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Grants at a Glance

Grants at a Glance

Examples of Grants Awarded to Montclair Public Schools: 2016 - 2018.


  • Bradford School
    Bradford School

    Heat Up Learning with Kindle Fires
    2nd Language Learning Through Videomaking
    Listening Libraries: Gateway to Rich Literature
    Ipads Beyond the Screen - Making the Most of Osmo Software
    Strengthening Auditory Memory and Sequencing - HearBuilder!
    Storage Pouches Build Organizational Skills
    Literacy Intervention Materials
    Books for 5th Grade Book Groups
    Take a Break Box to Help K Students with Fine Motor Skills & Managing Emotions
    Gaga Court to engage all Physical, Strategic & Collaborative Play
    Bob Books- Early Decodable Readers
    Bradford ELA Grade 5 Community of Inquiry through Literature
    Journey Across America: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Geography, Math, Science, and Writing
    Social Studies/Science Books to enrich curriculum
    Sensory Solutions for an Inclusive Classroom
    Flexible Seating for 3rd grade and Technology Lab
    Books to Boost Early Literacy Skills for Children who Struggle
    Individual Dry Erase Boards for Skills
    Lindamood Bell Visualizing and Verbalizing PD Workshop
    Smart But Scattered: Executive Dysfunction at Home and at School PD Workshop
    Books That Heal Kids Social Emotional Resource

  • Bullock School
    Bullock School

    Creating Digital Comics in the Classroom
    Play and Learn - Materials to Leverage Play for Learning iTime Puzzles
    Standing Desks to Increase Student Focus
    Flexed and Focused Classroom - Range of Alternative Seating to Increase Focus Breathe and Stretch to Reboot
    Developing STEM Resources
    All Abuzz About Programming - Equipment to Teach Coding
    Using Emotes to Encourage Pro-Social Behavior
    MudWatt Microbe Kit - Discover the POWER beneath your feet!
    Read-Along Sets
    Standing Desks for First Grade Classrooms
    Active Seating in Resource Rooms
    Standing Tables for 5th grade (2 grants awarded)
    STEAM Resources Expansion
    Sensory Strategies and Safety
    We Stick Together alternative Social Skills Games for Students with Sensory Needs

  • Buzz Aldrin Middle School
    Buzz Aldrin Middle School

    Le Petit Prince et les Planètes - Interdisciplinary Study of French Literature and Science
    Breakout EDU: Critical Thinking, Teamwork, Complex Problem Solving in All Content Areas
    Science World Current Event Magazine
    Digital Photography - Projecting Student Photos!
    Get Graphic! 1 and 2 - Unlocking Students’ Writing Potential Through Study and Creation of Graphic Arts Novels
    Every Story Matters 2.0: A Youth Poetry Slam for Buzz Aldrin Middle School Students
    Lighting Up the Middle School Energy Unit!
    Updating Middle School Fiction and Nonfiction Trade Books
    Bringing Chemical Reactions to Life: Exploring Types of Chemical Reactions
    Habitable Structures on Mars - Materials for Architecture Course Study
    The Reading Bowl!
    Obstacles & Teams Phys. Ed Game Equipment
    The Just Dance Reading Corner
    El Escape Loco (The Crazy Escape) Breakout EDU Kit
    Short Stories Storytellers Fiction and Non-fiction series
    On Stage! Microphone and audio equipment
    Multicultural U.S. History Library
    Reading Adventures in French and Spanish
    Horton Dance Movement and Teaching Techniques PD Worksop
    The World is Our Pond: What Will Your Ripple Be PD Conference
    Content Driven Design Challenge PD Workshops for Science Staff

  • Edgemont School
    Edgemont School

    CLASS STORE: Real-World Math for Real-Life Learning
    Books Without Borders - 4th/5th graders create their own Spanish-language books to share with children in Guatemala
    Zebra Finches - Interdisciplinary Study of Life Cycles and Migration of Finches
    Metamorphosis and a Study of the Life Cycle of Frogs - Enriching STEAM curriculum
    Instruments for the Edgemont Band - Additional Support to Ensure Music for All
    Become an Olympian - Tech software and resources to Enrich Literacy at all Levels
    Alternative Seating for Edgemont Makerspace
    Music Edventures SongWorks Professional Development
    Multiple Math Games
    Spirit of the Game: Ultimate Frisbee @ Edgemont Montessori
    Take Home Book Baggies Read at Home Program
    Moving Readers Project: From Struggling to Proficient
    Edgemont- Breakout EDU Kits
    Edgemont Community: Enriching, Connecting and Learning Together
    Sensory Processing Integrative Solutions for Optimal Learning and Performance
    Social/Emotional Reference/Resource Library

