The Foundation Giving Tree has arrived. Ask a board member how you can be included on the tree.
The Granton Area School District Foundation has recently formed with the purpose of "Making the Difference for Granton Education". Our Mission Statement Is: The Granton Area School District Foundation facilitates and oversee philanthropic operations for the Granton Area School District, enhancing the school district's ability with the best possible educational services.
Congratulations to this year's recipients of Granton Area School District Foundation Scholarships recently awarded as part of the graduation ceremonies. $ 1500 was presented to 2 students pursuing 4 year degrees and an additional $ 1500 was presented to 2 student pursuing technical college degrees. Recipients of $ 1000 each were Danielle Anding & Michael Meddaugh and Recipients of $ 500 each were Jessica Richmond and Page Vandeberg.
The Foundation has also awarded funding of nearly $ 10,000 to several teachers for classroom projects that included purchasing reading books and various art project materials, as well as, training and other professional development and field trip assistance. They will be awarding another round of grants this fall.
The 3rd Annual Sweet Treat Social will be held this Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Granton Community Center. It will begin at 7 PM with wine and beer samples paired with an assortment of horsd'vores followed by an auction of various sweet treats made by Granton staff and Foundation board members. Pre-sale tickets are available at Rogers, Citizen's State Bank and Granton School's District office thru Friday noon and they can also be purchased at the door that night. If you have any further questions please contact any of the board members. Please consider attending and supporting the Foundation and it's projects. If you can not attend and would like to contribute, please also contact a board member. The giving tree has arrived and will be engraved after the social, so now would be a great time to make a contribution,
Foundation Board Members are:
President - Wayne Kuhl
Vice President - John Richmond
Secretary & Treasurer - Courtney Schoessow
Member - Cheryl Steinbach
Member - Omar Young