Spring 2022 Grants



Elissa Raaen - Cricut Maker and Accessories $498.90
Heidi B./Kerri S.- Field trip to Chahinkapa Zoo
(1st and 2nd grade students)
$541.50
Kinlee Burke - Desk/Chair Organizers $360.00
Natty Messick - 7th and 8th Grade trip to Long Lake Conservation Center $2000.00
Tanya Raaen - Chop Saw for Welding/Woods $425.00
Tanya Raaen - (12) 5-in-1 Wood burning kits and holders $589.08
Wendy Clark - Accessories for Cricut Cutter $177.72
Wendy Clark - 6 Tripods for Multimedia Classes $128.49
Tanya Raaen - Computer Speakers $29.12
Heidi Benson- Games-to-Go Reading $2218.50
Total Spring Grants $6,968.31
These two classes did not get their 6th grade trip due to the pandemic. The 8th graders raised money for their trip, but it was never used. This would be a 3 day 2 night trip in place of their class trip. Activities include archery, paper making, astronomy, bog trek, canoeing, indigenous history, night hike, forestry, entomology, and orienteering.

Fall 2021 Grants



Tanya Raaen - T—shirts for Robotics team $212.00
Karin S/Mary O- Character Challenge Course $1,240.00
Lori Messick - Fabric for silk screening $209.00
Jessica Moland - Bingo for Books $600.00
Tony G/Lori M - Food from different cultures $400.00
Laura Jossund - Band instruments, repairs $19,436.00
Laura Jossund - Tuba and two tympani. $10,500.00
Karin S/Mary O - Books for third grade readers $363.93
Leah Burke - Books for young adult readers $600.00
Total Fall Grants $33,560.93
$19,436 to Laura Jossund for repair of school owned instruments, the purchase of new instruments including a bass trombone, a sousaphone, a vibraphone, temple blocks, and tenor drums, and for supplies for the band room including a director's stand, a rolling stand rack, chorale books, score boxes, guitar stand, and a tuba rest. Also $10,500 to band director, Laura Jossund, for the purchase of a tuba and two tympani.

Spring 2021 Grants

Tony Grieve - Close Up Trip - 10 students @ $100 $1,000
Samantha Stock - Prizes for I Love to Read Month (snacks for approx. 60 participating students) $50.74
Lori Messick - Fabric, thread for pillow cases (28 art students will create a tessellated desgin for fabric) $538.00
Tanya Raaen - Competition kits for Middle/Jr. High (4 kits and accessories) $3120.19
Leah Burke - 6 audiobooks and a boombox $291.49
Kinlee Burke - sets of 11 book club books for classroom (several copies of each to be shared with other 6th grade class) $550.00
Angie Whitcomb - outdoor themed books (2 sets) (to encourage reluctant readers) $250.00
Brian Clarke - Trophy case for commons area $2941.98
Jason Allrich - 10 prizes for toothpick bridge competition (all 10 are science kits) $150.00
Total Spring Grants $8,892.40

Fall 2020 Grants

Brian Clarke - Trophy case to display artwork and music awards in commons area $2,608.00
Jessica Moland - Books for Bingo for Books $600.00
Denise Ingberg - Cricut machine for bulletin boards, etc $400.00
Stacy Christianson - Music Kits $245.00
Wendy Clark - Tripod stands for videoing $119.97
Allie Sannes - Books on social/emotional topics $400.00
Total Fall Grants $4,372.97

Spring 2020 Grants

Jess Moland - New Bingo Machine $1500.00
Amy Roragen - Photo Art Materials $113.44
Tony Grieve - Close-Up Trip $2200.00
Cheerleading Advisors - New Mascot Costume $1250.00
Brian Nelson - New Microscopes $1412.00
Brian Clarke - Summer Theatre $930.00
Heidi Benson - Inflatable Games $1942.50
Total Spring Grants $9,347.94

