Milestone: Retired educators’ group gives back with mini-grants

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019 1:30am
  • Life

Twelve educators at four school districts across the region recently received a boost for classroom projects, thanks to the Clallam County School Retirees’ Association (CCSRA) and Isabel Whitfield/Eleanor & Donald Naddy Teacher/Classroom Mini-Grants.

Grant recipients for the 2018-2019 school year include (by school, teacher, project and grant amount):

Greywolf Elementary School — Christine LaSalle, iPad and case, $398

Greywolf Elementary School — Jeni Newton, Lyrics2Learn, $150

Olympic Peninsula Academy — Nessa Goldman, Class Organizational Files, $270

Roosevelt Elementary — Julie Haskins, Classroom listening station books, $500

Stevens Middle School — Leann McComb, Drama (“The Trial of the Wicked Witch”), $500

Port Angeles School District — Mary O’Kief, Young Writer’s Conference, $650

Port Angeles High School — Bernie Brabant, Amazon business field trip and financial board games, $500

Crescent School District — Barb Silva, Children’s Theater (“The Diary of Anne Frank”), $300

Crescent School District — Kathryn Middlestead, Project (“Dear Evan Hansen”), $500

Crescent School District/elementary schools — Nancy McHenry, Sock Monkeys!, $198

Forks Junior High School — Brittney Echeita, Cispus Leadership Camp, $500

Neah Bay High School — Jim Ayers, Wintergrass Festival, $500

“We are confident that Isabel Whitfield and Eleanor and Donald Naddy would be amazed at what our current teachers/students are accomplishing with our ever-changing world,” CCSRA President Lora Brabant said.

“Clallam County School Retirees’ Association continues to support our retirees and our current teachers/staff as we enhance our community with teaching, serving, and educating those around us.”

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