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Norfolk Public Schools Foundation annual report given

October 11, 2018

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Public Schools Foundation is continuing to grow as an annual report was given Wednesday night at the Board of Education meeting.

Executive Director Sarah Dittmer talked to the board about scholarship numbers, grants, the staff campaign, and the upcoming traditions breakfast.

Dittmer said for 2018-19 they have $14,801 in classroom grants with the money being used for 36 classroom projects.

“Of the 36 approved projects we have one that is STEM learning activities, one that includes growing 150 tilapia fish, a project call mindfulness art and yoga, plus a social skills unit to be used for guidance time.”

Dittmer said they offer $61,000 in scholarships to graduating high school students as well as $10,000 in dual credit scholarships.

She said the 2018 staff campaign went very well as $23,195 was raised with 68% of the staff participating in it.

Dittmer said another big funding source they are looking forward to is the Traditions Breakfast October 25th.

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