Our Impact 2018/19

YOUR DONATIONS MAKE WONDERFUL THINGS HAPPEN!

Here are just a few examples of your donations at work:

WORK SPACES

High top tables and chairs are dotted around the cafeteria and office areas for quieter gatherings, quick conferences with teachers and more.

AUTHOR NIC STONE

Ask your student about the recent authors visit!

MORE CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT!

Mr. Carrasquillo with Joh Camara, West African drummer who played for students on February 15th in celebration of Black History Month.

SPELLING BEE

The PTSO sponsored the WHS assistant Heads spelling team at the recent WEF spelling Bee.  Amazing team spirit!

CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT

Mr. Carrasquillo with the Mariachi band that played for students on October 5th in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Thurgood Marshall - One Man Show

New Repertory Theatre's Production of THURGOOD, sponsored by the PTSO, was presented to 300+ students.

So far in 2018/2019 the PTSO has funded or committed to fund the following:

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Staff Training and Professional Development

  • Art - Laser cutter workshop

  • Art - Jewelry workshop - techniques for granulation in metal smithing

  • Art - Student entry fees for Toy Camera Festival

  • Challenge Success - Social Emotional Learning Exchange

  • Dance - Jazz Conference 

  • English - "Thurgood Marshall -One Man Show"

  • Evolutions - "Remaking Education" conference

  • Evolutions - Folgers Shakespeare Summer Institute - Othello

  • Languages - Mariachi Band for Cafeteria during National Hispanic Month

  • Languages - West African Drummer for cafeteria during Black History Month

  • Languages - German language course

  • Languages - Workshop on evaluating language proficiency (2 staff members)

  • Math - AP calculus course (2 staff members)

  • Music - Chamber choir conducting workshop

  • Science - National Biology Teachers Association summer conference (2 staff members)

  • Social Science - AP Psychology PD - Summer Institute (up to 2 staff members)

  • Social Studies - Dar al Islam Summer Teacher Institute summer training support

  • Social Studies - PD on History of Women's Rights, Constitution & Bill of Rights, Civics & Government

  • Social Studies - 3 online PD courses (Restorative Justice, thinking like a historian, Digital Citizenship)

  • Social Studies - Culturally responsive teaching course

  • Special Education - "A Mindful Approach to Teaching" summer PD session

  • Special Education - Online conference on dyslexia

  • TV/Video Production - Journalists convention - podcasting

  • TV/Video production - Advanced Adobe software techniques​

Classroom Supples and Other Materials

  • Bridge Program - books, workbooks and journals

  • Cornerstones - theraputic supplies and curriculum support

  • Evolutions - support for team building events in the Evolutions Program

  • Language - utility cart for moveable classroom

  • Languages - reference material

  • Science - molecular modeling kits

  • Science - scientific calculators for the science department as loaners

  • Science - biology reference books and classroom lab supplies

  • Social Studies - pocket constitutions

  • Social Studies - "Scantron" machine and supplies for automated marking of AP tests and others

  • Social Studies - student subscriptions to Upfront Magazine

  • Social Studies - cell phone parking lots and other supplies for classroom use

  • Special Education - subscription to Newslea

  • Special Education - headphones for students

  • Special Education - subscription to Scholastic Action

  • TV/Video Production - gifts for student winners of the film festival

  • Various - Breathalyzers for use before social events​

 
Student Initiatives

  • Quiz Show Club - game show controller and buzzers

  • Woodworking Club - supplies to build a carpetball table

  • Senior Project - materials for a clay sculpture

  • STEAM team - materials for summer program for elementary kids​

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