Grants of up to $300 are awarded by the PTSA twice a year for projects requested by school staff and student groups.
Next deadline: October 9
The PTSA applied for 3 ACE grants in November, 2020:
Mini-Grants Awarded in Previous Years:
Grants awarded fall 2019
Grants awarded for: Butterfly Garden, ERHS Bring Change to Roose Club, Garden Club, Ms Short & Ms Yearwood National council of Teachers Convention
Grants awarded fall 2017
6 grants awarded - for English books, art drying racks, drama festival, college summit, career day, frames for artwork
Grants awarded spring 2017
Social Studies books, National Geographic series called Brain Games for psychology classes, host sightseeing trip to Washington D.C. for Japanese exchange students, an illustrated lexicon for Latin classes, materials to help with SADD Shines Day, including sharpies, ribbons and post its.
Grants awarded fall 2016
Diverse Voices in Literature books, ROTC flight simulator, College Summit, Career Day food
Grants awarded fall 2015
Technology Education Dept. $300.00 for Finch robots
National Society of Black Engineers $300.00 to offset cost of NSBE convention.
Chemistry Department for $271.51 for magnetic boards for AP chemistry and honors.
Afro Sync Dance $125.00 to help with cost of dance uniforms.
Grants awarded in spring 2014
Pop-up tent for girls' rugby team - Ms Beers
Oboe repair - Ms Wagner
Buzzer system for It's Academic Team - Mr Miller
Music Theory Program for the guitar/piano classes - Mr Hawk
Parts, tools and equipment for the robotics club (see photo) - Ms Moore
Books to help teach algebra-based AP Physics - Yau-Jong Twu