More than $25,000 in grants has been given to programs in the Sartell-St. Stephen School District by the Sartell-St. Stephen Education Foundation.
Fifteen programs received funds for the current school year.
Those programs are:
• At the high school: Saber Splash, Writer-in-Residence, Art-in-Motion, AP Programming, Model United Nations, Student Council Leadership Training.
• At the middle school: Sartell Middle School Academic Extensions, Wake Up SMS (weekly morning news show) and the Student Mentorship Program.
• At Oak Ridge Elementary and Pine Meadow Elementary: Art Club and Show, Kindergarten-Level Readers, Guided Reading Library and Elementary Academic Extensions.
• At Early Childhood Education: Motor Development Program and Building Language Together.
Since its inception in 2005, the SSEF has awarded more than $116,000 to programs in the district.
This year is another record-breaking year for the foundation and its successful fundraising efforts.
“The SSEF Board continues to reach record-setting goals,” said Kay Miles, chair of the foundation. “We owe our success to the outstanding support and generosity of our donors and volunteers who believe in our mission, which is to financially support leading-edge ideas and programs for the students of the Sartell-St. Stephen School District.
The SSEF is a non-profit organization. It is governed by a 16-member board.