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Chillicothe R-II Teachers Receive Mini Grants

The Chillicothe Education Foundation hosted a pancake breakfast for the District Staff at their In-Service Training Monday morning.  Foundation Chair Ed Douglas says they also handed out $5,000 in mini grants.

2020-21 Mini Grant Winners – 1st Semester (photos below)

Upgrading Camera Technology for CMS Yearbook Jeanette Johnson


CMS Yearbook


Give Them What They Need Brooke Wolf


CES (1st) $496.03*

*Patty Palmer

Let’s Get Formative Deborah Hardy


CMS (7th) $344.00
Teaching in a Time of COVID Sophie Chambers, Mindy Kincade, Natalie Leamer & Melanie Rucker Dewey

(4th and 5th)

Lego Mindstorm Education EV3 Core Set Doug French



(6th-8th Computers)

         Instrumental Music Instrument Repair Kit Sarah Cavannah



(6th-12th Band)

Supporting Social Emotional Learning at CES Jackie Smith


CES (K-1st)


Structured Teaching and Learning for All Amanda Gott


CES (K-1st
Special Education)
Overcoming Math Anxiety with Art Terria Cox


Field (3rd) $499.83
Cybernated Michelangelo Brandon Dennis


GRTS (10th-13th) $500.00
ACT PrepFactory Funding Fallon Forbes


CHS (10th) $500.00
Performance Speaker Matthan Mrkvicka



Vocal Music

  Total $5,340.31

The grants ranged from $300 to $500.

Douglas also made announcements about the Teacher of the Year and Beacon Awards.

Douglas says they finished up with a Bingo game, but what the staff members didn’t know, was everyone had a winning card.  They all called out bingo at the same time and all the teachers and support staff received $50 in chamber bucks.