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PRIORITIES

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College and Career Readiness
Graduation Rate
Literacy
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College and Career Readiness

ITEM   LEVEL*  

3rd Grade: pencils, folders, post-its, electric pencil sharpeners

NSS

4th Grade AIS: Athlete mentors from HWS; ways for NSS to use college resources to do research

NSS

4th Grade: ways for NSS to use resources of HWS to do research

NSS

Create an interest inventory of topics that community members would be willing to talk to kids about (Business owners, experts in a field, etc.)

All

Create partnerships with high school teachers that support their development

GHS

Empower/engage youth in community as volunteers

GMS, GHS

General Music: a Studio 49 Rosewood Bass Xylophone - 2000 Series ($1760)

NSS

Goal setting and conversations with youth

GMS, GHS

Innovative programming - International Baccalaureate, Project Lead the Way, Green Manufacturing

All

Mentorships with Community Members

GHS

Job shadowing opportunities

GHS

Opportunities to expand internship program

GHS

Public recognition of student achievements

All

Science Lab: 48 white lab coats ($475)

NSS

Science Lab: Grow Light ($600-$1000)

NSS

Technology: Document cameras

All

Television Station

GHS

Public Display Locations for Student Work

GMS

Weekend and evening intership/volunteer opportunities for students

GMS

Extra hands to work with our 4-H Club

WSS

Science Lab: used/new dishwasher

NSS

Funding for RIT Imagine Festival each May

GHS

Funding for Cornell Young Women's Science Day each April

GHS

List of scientists (and specialties) in the community who are willing and able to come in for a day or two to share their knowledge to tie it to CCR and current content.

GHS

English 11 and English 12 teachers would like binders, folders, crates and hanging file folders for student portfolios.

GHS

Experts on the following topics: Vietnam War, the Holocaust, Shakespeare and the English Renaissance, witchcraft/religion in the 1600s, multicultural literature, the court system, and the college admissions process.

GHS

"Teen Page" every other week that is written by local high school students in the newspaper.

GHS

CPR/First Aid training

GHS

Scholarships for medical/nursing bound seniors

GHS

Epson multimedia projector

GHS

Health Office: Complete LED Insta-Line Quantum vision screener ($1650 to replace broken equipment)

NSS

Senteo Interactive Response System-for SMART boards

All

Manipulatives for literacy and math - magnetic letters, small white boards, dice, playing cards, chess, mancula, dominoes, and storage containers for games.

WSS

Fieldtrip or performance support - offering to host visits or help with bussing - sponsor a grade level bus fieldtrip for $100.

WSS

Reading in and about the Real World Part 1 and 2 - The New York Times Upfront 30 subscriptions

GHS

Critical Thinking Through the News - The New York Times Upfront

GHS

Board games (Scrabble Jr, Twister, Cranium, Sum Swamp Addition/Subtraction Game, Connect 4, etc.): PAWS Night

WSS

Technology: Laptops

GHS, NSS, PreK

Technology: Smartboards

All, Pre-K

Community internet

All

* GHS: Geneva High School, GMS: Geneva Middle School, NSS: North Street School, WSS: West Street School

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Graduation Rate

ITEM   LEVEL*  

Health Office: Complete LED Insta-Line Quantum vision screener ($1650 to replace broken equipment)

NSS

4th Grade AIS: Math games

NSS

4th Grade AIS: Intervention Programs for struggling learners

NSS

Academic/Behavior/Crisis support

NSS

Aspira-http://www.aspira.org/

GHS

Badminton Rackets and Birdies (big ones for families to use in gym): PAWS Night

WSS

Bags to send items home with parents (Tops/Wegmans): PAWS Night

WSS

Build a "foster grandparent" program to help mentor students

NSS

Celebrate seniors in a very public way

GHS

Community Arts Projects to create a one of a kind school

All

Programming that connects education to outcomes

All

Create a multicultural resource team that can be enlisted to assist struggling students/family

All

Facility worthy of our children

All

Foosball/Table tennis table (PAWS Night)

WSS

Funds to establish a community-based parent-child-teacher homework help-tutoring and parenting workshop program; funds to support more enrichment opportunities for students

NSS

Housing rehab class

Kid workout DVDs (PAWS Night)

WSS

Materials to support new Common Core Learning Standards in Math

Parent/Guardian Support Groups

All

Physical Education: portable Smart Board, projector with a laptop

NSS

Provide incentives for students to stay in school

All

Community PAWS - consistent language throughout community. Community PAWS posters in businesses etc.

GMS

PAWS Donations - for prize patrol to continue

GMS

School supplies and gift certificates to support healthy family interaction with the school: taxi money for parent conferences, emergency health related assistance for broken glasses, temporary medication assistance.

WSS

Translation assistance

WSS

Employer interest in student success as demonstrated by asking about children's educational progress of employees, and support for parents to access parent conferences.

WSS

PAWS Night Support - PAWS Night is held Tuesday and Thursday night from 5-7. It is open to all our families for fun and educational programs.

WSS

PAWS Night buddy - Agree to be a buddy for a student whose family members are unable to attend. We will provide transportation.

WSS

PAWS Night transportation funding - We provide taxi rides for families without transportation. ($10 pp)

WSS

Bi-lingual Family Buddy - Help our English as a Second Language Families by participating with them in PAWS Night.

WSS

PAWS Night sponsor - $150 a Night will pay for the supervision and resources for a PAWS Night.

