Grants

Take Home Math Kits to Promote Early Numeracy in Kindergarten and First Grade

Submitted by Elsa Aviza-Oberg, Plympton Elementary. About 15% of Plympton Kindergarten students fall below the grade level benchmark in math each year based on end of year testing.  Some of these students are English language learners and many of them...

A Dash of Robotics

Submitted by Zak Kolar Project will incorporate Dash Robots into the classroom and recess time for students in grades 4 & 5. The two-part approach is designed to expose all students to STEM programming and engineering. After using the robots...

Project Lit Community at Waltham High School

Submitted by Debra McCarthy & Rebekah Tierney. Project Lit Community is a group of educators and students who are working together to bring current and culturally relevant novels to the classroom and to promote a love of reading among students....

Girls Writing Group

Submitted by Mary Meyers After school girls writing group, primarily for girls who are not involved in sports.  Goal is to express cultural differences and improve their academic writing skills

Waltham Partnership for Youth

High school internship program – Submitted by Kaytie Dowcett – WPY’s High School Internship Program is entering its third year and growing. To support outreach to students and employers, we seek funding to hire a consultant to develop high-quality videos,...
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