Includes continued funding of outdoor learning space
The nonprofit Haldane School Foundation on Sept. 8 announced its latest grants, including for an ongoing Outdoor Education Framework Plan. The 20-year-old foundation raises money with events such as its upcoming Prom Do-Over, scheduled for Oct. 4 (see haldaneschoolfoundation.org).
The list of grants for elementary school students includes $5,250 for Think Ahead Chess; $2,500 for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) for Every Child; $2,212 for Sensory Path/Fit and Fun Playscapes; $2,000 for a school musical; $1,650 for Chef in the Classroom; $1,250 for a Hudson Highlands River of Words workshop; $850 for a field trip to Albany; and $600 for Tea Town Reservation estuary investigations.
At the high school, the foundation awarded $3,089 to buy five iPads for the history department; $2,800 to support a Model U.N. trip to the University of Connecticut; and $2,500 for the foreign-language immersion program.