The table below lists grants that have specifically benefited Tanglen Elementary school.
Watch the video to learn more about the impact that HEF grants have on the students at Tanglen Elementary School.
HEF also provides grants that benefit all the elementary schools. See them here.
View the district map showing a summary of grants for each school here.
|Success Maker Software||Purchased Success Maker, computer courseware to increase student achievement in math and reading.||1997-1998|
|Outdoor Classroom||Created a living outdoor classroom and amphitheater.||1998-1999|
|Youth Frontiers||Helped fund joint initiative between Hopkins Schools and Youth Frontiers focused on character development. Learn more.||2000-2001|
|Assurance of Mastery Support||Supported the Assurance of Mastery program in math, including purchasing materials and providing staff time to help students with math.||2001-2002|
|Infrared Amplification System||Funds were awarded to pilot the use of infrared classroom amplification equipment in both a 1st and 2nd grade classroom to determine if this equipment will enhance student learning. Read more||2002-2003|
|Project Empowerment||Project Empowerment - Artistic Walls at Buildings Entrance||2003-2004|
|Multi-Level Reading Kits||Awarded a grant to fund multi-level reading kits for fourth grade students that allows for each student to progress according to their own abilities and take responsibility for their own learning.||2004-2005|
|Digital Cameras||Digital Cameras enable students to demonstrate the concepts they are learning in language arts, math, science, and other classes. By integrating digital photography into the lessons, more learning styles are addressed. Students and teachers alike gain experience with digital technology.||2005-2006|
|Steps to Respect and Second Steps Violence and Bullying Prevention Curriculum||Developed by the Committee for Children, this program teaches all students skills to address bullying. Additionally, students gain skills for making friends, handling emotions and problem solving. These skills help students to excel academically as well.||2007-2008|
|Classroom Stability Balls||Stability balls promote physical fitness as well as encouraging better focus on instruction.||2007-2008|