Grants - Fall 2012

$1,500 Ninety-five PHS students will put their Honors Biology II skills and knowledge to work at the Oregon coast this spring when they will travel to Newport with teacher Schelle Hand Bixler.
$800 Fourth grade students from all of the District elementary schools will visit the Heritage Station Museum as a hands-on supplement to their classroom history studies.
$1,000 Students from the PHS Spanish and French departments will travel with instructors Kathryn Youngman and Lori Albright to Eugene for the University of Oregon Foreign Language and International Studies Day.
$800 The artwork of hundreds of students throughout the District, from K-12, will be on display at the annual District Art Show, April 23-25, 2013, at the Pendleton Convention Center. The show is coordinated each year by instructor Anne Sokoloski.
$1,000 Fifth graders from West Hills Elementary School will take an overnight trip with teachers Jan Gundlach and Lori Powell to Portland to reinforce their science curriculum with special experiences at the Oregon Zoo and OMSI.
$415 Students from Sherwood and McKay Elementary Schools will participate in the District Choir Festival in La Grande, led by director Cheryl Carlson.
$780 Two students from Matthew Campbell’s Nixyaawii science classes traveled to the American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, where they presented the results of their research on the optical properties of first foods.
$200 Twelve students from Tina Williams’ art class at Homestead School will work with an instructor at the Pendleton Center for the Arts to develop special projects for display at the District Art Show this spring.