What We Do

Teacher Grants & Major Projects

2017 - 2018

 

Major Project:  A Chromebook for Every Student, $21,160

 

$1,037       Digital SLR camera with printer for the art department

                  Matt Gholson

 

$   945       Performance Studies Voice Recorders for the English dept.

                  Rachquel Maxey

 

$3,162       30 graphing calculators for the math department

                  Nikki Bauer Prost

2016 - 2017

 

$50,000 sponsorship of the main entry lobby with funds generated by the Brick Pavers program.

 

$28,800 to place artificial turf in the multi-purpose room, used for PE classes and athletic practices giving MVTHS an exceptional year-round indoor facility.

 

$1,037       Digital SLR camera with printer for the art department

                  Matt Gholson

 

$   945       Performance Studies Voice Recorders for the English dept.

                  Rachquel Maxey

 

$3,162       30 graphing calculators for the math department

                  Nikki Bauer Prost

L to R:  Suzie Schmidt (foundation board representative), Matt Gholson (Art department), Raquel Maxey (English department), Nikki Bauer Prost (Math department).  Photo courtesy of Morning Sentinel.

2015-2016

 

$19,500 for computer lab equipment.  Second half of a two-year project totaling $39,000

 

$5,000      Student laptops for Stewart Media Center

 

$  538       Music department percussion practice pads

 

$2,069      Math department AP Statistics graphing                                     calculators

 

$3,560      Art department ceramics kiln

 

 

2014-2015

 

$19,500 for computer lab equipment.  First half of a two-year project totaling $39,000. 
 

$575          Science department electronic balances.

                   Requested by Mrs. Box.

 

$1,251       Physical Education strength and conditioning

                   equipment.  Requested by Mr. Shaner.

 

$2,800      Microscopes for Biology department.

                  Requested by Mrs. Todd.

 

$3,270      Nabi 2 System for 21st Century.  Requested

                  by Mrs. Clodi.

 

$663         Photography equipment for Art department.

                  Requested by Mrs. Nowak.

2013 - 2014

Front L-R: Diane Todd, Sheila Stowers, Mary Beth Mezo, Jessica Gamber. Back L-R: Nikki Bauer-Prost, Jessica Pilson, Nick Loafman, Cathy Kohnan, Dave Edwards

$18,500 Project SWIFTT (Student's Wireless Internet For Today and Tomorrow) Enhancements to wireless access on campus

 

$8,000       Chemistry Lab

                   computer stations

                   Mrs. Kohnen

 

$2,000       Biology microscopes

                   Mrs. Todd

 

$1,323       Movable whiteboards for math department

                   Mrs. Gamber/Mrs. Bauer-Prost/Mrs. Simpson

 

$   800       Shakespeare Festival

                   Mrs. Mezo

 

$   631       Digital Document Camera

                   Ms. Pilson

 

$   540       Handheld digital recorders & direct input box

                   Mr. Loafman

 

$   300       Standing Stations

                   Mrs. Stowers

 

$   200       Video capture for foreign language

                   Mr. Edwards

2012 - 2013

 

$18,698 Project Engage - 30 ASUS tablet computers & expanded wireless access on campus.

 

 

$1,429       Electric Wheels for Art Dept ceramic program

                   Crystal Nowak

 

$1,430       4 ASUS tablets for Family/Consumer Science

                  (21st century learning lab for preschool teaching)
                  Brittany Boldt

 

$1,430       2 ASUS tablets for Family/Consumer Science

                  (Meal planning, budgeting and kitchen labs)
                  Annette Guillidge

 

$  815       Tools for Teaching for Guidance Dept.

                  (Training resource for classroom management)
                  Caitlyn Klaybor

 

$  815        Kuno Tablet Styluses for Math Dept.

                  (100 styluses to allow students to write numbers

                   and control the tablet with accuracy)
                  David Kassner

 

$  800       Audio books and Kindle titles for Library

                 (To help make the printed work accessible to

                  struggling readers)
                  Ann Garrett

 

$1,950     30 Keyboards for Kuno Tablets

                 (For ease of use of the tablets on term papers

                  and various English assignments)
                 Jeremy Mays

2011 - 2012

 

$17,500 21st Century Learning Center

 

 

$  500       Kindles – Library – Ann Garrett

 

$  590       Reading Software – Special Education
                  Debbie Backes

 

$  890       Pocket Camcorders – Social Studies
                  Frank Hartman

 

$2,027     Digital Cameras/Video Devices – Comm/Arts
                 Jeremy Mays

 

$2,495     Flipped Classroom/Vodcasting (iPads)
                 Science – Tracie Shackles

 

$3,099     STEM Lab (laptops) – Science
                 Travis McCollum

 

$3,776     Labquest Mini’s, photogates and microphones
                 Science – Keith Jones

2010 - 2011

$17,500 Principles of Engineering Lab – Project Lead the Way

 

$  525       Microphone Headsets – Spanish

 

$  505       CNA Mentorship

 

 

$2,800      4 Wireless LCD – Math

 

$  718       Digital Document Reader – Social Studies

 

$  500       Brass Quintet Performance Workshop – Music

 

$1,012      Virtual Business Retailing Software – Business

 

$  500       Book Club

 

$  300       2 Kindles – Library

 

$1,500     Contemporary Text (set of novels) - English

2009 - 2010

 

$24,035 Response to Intervention Lab (RTI)

 

$  337      2 Cameras – Art Department

 

$  400      Flash Drives – Social Studies

 

$  735      Materials for Sculptures –

                 Art Department

 

$  538      Books – Book Club – Library

 

$1,233     First Response Kit

 

$2,719     Smart Board – Music Department

 

$  400      Shakespeare Festival

2008 - 2009

 

$19,056 Shakespeare Writing Lab – Library

 

$9,298     Writing Lab – English Department – Freshman
                 Academy

 

 

$  838      Writing Tablets for the Freshman Science Dept.

 

$  776      Testing materials for Special Education

 

$1,713     Website Video/Photography equipment –                                  Business Department

 

$  505      Music Software for the Music Department

 

$  499      HDD Recorder for the Art Department

2007 - 2008

 

$27,888 State of the Art Mobile Interactive Science Lab

$2,972    Smart Board – Music Department

 

 

$2,492     7 CPS chalkboards and wireless                    writing tablet – Career/Tech. Ed.                  and Social Studies Department

2006 - 2007

 

$14,972 5 Smart Boards and projectors for the Science, Social Studies, Business, Art and English Departments

 

$4,999     5 Laptop computers for faculty use

 

 

$2,000     Two Dimension display for the Art Department
 

$1,800     Micrometer/Poultry Reproduction Kit –

                 Agriculture Department

2005 - 2006

 

$18,650 Wireless Fidelity school wide

 

$2,980     Chess Clocks, etc.

Previous Foundation Annual Reports

2017 Annual Report to the Community
MVTHS 2017 Annual Report.pdf
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2016 Annual Report to the Community
MVTHS 2016 Annual Report.pdf
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2015 Annual Report to the Community
MVTHS 2015 Annual Report.pdf
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2014 Annual Report to the Community
MVTHS 2014 Annual Report.pdf
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2013 Annual Report to the Community
MVTHS 2013 Annual Report.pdf
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2012 Annual Report to the Community
MVTHS 2011-2012 Annual Report.pdf
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