  • Glenfield Middle School
    Glenfield Middle School

    Take a Stand! - Standing Desks for 7th Grade House to Improve Student Focus
    Focus Tools - Fidget Materials to Improve Student Focus
    Audio Equipment to Enhance Read 180
    You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me - School-Wide Empathy-Building Program
    Empty Bowls - Glenfield Art & Cooking Together for a Cause for MESH
    Mindfulness Materials to Promote Student Success and Family Involvement
    Lighting Up the Middle School Energy Unit!
    Storm the Castle: Building a Stone Wall; Materials to Support New STEAM Programming
    New Digital Camera for Glenfield Primetime and Student Film Courses/Experiences
    Bringing Chemical Reactions to Life: Exploring Types of Chemical Reactions
    Stopwatches for Science Experiments
    Classroom Standing Desks for 7th Grade House to Improve Student Focus
    CrossFit, TRX - Innovative Equipment to Enhance Fitness Courses
    Invisible Art & Poetry Materials
    Makerspace Engineering Project - Materials to Support for New STEAM Programming
    NJ Science Teachers Convention Fees for Science Teachers Who Presented
    Foreign Language Educators of NJ Annual Conference for Multiple Spanish, French and Mandarin Teachers
    Glenfield Spin Class Peloton Bikes
    Flip it Fridays! Lesson Project
    Chasing Lincoln's Killer Book Class Set
    Classroom Standing Desks
    Lego Robot Kits for the Glenfield Robotics Team
    Graphic Novels - Drop Everything and Read
    Introducing Experimental Evidence into Climate Change Lessons
    Creating Change Conference on LGBTQ Social Justice Movement
    Flourish to Nourish Program to Develop Self-Esteem

  • Hillside School
    Hillside School

    Leveled Nonfiction readers
    Reader's Theater - Making Literacy Come Alive
    Kean University Professional Development for 6+ Staff: Developing a Makerspace Lens Across Curricula
    Professional Development: Maximizing Children’s Literature in the Language Arts Classroom
    Foreign Language Educators of NJ Annual Conference for Mandarin Teacher
    Professional Development: Mindfulness in the Classroom
    Lindamood-Bell Professional Development
    Redefining Autism Professional Development Workshop
    Chinese Calligraphy Center
    Book Buddy Bags: Promoting Organizational Skills for all 3rd Graders
    Emerging Filmmakers: Final Cut Pro Video Editing Program
    TIME For Kids: Supplemental Literacy Materials to Boost Reading and Social Studies
    Leveled Libraries for Literacy Development
    Supplemental Reading Materials to Complement District Curriculum
    Flexible Seating to Increase Student Focus
    Developing Young Authors - Materials to Bind Student-Produced Books
    Latin American Classical Music for the Spanish Audio Collection
    Here Now/Hear Now: Materials to Enhance Expressive Receptive Skills
    Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom
    Support for Program to Troubleshoot and Problem Solve Difficult Feelings and Behaviors in School
    Collection of manipulative resources to complement kinesthetic activities in the world language classroom.
    Dyslexic Readers and Kindle Tablets
    What Did You Say?, a systematic approach to teaching vocabulary
    Tap Dance Class Shoes & Mats for Dance fitness
    Elmo Document Cameras
    Teaching Heroism and Diversity in the Classroom
    Science Synergy Symposium
    Multi-Cultural Family Connections Project
    Seeing Stars Program for Reading Fluency and Spelling PD Workshop
    Screenagers screening for Parents and 5th Graders

  • Montclair High School
    Montclair High School

    Interdisciplinary Language Arts and Science Curriculum based on Steinbeck’s Cannery Row; New Aquarium and Marine Animals
    Audio equipment for Chorus and Student Government Programs
    Balcony Netting for the MHS Main Gym
    20th Century Cultural US History Textbook
    MHS Dance Company: Choreography
    The Sunflower Project: How Far to Take Forgiveness
    Montclair High School College & Career Fair
    The Center for Social Justice Newsletter
    CSJ Student Study Center
    Compact Scales for Geoscience Classrooms
    Rutgers Model United Nations Conference & MidMUNC
    The Graphic Novel as Literature: Reading Maus by Art Spiegelman
    University of Penn Model Congress Conference & Middle School Model Congress Conference
    MHS Carpentry: Building Relationships through Storage
    Building Relationships through Storage II - Field Hockey
    The Americans - In-Depth Resources for 10th and 11th Grade US History Courses
    Cooking Equipment for the Biochemistry of Food
    Bloodline Film: A youth-produced film on living with HIV
    Additional Lab Materials for MHS Resource Center
    Closing the Gap with Chromebooks for Student Use at Home
    National Foreign Language PD Conference for SeveralTeachers
    Update Computer Lab 114 ($27,500)
    Summer Reads for Those Who Need
    Summer Read Book Talks of English Department
    Chemistry Olympics competition
    We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution State Presentations for CGI
    Our Time Together: Collection of poems and short stories in German with illustrations.
    School independence through OT
    Model Congress Club, Yale Model Congress Competition, Middle School Model Congress registration fees
    Model UN Team Ivy League Model UN Conference and Middle School Model UN Conference registration fees
    Bulletin boards to replace blackboards in classroom
    Using Surface Design to Produce Original Wrapping Paper
    What is Current on the World Stage?: Using NY Times in the classroom project
    The Moth - All These Wonders: Connecting the Short Stories classroom and storytelling
    Digital microscopy
    Shop Equipment for MHS Robotics Team
    Lingt Language
    Vocational Training Project for Life Skills Program
    Diverse Choreographers for MHS Dance Co
    Sound Program Training for theater students
    Project CNC training machine for Carpentry Class
    MakerSpace at Montclair High School
    Phoenix Literary Magazine Colorized!
    Sister to Sister: Empowering Parents and Caregivers: Parent Engagement Retreat
    Coursework for NJ High School Certification to teach physics PD
    The Lemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities 2018 PD Conference
    Cooking for Camera: Facebook Live PD Workshop

