Recent News and Projects Funded by BRSEF

BRSEF FUNDED PROJECTS 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR

OCTOBER 17, 2018

$1,211.19 BRS & EC SCHOOL LIBRARY: Audio and Print Books, Periodicals ( 3rd payment of $5,000 Grant approved 10-4-17) Paid: 08-15-18


$8,132.00 BRS (ELEMENTARY) TWO (2) PROMETHEAN ACTIVPANELS ( including mobile stands & activsoundbar) Paid: 07-14-18


$12,619.43 BREC THREE (3) PROMETHEAN ACTIVPANELS, Paid: 07-14-18 ( added to the two units funded in the school year 2016-17)


$12,462.00 BRS & EC TEACHER VISA GIFT DEBIT CARDS FOR CLASSROOMEDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES. ( 31 teachers @ $400 each )Paid: 08-08-18.


$900.00 BRS & EC RELEASE OF MUSIC DEPARTMENT DIRECTED MONIES TOARTIST IN RESIDENCE. Paid: 09-25-18


$5,000.00 BRS (ELEMENTARY) LIBRARY BOOKS TO MATCH TEACHING CURRICULUM. Paid: 10-07-18


$5,000.00 BREC (MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL) LIBRARY BOOKS TO MATCH CURRICULUM. Paid: TBD


$5,000.00 SCHOOL LIBRARY AND MEDIA DEPT. FOR TOTAL SCHOOL SUPPLEMENTAL LEARNING


$4,800 BRS & EC MUSIC DEPARTMENT FOR VARIOUS CHORUS AND INSTRUMENTS REPAIR NEEDS AND PERFORMANCE MUSIC/PROPS.

( this was directed monies to the Foundation for the Music Dept.)


$806.99 BREC 7th & 8th GRADE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS & SOCIAL STUDIES, JUNIOR SCHOLASTIC STUDENT MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS ( Ms. Ginny Proffit)


$685.00 BRS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE -WINSTON SALEM, NC. (3 day) Ms. Ashley Steinel


$2,000 BRS MUDDY SNEAKERS OUTDOOR LEARNING EXPERIENCE. 5th & 6th Grade Science and Math Classes. Ms. Debbie Houtzer.


$3,670.00 BRS (6th grade) CHARTER BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR U.S. SPACE AND TENNESSEE AQUARIUM EDUCATIONAL LEARNING TRIP. ( 30 students + ) Teacher: Jennifer McKee. Paid: TBD


TOTAL: $62,286.61

Site Content

Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley

image9

Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley President Bill Mobley and Blue Ridge Education Foundation President Carl Hyde (above) each present a $3,380 check from their respective groups Friday to Blue Ridge School Principal Teri Walawender.

Technology In Education!

image10

The Foundation has provide funds for laptops in many classrooms! Here are a few of the 5th graders doing research on The Lost Colony at Roanoke and Jamestown that you may want to use.

Blue Ridge Early College

image11

At Blue Ridge Early College (BREC), all students experience academic excellence but with each graduating class, a few students are recognized for their additional efforts.

Blue Ridge School Music Department

image12

After a 12 year absence, music has returned to Blue Ridge School! The hiring of Sarah Hall as the School's Music Instructor last year is already having major benefits and local students are finding an outlet for their skills.