PEF Funded Projects 2013

  • $1,000 from the Peekskill Education Foundation (PEF) for a grant awarded to Heather Brown at Peekskill High School to be used for the following project and purposes:
    The creation of a Mosaic Mural by High School art students under the supervision of Heather Brown, Teacher, and Barbara Galazzo, Consultant Artist. Ms Brown and Ms Galazzo will be using the funds to purchase the materials for the fabrication and construction of the Mural.
  • $250 from the Peekskill Education Foundation (PEF) for a grant awarded to Patricia Henry at Woodside Elementary School to be used for the following project and purposes:
    The purchase of Books for the Woodside Tigers’ Book Club. Ms Henry may purchase books according to the following (rough) schedule: 10 books/month for the rest of the school year (at an average of $5/book ($200) plus another $50 to purchase books to give to the participating students to continue reading over the summer. The books purchased from the $200 pool of funds must remain at the school at the end of the school year
  • $1,000 from the Peekskill Education Foundation (PEF) for a grant awarded to the Peekskill High School to be used for the following project and purposes, under the supervision of Fred Hutchinson, Principal:
    The purchase of Nook Books and Readers for the High School.
  • $2,000 from the Peekskill Education Foundation (PEF) for grants awarded to the Hillcrest and Oakside Elementary Schools. The grant funds are to be used for the following projects and purposes, under the supervision of Michelle Zernone and Mary Foster, Principals:
    $1,000 to Hillcrest for the purchase of Playaways (MP3 players preloaded w/fiction and nonfiction books), and
    $1,000 to Oakside to be used toward the Inquiry-Based Organic Gardening and Research Project for materials associated with revitalizing the current greenhouse space and to institute an inquiry-based organic gardening and research program.
  • $1,000 from the Peekskill Education Foundation (PEF) for a grant awarded to the Peekskill Middle School to be used for the following project and purposes, under the supervision of David Fine, Principal:
    $500 towards the Living Laboratories Project for the purchase of the materials associated with this project, and
    $500 toward the Garden Enhancement and Reading Center project.