Bamber Valley ES Garden Project - 2011

School Projects Funded in 2014:

Purposeful Play

Project Director: Katherine Heil
Bamber Valley Elementary School


5th Grade One-to-One iPad Project
Project Directors: Michael Olson & Sarah Nelson
Folwell Elementary School

Young Writers Supporting Emergent Readers
Project Director: Danielle Olson
Sunset Terrace Elementary School

Self Sustaining Environment for Game Bird Brooding & Growing
Project Director: John Rud
Alternative Learning Center


Guys Who Read / Girls Who Read
Project Director: Susan Cizek
Riverside Central Elementary School
School Projects Funded in 2011:

Wading into the Wetlands

Project Directors:
Century High School


Optional Recess Garden Project
Project Directors: Anna Folpe, Tammy Dahl, James Thompson
Bamber Valley Elementary School

First Grade Goes Digital
Project Director:
Jefferson Elementary School


STEM Lab
Project Director: Cheryl Moertel
Century High School


Bursting with Reading Buddies
Project Directors: Dana Gilbertson and Susan Marquardt
Elton Hills Elementary School


FIRST Robotics Competition Team 2530 (first year)
Project Director:
Rochester 535 District High Schools

iThink, iCan, iSee, and iDo iPads
Project Directors:
Churchill/Hoover Elementary School


Greenhouse for Urban Garden
Project Director:
Rochester Alternative Learning Center School


Celebrating the Arts Week: Asian Arts

Project Director:

Bamber Valley Elementary School


Pinewood Reads

Project Director:

Pinewood Elementary School


The Foundation's 2011 contribution of more than $40,000 to the Rochester Public Schools is more than double last year's amount. This increasing impact would not have been possible without the active involvement of our schools, community, students, businesses and volunteers. Thank you!
School Projects Funded in 2012:

We Care. We Learn. We Lead. We Inspire. WE READ!!!

Project Directors:
Franklin Elementary School


InSciEd Out Garden Project
Project Directors:
Lincoln at Mann K-8 School

iPads for All
Project Director:
Lincoln at Mann K-8 School


Kindergarten Reads at Home
Project Director:
Gage Elementary School


Technology: Offering a New Approach to Mental Health
Project Directors:
Mayo High School


FIRST Robotics Competition Team 2530 (second year)
Project Director:
Rochester 535 District High Schools

Cambodian Student Association
Project Directors:
Rochester 535 District High Schools


Outdoor Classroom
Project Director:
Mayo High School


The Foundation's 2012 contribution of more than $40,000 to the Rochester Public Schools would not have been possible without the active involvement of our schools, community, students, businesses and volunteers. Thank you!
School Projects Funded in 2013:

STEM Means Success for All

Project Directors: Josh Klingfus, Maxine Pfeifer, Jolene Becher & Matt Langsdale
Willow Creek Middle School


Newcomers' Field Trips
Project Directors: Laura Lenz & Adisa Zulic, Newcomers Center
Willow Creek Middle School

Publishing with a Purpose
Project Director: Paula Winter
Pinewood Elementary School


Project Lead the Way Elementary Science Pilot Program
Project Director: James Kulzer
Lincoln at Mann K-8 School


Read to Succeed
Project Directors: Anna Pease & Katie Schafer
Lincoln at Mann K-8 School


Inspire Students with Photography
Project Director: Lisa Becker
Friedell Middle School

Youth Frontiers Courage Retreat
Project Directors: Heather Duellman & Aaron Bakke
Friedell Middle School


LEGO Education: WeDo in the Classroom
Project Director: Susan Ziebarth
​Montesorri at Franklin Elementary School