P.O. Box 262 • Barrington, IL 60011

2013 Recipients
Project NameApplicantSchoolGradeCostNotes
Literary Feast:  Hough Book ClubMary MarksHoughK-5$1,500.00Award winning books for summer reading club
Independent Learning Station MaterialsDebbie Scanlon Margaret MillerGroveK$1,392.00Learning carpets, reader theatre, leveled books, magnet boards
Enriching Math SkillsLaura HeathLinesK-5$1,500.00Math Games and Manipulatives
Document Cameras for MathAmy RolainLinesK-5$1,270.00Two document cameras
Engaging Students in non-fictionKirby AndlerBMS-Prairie6$855.00Non-fiction books for 6th graders
P.E. Weight CourseTim NorwoodBHS11,12$750.00Training bands/Tubes
Health Ed Reading InitiativeCindy GuerreroBHS10$733.00Supplemental Health books
   Total Due:$8,000.00 
2011 Recipients

Project Name Applicant School Grade Notes
Award Winning Info Linda Lasik/Patti Hecker Sunny Hill 4,5 Flip Video Cameras to record Book Trailers for Illinois Book Award books.
Walking School Bus Mary Anne Wesoloski Sunny Hill K,1,2,3,4,5 Encourage Sunny Hill students to walk to school safely for exercise and good health.  Parent volunteers would "pick up" students at designated stops and walk them to school as a group.
Explore Barrington Mary Marks Hough 3 Digital cameras to document and explore Barrington…to be used in conjunction with Social Studies projects.
Physics Wind Turbine Matt Gelon BHS 9,10,11,12 AP Physics students to build a wind turbine, in conjunction with Woods classes, to produce and analyze electricity.  
TI Navigator Ernest Lane BHS 9,10,11,12 Texas Instruments System for interactive lessons to be downloaded to each student's TI calculator from this navigator.
Pathways Photos Stephanie Hargreaves BHS 9,10,11,12 Photo paper and film for Pathways students to express themselves creatively.
Latino Summit Monica Barreiro BHS 9,10,11,12 Latino Summit at Harper with northwest suburban high schools.  Goal is to improve achievement among Latino students.
Tech to Empower Learning Becky Banach Grove 2,3,4,5 Six Flip Video Cameras and tripods for projects.
Flip for Music Alison Rohrback All 8 elementary schools 1,2,3,4,5 Flip Video Cameras to record music in classrooms.
Visual Literacy Denise Gustalli Early Learning Center Pre-K Document Camera for ELC

2010 Recipients
Project NameApplicantSchoolGradeNotes
Lines School GardenBeth Reiner AdlerLinesK-5
Modeled after Roslyn Rd.’s garden, create a garden for active application of math, science and social skills.
Improving Fluency & Comprehension Through Audio BooksAmy RolainLinesK-5
To improve fluency and comprehension by developing a high quality audio book collection.
iPOD Reading/Math ExtensionsDee GrandeSunny HillK-5
iPOD’s to help students with reading and math extensions for students who do not have access to these devices.
Connected Reading Through ListeningStacey LangRoslyn RoadK-5
Address the need of struggling readers with goals of improved reading ability, interest for lifelong reading skills.
Grove Ave. School’s 1st Vegetable GardenDr. Cindy KalogeropoulosGrove Ave.K-5
To teach the students about creating a healthy life by planting a vegetable garden as well as donate vegetables to the Barrington Food Pantry
The 3F ProjectAndrew BushSunny HillK-5
After School sports club to give students a chance to learn the sports that other students in the district have by participating in various sports; thus, allowing the Sunny Hill students a chance to make the BHS sports teams.
2009 Recipients
Project NameApplicantSchoolGradeNotes
Flip-ping Over FizxChris Smith, Damian SimmonsBHS9-12
Video camera to use with video analysis programs already on the computers
Geography Materials: Mapping

Mary Marks, Terry Skibiski

Google Maps Artist in Residency and maps
Special Olympics Team EquipmentShandra Nosal, Jodi SchoeckRoslynAll 12 grades
Training equipment and banner
Enhancing Communicative InteractionsJennifer SimonaitisWoodland All

Training courses to better communications between adults and students 

Ball ChairsKathy SpinabellaPhysical TherapyK-12
Therapy training and use at all schools to promote posture, focus, flexibility, strength, balance & coordination
P.A.L.S.Alicia BongiovanniBMS StationAll
Supplies for projects allowing student participation in community service to meet Illinois standards for Social Emotional development