The Tipp City schools board of education accepted more than $11,800 in grants from the Tippecanoe Educational Endowment during the board’s December meeting.
The grants were:
Nevin Coppock Elementary: $1,071 for kindergarten Aullwood visit and $1,180 for Reading for All for grades K-1 students
Broadway Elementary: $1,200 for Johnston Farm third grade field trip; $93 for Bouncy Bands; and $523 for Giving Art a Voice- Dayton Are Institute field trip for grades two and three.
L.T. Ball Intermediate: $1,113 for increased movement in classroom (desk cycles); $1,000 for COSI field trip, fifth grade; and $1,000 Columbus Art Museum field trip for fifth grade.
Tippecanoe Middle School: $1,200, Update iPads.
Tippecanoe High School: $870, Inferno literary journal and $1,200 for Tiny House project.
The above grants were approved for immediate distribution.
Approved for future distribution were two requests. They were:
Tippecanoe Middle School: $175, Living the Dream, One Pen at a Time.
Tippecanoe High School: $1,200, 2017 state Science Day registration.
The board also accepted a $1,000 donation to the schools from the Armstrong family. Superintendent Gretta Kumpf said the family is a strong supporter of the district, which is appreciated.