Thanks to our Business Partners and individual donors, over $40,000 will be awarded to fund 22 different projects in amounts ranging from $200 to $5000 in Brunswick’s public schools in 2017. Grants include:
– A visit by award winning author and illustrator Chris Van Dusen (Down by the Sea with Mr. Magee) to every class at Coffin Elementary.
-Funds to bring two programs from the Children’s Museum & Theater of Maine to Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary to present to all second graders. In the 2016-2017 year, Meet the Turtles and in the 2017-2018 year, the outreach program Life of Istar.
-An outdoor classroom on the grounds of BJHS.
-Funding to purchase robotics kits and materials in order to launch a new computer coding course at Brunswick High School for the 2017-2018 school year.
-Camping gear to promote service-learning and adventure-based programming at the Real School. Gear will also be shared with the BHS Outing Club and other schools as needed.
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