Spur Elementary took three grade levels of students on a field trip to Lubbock with a CFWT Mini-Grant for Teachers grant. Watch the video below with 3rd-5th social studies teacher Pat Hightower to learn more about the student's cultural experiences: To contribute to the Community Foundation of West Texas and help other local teachers through the Mini-Grants for Teachers grant, please click the following link: www.cfwtx.org/give-now.
With a Mini-Grant for Teachers from the Community Foundation of West Texas and Parkhill Building Community Fund, Kingdom Come Ministries expanded its support to 4 additional schools. The organization went from partnering with one school to five, four in Lubbock and one in Littlefield. Kingdom Come Ministries provides school staff with physical, financial, and emotional resources. The organization reported, "The teachers are drained of time, energy, and resources, many of them
Cathelene Thomas Elementary School hosted a community-wide activity on its downtown square with Mini-Grants for Teachers Grant from the Community Foundation of West Texas. The “Tigers Reaching for the Stars” event provided 5th-grade students and their families with an opportunity to see stars and planets through telescopes set up by teachers. One teacher said “Students were able to view Jupiter and Saturn fairly easy that evening.” Nearly 100 people attended the first “Tigers
The 2022 Clay R. Warren Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Plainview High School senior Sophie Cain. Sophie plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in public relations. While in high school, Sophie participated in activities including student council, cheerleading, and choir. Sophie has also spent time volunteering with PAWS Pet Adoption, Snack Pak 4 Kids, Meals on Wheels, and in the child care center of the First Baptist Church of Plainview. The Clay R.
Picnic and sensory tables were purchased by Post Elementary for outdoor learning opportunities with Mini-Grants for Teachers funding. See the video grant report with Crystal Osborn below to learn more! To donate to the Community Foundation of West Texas and help other teachers incorporate new learning opportunities for their students, use the following link: www.cfwtx.org/give-now.