Huntington SEPTA Donates Thousands for Mini Grants

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Huntington’s Special Education PTA has donated thousands of dollars to the district to cover the cost of ten mini-grant awards for a variety of educational items designed to improve students’ classroom experience.

Huntington School Board members accepted SEPTA’s donation to the district in the amount of $4,637.31 to fund the competitive grant proposals, which were submitted by teachers.

“We very much appreciate this generous donation,” Superintendent James W. Polansky said. “These grants will allow for some creative learning opportunities.”

The grants include:

• $143.95 to purchase ten isokinetic exercise disc/balance cushions.

• $610.37 to purchase balance sets, a mini-trampoline and Rotate-R.

• $442 to purchase a USB audio system for a SMART Board and a vibrating alarm watch.

• $569 to purchase sensory equipment items for use at Washington Primary School.

• $300 to purchase certificates for Apple computer applications for iPads.

• $750 to purchase a non-fiction “leveled library” related to the science and social studies curriculum.

• $425 to purchase sensory equipment items for use at Flower Hill School.

• $797.99 to purchase an iPad2 and AMDi iPad adapter.

• $599 to purchase a 16 GB iPad2, including a $100 certificate to purchase applications.

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