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2010-2011 BWEF Enrichment Grants

The Bristol Warren Education Foundation has announced a full slate of grant recipients for the 2010-2011 school year. Winners represent a range of disciplines across all six district schools for a combined award amount of $23,210.99.

Winners are as follows:


Cartography Students explore the local community through mapmaking.

Math guided reading ramp up Strengthen math and literacy through guided reading.

The collaborative teacher Improve student achievement by engaging teachers in collaboration.

Community service presentation Students present the history of Veterans and Flag Days to RI Veterans through reading and song. IXL Math intervention Increase student achievement in math through web-based program.


Art docent program Enhancements to existing art docent program.


Community Garden Gardening supplies to build an outdoor learning center.

Physics behind the music RI Philharmonic presentation.

Young writer's club Materials to enable students to create and publish original works.


Art docent program Exposure to visual arts program by community volunteers.

Wall of fame Tiles/supplies to showcase student efforts toward integrity and responsibility.

Big math for little kids story hour Provides literacy connections within a math workshop format.

All Elementary Schools: Guiteras/Rockwell/Colt Andrews/Hugh Cole
Fantastic Philharmonic Enhances all 5th grade class curriculum with Philharmonic visit.
Kindergarten Welcoming Kit - Current students write letters welcoming new students.


Expanding the fundamentals of music Books and Cds for home use toward expansion of musical skills.

Nature's Classroom Creating community through nature-based field trip.

Live vertebrates Interact with live animals to enhance life sciences learning.


New beginning band project Collaboration between MHHS and KMS students introducing 6th graders to band.


Stone Guardians Clay and supplies to make stone animals as seen in Southeast Asian art.

Energy for keeps Learn about renewable energy by building a solar car and a wind generator.

Strings for all Free lessons and violins to at-risk students in grades 6-12.

Virtual business for personal finance Software to help students learn key financial skills.

Robotics Materials to build robots and compete in robotic competitions.

Technology for dropout prevention Creating learning centers to help reduce dropout rates.

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