Tag: Celebrate Education

3D printer inspires future designers and technicians

William Davis, a teacher at Perry Tipler Middle School, was awarded a Celebrate Education grant last year by the Oshkosh Area School District Education Foundation for his “Design Your Own 3D Printed Cell Phone Case” project. This exciting project teaches students to play the role of a technician, designer, and manufacturer. Thanks to the grant, […]

Celebrate Education Grant Sparks Philanthropic Idea

Celebrate Education, an annual event that honors the educators, administrators and volunteers in our schools, will take place on March 19 at 4:30 p.m. at the Oshkosh Convention Center. One of last year’s grant recipients was Valley Christian School to purchase equipment for their Home Economics class. The new equipment has allowed students to create […]

Butterflies bring learning to life

Nick Mees understands that the key to teaching is making learning fun and come to life. As a Life & Earth science teacher at Merrill middle school, he was awarded a Celebrate Education grant by the Oshkosh Area School District Education Foundation for Bedazzled by Butterflies in the Classroom, a program that used painted lady […]

STEM classroom creates young engineers

Celebrate Education, an annual event that honors the educators, administrators and volunteers in our schools, will take place on March 20 at 4:30 p.m. at the Oshkosh Convention Center. One of last year’s grant recipients was Webster elementary school to create a 2nd grade STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) classroom, which was headed by […]

Dedicated to education: Rudoy family continues legacy

Celebrate Education doled out more than $49,000 in grants to our communities’ excellent educators and schools on Monday (3/12/16) during an event attended by nearly 200 people at the Oshkosh Convention Center. A good portion of these dollars are thanks to the Rudoy family — four generations of which have supported education in Oshkosh for 20-plus […]

Feeling good: Our educators ROCK!

Nearly 200 people gathered for Celebrate Education last night the Oshkosh Convention Center – If you don’t know about this event, you should! It’s as feel good as they come. It’s about people helping children grow and become who they will be. And, hopefully they will become adults who will use their highly advanced skills (developed […]

Ukulele sparks students’ musical interest

“The excitement to play the ukulele poured out of our elementary students and even affected our middle and high school students as well.” – Beckie Lehman, Valley Christian School teacher Beckie Lehman understands the value of musical literacy. And as a music teacher at Valley Christian School, she has designed a new program to strike […]

School garden promotes leadership

“The students in our program were so excited to have the opportunity to lead their own project. They worked together in core classes to research, plan, design and budget for the school garden.” Second Chance students get experience using power tools, under supervision, while building raised garden beds for the school garden. OASD photo Teacher Ivy […]