Total allocation: $75,000 for 26 grants

All Schools

Cold Weather Gear for Families (Sarah Devine and Annie Bittner) — $1,820
Warm and rain-repellent winter clothing for the unhoused families of our most vulnerable students.

Motel/Car Camping Kits for Families (Sarah Devine and Annie Bittner) — $1,385
Ready-to-eat meals and basic staples for families living in tents, cars, campers, etc. that lack kitchen access.

Incentives for Active Transportation (Bailey Payne) — $4,340
Helmets, locks and possibly scooters for students who otherwise have barriers to active transportation.

All Elementary Schools

K-5 Sustainability Curriculum (Bailey Payne) — $5,000
Professional staff review of existing K-5 sustainability curriculum and provision of easily accessible, practical sustainability materials for incorporation into existing teacher lessons.


Geco Banda de Mariachi (Kathryn Kinney) — $4,500
Development of culturally inclusive music study through the creation of a mariachi band and by teaching trumpet, vihuela, guitarrón, and classical guitar.

Plan it, Build it Mobile Makerspace (Ted McCann) — $4,500
“Plan it, Build it,” a flexible makerspace in the school library, where students can plan and build creations through the use of Legos, giant tangrams and creation of crucial storage space to expand makerspace activities in the future.

Culturally Relevant Books for Kindergarten (Daniel Olvera) — $620
A small collection of 35 culturally relevant books to read to students in the kindergarten classroom, allowing them to see themselves in some of the stories.

¡STEM en segundo grado! (Susan Rodinsky) – $1,500
Bilingual STEM tubs with manipulatives, task cards, a marble run, magnetic tiles, and Zoob building set for three second-grade classrooms.

Letitia Carson

Wildcat Runners (Nolan Bradley) — $2,650
Revitalization of the physical fitness program through creation of opportunities during lunch recess for as many as 50 students to run laps and engage in running games.

Learn to Play Piano! (Serena Valentin) — $1,950
A set of small, battery-powered, roll-up keyboards to allow participation by a full music class.

Kindergarten Rain Suits for Outdoor Investigations (Maria Adams) — $2,500
Rain suits to keep kindergartners stay warm and dry and to allow year-round garden use in this Title 1 school.


Bilingual Books for Bicultural Minds (Erin Cavagnaro) — $1,200
Bilingual/Spanish books and materials for classroom use in one of the District’s two dual-language schools.

Lincoln Makerspace (Sonya Bacheller) — $1,000
Kits and materials required for the hands-on learning in the new building’s makerspace.

Latinx Musical Ensembles (Naomi Hartman) — $4,500
Creation of two Spanish Language/Latinx ensembles: a traditional dance group, Baile Folklorico, and accompanying musical group, Mariachi Strings.

Mountain View

First Grade STEM Rocks! (Shayna Hicks) — $700
STEM building materials for first graders to help students develop a love for STEM subjects.

STEAM Maker Space at Mountain View (Jesse Papineau) – $2,500
Rolling, locking tool cart and tools for use by all Mt. View students as a mobile STEAM makerspace for projects and exploration to enrich classroom learning.

Cheldelin Middle School

SynDaver Frog Dissection Models (Alexis McQuillan) — $3,000
Realistic rubber frogs for sixth-grade students to extend learning through simulated dissection and to explore why amphibians are disappearing.

Linus Pauling Middle School

STEM Classroom Improvements (Amanda McBride) – $4,800
Multiple workspaces in the new STEM classroom separate from regular classroom tables and chairs.

Reading Engagement for Struggling Readers (Rebekah Schneiter and Lara Delp) — $500
Newer high-interest novels for the classroom library that may interest struggling readers and that reflect the diversity of students in our classrooms.

Flexible Seating for Dual Immersion Classrooms (Holly Olvera) — $4,000
Fexible seating in five dual-immersion classrooms so students can collaborate, problem solve or work independently in a variety of arrangements.

10,000 Per Week Goal for Physical Education Classes (Laura Carpenter) — $4,055
Heart-rate step monitors to encourage student physical activity by having them take at least 10,000 steps each week.

Corvallis High School

CHS Connect Class (Matt McDonough) — $2,100
Supplies for the CHS Connect class that focuses on social and emotional learning by creating a safe, comfortable space for students seeking stronger ties to their school as a support for graduation.

College Hill High School

Building and Tending Tools: Folk Skills at Harding Center (Ashley Merback) — $5,000
Tools for College Hill students learning traditional folk-building skills.

Corvallis Construction Program Tools (Kevin Skillings) — $5,000
Tools for the new College Hill construction program in which students will learn construction skills and use them to design and build micro shelters to be donated to Unity Shelter to provide housing to people navigating homelessness.

Corvallis Construction Program Materials (Kevin Skillings) — $5,000
Consumable supplies for the new construction program.

Crescent Valley High School 

WINGS Student Run Business (Angela Faulk) — $880
Three student-run businesses—soap-making, jewelry-making, and car detailing—as part of the WINGS Transition Program serving students ages 18-21 who have graduated high school with a modified diploma.