A COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS

Projects Made Possible by SHEF:


  • Starlab an inflatable planetarium used regularly in all school buildings.


  • Walt Whitman High School’s weather station.


  • Video Projection System for the Walt Whitman High School’s Performing Arts Center, providing the capability for video conferencing, distance learning and multi-media presentations.


  • Enhanced classroom materials for the MSTe project in the elementary schools, a 5 year National Science Foundation Project to implement math, science and technology standards at the elementary level.


  • Construction of a Professional Quality Dance Studio in Walt Whitman High School.


  • Development of a Marine Eco-System in Walt Whitman High School to expand scientific investigation.


  • Purchase of AlphaSmarts – portable word processors for elementary classroom use.


  • Purchase of SMARTBoards – interactive computer monitors.  In 2006, fifteen were provided by SHEF for classroom use.


  • Installation of Rock Climbing Walls at Maplewood and Birchwood to supplement the physical education program


  • The purchase of IPad carts, each stocked with 30 IPads, for both Maplewood and Birchwood Elementary Schools.