CMS Foundation Grant Recipients

The mission of the Clovis Municipal Schools Foundation is to provide resources to enrich teaching, inspire learning, and enhance opportunities for all students enrolled in the Clovis Municipal Schools district.

Since establishment of the Foundation, private donations have made the following grants possible:

2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007

Total Funded: $193,034.68


2016


2016 Large Grants

1. Easy As PI--Gattis Middle School--$345.00
Dawn A. Gritters Nugent
2. That All May SEE--Marshall Middle School/SSC--$4999.85
Christine Houston, Susan Smith, Carlyn Hancock, Becky Johnson
3. Engaging With Technology--Arts Academy at Bella Vista--$4240.00
Christine Eisenmann, Shelly Grim, Christi Hartley, Jenn Wines
4. AFJROTC STEM MakerSpace--Clovis High School--$4999.85
Lawrence Fields
5. STEM Chaps Camp--Yucca Middle School--$3938.30
Loran Hill
6. Enhancing Technology in Labs--Parkview Elementary--$4978.56
Rene' Hedemann, Allison Craig, Jana Fields, Shannon Arredondo, Licia Westfall
7. Think-Create-Print-Repeat--Marshall Middle School--$988.32
Suzan Lundy
8. Interventions and Progress Monitoring--Barry Elementary--$4270.00
Sara Williams, Christy Hughes, Jennifer Queener
9. Inquiry Based Learning--Clovis High School--$1010.90
Kalynn Baldock

Total Award: $29,770.78

Fall Mini Grants

1. Silvia Miranda-4th Grade-Mesa
              $97.42-NM History Project
1. Silvia Miranda-4th Grade, Mesa
               Students will participate in an around the world artist study.-$97.45-
2. Krisa Engel-4th Grade, Mesa
              Students will participate in an around the world artist study.-$96.91
3. Mary-Cris Putz-4th Grade, Mesa
              Students will participate in an around the world artist study.-$98.94
4. Jordan Ferell-4th Grade, Mesa
              Students will participate in an around the world artist study.-$98.94
5. Jacob Shane Hill-Wood Shop/ 10th/11th/12th Grades, CHS
              Students will use wood burning kits to explore an artistic side of wood working.-$89.95
6. Chris Acuff-7th Grade Science, Gattis MS
              Protozoa classification set-$83.97
7. Jennifer Herndon-1st Grade, Mesa
              To apply understanding of living and non-living through classification and measurement, etc. by using live night crawlers and gummy night crawlers.-$14.00

Total Award: $580.16

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2015


2015 Large Grants

Grant 1 Enhancing Dibels in the Classroom
              Barry Elementary--$4270.00
Grant 2 Going Beyond with Kagan
              Parkview Elementary--$4999.00
Grant 3 I Need to Read
              Student Support SLP/Zia--$4849.85
Grant 4 Transforming Classroom Practice Part 2
              Mesa Elementary--$4957.00
Grant 5 Learning to Play in Learning to Learn
               Los Niños/Lincoln Jackson--$4835.82
Grant 6 Technology Enhanced Projects
              James Bickley--$4921.00
Grant 7 STEM Chaps Camp
              Yucca Middle School--$2703.80

Total Award: $31,536.47

Fall Mini Grants

1. Silvia Miranda-4th Grade-Mesa
              $97.42-NM History Project
2. Elyse Zalucki-4th Grade-Mesa
              $97.42-NM History Project
3. Cynthia Vinson-3rd Grade-Mesa
              $89.00-Creating Landforms
4. Amy Marshall-3rd Grade-Mesa
              $89.00-Creating Landforms
5. Lisa Davis-3rd Grade-Mesa
              $89.00-Creating Landforms
6. Claire Brewer-3rd Grade-Mesa
              $89.00-Creating Landforms
7. Dawn A. GrittersNugent-Resource Math-Gattis
              $87.05-TI-30x Scientific Calculators
8. Diana Galloway-Pre-K-Los Niños
              $85.27-Tools to develop fine motor skills in pre-school students
9. Corey Lucero-3Y Sped.-Los Niños
              $88.49-To help students with sensory exploration

Total Award: $811.65

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2014


December 2014

$4,229-Parkview Elementary
Common Core with Kagan

$3,564.35-Parkview Elementary
Green Team Solar Energy Investigations

$5,000-Yucca Middle School
Intro to Multimedia Presentations
$3,326.66-Mesa Elementary
Transforming Classroom Practice with Technology

$3,326.66-Barry Elementary
Bringing Technology to Elementary Classrooms

$4,953.95-Los Ninos and Lincoln Jackson
Communication Counts!

$600.38-Student Support Services
Student Magazine Library

Total Award: $25,000

This year, the Foundation added mini-grants to its grant program.  The following schools and applicants have received these awards:
CHS—Alan Fields--$99.20 for Model Aircraft 
CHSFA—Beatriz Ramirez--$95.16—Spanish Dictionaries 
CHS, CHSFA, MMS—Crystal Benfield--$100—Theater Makeup Kit 
La Casita—Claudia Baeza--$98.25—Owl Pellets 
La Casita—Kim Montaño--$98.25—Owl Pellets 
CHS—Clyde Davis--$100—Shakespeare DVDs 
Gattis MS—Jennifer Harris--$94.30—Science Kits 
Gattis MS—Adrienne Thomas--$98.94—Rhythm Instruments

Total Award: $784.10

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2013


October 2013

$3,050.55-Clovis High School
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Project
130 Students