WSS

Community internet

All

Manipulatives for literacy and math - magnetic letters, small white boards, dice, playing cards, chess, mancula, dominoes, and storage containers for games.

WSS

Fieldtrip or performance support - offering to host visits or help with bussing - sponsor a grade level bus fieldtrip for $100.

WSS

Reading in and about the Real World Part 1 and 2 - The New York Times Upfront 30 subscriptions

GHS

Critical Thinking Through the News - The New York Times Upfront

GHS

Materials to support new Common Core Learning Standards in ELA

Board games (Scrabble Jr, Twister, Cranium, Sum Swamp Addition/Subtraction Game, Connect 4, etc.): PAWS Night

WSS

Technology: Laptops

GHS, NSS, PreK

Technology: Smartboards

All, Pre-K

* GHS: Geneva High School, GMS: Geneva Middle School, NSS: North Street School, WSS: West Street School

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Literacy

ITEM   LEVEL*  

Health Office: Complete LED Insta-Line Quantum vision screener ($1650 to replace broken equipment)

NSS

4th Grade AIS: Math games

NSS

3rd grade: volunteer readers

NSS

4th Grade AIS: Additional Reading Materials

NSS

4th Grade AIS: Geography Games

NSS

Build a list of "must have" books for given profession

GMS, GHS

Build library of books in Spanish

All

Build library of non-fiction materials

All

Color ink cartridges for library printer for build a book: PAWS Night

WSS

Community Reads program culmination conversation take place at the HS

GHS

Create a book club at the HS that contains challenge reads

GHS

Create a library of minority writers

All

Funding to sustain Mandarin Program

All

Headphones/ear buds

WSS

Funding to sustain Mandarin Program

All

Headphones/ear buds

WSS

Magnetic letters to give to families (2 sets per family to go with word lists)

WSS

Magnetic write again dry erase dice (PAWS Night)

WSS

Mobile Library - target low income areas

All

Provide books to students several times a year

WSS, NSS

School wide subscription to Scholastic for resources: PAWS Night

WSS

Share with HS community essential literacies for different jobs

GHS

Sight word flash cards (PAWS Night)

WSS

Spelling bee early literacy game (PAWS Night)

WSS

Supplies: Dry erase boards to send home with parents (PAWS Night)

WSS

Supplies: Expo markers (PAWS Night)

WSS

Supplies: Folders

NSS

Supplies: Markers, crayons, pencil sharpeners (to give to families to do activities at home with kids) (PAWS Night)

WSS

Supplies: Pencils

NSS

Technology: Ipads (PAWS Night)

WSS

Technology: Ipods (PAWS Night)

WSS

Reading & Math Buddies - volunteer weekly to read or play math games

WSS

Adopt a classroom library - donation of $100+ to support purchase of nonfiction books

WSS

Pen pals for students for authentic writing experiences

WSS

Lunch buddy - Sit with students modeling conversation at the lunch table. Read or play games when finished eating.

WSS

Geneva Reads books - Slightly used or new books for our Geneva Reads bookcase.

WSS

Funding for Bus Trip to Ithaca (either May or Oct) for the public library book sale

GHS

Scholastic Scope Magazine (85 copies)

GMS

50 copies of "Coraline" by Neil Gaiman and audio book for Children's Literature Class

GHS

Senteo Interactive Response System-for SMART boards

All

Manipulatives for literacy and math - magnetic letters, small white boards, dice, playing cards, chess, mancula, dominoes, and storage containers for games.

WSS

Fieldtrip or performance support - offering to host visits or help with bussing - sponsor a grade level bus fieldtrip for $100.

WSS

Reading in and about the Real World Part 1 and 2 - The New York Times Upfront 30 subscriptions

GHS

Critical Thinking Through the News - The New York Times Upfront

GHS

Materials to support new Common Core Learning Standards in ELA

Board games (Scrabble Jr, Twister, Cranium, Sum Swamp Addition/Subtraction Game, Connect 4, etc.): PAWS Night

WSS

Technology: Laptops

GHS, NSS, PreK

Technology: Smartboards

All, Pre-K

Community internet

All



* GHS: Geneva High School, GMS: Geneva Middle School, NSS: North Street School, WSS: West Street School

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Volunteer/Supplies/Direct Donation

ITEM   LEVEL*  

Help fundraise and participate for special projects

All

Instrumental Music: good, used instruments or funds to purchase more (and repair some) so all students can participate

NSS

Ten frame tower set: PAWS Night

WSS

Wii & 4 controllers: PAWS Night

WSS

Classroom snack program to provide healthy snacks - fresh fruits, carrots, pretzels... $25 a week.

WSS

Food for healthy snacks (PAWS Night)

WSS

* GHS: Geneva High School, GMS: Geneva Middle School, NSS: North Street School, WSS: West Street School

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Contact

To learn more about Geneva 2020, contact:
Katie Flowers
Director of the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY 14456
(315) 781-3825
Geneva2020@hws.edu


Contribute

To make a donation to Geneva 2020, please complete the donation form. All checks should be made out to the GCSD with "Geneva 2020" in the memo.

Fill out the Commitment Form to indicate an area of interest within the Geneva 2020 model. That interest could match one or more of the projects outlined on the Geneva 2020 Priorities list, or it could indicate a general range of expertise that could be of use to the Geneva City School District.