Our Impact

Recent Projects

KidBoosters

The KidBoosters Program was started in the summer of 2012 in response to the increasing number of Greendale children and families living in tough circumstances.  Up to 30% of Greendale children now live in poverty. This means that an increasing number of families in...

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Geocaching Club (GMS) $1,110

Provides funding to start an after-school club where students will use hand held GPS units to search for hidden “caches” in the greater-Milwaukee area. Provides opportunities for students who may not normally participate in extra-curricular activities. Students will...

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Reality Day Conference (GHS) $7,165

All seniors will attend a day-long conference that will educate them on “real world” situations they will encounter after graduation. Topics, such as Campus and Personal Safety, Legal Issues of Turning 18 and the Wise Use of Credit will be discussed. Students will...

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Stock Market Simulation Contest (GMS) $800.00

Provides funding for all 8th grade students to participate in this statewide contest sponsored by Economics Wisconsin. Students will be introduced to basic economic and personal finance concepts. Financial education is critical to all people in order to realize their...

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Graphic Calculators Purchase Program (GMS) $3,000

Provides funding for the purchase of 30 TI-84 graphics calculators to be used by 7th grade students. Students in advanced 7th & 8th grade math classes are already required to purchase their own calculators. The intent of this grant is to get these calculators into the...

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The Great Book Buy-Out (CP) $12,995

The “buy-out” program at College Park School will increase students’ literacy skills and love of reading by providing each with a gift certificate to a local book store. Students have the opportunity to build their personal libraries by purchasing books they have...

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Guard Start (GHS) $822

Greendale High School is initiating lifeguarding classes for the first time. This grant provides funding for the purchase of an adult manikin for water rescue with CPR capability to be used in these classes. This unique teaching tool will allow students to practice...

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Making Books Come to Life (HV, CP, CA) $3,000

Provides funding for a professional storyteller to read books aloud to K – 5th grade students. The objectives of this program are to bring books to life, to hear a good model of expressive fluent reading, to motivate students to read, to sustain comprehension of a...

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Writer’s Workshop (CA) $500

At Canterbury Elementary, 1st grade students will participate in an innovative new writing program which exposes them to the organization and thought required to create a story about a favorite topic of theirs. Special books will be purchased that will teach the young...

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Math Sharks (GMS) $1,073

Provides funding to purchase 30 small hand-held electronic devices that will help students master seven basic math skills. This technology is a great alternative to flash cards and gives students immediate visual feedback when there is an error.

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