The Danbury Education Foundation has made $10,000 in funding available to support educational projects and events at seven district schools. The grants and scholarships takes applications from schools for needed items, such as field trips or equipment. The projects that received funding this year include Little Free Library Outreach to Heart Rate Monitoring in Physical Education.
Darren Wittko and Mary Fee, Broadview Middle School: “Creative Publishing and Production.”
Debbie Ireland, Stadley Rough Elementary School: “Little Free Library Outreach.”
Susan DeMattio, Danbury High School: “Student Centered Learning.”
Tracey Scalzo, Morris Street School: “Hatching Baby Chicks.” Students will see the developmental stages of chicks as they grow in their eggs. The chicks, once hatched, will be donated to a local organic farm.
Mark Ottusch and Will Hauser: “Heart Rate Monitoring in Physical Education.” Students will use heart-rate monitors during physical education class. Parents will also have the opportunity to log in through a portal to track their children’s progress.