Classroom Education Grants

Yearly the Lester Prairie Foundation for Education awards a number of $500 grants to staff in the Lester Prairie Schools. Please look below for current recipients. Applications are due in the fall of the year.

2022 Grant Recipients

Morgan Hughes (Grade 6), Math Manipulatives

Terri Helland (Band), Instrument repair funds for Junior and Senior high instrument rentals

Derek Litzau (Title I), Book bins for storage

Ben Machemehl (7-9 Social Studies), Current events game - Newz Brain

Chris Bayerl & Kelly Kramer (Grade 2), IXL program

David Rue (Elementary Music and 7-12 Grade Choir) Guitar replacement, instrument stands, Scales/Music posters, Percussion Gathering Drum

Members of the PBIS team (Positive Behavioral Interventions/Support team), Positive behavior incentives and supplies

Helen Lester (Preschool), New seating, Felt board sets, New board games, Cushioned Chair set with table

Emma McCleary & Hannah Boger (Grade 3), Educational Manipulatives

Angelica Biondo (K-12 Art), Art Supplies and Rolling art display rack

Rachel Stender (10-12 Social Studies), Large whiteboard for classroom

Blaine Walstrom (10-12 Science), Physics Lab timers

Jan Smith (Kindergarten), Legos, Magnetics tiles and figures, Playfoam sand, thinking putty, pencil grips and fidgets

Hannah Boger (Grade 3), Brain POP & Brain POP Jr. Subscription and Growth Mindset book collection

Brian Malady, (Elementary Special Education), Locking file cabinets 



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