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Greenwood education goes above and beyond

<p>Westwood teacher, Amy Barker (cheering with her 1st grade class) received $1000 to purchase Class Tales reading curriculum for First Grade Teachers.</p>

Westwood teacher, Amy Barker (cheering with her 1st grade class) received $1000 to purchase Class Tales reading curriculum for First Grade Teachers.

<p>Kara Copher, Greenwood Junior High Teacher, received a grant to purchase core curriculum literacy novels.</p>

Kara Copher, Greenwood Junior High Teacher, received a grant to purchase core curriculum literacy novels.

<p>Greenwood Junior High Teacher Cindie Escalante received a grant to purchase two laptop computers.</p>

Greenwood Junior High Teacher Cindie Escalante received a grant to purchase two laptop computers.

<p>East Pointe teacher, Becky Goodwin received a Greenwood Education Foundation grant to purchase an IPAD to be used in her classroom.</p>

East Pointe teacher, Becky Goodwin received a Greenwood Education Foundation grant to purchase an IPAD to be used in her classroom.

<p>Alicia Peerson, Greenwood Junior High Teacher, recieved a grant to purchase core curriculum literacy novels.</p>

Alicia Peerson, Greenwood Junior High Teacher, recieved a grant to purchase core curriculum literacy novels.

The Greenwood Education Foundation recently awarded five grants to teachers within the Greenwood School District. The Foundation accepts gifts and memorials from individuals and corporations each year and grants the application requests for activities and resources that go “above and beyond” what is already happening in the classroom. The purpose of the grants is to encourage teachers to be creative and innovative in their teaching so that the student learning will be enhanced beyond what is funded through the annual budget of the school system.

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