FIELD TRIP TO THE CLEVELAND BOTANICAL GARDENS

Kindergarten students at the Early Education Center will travel to the Cleveland Botanical Gardens for plant inquiry and have an opportunity to plant their own plant and watch it grow.

Grant submitted by: Samantha Smith, Katie Kellner, Nicole Crum, Jillian Bray

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR DEMONSTRATION

Dave Zieh, a retired Social Studies Teacher from Fairview High School, will visit the Fourth Grade students at Gilles-Sweet Elementary School dressed in Revolutionary War attire and makes the revolutionary war come to life with his demonstration as a British soldier.

Grant submitted by: Lisa Sobera, Laura Toner

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FIESTA! RIGHT TO READ WEEK

A variety of cross-curricular activities are planned for Right to Read Week this spring for the students at Gilles-Sweet Elementary School. The foundation supported partially paying for the Sadecky Puppets who had two performances “A Small Act of Kindness” and “Beans” which covered the students grades 1-5. These performances educated students in character education such as respect, manners, peer pressure, honesty, and bullying.

Grant submitted by: Right to Read Committee.

FANTASY WEEK WITH AUTHOR CINDA WILLIAMS CHIMA

Author Cinda Williams Chima, a popular Northeast Ohio author of young adult fantasy novels will come in to speak with Lewis F. Mayer Middle School students in grades 6-8. She will speak about the elements of a fantasy novel and how the characters drive the conflict of the novel and how the novel uses the tools of magic. She is also going to meet each grade in small groups for the opportunity to participate in an interactive writing workshop.

Grant submitted by: Gail Dill, Janice Frygier, Don Britton, Kim Dunlap, Jeff Hicks, Annie Clouse, Sarah McIntyre

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VISIT TO OSU STONE LAB

OSU Stone Lab Visit - 2014 GrantThis grant is in collaboration between the social studies and science departments at Fairview High School, providing juniors and seniors an opportunity to visit the OSU Stone Lab located on Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie. The students will have a firsthand application of how the local economy often clashes with local ecosystems. Students will take what they learn and put it to work as part of a study regarding the restoration of Coe Creek.

Grant submitted by: Don Britton, Colleen Sliwinski

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ALUMNI ARTIST IN RESIDENCY: INDIVIDUALITY AND RESPECT THROUGH ART

During the week of March 10-14, 2014, students at Fairview High School and Lewis F. Mayer Middle School had the unique opportunity to participate in an Artist in Residency workshop that was funded by the Fairview Park Education Foundation.

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