- Lincoln County R-I in Silex
- Top Winner: Laura McDonald - Silex High School Spanish Teacher
Laura plans to use her funds to purchase online games and activities to
supplement her curriculum.
- 2nd Place Winner: Hally Wells - K-12 Counselor
Hally will use her funds to purchase a classroom set of "Choices" magazine to
facilitate lessons for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in health, life skills and social
- Lincoln County R-II in Elsberry
- Top Winner: Jeanne Ogden - Ida Cannon Middle School (pictured right)
Jeanne will be purchasing books by the author Chris Van Allsburg. These
books will help her 5th grade students explore creative writing,
compare/contrast, debate and write a self-story incorporating point of view and
- 2nd Place Winner: Cari Braden - Ida Cannon Middle School (pictured right)
Her students will use engineering and scientific method to make buildings and
bridges safe. They will explore/create structures to withstand earthquakes,
study the effect of gravity on erosion, identify our planet's resources and learn
how to use them wisely.
- Lincoln County R-III in Troy
- Top Winner: Shelby Long - Ninth Grade Center Math/Algebra I (pictured left)
Shelby plans to purchase a document camera that gives her the ability to record
videos, save to her Mac Book, upload to her YouTube site and share to the
virtual world. Ms. Long will have the ability to record lessons, notes, tutorials.
and extra help videos for students to use with their Mac Books when they are
absent or need extra help with a concept.
Katelyn is a first-year teacher and has outdate textbooks. As the field of foreign
language instruction is moving to using contextualized communication for
authentic purposes, Katelyn will be purchasing text for seven French texts and
Claire is planning to purchase access to the website "Mystery Science" in order
to meet new State Standards for Science.
Bonnie is planning to purchase mini-recorders so students can record
themselves reading, listen to themselves and then discuss the results with
- Lincoln County R-IV in Winfield
- Top Winner: Susan J. Elston - Winfield High School Mass Media 10, 11 and 12
Susan (pictured left) is teaching a new class with few resources. She will purchase a GoPro
Camera for creating a weekly news show. The camera can be worn to record
students in various activities as a participant or as a spectator. The videos can
be uploaded to the school website, blog and Facebook page. Their theme this
year is "Small Moments - Big Memories." Her goal is to promote better
communication and improve school spirit.
- 2nd Place Winner: Kate James - Winfield Intermediate School Library Media
Kate is planning to help her students learn how to code. She will be purchasing
more instructional robots so everyone in her classes will have access to one
during class time.
Funds for these Grants were raised this year through the sale items created by the LCARSP Craft Club and though the generous donations of LCARSP members. Thanks to all who worked to raise these funds or donated to this wonderful project.
Congratulations to this year's Classroom Grant Winners!