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Making a Difference

Elmhurst D205 Foundation Elmhurst District 205 Foundation
For Innovations and Enhancements that Advance Educational Excellence

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Making a Difference

Since 1989…
  your support resulted in nearly
$1.7 million educational enhancements 

to District 205 schools!

Strength in Numbers Strengthening students' ability to understand, engage, compute, apply & problem solve in Math through scientifically based instruction and instructional enhancements, like state of the art graphing calculators.

 Art Room of the Future

Art Room of the Future  A SMART board & 3 iPads bring technology & art together for a unique, interactive approach to instruction & enrichment.



Modeling the Molecular World II 3D molecular modeling kits make the world of molecules tangible & r00elevant to students, sparking curiosity in the rapidly expanding fields of molecular bio-science.

Modeling the Molecular World II Thiems Grant

Simulating Healthy Learning  A giant obstacle course that recreates the four chambers of the heart & circulatory systems allows students to "journey through" the learning experience.

TAPit Touchscreen Theims Grant

Providing technology resources  give students access to 21st century learning. Software subscriptions, like BrainPop, iPads for speech interventions and occupational therapies, TAPit touchscreens in special education classrooms, Media:scape Learning Labs and Chrome books to support district Mobile Learning Implementation and 1:1 computing are enhancements making a difference!

Looking Back & Preparing for Future  Creating hands-on experiences in the Biology lab extracting mitochondrial DNA for researching family ancestry.

Education Begins with Reading  Improving reading comprehension strategies through the purchase of fiction and non-fiction books, state of the art software, & targeted intervention programs.

Building Complex Circuits in Physics - York Grant

Complex Construction  Providing hands-on learning through the construction & analysis of simple & complex electrical circuits in Physics.


Learning Electricity is a Snap  Enhancing elementary learning with hands-on creation of circuits that demonstrate different uses of electricity.

Developing Citizenship  Enhancing student, staff & community connections through the hands-on experience of planning, implementing & maintaining a diverse ecological environment. Diversity Garden Churchville

Study Skills Academy

Study Skills.jpg Improving academic achievement in a structured environment outside of the classroom  Every K-8 school has the opportunity to receive funding to address the academic needs of their students with instruction in specific curricular areas, assistance with homework completion & recovery, as well as help in developing effective time management, organizational & test-taking skills.

Every $100 gift sponsors participation for one student       $2,500 funds one schools entire program

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