Southborough Schools Win C9 Mini-Grants

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Schools in Northborough and Southborough recently received a number of mini-grants from the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce. Photo Credit: File photo

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. —Several educators from Northborough and Southborough schools were recently awarded mini-grants from the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce.

The grants were announced at a breakfast last month and were made possible by funding from local individuals, businesses and corporations. All told, the Chamber awarded 19 mini-grants to area schools totaling $6,449,92.

Northborough-Southborough Superintendent Charles Gobron, who attended the breakfast, said he was pleased with the results.

"These grants help," Gobron said. "I'm pleased that the teachers write them and that so many receive them."

The following is a list of grants that were awarded to the district:

  • "Let the Fun Begin!" Marisa Marzilli and Amanda Sharpe, Proctor School, Northborough
  • "Copying the Masters!" Dominique LePaul, Melican Middle School, Northborough
  • "Journey to Jo'Burg: A Struggle for Freedom and Dignity," Gretchen Bean and Jennifer Callaghan, Melican Middle School, Northborough
  • "The Quest for Knowledge and Wellness: Geocaching" Patricia Rollins, Lincoln Street School, Northborough
  • "Score! Kick-Off with Storytelling" Lori Miller, Proctor School, Northborough
  • "Getting in the Zone: Self-Regulation & Emotional Control for a Productive School Day" Kim Spiliakos and Carolyn Swenson, Zeh School, Northborough
  • "Caching in on History" Mary Anne Jezierski, St. Bernadette School, Northborough
  • "Reflections of our School Days" Christine Hall and Maria Mihalek, Proctor School, Northborough
  • "Enriching the Mathematics Curriculum" Christine Lincoln and Nancy Pojani, Melican Middle School, Northborough
  • "Let Your Voice Be Seen" Teresa Dillenkoffer, St. Bernadette School, Northborough
  • "Investigating Topography Using GPS and GIS" Lori Gompf, Trottier Middle School, Southborough

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