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Posted: November 20, 2020

APS Foundation Invests $140K in Schools, Departments

Each year, the APS Education Foundation awards nearly half a million dollars in grant awards to help educators bring curriculum to life and engage students in STEM, Literacy, Fine Arts, student organizations, and other co-curricular activities.

The Foundation opened its Fall grant cycle in October. After carefully reviewing 63 applications from APS teachers, principals, school staff and district

The Foundation opened its Fall grant cycle in October. After carefully reviewing 63 applications from APS teachers, principals, school staff and district employees, 35 classroom projects and academic enrichment programs were selected to receive an award. In all, the Foundation distributed $142,940 in grants. The APS Fine Arts Department through the Dolde Fund provided $2,000 in grant funding towards selected music education projects.

employees, 35 classroom projects and academic enrichment programs were selected to receive an award.

In all, the Foundation distributed $142,940 in grants. The APS Fine Arts Department through the Dolde Fund provided $2,000 in grant funding towards selected music education projects.

Funded Projects and Special Programs

School Name

Project Title

Grant Amount

Mark Twain ES

Creating Connections: Synchronous and Asynchronous
Learning Access for A Neurotypically Diverse Community

 $535.00

Dolores Gonzales ES

What is Beauty? ¿Qué es la belleza?

 $4,592.00

Jefferson MS

(Phase 3) Record! Create! Collaborate!
(Remote Learning & Beyond!)

 $1,488.00

Apache ES

One School One Book:
Using Early Literacy to Stomp Out Building At Apache

 $15,000.00

Eugene Field ES

Some Readers!

 $1,304.00

Hayes Dual Language
Magnet MS

Husky Mail

 $1,500.00

Albuquerque HS

Guided Reading for Recently Arrived English Learners

 $767.00

Lew Wallace ES

Winner Winner Wednesday Dinner: Meets and Eats!

 $10,000.00

Albuquerque High

BLISS (Bettering Lives in Small Steps)

 $8,080.00

Dolores Gonzales ES

Attendance is our first priority!

 $4,988.00

College and Career Magnet 

New Mexico Diversity Conference for Youth 2021

 $7,500.00

West Mesa HS

iPads for the Modern Orchestra

 $1,600.00

Harrison MS

A Community of Readers

 $4,997.00

Harrison MS

Libraries Without Walls

 $850.00

Tres Volcanes
Community Collaborative

Robotics/Maker Club

 $2,990.00

Atrisco Heritage Academy 

AHA Plein Air Painting Society

 $2,000.00

Garfield STEM Magnet MS

Music For Students

 $4,000.00

James Monroe MS

Esports Broadcasting Station

 $4,250.00

7 Bar ES

Dream Big

 $400.00

Alameda ES

Talking Back to the Book: Interactive Read Alouds
That Build Social Consciousness

 $5,000.00

Volcano Vista HS

Hands On Bones!

 $1,659.00

Los Ranchos ES

"Coding with Microbits"

 $1,440.00

Garfield STEM Magnet MS

Online Art with Mr. Mark

 $1,575.00

eCADEMY Magnet HS

Maker's Space Club

 $3,000.00

eCADEMY Magnet HS

Book Club/ Battle of the Books

 $2,000.00

Career Enrichment Center/
Early College Academy Magnet 

Yearbook Class

 $6,000.00

Del Norte HS

Spanish National Honor Society

 $570.00

La Cueva HS

Girls who Code

 $3,750.00

Eldorado HS

DECA SBE

 $5,048.00

Cleveland MS

New Mexico ELA Expo Colt's Consortium

 $1,500.00

Del Norte HS

Attendance Matters

 $5,000.00

Comanche ES

Browsing for a Good Book

 $5,000.00

APS Department

Tools for Remote Occupational therapy services

 $5,599.20

APS Department

Removing Barriers to Remote Volunteering for Tutoring/
Reading Proficiency Supports

 $3,960.00

APS Department

Counseling Department/College & Career
Resource Counselors

 $15,000.00

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