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Heart of the School Fund
Grantee Spotlights

Taste of ACCE Cultural Celebration - Academy for College and Career Exploration

Academy for College and Career Exploration's Principal D'Ambrosio utilized funds to organize the Taste of ACCE Cultural Celebration in honor of AAPI month

'Buried Creature' Project - Hampden Elementary Middle School

Hampden Elementary Middle School's Dr. Foster is using funds to create a 'Buried Creature' community art project on school grounds.

Taking Care of Teachers and Students: Staff Appreciation Lounge & School Store – Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington Middle School's Principal Ford used funding to create a staff appreciation lounge and student-run school store.

Girls On the Run and Heart and Sole Program - Hazelwood EMS

Hazelwood Elementary Middle School's Principal Rice implemented the Girls on the Run and Heart and Sole programming as part of their whole child approach to learning.

Staff Sanctuary - Steuart Hill Academic Academy

Steuart Hill Academic Academy's (SHAA) Principal Brown created a Staff Sanctuary to support the well-being of her school's educators.

"Learning in a Box" kits - Hamilton EMS

Hamilton Elementary/Middle School’s Principal Pouncey used the funding to purchase “Learning in a Box” kits from Improving Education to provide pre-k and kindergarten students access to additional learning opportunities.

Bike Club - Joseph C. Briscoe Academy

Joseph C. Briscoe Academy's Principal Tamika Daniels used funding to re-establishing the school’s Bike Club.

Front Campus Project - Western High School

Western's Principal White used funding to upgrade the school's front greenspace.

Black Girl Joy Mural - Lillie May Carrol Jackson Charter School

Lillie May Carrol Jackson's Principal Fleming used funding to include a Black Girl Joy mural to beautify the school’s outdoor learning space.

"The Path Forward" Retreat - National Academy Foundation

National Academy Foundation’s Principal Lampkin used funding to support a staff professional development retreat entitled “The Path Forward.”

Outdoor Learning Space - Garrett Heights EMS

Garrett Heights’ Principal Matthews-Traynham used funding to expand the school's outdoor learning spaces

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