Awarded Grant Allocations 2023 – 2024

Academics

The Redwood Bark/Journalism Comprehensive program support to cover publishing and operations costs as well as a set of new cameras and scholarship grants for the all-class 2023 journalism conference in Boston.

Science Department Biotechnological lab equipment for the new Biomed course, magnetic molecular water kits for Chemistry classes, Physiology specimens, riggle generators for Physics and laboratory supplies for Living Earth and Physics in the Universe.

Math Department Geometry toolkits for every geometry student and five class sets of rechargeable graphic calculators.

Physical Education Storage carts and shelving for P.E. equipment, meditation cushions, and upgrades to the fitness room including new equipment, TVs and weight machines.

Special Education New classroom furniture to support small group learning and collaboration, job/life skills training through experiential programs including a restaurant take over and coffee station pop-up for staff.

SLAM (Student Leader Anti Racist Movement) Guest speakers.

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Program support including community building experiences and academic materials.

World Language/ELD Guest artists, dance/Samba performers and teachers of Spanish and Latin American heritage to bring real world connections into the classroom

Applied Technology/Commuter Science New computers, furniture and paint to revitalize the RHS Computer Lab as well as departmental program support including essential materials and supplies required for student projects.  

Arts

Drama Department Program support including guest artists and directors, professional theater tickets for drama students, and a digital theater subscription available to all students.

Music Department Program support including guest teachers and performers, a new drum kit, and hard drives and speakers to support music recording by our student musicians.

Visual Arts Program support for supplies and materials across all Visual Arts classes, MacBook Pro laptops, ceramics equipment including a new clay mixer, and additional display materials for the Spring Arts Exhibit.

Athletics

Athletics Department Funds to support the needs of ALL Freshman, JV, and Varsity teams including essential equipment, uniforms, tournament fees, and more.

Athletics Facilities A new permanent safety netting system for the football field. 

Student/Teacher/Admin Support

Library After-school Library Aide salary and funding for library remodel including new furniture, carpet, and paint (target completion of remodel = August 2024).

Field Trips Funds to provide transportation/bussing and entrance fees for class field trips available to all teachers.

The Wellness Center Program support and supplies including funding for part-time interns.

Peer Resource Funds to provide an Active Listening Coach.

Staff Professional Development Funding for teachers and staff to use towards district-approved professional development such as conference fees, registration and travel costs.

Counseling Department Display screen in the counseling office to allow for small group presentations and workshops.

College & Career Center College application fees for students in financial need.

Assessment Center Teacher stipends to provide additional adult-supervised time and space for students needing testing or assignment accommodations before and after school.

Student Intervention and Support Funding for student and staff trainings, incentives for student leadership, and attendance, and case management to support students that are struggling in school.

Clubs Additional funding through ASB to support financial requests from student clubs.

SMART Yoga Classes available to all students during SMART period through the Wellness Center.

Redwood Prom Boutique Supplies for the second annual Redwood Prom Boutique which provides free dresses, shoes, and jewelry as well as free tux rentals to students in need.

Senior Celebrations Funds to support our Seniors including the all class end of year breakfast, Roots Down event and Senior Yard signs for all! 

Staff Appreciation Funds to provide staff with refreshments at meetings and gatherings throughout the school year as well as Redwood gear to encourage connection and community.

Main office: New furniture to provide a more welcoming environment for teachers, parents and visitors.

Scholarships Funds to award need-based scholarships to graduating Redwood seniors who have shown remarkable character and determination as well as academic achievement.

See our list of awarded grants from the 2022-23 school year!