  • Nishuane School
    Nishuane School

    For the Love of Reading - Creating a Literature-Rich Environment
    Flock of Finches - Early Experiences with Coding
    Magical Math: Math Activity Centers
    Making FUNdations Even More FUNdamental!
    Glockenspiels for Musical Literacy
    Beyond Simple Graphing: 3D Pie Charting
    Listening Centers for First Grade Students
    Tools for Scientific Investigation: Microscopes and Slides
    CI/Aesthetics + Library Resources = Learning Power
    iPads to Enrich Center Time for 2 classes
    Instant Learning Centers for Students with Special Needs
    Classroom Leveled Lending Library
    Seeds Artist Residency: Instrument Making Camp & Performance "What's That Sound?"
    Glockenspiels for Musical Literacy
    Cultural Infusion: Music and Maps
    Building Fluency and Literacy in World Languages - TPRS (Total Proficiency through Storying) in Mandarin Chinese PD Conference
    Start American Sign Language Online Course PD Class

  • Northeast School
    Northeast School

    Meeting the Standards with Nonfiction and Informational Texts - 5th Grade
    High Interest Fiction for Almost Tweens! - 5th Grade
    "Wiggle While You Work!” - Alternative Seating to Increase Student Focus
    Kleen Slate Across the Board - Individual Whiteboards to Maximize Student Participation
    Splash Math - Software and Database for Enriching and Tracking Math Progress
    Revitalizing Physical Education Equipment to Promote Fitness
    Math Centers - Making Math Come Alive
    Engaging Children’s Literature to Hook Reluctant Readers
    Ipads to Enhance Student Growth -
    Razz Kids - Online software to promote multi-disciplinary learning
    Strengthening Our Social Emotional Toolbox
    Hokki Stools and Standing Table for Alternative Seating Options
    iPads to Enhance Student Growth
    Meaningful Morning Tubs and Centers
    Physical Education equipment to Enrich K-5th grades
    Reading Kits for additional literacy support
    Books for Cozy Corner- Library for 2 classes
    Purposeful Reading Leveled Literacy Library

  • Renaissance Middle School
    Renaissance Middle School

    Pesto, Primavera & Purpose - Hydroponic Gardening to Grow Fresh Food for Local Food Pantries and for the Renaissance Cafeteria (Double Grant)
    Renaissance Auditorium Improvement Project - Boosting Sound System
    Renaissance Auditorium Improvement Project - Improving Performance Space for Students
    Bringing Chemical Reactions to Life: Enhancing Hands-On Science Materials
    Bringing Chemical Reactions to Life: Enhancing Hands-On Science Materials
    Lighting Up the Middle School Energy Unit: Enhancing Hands-On Science Materials
    World View Video Conference project
    The Garden at Renaissance
    Creative Writing Multi-Sensory Environment
    Graded Readers for World Languages classes
    Renaissance Community Service Support
    Drum Circle equipment for Social & Emotional Expression
    Public Service Messages for Middle School Students program

  • Watchung School
    Watchung School

    Gelliarts: Monoprinting without a press
    QR Codes and Math, Perfect Together!
    Individual music dry erase boards
    Be the TEAM in STEAM - Materials for Collaborative Science and Engineering Projects
    Materials to Enhance New STEAM Center
    Books Galore! - Small Sets of High-Interest Literature for 4th Grade Book Clubs
    Lighting a Love for Reading with Kindle Fires
    Strengthening our Social and Emotional Toolbox
    Move it With Simple Machines
    Spicing up Science with Quality Nonfiction Science Books
    Fluency in World Language - Readers Theater Scripts and Materials
    Manipulative Mania - Project-Based, Hands-On Learning Materials for all Kindergarteners
    Google Boot Camp
    Kindergarteners Rock at Reading!
    Early reader Spanish chapter books & audio books
    Full STEAM Ahead! program
    Zooming in on Learning Document Camera
    Let's Get Talking! Project to enhance speech skills
    My America-Partner Readers -Book Titles in American History and Historical Fiction
    Math Night 4K
    Gathering Drums in Elementary Education
    Family Game Night
    Engaging with Ipads
    Superflex! Building Flexibility in Social Problem Solving
    Making it Meaningful: Lessons on Poverty and Hunger to Give Context to School Philanthropic Drives
    Literature Connections: Reinforcing Social and Emotional Learning
    Google Certified Educator Level 2 Boot Camp PD Workshop