We’ve been gratified by all the questions we’ve received and the interest shown in Know & Grow activities. In response, we’ve produced this Mid-Schoolyear Report summarizing June 1 to December 31, 2022.
All kindergarten and first-grade classrooms now have colorful, easy-to-interlock cubes! Each child has two stacks of ten to help them see and solve math problems. The teachers wanted – and received – the same two colors for all students. This was only made possible thanks to a generous grant from our local Sam’s Club (and
Know & Grow received a $2,000 donation from The Bradley Family! TransUnion doubled the family’s $1,000 donation with an employer match program. Great news for two reasons! First, it is a HUGE amount to help our kids learn. Secondly, it is important that Know & Grow receive community contributions such as this because corporations
Ms. Zortea will use this new model to demonstrate the Earth orbiting the Sun, the Moon orbiting Earth, and Earth spinning on its axis – all correctly geared to show each month! Using a light, which represents the sun, the model will also teach fifth-graders night and day, the seasons, and eclipses. Thanks to Altar’d State,
Chair seat pockets not only “dress up” the classrooms, they make lesson-to-lesson transitions more efficient. Students store their folders, pencils, etc. in pockets on the back of their chairs. All seven kindergarten and first-grade classrooms needing seat pockets are being furnished Aussie Pouches. Made of demin, these seat backs have multiple pockets, are washable, and
Thanks to a $2,000 grant from our local Sam’s Club, kindergarteners and first-graders will enjoy learning math with manipulatives / cubes. And, the teachers will enjoy the quick-to-use storage / distribution containers. Stay tuned for math manipulatives and much more from this generous grant!
We are so fortunate that Altar’d State (at the St. Johns Town Center) selected us for their Mission Monday program! We received a HUGE check! This donation will make a SIGNIFICANT impact on our kids’ education for years to come! Stay tuned for more details.
We received another $1,000 Walmart Giving grant from the Walmart at River City Marketplace to purchase paper for our kid-sized materials! We’ve now resumed printing the first-grade Spelling Pads. We thank Walmart for their continued support!
Our Online Tutoring Program is now operating full-force in kindergarten! We have 26 iPads with cellular Internet connection currently in use. This allows us to serve 26 students who receive tutoring in the classroom twice a week and the privilege of taking an iPad home for after-school learning. All this has been made possible by