EFW Awards 2018-19 Grants

The Education Foundation of Wauwatosa has awarded grants totaling $70,993, the highest amount since 2010, to fund 12 projects next year; 14 total grant proposals were submitted. The 2018-19 grants include the following:

  • Let’s Read! Lisons! Lesen wir! Leemos! submitted by Cindy Anderson and Laura Nemetz for Whitman and Longfellow Middle Schools
  • Creating Equitable Learning Experiences by Engaging All Students in STEM Learning and Opportunities, submitted by Nadine Whalen and Jennifer Schultz for Jefferson Elementary
  • Mindfulness Through Music, submitted by Shannon Pahlicek for Eisenhower and Underwood Elementary Schools
  • Q-Ball, submitted by Tracy Loechler and Paige Brown for McKinley Elementary School
  • 1,2,3 Math Exploration Through Purposeful Play, submitted by Sue Gaudynski and Elizabeth Poetsch for Lincoln, Underwood and McKinley Elementary Schools
  • Light the Lights: Enhancing the Student Experience in the Theatre Classroom & Beyond, submitted by Adam Steffan for Wauwatosa West High School
  • Jacob’s Ladder, submitted by Mary Pawasarat and Amy Duchac for McKinley Elementary
  • Bee Bop: Let’s Code, submitted by Elizabeth Mottet and Steve Sperl for McKinley Elementary
  • Regulated and Ready to Learn, submitted by Brittany Moen for Madison Elementary School
  • Math Counts Literacy Library, submitted by Linda Landis and Janette Wenzel for Lincoln, Eisenhower, Jefferson, Wilson, Madison, McKinley, Roosevelt, Underwood, and Washington Elementary Schools
  • Cultivating Student Success Through Mind and Motor Learning Experience, submitted by Beth Kimmel and Mary McElwee for Washington Elementary
  • Changing the Face of Fitness, submitted by Nancy Braidigan and Ed Raue for Longfellow Middle School

Congratulations to the recipients! More details can be found on our Grants page.

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2018 Black & White Benefit

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This year's and dinner benefit auction will be from 6 p.m. to midnight Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza. Tickets and more infomation available here.

Holiday Break a Great Time to Start on Your EFW Grant App

Guidelines, the application and rubric are now posted on the Grants page. Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. Feb. 5, 2018.

Walk Run Tshirt Contest Starts Dec. 1

More info here

What a great event! Thanks to all who participated.  

Click on the giraffe for a list of this year's winners.