor's Ranch Elementary – Positive behavior incentives
Green Mountain High School – Filming equipment for swimmers and divers to improve performance
Jeffco's 21st Century Virtual Academy – Educational field trips to learn outside of virtual classrooms
Kullerstrand Elementary – Sensory room items for students with significant emotional, behavioral, and sensory needs
Lasley Elementary – Positive behavior incentives
Mandalay Middle School – Reading Improvement Program
Mitchell Elementary – Supplies for after school English club for new international students
Mount View Detention Center – Funding for motivational speakers with extraordinary life experiences
Normandy Elementary – Positive behavior incentives that support state standards for personal finance
Oberon Middle School – Three Google Chromebooks for students without availability of home device
O'Connell Middle School – Positive behavior incentives
Peck Elementary – Fieldtrip transportation for Challenge program students
Pomona High School – Assistive communication devices for students with severe special needs
Semper Elementary – Three Chroma Harps
Shaffer Elementary – Rachel's Challenge positive behavior program
Stein Elementary School – Six sets of Remo Fiberskyn hand drums
Vivian Elementary – Transportation and materials for after school tutoring and for the garden, drama and community service clubs
Warder Elementary School – Positive behavior incentives
Wayne Carle Middle School – Seven sewing machines
Weber Elementary – Positive behavior incentives
Westridge Elementary – Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing-2 to assess learning needs
Witt Elementary – Technology aids, manipulatives, sensory aids, and math and writing tools for students with moderate to severe limited intellectual capacity

Douglas County School District

Chaparral High School – Vernier Gas Sensor Probes for electronic data collection
Cimarron Middle School – Positive behavior incentives
Pine Lane Elementary School – Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention program
Ponderosa High School – College test preparation materials
Sagewood Middle School – Stainless steel demo tables for outdoor classroom
Sierra Middle School – Rachel's Challenge positive behavior program