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Grant Awards 2017-2018

LAURA BUSH FOUNDATION GRANT
12/20/2017: A student was very excited to get her hands on this new book, she has been waiting for this book in a very popular series.  ~ Julie Stinson, Milstead Middle School Librarian

Laura Bush Foundation Grant
Photo provided by: Julie Stinson, Milstead Middle School Librarian

LAURA BUSH FOUNDATION GRANT
Milstead Middle School is excited for the new books we have received with the Laura Bush Foundation Grant. Teachers and students have made the commitment to become readers at school and at home.  ~ Adrian Alarcon, Milstead Middle School  6th Grand ELAR Teacher
Milstead 6th Grade ELR ClassPhoto provided by: Adrian Alarcon, Milstead Middle School 6th Grand ELAR Teacher


Laura Bush Foundation Grant
Photo provided by: Adrian Alarcon, Milstead Middle School  6th Grand ELAR Teacher

Laura Bush Grant
Photo provided by: Adrian Alarcon, Milstead Middle School  6th Grand ELAR Teacher


LAURA BUSH FOUNDATION GRANT
Thank you so much to the Laura Bush Grant. With this grant, we obtained a number of Bilingual and Spanish books. It is great that our school has all of these new resources for our kids to enjoy; both 5th and 6th Grade Dual Language students are thrilled to read the newly available books. Thank you very much! ~Senia Rovayo, Milstead Middle School SLAR/SPI

Laura Bush Grant
Photo provided by: Senia Rovayo, Milstead Middle School SLAR/SPI 

Laura Bush Grant

Photo provided by: Senia Rovayo, Milstead Middle School SLAR/SPI 

Laura Bush Grant
Photo provided by: Senia Rovayo, Milstead Middle School SLAR/SPI 

Laura Bush Grant
Photo provided by: Senia Rovayo, Milstead Middle School SLAR/SPI 

LAURA BUSH FOUNDATION GRANT
Pictures from a 6th grade Pre-AP ELAR class that was so excited about all of the new fiction chapter books/ebooks we were able to purchase.  ~ Julie Stinson, Milstead Middle School Librarian

Laura Bush Grant
Photo provided by: Julie Stinson, Milstead Middle School Librarian


Laura Bush Grant
Photo provided by: Julie Stinson, Milstead Middle School Librarian 

TEXAS 21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTERS GRANT
(McMasters Elementary)
5/4/2018 Cheerleaders
McMasters cheerleaders cheering for our McMasters soccer team 
McMasters Cheerleading
 For many of our kids, they have never been part of an organized team.  The sports class gave them an opportunity to learn many valuable life lessons as part of being part of a team  ~ Johnny Fusilier, McMasters Elementary, ACE Coordinator

4/13//2018 Cooking Class
McMasters ACE students enjoying the results of the cooking class
Cooking class
Students were able to learn how to make healthier snacks. The loved learning how they can make many of these things at home with their families.  ~ Johnny Fusilier, McMasters Elementary, ACE Coordinator


5/4/2018 Soccer
McMasters soccer team after their first game
McMasters Soccer

For many of our kids, they have never been part of an organized team.  The sports class gave them an opportunity to learn many valuable life lessons as part of being part of a team. ~ Johnny Fusilier, McMasters Elementary, ACE Coordinator

12/12/2017 Kid's Day Team
McMasters Kid’s Day Team so happy to have competed & earned medals
 McMasters Kid's Team Day

Our 3rd and 4th graders learned business skills and were able to complete at the Kid’s Day Market where they had “to sell” their products to other students. ~ Johnny Fusilier, McMasters Elementary, ACE Coordinator

Harris County Dept. of Education: 21st Century Community Learning Centers
(South Houston Elementary)
CamArts Class/ Spring 2018
Students developing their Art Skills to show off their artistic talents
 ~ Alma Quiroga, ACE Coordinator
Cam Arts 1

CamArts Class/ Spring 2018
Students developing their Art Skills to show off their artistic talents
Cam Arts 2

CamArts Class/ Spring 2018
Students developing their Art Skills to show off their artistic talents
Gisselle Chavez, Alexa Bisset, Yohanna Martinez

Cam Arts

South Houston Elementary ACE Soccer Team
May 2, 2018 Taking an upclose and inside look at the Houston Dynamo BBVA Stadium
 ~ Alma Quiroga, ACE Coordinator

Dynamo 1

Students were able to see the Dynamo Field up close, the locker rooms and the entire stadium
.
Dynamo 2

South Houston Elementary ACE Knitting Class
Spring 2018 Students work on different knitting projects. We are proud to have completed our work.
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Ivan
Ivan Espitia: Knitting Class

Melanie
Melanie Montealvo: Scarf Knitting class

Mia
Mia Renteria: Purse Knitting Class


Harris County Dept. of Education: 21st Century Community Learning Centers
(South Shaver Elementary)

4/11/2018 Garden Class
South Shaver students are working together in the garden planting new plants and tomatoes.
Garden Class 1

Garden Class 2


Garden 3

Garden class 4
Many of our kids do not know what it means to plant something and make it their own. The students enjoyed growing their own plants, especially their tomatoes and getting to take them home to show their parents
. ~Celena Flores, South Shaver, ACE Campus Coordinator

South Shaver Elementary
2/13/2018 Cooking Class
South Shaver students learn how to make delicious treats in their cooking class, making chocolate chip cookies from scratch.
Cooking class 1

Cooking class 2
The cooking class provided the students with a skill that they can take home and make simple, healthy and delicious treats for their family. ~Celena Flores, South Shaver, ACE Campus Coordinator

South Shaver Elementary​
5/1/2018 Write Brain
Shaver 3rd students are practicing on their writing and storytelling skills through Write Brain Books and tools.
Write brain 1

Write brain 2

Write Brain 3

Write brain 4
​Not only has this resource engaged students, but it also helps the students and staff think outside the box. It has also helped with student ownership and academic achievement.
~Celena Flores, South Shaver, ACE Campus Coordinator

Harris County Dept. of Education: 21st Century Community Learning Center
(Keller Middle School)

May 2018 STAAR Pep Rally
School pep rally to encourage kiddos to ROCK the test
Pep Rally
Keller Cheerleaders were leading the way with encouragement and enthusiasm for the STAAR peep rally. ~Neifa Andell, Keller Middle School