P.O. Box 262 • Barrington, IL 60011

Below are listed the Helping Hand grants awarded for Fall 2013 by the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation.  Congratulations to all the applicants!
Project Name Applicant School Grade Amount Description
1st Graders Fly Forward in Literacy Blackowicz/Beckan/ Long Grove 1 $500 Advanced Leveled Books
Elevated Guided Reading Jennifer Siegel and 2nd grad team Grove 2 $465 Advanced Leveled Books
Kindles for Hard to Reach Reader Rebecca Barach Grove 2-5 $439 Kindles for Library
Patricia Polacco Books Bowden/Gillespie Grove 3 $500 Books for 3rd. Gr. Writing instruction
Creating Innovators: A Makerspace Club 4th and 5th Grade Team Grove 4, 5 $500 Tools and equipment
Libraries Got Game Mary Marks Hough K-5 $500 Educational Games/Puzzles
MP3s for Ariculation Mastery Deidre Dobbels Hough Speech $297 MP3 players 
Series Extensions Valerie Baartz Countryside K-5 $500 Books for library
Stronger, Faster, Smarter Kids Andrea Evelo Lines K-5 $449 Fitness equipment
Art to Go Elizabeth Bure Sunny Hill K-5 $500 Art kits to take home
Real Life Math--Coming Alive with Food Kinnamon/Escalante Sunny Hill 3, 4 $500 Food for math problems
Little Free Library Spanish Books Lori Ford Sunny Hill K-5 $500 Books in Spanish
Junior Great Books--Added Differentiation Lori Ford Sunny Hill 2, 3 $495 Junior Great Book materials
MORE Kindles for the Library Nancy Wadin Sunny Hill K-5 $500 4 Kindles
Higher Level Books in Spanish Denise Lodes Sunny Hill 1 $500 Books for classroom
Photojournalism supplies Nirda Derose Sunny Hill K-5 $300 Printing and batteries
iPad Initiative Joslyn Katz Sunny Hill 5 $500 eBooks
Social Studies Picture Books Kanle/Howard Prairie 6 $500 Books and shelf for classroom
Cross Cultural/Sp. Ed Library Peggie Aliperta Prairie Special Ed $500 Books for classroom 
Color, Sound and Movement to Aid Literacy  Kathleen Hempel Station 6-8 $100 iPod --partial 
Classroom Library Nick Yeager BHS At Risk $500 Books and shelf for classroom
Kindles Transform BHS Janet Anderson BHS 9-12 $500 4 Kindles