Fall 2019 Grants

Jason Allrich – Settlers of Catan board games $220.00
Leah Burke- books from top 10 list $400.00
Maggie Coauette- wood, paint, brushes $200.00
Lori Messick- fabric and thread $125.00
Lori Messick- cotton linen fabric $297.00
Lori Messick/Tony Grieve- foods from around the world $450.00
Jessica Moland- bingo for books $400.00
Mary Olson/Karin Sorenson- Character Counts field trip $1240.00
Mary Olson/Karin Sorenson- 20 Lego WeDo kits $1459.00
Tanya Raaen- radios $142.48
Amy Roragen- class calendars $400.00
Whitney Rupprecht- U of M Ag Activities Day $500.00
Whitney Rupprecht- hotel rooms for AgriScience Fair $910.00
Total Fall Grants $6,743.48

Spring 2019 Grants

Whitney Rupprecht – Hotel for AgriScience Fair 645.00
Angie Whitcomb - Snap Circuit Kit $144.45
Joan Kronschnabel - Legos for STEM projects $130.00
Brian Nelson - Events Tent $1965.00
Maggie Coauette – Wood/Paint/Brushes for Geometry $102.00
Amy Roragen - Print costs for student work $155.61
Total Spring Grants $3,142.06

Fall 2018 Grants

Lori Messick/Tony Grieve- Edible Earth Education $400.00
Lori Messick - Civil War Museum field trip $735.62
Lori Messick - monthly art career projects $270.00
Lori Messick - MN in World War 1 presentation with mileage and hotel $1018.35
Lori Messick - fabric for silk screening projects $227.50
Whitney Rupprecht - UofMN Ag Activities Day  (up to $500) $500.00
Amy Roragen – Class Calendars $352.80
Mary Olson/Karin Sorenson - Character Counts field trip $1760.00
Margaret Miller - science fair $350.00
Leah Burke - independent reading material $432.00
Jean Tollefson – bingo for books $400.00
FFA National Convention Donation $1600.00
Total Fall Grants $8,046.27

Spring 2018 Grants

Lori Messick: fabric for silk screening t-shirts $185.00
Jason Allrich: doghouse construction supplies $810.93
Margaret Miller: Legos/Suspend games $360.84
Tony Grieve: Close Up grants - $100/student $3200.00
Whitney Rupprecht: plant propagation supplies $500.00
Whitney Rupprecht: cupcake wars supplies $150.00
Mary Olson/Karin Sorenson: Qball Microphone $358.00
Mr. Clarke: two Vex robotics kits $4000.00
Tony Grieve: Dave Ramsey text and DVDs $1,264.77
Total Spring Grants $10,829.54

Fall 2017 Grants

Joan Kronschnabel & Leah Swenby - Bee-Bots, storage pack, and docking station 614.95
Wendy Clark- green screen/lights for production 99.99
Lori Messick/Tony Grieve - Edible Earth Education 400.00
Whitney Rupprecht - hotel rooms for MN AgriScience Fair (up to $504) 504.00
Whitney Rupprecht - Ag & Natural Resources Activities Day at UMC 500.00
Amy Roragen – Class Calendars 300.00
Mary Olson/Karin Sorenson - Character Counts field trip 1280.00
Margaret Miller - STEM Activities 1317.71
Margaret Miller/Whitney Rupprecht - 5th-12th grade Science Fair 338.59
Samantha Stock - Dioramas of the Anne Frank house 77.42
Jean Tollefson – bingo for books 400.00
Total Fall Grants $5,832.66

Spring 2016 Grants

Carol Osmondon September Literacy Night $150
Amy Roragen Photo Prints $151.62
Lori Messick and Neil Steffes Visit to Oliver Kelly Farm $550
Whitney Rupprecht Plants for Greenhouse     $1000
Total Spring Grants $1851.62

Spring 2015 Grants

Lego Bricks for Mrs. Kronschnabel - 1st Grade $250
Bemidji Science Center Presentation- “Cryogenics or States of Matter” for Mrs. Roragen - 4th Grade $394
Photo Prints for Mrs. Roragen - 4th Grade $33.66
CNC Router Package (Dewalt Router & Collar) for Ms. Mattson $957
Software Package for Router for Ms. Mattson $1250
Floral design supplies for Mrs. Rupprecht $331
Total Spring Grants $3215.66


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