$4,970-iPads for the Classroom
Choices Alternative School
200 Students

$1,465.00-James BIckley/Cameo Elementary
Destination Imagination
25 Students
$5,000.00-Clovis High School
Library Learning Commons
1,408 Students

$4,301.25-Clovis High School, Clovis High School Freshman Academy, Middle Schools
Rehabilitation Unit

$4,420.99-Yucca Middle Schools
STEM Chaps Camp

85-90

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2012


November 2012

$939.75-Cameo Elementary
Utilizing Sun & Wind Power in the Classroom
Mary Finfrock

$5000-Marshall Middle School
Put Your Best Foot Forward
(Middle School Transition Camps)

$9819.30-Yucca Middle School & Gattis Middle School
Jr. Wildcat Math Camps
(Middle School Math Camps)
$4240.95-Clovis High School
Project Cat Courtyard
Judy Uerling and Christina Drake

$5000-Mesa Elementary School
Successful Learning with NEO2’s
Second Grade Teachers

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2011


November 17, 2011

$4000-Yucca Middle School
$4000-Marshall Middle School
Instructional Coaches-Kristi Sparks-Medlock-Yucca, Mandy Carpenter-Marshall
Project-Jr. Wildcat Transition Camps

$4500-Yucca Middle School
$4500-Marshall Middle School
Instructional Coaches/Teachers-Kristi Sparks-Medlock-Yucca, Mandy Carpenter, Mary Ann Collings, Terry Pipkin-Marshall
Project-Jr. Wildcat Math & Science Camps

$2575-Clovis High School
Teacher-Corey Pickett
Project-Music Media Technology

$4000-Parkview Elementary
Principal and Instructional Coach-Christi Richards and Deborah Westbrook
Project-Kindergarten Kickoff

$429-Zia Elementary
Teacher-Rene Hedeman
Project-Student Electronic Portfolios

$995-Mesa Elementary
Teacher-Shalei Bennett
Project-Student Electronic Response System

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2010


May 21, 2010

$5000—Barry Elementary School
Teachers—Tracy Rucker, Christy Hughes, Donna Plummer, Debbie Lusk, Paula Lockmiller, Stacy Burdett, Cathy Langford, Dawn Hanks, Shalei Bennett, Karri Hatley, Gina Dorazio, Klisty Prather, Becki Bradley
ProjectFocusing in on Improved Instruction through Technology

$5000—Clovis High School
Teachers—Drew Hatley, Tristen Boerio, Deborah Davidsen, Don Sharer, Belinda Phillips, David Allison, Ken Cole, Carol Singletary, Linda Baldock, Charlotte Hamilton, Diane Turner, Darrel Ray, Debbie Woodard, Dinah McAlister, Gabe Apodaca, Buddy Lowrance
ProjectTenth Grade Dynamic Duos

$900.88—Lockwood Elementary School
Teacher—Sandra Santellano
ProjectWhat My Heritage Means to Me

November 19, 2010

$4751.00-Cameo Elementary School
Teachers- Dana Horne, Rita Small, and Diana Santellana
Project-An “Apple”a Day

$757.54-Parkview Elementary School
Teacher-Carrie Geisler
Project-“AVer” Think About Living with Prairie Dogs?

$5000.00-Student Support Center
Educational Audiologist-Rachel Lingnau
Project-Early Identification of Hearing Loss

$499.00-Lockwood Elementary School
Teacher-Allison Parkey
Project-Gear Up with Mimio

$4000.00-Yucca Middle School
Teachers- Mike Perkins, Maria Sierra, Kristina Roehrig, Kathy Gomez, Amy Garcia & Instructional Coach-Kayla Pipkin
Project-Put Your Best Foot Forward

$4988.13-Marshall Middle School
Teachers- Mary Ann Collings, Dustie Gonzalez, Luis Campoz, Donna Tivis, Terry Pipkin, Cary Webskowski & Instructional Coach-Mandy Carpenter
Project-Kitten Math Camp

$4946.00-Clovis High School
Teacher-Corey Pickett
Project-Music Media Technology

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2009


April 30, 2009

$1180—Ranchvale and James Bickley Elementary Schools
Teacher—Carol Littlejohn
Project—Destination Imagination

November 24, 2009

$997.86—Lockwood Elementary School
Teacher—Silvia Miranda
ProjectIt Pays to be Bilingual

$1, 850—Yucca Middle School
Teacher—Steven Stull
ProjectLewis & Clark Thematic Unit

$559.90—Zia Elementary School
Teacher—Rene’ Hedemann
ProjectNXT Mindstorm Robotics

$720—Mesa Elementary School
Teacher—Kristin Ardis
ProjectNettrecker

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2008


 November 21, 2008

$4994.70—Cameo Elementary School Upper Grade Team
Teachers—Cheryl Cunningham, Junea Hickman, Shawn Pelfrey, and Genette Moore
ProjectHands-On Mini Science Labs for 5th & 6th Grades

$3200—Marshall Middle School
Teacher—Elwanda Bell
ProjectStudent written and performed musical history of the American Flag

April 24, 2008

$5,000—Barry Elementary School K-3 Teachers
Teachers—Karri Hatley, Donna Plummer, Debbi Lusk, Paula Lockmiller, Tracy Rucker, and Gina Dorazio
ProjectImplement a new reading program

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2007


December 4, 2007

$2,779—Yucca Middle School Team 1
Teachers—Suanne Brewer, Norrie Maciel, Tresa Pond, Dennis Ray, Ann Sharp, and Deb Watters
ProjectArchaeology on the Eastern Plains

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