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Classroom Enrichment Grants

The Kent Schools Foundation is accepting applications for its second Classroom Enrichment Grant cycle through April 26 at 5 p.m. Earlier this year, eleven of our schools received grants from the Kent Schools Foundation (KSF) for reading, physical education, art, and music programs to enrich students’ daily experiences. 

KSF engages with families, educators, businesses, and the broader community to fund innovative and supportive learning opportunities for every student in KSD.c They hope to double the awards in the second cycle by reaching more schools across the district.

Grant awards are typically $500 or less for each application. In limited circumstances, the Foundation may award a grant greater than $500. Applications requesting $500, or less, will be evaluated prior to those which are greater than $500. Each grant application requires approval from the schools’ principal. All educators in KSD are encouraged to apply

First Grant Cycle Recipients

The Kent Schools Foundation awarded 18 educators a total of $9,000 in grant funding for projects in their schools.  Thank you Kent Schools Foundation

“The passion and commitment displayed by our education professionals in applying for these grants reflects the very best our district has to offer," KSF posted on their Facebook page. 

Thank you to the generous donors who help support our students! 

Glenridge Elementary

Carrie Calonzo, Glenridge Voyagers Choose Kind  
Christina Caravaglio, Art Supplies for Art Docent Program

Horizon Elementary 

Elijah Olson, High Interest Books for Reading Growth 
Jacklyn Henly, IRLA Book Replacement 

Jenkins Creek Elementary

Melissa Schuldt, New Volleyballs

Kentridge High 

Lindsey Cornish, KR Unified 

Lake Youngs Elementary

Rebecca Wallace, LAP Books- Novel Sets

Martin Sortun Elementary

Danette Davies All School Art Supplies

Meadow Ridge Elementary

Kimberly Thomas, Mobile Art Cart 
Korina Weigand, Mobile Art Cart 
Megan Jokl, Mobile Art Cart

Meeker Middle

Larson Washington, Expanding Different Cultures through Cooking 
Carol Brewster, Meeker Marching Machine (Dafodil Prade)

Millennium Elementary

Amita Granera, Art Docent Program and supplies 

Mill Creek Middle

Shannon Jephson-Hernandez, SEI Book Club 

Park Orchard Elementary

Anna Andreski, Art Supplies  

Soos Creek Elementary  

Rebecca Soriano, Kiln Restoration 
Shawn Sheller, Green Team Partners to Protect Local Watershed