PGISD Education Foundation Awards over $32,000 in Grants


More than $32,400 was given to teachers at Pleasant Grove Independent School District on Valentine’s Day through the Education Foundation.

Since, 2007, the PGISD Education Foundation has awarded more than $400,000 in grants and school projects, said Kristen Giles, Director of Community Partnerships.

The following grants were on Valentine’s Day at the elementary, intermediate, middle, and high school campuses:

  • No Strings Attached: Uke Can Do It, Pleasant Grove Intermediate Campus Music and Art Department for $1,118.00.
  • Storyworks Magazine for Fourth Grade Readers, Pleasant Grove Intermediate Campus, $1256.00.
  • Game On: Pleasant Grove Intermediate Campus, $194.94
  • Wired for Learning: Pleasant Grove Intermediate Campus, $699.95
  • Learning with Lakeshore: Pleasant Grove Elementary Campus, Kindergarten, $524.89
  • Using Data to Drive Instruction- Istation Reading: Pleasant Grove Elementary Campus, $5,000.00.
  • Flexible Seating for Fabulous Art: Pleasant Grove Middle School Art Department, $919.08
  • STEAM Printing: Pleasant Grove Middle School Campus- STEAM Lab, $899.99
  • Out with the Old- In with the New”: Pleasant Grove Middle School Campus , $953.35
  • STEAMing up Biographies: Pleasant Grove Middle School Library, $976.10
  • A Place to Change: Pleasant Grove Middle School, $1865.06
  • Middle School Math is STEAMING Hot: Pleasant Grove Middle School Math Department,$6667.90
  • Research and Inquiry Based Tools to STEAMify the Science Dept: Pleasant Grove High School
  • Science Department, $9,611.00
  • Dynamic Motion: Pleasant Grove High School Science Department, $1,540.00

Members of the Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation awarded 14 grants, thanks to community sponsors that have partnered with the foundation. Sponsors are: Gregg Orr Auto Collection, Texarkana Emergency Center, Electrique Corporation, Farmers Bank, Super One
Foods, Guaranty Bank & Trust, Schlotzsky’s, The Dunn Family, The McCulloch Family, The Bunel Family, The White Family, and The Patterson Family.

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