Taste of Burnt Hills 2016 – Photos

Fundraisers / March 13, 2017

During the 2016 Taste of Burnt Hills, the 1st Annual Jennie C. Pennington Award was given to Marge Rizzo and Joyce Brown, each longtime educators at the O’Rourke Middle School. They had a vision to encourage middle school students to …

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Grants: Fall 2016

Grant History / March 13, 2017

Kevin DeBonis, O’Rourke Middle School Guidance

The funds will be used to purchase a 46 gallon Aqua Oasis Aquarium for the Counseling Center.

“Research in the journal Environment and Behavior suggests that a fish aquarium promotes the lowering of blood …

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Grants: Spring 2016

Grant History / March 13, 2017

David Besozzi and Kim Orlicz, BH-BL High School Social Studies and Science Departments

The funds will be used to purchase Atlantis raised relief globes.

“Globes are beneficial and practical for both the Global History & Geography and Earth Science courses.  …

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Grants: Fall 2015

Grant History / March 13, 2017

David Somoza, Stevens Elementary

The funds will be used to acquire a set of microscopes and the equipment necessary to connect a microscope to a projector.

Grant: $1,977

 

Susan Tomlinson and Katherine Kindl, Charlton Heights Elementary Library

The funds …

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Grants: Spring 2015

Grant History / March 13, 2017

Lindsay Armbruster and Lyndsay Stein, O’Rourke Middle School

“The funds will be used to purchase tools to assist us in integrating social-emotional learning and mindfulness education into our Health and Science classes.”

Grant: $1,459.42

 

Lindsay Armbruster, O’Rourke Middle School

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Grants: Fall 2014

Grant History / March 13, 2017

Melissa Thomas, Margaret Kelliher, and Dan Swan – BH-BL High School

“The funds will be used by our certified Library Media Specialists to acquire resources in all five schools. Since these resources will be added to the library collections, they …

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Grants: Spring 2014

Grant History / March 13, 2017

Alison Cuyler, BH-BL Library Media Department

 

“The funds will be used by our certified Library Media Specialists to acquire resources in all five schools. Since these resources will be added to the library collections, they will potentially benefit each …

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Grants: Fall 2013

Grant History / March 13, 2017

Tim Brunson, Dennis Harrington, Tod Bucci, and Travis Dillabough, X-Factor Male Mentoring Program

The funds will be used to purchase camping gear, rakes and tarps, lawn games, LARP equipment, and NERF guns to support community service activities and team building …

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Grants: Spring 2013

Grant History / March 13, 2017

Kate Zyskowski, O’Rourke Middle School

The funds will be used to acquire two Canon EOS Rebel T3i cameras for use by the O’Rourke Middle School Yearbook Staff. As Ms. Zyskowski states, “Learning to use a digital SLR camera will be …

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Grants: Fall 2012

Grant History / March 13, 2017

Kimberly Ward, O’Rourke Middle School

The funds will be used to buy board games for an after school club designed to encourage appropriate social behavior among and between special education students and the general education population. An additional $100.00 was …

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