The Shrewsbury High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce

2016-2017

Grant Recipients:

 

SHS Community of Readers--Emily Bredberg, advisor

The students on the new Media Center Advisory Board meet virtually and in person to support the SHS Media Center.  One of their activities has been to compile a wish list of books to add to the collection; Members will vote to determine which titles will be purchased with the Alumni Association grant funds.  

 

Black History Project--Denise Satterfield, advisor

The Black History Committee strives to heighten awareness, celebrate cultural diversity, and foster an environment of respect.  The grant supported activities featuring this year's theme, Perspective

 

Nighthawks--Shari Fox, advisor

As part of the Senior Exhibition program, students created and produced a full-length original theater production based around the works of American painter Edward Hopper. 

 

 

SIT Team Tech - Team Summit--S

The Student Innovation Team provides technology assistance to staff and students at SHS.  The Summit, held on April 8, gave SIT students the opportunity to participate in and to lead workshops open to all teachers and students. 

 

SHS Computer Programming--S

Members of the Computer Club teach programming to students at Sherwood Middle School throughout the year.  Grant funds were used to purchase hardware to enhance the lessons. 

 

 

 

Rachel's Table and Project Linus--Patricia Crosson, advisor

Student members of ELNA (Education and Leadership for a Non-Violent Age) will prepare food and distribute it to homeless shelters through Rachel’s Table.  They will also make blankets to be given, through Project Linus, to children in need of comfort. Grant funds will help provide supplies needed to complete both projects. 

 

SHS Art Departmet - Visiting Artists--Shari Fox, advisor

Two practicing artists will each spend a day at SHS, giving presentations and conducting workshops for SHS art students.