The FACES board extends congratulations to the writers of the 70 grants representing all eleven schools that will be funded during the 2016-2017 school year. A special congratulations to the teachers below who had the highest scores in their respective schools. Two of the grants below will be awarded the Carol Pittard and the Dianne Wilson Awards at our spring reception. These grants are made possible through the generosity of the parents, teachers and community of Auburn City Schools!
Beverly Adams, Going Buggy with Creepy Crawlers, Auburn Early Education Center
Alexis Barry and Courtney Bass, Oil Spill Engineers, Wrights Mill Road Elementary
Shannon Brandt, Choose Your Own Adventure: History Comes Alive with Historical Fiction, Yarbrough Elementary School
Laura Crowe, Red Rover, Red Rover, Bring Colonization to Mars Right Over, Auburn Junior High
Rob Lyda, Read to Me and Sing to Me: Making Cross-Curricular Connections Using Traditional Childrens’ Song Tales, Cary Woods Elementary
Kristina Passi, Honoring 9/11, Drake Middle School
Betty Schiffer and Julie Wentworth, Tiger Mocha, Auburn High School
Missy Shumate and Donna Stark, Suit Up for Sentence Surgery: Grammar Analysis and Writing Using Mentor Texts, Pick Elementary
Lauren Tyson and Chad Jordan, Go, Move, and Measure Like a Pro, Dean Road Elementary
Kristi Weeks, Anne Busbin, and Amber DeBlanc, It Takes a Village: A Field Trip Through the Loveliest Village on the Plains, Richland Elementary
Bruce Zutter, and Teresa Schier, Polymers for the Planet, Ogletree Elementary
December 1st: FACES Board Meeting
February: FACES Reception for Grant Winners and ACS Teachers of the Year
Spring: Boda Geta Barbeque
The Carol Pittard Award and the Dianne Wilson Award will be given to the top grant writers for 2016-2017. FACES is proud to honor the legacy of these ladies through creative and innovative classroom instruction.