On Sunday, March 4, 2012, Sylvan Hills High School received a $10,000 grant from First Assembly in North Little Rock in celebration of the church’s 100th anniversary. The church awarded a total of $100,000 in grant money in recognition of its important birthday. According to Tracy Allen, the school’s principal, the school will use the award to purchase a classroom set of iPads with a docking cart. In addition to the award, Sylvan Hills High School will receive additional wireless access points in order to fully utilize the iPads on campus.
The Joe T. Robinson High School EAST classroom has been awarded a grant from EAST Initiative to be used as part of a movement that encourages students to become familiar with technology while promoting an active and healthy lifestyle, called Techno-cising.
Laura Mewborn of MAUMELLE MIDDLE SCHOOL is one of three Pulaski County teachers selected recently to receive grants through Arkansas Community Foundation’s annual Science Initiative for Middle Schools (SIMS) program, which encourages hands-on science instruction by providing grants for the purchase of materials for science experiments.