Beaverton High Grants

2016-2017

BEF Community Awards: $3,775
Awarded to activity groups that assist with the annual BEF Phone campaign

Bucky Fit Club, Key Club, Japanese Club, Latino Club, Multicultural Student Union, Newspaper, Speech and Debate, Thespians

2015-2016

BEF Community Awards: $3,300
Awarded to activity groups that assist with the annual BEF Phone campaign
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Choir, Key Club, Latino Club, Multicultural Student Union, Newspaper, Speech and Debate, Thespians

2014-2015

Boys and Girls State Event: $1,000
Funding provided through the Baron/Gilbert Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation

Boys/Girls State is designed to increase knowledge and awareness of high school students concerning the governmental processes and procedures at the City, County, and State levels. Students will be able to attend this one-week, hands-on experience with role-playing and active participation as the primary mode of learning. Activities include taking the bar exam, participating in seminars and workshops, holding elections, participating in political party rallies, problem solving, drafting and enacting legislation, and conducting mock trials.

BEF Community Awards: $2,600
Awarded to activity groups that assist with the annual BEF Phone campaign
Diversity Club, Newspaper, Latino Club, Key Club, Speech & Debate, Thespians

2013-2014

Anatomy in Clay: $1,000
Funding provided through the BEF Building STEAM 4 All Program

Grant funding will be used to add Anatomy in Clay curriculum and models to the Health Careers Magnet program.  Anatomy in Clay will enhance classroom units on Pathology/physiology, which will expand, deepen and give context to human science.

Boys and Girls State Event: $1,000
Funding provided through the Baron/Gilbert Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation

Boys/Girls State is designed to increase knowledge and awareness of high school students concerning the governmental processes and procedures at the City, County, and State levels.  Students will be able to attend this one-week hands-on experience with role-playing and active participation as the primary mode of learning.

BEF Community Awards: $3,575
Awarded to activity groups that assist with the annual BEF Phone campaign
GSA, Newspaper, Key Club, Latino Club, Thespians, HOSA, Health Careers

Integrating Project-Based Video Learning with other Curricular Area: $1,000.  Funding provided through the BEF STEAM 4 All Program. Creating a documentary or non-fiction video is a project-based task requiring multiple steps of pre-production, production and post-production.  Students will choose another curricular area for the content of the documentary and create a video, using Final Cut Pro, to create a video that connects to that area.  The video could be “Eating Healthy” for Health or a narrative movie to accompany a written story for English class, it might be a video demonstrating the rules of volley ball for Physical Education or a how-to on correct marching technique to be used at band camp.

Better Vocal Musicians Using SmartMusic: $544 . Funding provided through the Dave Gettling Technology Fund.  SmartMusic and the accompanying software Finale, are software tools that will allow the music teacher to individualize the instruction to a much greater degree, align choral assessm

ent to vocal music learning targets and expose students to the digital music packages found at all universities.  The software tools will make it possible to create music assignments that can be done at home, document growth and give instant feedback via the headset package.

2012-2013

Plan for Success: $600
Funding provided through the Dave Gettling Technology Fund
Plan for Success will provide English Language Learners (ELL) with the opportunity to research careers, hear diverse speakers from the local community tell their stories of success and then develop their own plan for reaching goals. IPods will be used by students to practice their speaking skills by recording and listening to their voices.

Proficiency and Literacy World Language Classroom: $1,000
Funding provided through Powell’s Books
This grant project will provide engaging and level appropriate books In Spanish for students In all levels of Spanish class. The books will support the reading comprehension mode of learning, helping students achieve a higher level of linguistic proficiency.

BEF Community Awards: $3,725
Awarded to activity groups that assist with the annual BEF Phone campaign
GSA, Diversity Club, Newspaper, Speech & Debate, Student Council, Key Club

 

2011-2012

BEF Community Awards: $2,675
Awarded to activity groups that assist with the annual BEF Phone campaign
Student Leadership, Diversity Club, Speech and Debate, Thespians

Cultivating Scientific Literacy Through Cartooning: $412
Funding provided through BEF Building STEAM 4 All
Students will develop scientific literacy through an interdisciplinary approach that merges art, writing and science. Two hundred Science Inquiry students will create comic book pages with original illustrations and text, as they explore ecological interactions, human impact on the environment, and the ecological services that support life on earth. Students will produce a comic book for the classroom library.

 

2010-2011

All About Me: $930
Funding provided through the Dave Gettling Technology Fund
This project will use Flip Video cameras for student created video autobiographies as a tool to help them make connections with their teachers. As students tell their personal stories through video, they express their individuality and share their rich cultural histories.

Snatching Science for the Silver Screen: $930
Funding provided through the Building STEAM 4 All Program
Foam is streaming fifty centimeters above a cylinder. A flower, after being dipped into liquid nitrogen shatters when the instructor drops it. In a chemical reactions unit, the teacher assembles powders, places them under a hood and then delights in student “oohs” and “ahhs” at this homemade firework. These are science demonstrations that students should not miss, yet some do. This project will capture science demonstrations onto video and distribute them to students who miss lab class via teacher websites and DVD’s.

BEF Community Awards: $3,275
Awarded to activity groups that assist with the annual BEF Phone campaign
Drama, GSA, Health Careers, Hummer Newspaper, Leadership, Diversity Club, Speech and Debate

 

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