2024 Grant Recipients!

The ISD 88 Foundation is proud to announce the 2024 Eagles Extravaganza Grant Recipients. The Foundation was able to award three grants for a total of almost $20,000!

STEAM Bee-Bots Coding

STEAM Bee-Bots coding to Angela Hoek and Washington Learning Center for $4,955.09. This grant will provide Kindergarten students with an interactive introduction to the basic programming principles of coding.
WLC Media Specialist and Technology Teacher Angela Hoek poses with one of the Bee-Bots along with WLC Principal Dawn Brown and ISD 88 Foundation Board Member Lisa Besemer.

Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine

Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine to Heidi Wilker and Jefferson Elementary for $7,739.00. This grant will provide Jefferson students the opportunity to earn Inchy Book tokens that can be used to purchase their very own book from the book vending machine.
Jefferson Media Specialist Heidi Wilker is pictured with ISD 88 Foundation Board members Mike Benz and Abby Swenson. The Foundation would also like to thank Pete and Linda Neigebauer for their donation to Inchy’s Bookworm Vending Machine.

Shake, Rattle, and Roll Your Way to Coding

Shake, Rattle, and Roll Your Way to Coding to Vickie Tambornino and New Ulm Middle School for $6,979.80. This grant will provide New Ulm Middle School students with coding robots (Ozobots, Ollies, and Spheros) to continue their programming and coding education at the middle school level.
New Ulm Middle School Media Teacher Vickie Tambornino is pictured with ISD 88 Foundation Board Member Jim Pearson.