SCPS announces grant recipients

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Shenandoah County Public Schools announced the recipients of grants for 2024 from the Moore Educational Trust.

In total, nine grants were awarded for nearly $180,000.

Mountain View High School and Massanutten Regional Governor’s School were awarded $65,300 to implement a functional, accessible, and sustainable living watershed laboratory and outdoor learning space at the high school.

This will provide hands-on learning experiences for all grades and field trip opportunities for elementary and middle schools.

$35,000 of funding will support the Shenandoah Education Foundation’s continuation of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library which currently provides over 1,300 children with books per month.

Signal Knob Middle School received $27,625 to construct an outdoor classroom built by Signal Knob FFA and Triplett Tech students.

Some of the other projects included virtual reality learning experiences, support for photography classes, and expanded music instruction.

A full list of awarded grants is available here.

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SCPS hosts 2nd Annual Showcase Education Expo

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Shenandoah County Public Schools will host their 2nd Annual Showcase Education Expo on Saturday at Mountain View High School.

The event will be held October 21st from 10 am to 1 pm and is free and open to all SCPS families and community members.

Musical performances from different school bands and choirs will be held each half hour.

Parent Academy Chats will be held throughout the day on a variety of topics including Discipline, Attendance, and Code of Conduct, Mental Health Resources, and College and Career Planning.

The expo will also provide free books, offer children’s activities, and more.

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