Tag: Education

Teachers’ Closet Ensures Teachers Get Needed Supplies

Posted on Sep 29, 2022 by

The Teachers’ Closet Fund at the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation was established in order to ensure The Closet continues to receive funding, and carries on in perpetuity. As budgets have continued to tighten in schools, this is one way to alleviate some of the burden for teachers, who otherwise pay for classroom supplies themselves.

Using Music as a Teaching Tool

Posted on Sep 22, 2022 by

This school year, the fourth-grade curriculum within the Oshkosh Area School District featured a new unit called Full STEAM Ahead. STEAM is an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

Ripon Education Foundation Awards Students $39,000 in Scholarships

The Ripon Education Foundation (REF) has awarded a total of $39,000 in scholarships to 26 Ripon High School graduates. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Adam Banerjee: $1,000 – Ralph Quinney Memorial Business Scholarship Lucy Beuthin: $500 – REF Lottery Scholarship, […]

Foundation Awards Omro Students $58,200 in Scholarships

The Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $58,200 in scholarships to 30 Omro High School graduates. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities and community involvement: Bobbie Allison: $1,000 – Omro Area Scholarship & Education Foundation Scholarship Jackson Banks: $1,000 […]

Winneconne Foundation Awards Students $31,740 in Scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $31,750 in scholarships to 34 Winneconne High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 11 during the presentation ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Jacob Bartelt: $500 – D.H. McDonald Family […]

Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development

Posted on Jun 9, 2022 by

It’s not uncommon for preschoolers in Hannah Beduhn’s Head Start class to get upset. They might hit another person, throw a toy, or in many cases start screaming. “They have all these big emotions in their tiny little bodies, and they are still learning what to do with those feelings,” says Beduhn, a teacher of 3-year-olds at the UW Oshkosh Head Start Center in Oshkosh.

Fab Lab at Oshkosh North Expands Tech Education

Posted on Oct 25, 2021 by

High school students now have access to a Fab Lab, a state-of-the-art digital fabrication laboratory space, that had its grand opening on October 19 at Oshkosh North High School. The new space is aimed at better preparing students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Foundation awards $201,000 in scholarships to high school graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 190 scholarships totaling $201,000 to graduating and post-graduate students. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May. A grand total of $371,970 was awarded to over 300 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship & Education Foundation ($47,820), Neenah Joint School […]