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OtsegoLocal Schools

Grant Recipients

Spring 2018 - totaling $26,831.00

Building Applicant Amount Description
High School Stevan Jechura $1,200.00 To support and grow the new Otsego Speech and Debate team
Junior High Ryan Hafner $3,849.00 This grant will be used to begin a robotics elective at the Junior
High School Kevin O'Shea $1,500.00
Development of a framework through PD to increase student/teacher relationships to help students at risk of not graduating.
Elementary Rhonda Doren/Annette Godosky $1,420.00
Community Reads books for the elementary students
District Luke Swartz $14,843.00
Virtual Reality headsets for virtual and augmented reality in the classrooms
High School Carrie Lockhart $820.00
GoPro camera to integrate video into the yearbook
Elementary Jessica Martinez/Annette Godosky $2,000.00
Otsego STEAM Camp supplies
High School / Junior High Steve Mohr $1,199.00
Provide larger monitors and electronic writing devices to improve students learning for our OVLA students

Fall 2017 - totaling $14,771.21

Building Applicant Amount Description
District Adam Koch $3,000.00 Community garden materials and supplies to build a greenhouse for the high school and raised beds at the elementary.
High School Lavender Krupp $8,000.00 Flexible classroom seating that allows themselves to grouping or individual work
High School Megan Pierce $1,000.00
Equipment to allow the 'Knights have your back' program to start a t-shirt business where profits will go to providing food for local families in need.
Elementary Katie Gregorsok $2,771.21
LEGO Education STEM kits to provide a way to enhance the previous STEM grant in the elementary.
Spring 2017 - totaling $17,577.61
Building Applicant Amount Description
High School Andrew Richardson / Joseph McQuillin $1,000.00 Otsego Business Club - Startup costs for student-led t-shirt business
High School Joe Gerwin $12,300.00 Resources to establish a Computer Science/Robotics STEM lab for three new classes next year.
Elementary Brooke Riley / Megan Solle $1,207.80
Lucy Calkins Units of Study Writing for 5th & 6th Grade
Elementary Jessica Martinez $3,069.81
Resources to create a STEM lab and advance STEM curricula in the elementary school
Fall 2016 - totaling $10,755.77
Building Applicant Amount Description
High School Bob Furlong $833.00 Help Students develop 4C skills via BreakoutEDU box
High School & Junior High Pam Heyman & Ginger Caris $4,830.00 Incorporate the use of drones into Curriculum
Elementary Kindergarten Teachers $308.77
Pencil grips for proper finger position
Junior High 8th Grade $4,890.00
Civil War Day
Elementary Becky Buchman $298.00 Wood County Historical Museum 4th grade presentations
Elementary Beth Meadows $1,096.00
Language Arts Program
District Adam Koch $2,500.00 Special guest / speaker