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EFW Awards 2019-20 Grants

The Education Foundation of Wauwatosa has awarded grants totaling $60,623 to fund 16 projects next year. The 2019-20 grants include the following:

  • Anatomy in Clay: The Mind Cannot Forget What the Hands Have Learned submitted by Thomas Schneider and Patricia Koenen for use at East and West high schools. 
  • Timby Telecast – A Student News Broadcast submitted by Beth Kimmel, Jenny DiMeo and Andrew Pinn for use at Washington Elementary.
  • Riding for Focus submitted by Rebecca Kirchman and Rob Kalpinski for use at the Vel R. Phillips School.
  • Card Writing for Community Service submitted by Dean Heus and Dawn DiNicola at the Vel R. Phillips School.
  • Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles submitted by Nancy Duff and John Summers for use at Whitman and Longfellow Middle schools.
  • Mirrors for Musical Growth submitted by Kari Kraenzler for use at Whitman.
  • Celebrating Diversity Through Literature submitted by Jennifer Quella and Tracy Carus at Jefferson Elementary School.
  • Free Voluntary Reading in Spanish submitted by Jessica Talavera-Klabunde, Colleen Dardis, Emily Guse, and Anna Troy for use at Tosa East High School. at East
  • Cycle to Success submitted by Lenka Wendland for use at McKinley Elementary.
  • A new marimba requested by Peggy Paar for her classroom at Roosevelt Elementary.
  • Ready, Set, Regulate submitted by Corinne Meyer for use at Underwood Elementary.
  • Cultivating School Climate and Enhancing Learning Through the Magical
  • World of Harry Potter submitted by Susan Walczak and Melissa Adams for use at Wilson/WSTEM.
  • Engaging All Learners submitted by Sarah Myers for use at Longfellow.
  • Spring Artist in Residence submitted by Molly Brennan for use this spring East High.
  • Team Building STEM Integration submitted by Brian Kimmel and Joy Provan for use at Whitman.
  • The World is Not A Rectangle: Reading to Inspire Vision into all Students’ Lives submitted by Carolyn Curley, Michael Brock, and Tracy Carus for use at Underwood Elementary.

Congratulations to the recipients! 

Register Now for the 2019 Walk/Run

Annual event is May 4 at Hart Park; communitywide 5K added

Registration for the EFW Walk/Run, which is now called the Rush for Education, is open. You can sign up here.

Run sign up link

Black&White Benefit Dinner and Auction 

Thank you to all those who helped us raise 34,000 at our annual event. All proceeds benefit EFW grant-giving.

Thanks to All Who Participated in the 2018 Walk/Run

Congratulations to this year's top finishers

See the list here.