Grant History

Since 1992, Lawrence Township has awarded more than 622 grants, totaling more than $2,991,000, to support excellence in Lawrence Township Public Schools.

Grant Name Yearsort ascending School Description
Creating a culture of reading - bringing literacy home 2013-2014 SL Summer reading program for all slackwood school students
Creating Genius writers with author Dan Gutman 2013-2014 EPS author-in-residence program for 3rd graders with popular children's author
Transition for rising 7th graders 2013-2014 LIS Bus costs for LIS students with IEPs to visit LMS
Allowing all voices to be heard 2012-2013 EPS Installation of a new sound system in the all-purpose room
Enhancing Opportunites for Outdoor learning 2012-2013 BF Additions to the SNAP space including walking paths and a sun shade
Sensory Garden 2012-2013 LES A sensory garden that will allow students to explore nature through scent, color, sound and touch.
Walking Path 2012-2013 SL A walking path around the playground area to access the new fitness equipment.
Projector at LIS 2012-2013 LIS a new projector will be added to the all-purpose room to enhance assemblies, presentations, and other school functions
Sit and Read 2012-2013 LMS New seating and upgrades to existing seating at the school's library to provude students with areas more conducive to in-depth reading.
Be the Change 2012-2013 Lawrence High School Program to provide students with experiential workshops and seminars that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection through the celebration of diversity, truth and full expression. 
Smart Music for the 21st Century Learner 2012-13 LMS  Online subscriptions for students to record performances
Keyboarding Kids 2012-13 LIS  Teaching  terrific “touch typing”, a lifelong skill
If we could talk to animals 2012-13 LIS  Linking structure of life knowledge to real life animal behavior and communication
Responsive Classroom - Train the Trainer 2012-13 All Elementary  Training to maximize classroom instruction for all students
WLMS- TV News Studio on the move 2012-13 LMS  A Portable TV studio that will include cross-house programming for school-wide activities
Digital Art Exploration 2012-13 LHS  Tablet accessories, Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit trip for commercial and practical arts
21st Century Socrates- Furniture Matters 2012-13 LHS  Using a Harkness table to encourage student-teacher collaboration
Exercise Ball Chairs 2012-13 BF  Keeping Students Active and Focused
DECA International Career Development Conference 2012-13 LHS  Student registration and insurance fees to attend national conference
iPads for Speech/Language Therapy 2012-13 LES  Specialized speech and language software to facilitate skill development
Program Renaissance 2012-13 LHS  Program to recognize and award academic excellence, good attendance, and good school citizenship
Literary Nation 2012-13 LMS  Creating a literary magazine to facilitate cross-curricular and culturally diverse goals
AP Spanish - Summer PD 2012-13 LHS Summer Professional Development
LIS Percussion 2012-13 LIS  Equipment and smart storage solutions for LIS music program
Engineering is Elementary 2012-13 All Elementary, LIS Engineering program for grades 2 and 4 throughout the district
Using IPEVOs for Development and Proficiency of ASL Student Skills 2012-13 LHS Portable web cams for use in American Sign Language Classes
RTI for Speech Therapy 2012-13 SL  Collection of CDs and CD player for use in speech/language reinforcement program
Summer Reading 2012-13 LIS Summer reading program for rising 6th graders
Shoot-A-Way 2012-13 LHS  Basketball shooting machine GUN 6000 with scoreboard
Building Bridges to College 2012-13 Slackwood "Realizing the American Dream" Famiily Engagement program