Alcoa High School used the grant funds to teach life skills to CDC Special Education students such as grocery shopping, cooking and money management. Students learned how to navigate grocery stores, compare prices, purchase items for cooking recipes and more.
Heritage High School used the grant funds to update classroom technology by purchasing a power light projector and interactive whiteboard. The upgrade allows students to showcase multimedia presentations and create interactive learning experiences.
Morristown East High School purchased personal dry erase grid boards for students. Students gain a better understanding of graphing using their personal dry erase boards in class.
Jefferson County High School used the grant funds to purchase library books to develop a higher interest of reading in students.
Bearden High School used the grant funds to pay student registration fees for trade shows. These trade shows allowed students to apply what they learned in the classroom in real-world settings. In these particular trade shows, students experienced how to run a company!
Career Magnet Academy used the grant funds to purchase CERT bags, triage tape kits, form books and lanyards for students completing FEMA Community Emergency Response Team class. Students learned how to be prepared for times of disaster and help the school with drills in case of disaster.
Farragut High School purchased books to better serve students with learning disabilities and limited English proficiency.
Gibbs High School used the grant funds to purchase Dell laptops for students to design and build robots and software to solve problems.
Hardin Valley Academy used the grant funds to purchase 550 freshman class t-shirts for the TALONS program. The TALONS program mentors all incoming freshman and helps students feel welcome!
Karns High School purchased miniature human muscular figures, ATP muscle kit and pulse oximeter. Students learned how muscles work together and how to measure heart rate and blood oxygen levels.
L&N Stem Academy purchased an LED TV and wall mount to display student work, special announcements and video broadcasts for the school.
Powell High School used the grant funds to purchase equipment and supplies for the Nutrition Science & Diet Therapy class. Students learned the direct correlation between diet and overall health. A "Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Simulation" will give students real world knowledge about the field of business.
Lenoir City High School used the grant funds to purchase microscopes and slides to enhance student learning and growth when studying cell structure and function.
Midway High School purchased probes for pH, temperature, conductivity, light and gas sensors. Probes are attached to Chromebooks on which students create graphs to chart and draw conclusions.
Roane County High School used their grant funds to purchase chemistry lab equipment such as stirrer/hot plate, digital balances and pH probes. These tools enhance classroom experiences for students!
Gatlinburg-Pittman High School used the grant funds to purchase a laser printer, scanner, copier, toner, camera and tripod for journalism class. Students increase literacy and exposure to good writing through The Plaid Press.
Northview Academy purchased 30 of each of the following books: Things Fall Apart, Night, A Separate Peace, Mythology. These books enhance their English and reading endeavors.
Pigeon Forge High School used the grant funds to pay registration fees for annual NCSS Conference, AP Exam Prep books, a classroom projector and mounting kit.
Sevier County High School used their grant funds to purchase force and motion hands-on active learning equipment including speed and acceleration cars, air puck physics sets, stunt car labs, rotational inertia demonstration unit and pulleys.
Dobyns-Bennett High School used the grant funds to purchase three battery charging stations, raw materials and dolly for robotics competitions. Robot competitions allow students to learn skills such as problem-solving, data entry, marketing and engineering.
Sullivan Central High School used the grant funds to purchase three Apple iPad minis, protective gear and headphones for Special Education students. Students use iPads for math and reading intervention.
Sullivan East High School used the grant funds to purchase non-perishable groceries and cookware for special needs students. Students learned to make independent decisions through daily living activities.
Sullivan South High School used the grant funds to upgrade classroom technology. With the purchase of a Microsoft Surface 4 and Windows display adapter, students are more engaged throughout interactive learning.
Tennessee High School used the grant funds for project-based video equipment. Students use video equipment to deliver projects to the class.
Eligibility Criteria: (1) Employed full-time as an educator at an eligible public high school, (2) Intends to continue teaching in the consecutive school year, and (3) Project grant funds may be used for registration fees, but not for transportation.