Grant History

Since 1992, Lawrence Township has awarded more than 778 grants, totaling more than $3,518,000, to support excellence in Lawrence Township Public Schools.

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Grant Name Yearsort ascending School Description
Building Transition Skills via NJ Transit 2017-2018 LHS One way tickets for the NJ Transit buses to allow students to travel to and from school and community sites as part of the Community Based Instruction component of their Career Exploration class.
The Modern-day Musician 2017-2018 LHS One Roland FA-08 88 Key Music Workstation and one MacBook Pro laptop with music software for the LHS Keyboard Lab to strengthen the piano program.
Using STEAM Tools to Engineer Sound in Music 2017-2018 BF STEAM tools that will allow students to create and engineer their own music.
Travel the World with Google Expeditions 2017-2018 LES Google Expeditions kit with 20 devices to be shared throughout the school.
Personalized Products Made4U! 2017-2018 LHS Supplies to help students in the Career Exploration class build workplace readiness skills by making personalized key chains and magnets. 
Incentives and Team Building for the Behavior Program at LHS 2017-2018 LHS Fund one field trip for students in the Behavior Program to be used as both an incentive and an opportunity to practice appropriate social behaviors in the community.
Fostering Growth Mindset in Math 2017-2018 LES Registration fee for one teacher to attend Jo Boaler’s Professional Development in Stanford, CA in May.
Seated Outdoor Learning Space with Accompanying Native Botanical Plantings 2017-2018 LHS Funds to outfit an outdoor courtyard space with seating and native plants to be part of an educational botanical garden.
LHS Timpani 2017-2018 LHS 2 timpani to replace drums that are in disrepair for the instrumental music ensemble.
WILD Windows: Refurbishment Tools 2017-2018 LES Materials to replenish supplies for LES’ environmental education initiative.
STEAM in PreK 2017-2018 LES STEAM activities and materials to develop critical thinking skills in the Pre-K program.
Chained-Linked Buzzer System 2017-2018 LHS A buzzer system (similar to Jeopardy) for use in the classroom and to be used by the STEM Academy in prep for the NJ Science Bowl. 
Model UN 2017-2018 LHS Funding for students to participate in a four-day Model UN conference at the National High School Model United Nations in New York City.
Funding & Building STEM Projects to Enhance Options Offered to Aspiring Student Coders & Engineers 2017-2018 LHS Equipment for the Engineering and Game Design Clubs that will make possible many student-led STEM projects, such as Functional Game, Student-Centered App, Electric Go-Kart & Wind Tunnel.
Using Technology to Engage, Differentiate, and Communicate 2017-2018 LES Four iPads and cases for each first-grade classroom to aid small group instruction.
STILL Jammin’ at LES 2017-2018 LES Two iPads to replace malfunctioning iPads for the for digital music program.
Color and Realism in Contemporary Painting 2017-2018 LHS Artist-in-Residence program with Mel Lepzig and additional trips to art exhibits.
Eco-Friendly Instructional Tools: CONSERVE and CREATE: Refurbishment 2017-2018 LES Materials to sustain LES’ paperless initiative.
Sustainable Practices on the Playground: Featuring Dr. Recess 2017-2018 LES On-site assembly program that promotes developmentally appropriate games to teach social and emotional skills, thinking skills, empathy and motor skills for the entire school.
Digital Songwriters on Tour 2017-2018 LMS & LES Field trip to the NJMEA Music Technology Expo for 3rd grade students from LES and 7th/8th grade students from LMS, where students will present their digital music compositions.
Using Heidi’s Songs to Motivate Learners Through Movement 2017-2018 SL Materials to teach children through songs and movement.
Readable Options 2017-2018 LIS Variety of lower leveled texts for students in academic support settings and special education.
Social Norm Survey and Community Outreach 2017-2018 LHS Resource and prevention program that includes a social norms survey given to LMS and LHS students. Information gathered from the survey will help promote healthy behaviors. In addition, resources for students and the community will be purchased based on survey data.
BizWorld 4.0 Program 2017-2018 LIS Project-based learning curriculum that shows kids how to start and run their own simulated companies.
Instrument Storage Units 2017-2018 LIS New storage unit for the instrumental music department.
Developing Math Skills with Greg Tang Math 2017-2018 All Elementary Tang Math kits for use during independent Math work stations to improve students’ math fact fluency.
I BELIEVE THAT I CAN CLIMB! 2017-2018 LIS Peg board to help increase the upper body strength of students and encourage more kids to participate in the Peg Board Challenge.
Learning Through Listening 2017-2018 LIS Quality headphones for all 4th grade students at LIS so that students may clearly hear classroom audio materials.
Model UN 2016-2017 LHS Funding to allow students to participate in a 4-day Model UN conference at the National High School Model UN.
Voice Pro 2016-2017 SL Tool to improve auditory processing skills.

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