Grants - Spring 2010

$300 McKay Creek elementary 5th grade students traveled to Bend for an overnight science field trip. The trip included stops at the High Desert Museum, Lava River Caves and the Lava Lands National Monument.
$450 Honors Biology II students from PHS were able to see, smell and touch most of the animals and plants they studied in the classroom on their spring trip to the Oregon Coast. They netted shrimp and crabs, collected plankton, and explored sandy beaches, rocky tide pools and sea caves. They visited two outstanding aquariums and rode on the Marine Discovery boat.
$750 PHS junior and senior ProStart students traveled to Seattle for the 2010 Northwest Foodservice Show, toured the Art Institute of Seattle and experienced Pike’s Place Market.
$600 Literacy coach, Chris Ferguson traveled with middle and high school students to attend the Oregon Writing Festival at Portland State University.
$440 32 Foreign Language Club students from PHS attended the Foreign Language and International Studies Day in Eugene at the University of Oregon. The students had a great time and learned a lot about different foreign languages and cultures.
$600 Approximately 300 District 4th graders spent time at the Heritage Station Museum learning about early life in the West.
$400 PHS library assistant D-Ann Pahl, coordinated the Northwest Young Reader’s Choice Award.
$300 Counselor Barbara Larson at Sunridge engaged boys in the B.A.M. (Boys Advocacy and Mentoring) program throughout the school year.
$300 Sally Sundin at Sunridge was awarded a grant for the Art Party Crashers event.