Recent Grants Awarded by BCGT

The majority of the funds that we raise through membership and event fees go towards grants for our extended programs and classrooms. This includes academic competitions and events, software, supplies and furniture for classrooms. 

BHS Scholastic Bowl

Jeff Price

Supporting the BHS Scholastic Bowl team attend the national competition in Atlanta, GA.

Novel Sets

Edie Jenkins-Rudolf

Advanced novels sets for extended students at Countryside Elementary.

Classroom Technology

Amy Boucek

Expanded previous grant for all BMS extended teachers/classrooms.  This will allow multiple students to connect to smartboards simultaneously, eliminating waste of instructional time. 

Mission to Mars

Patti Haney

A field trip for the extended-self contained students at Hough to the Challenger Learning Center to participate in the Mission to Mars experience.

Summer Exploratory Kits

Lori Ford

Tools to elicit creativity, scientific thinking, logic/reasoning, and physical movement for extended students at Sunny Hill.

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Previous Grants

Classroom Technology

Amy Boucek

Concurrent learning technology for extended students at Prairie Middle School.

Noetic Math

Vonnie Check

Noetic math competitions for North Barrington.

Tangy Tuesday Puzzles

Michelle Miller

Mathematical puzzles by Greg Tang purchased for the Countryside extended classroom.

STEM Escape Room

Kara Stengren

Digital bundle of Escape Room scenarios on various STEM subjects for middle school extended science students.

Diversity Toolkit

Kelly Haradon & Pamela Katchen

A diversity, equity, and inclusion toolkit to be used with extended students at Lines and Hough.

Various Academic Contests

Lisa Christianson

Various academic contests at Lines Elementary, including Noetic Math, GeoBee, Spelling Bee and WordMaster.

Civics Books

Georgia Nelson/Patti Haney

Last series of books in Civics Education for the ESC Classroom at Hough.

Flexible Furniture

Todd Wiencek

2 modular table/work/desk sections for the extended classroom at Grove Elementary.