PA Grants Program

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The PA Grants Program exists to support teachers and staff at CCHS in their efforts to enrich and broaden the educational experience of all CCHS students. We typically spend about a third of the annual PA budget funding grants that are:

 

• student-focused,

• meaningful, substantial, or rewarding for the student experience,

• consistent with CCHS goals,

• fiscally responsible, and

• unable to be funded via another source.

Grants are an opportunity for teachers to try something new, branch out, experiment, or expand a successful concept. The PA hopes to fund as many different teachers, departments, and new ideas as possible.

Featured Recent Grants

  • Spring 2021: Partners In Rhyme virtual poetry program in English classes

  • Fall 2020: Kami editing software purchased by the IT department to give written feedback to students during virtual learning. 74 teachers - almost half of the faculty - are using the software. Check out this video to see it in action!​

​Prior Year Grant Awards

  • Classroom reading libraries & board games for Spanish classrooms

  • Pottery wheels for the Arts program

  • A moving “Mindfulness Area” for all students

  • Guest speakers and cultural presentations during World Language Week

  • Access to the documentary “If They Had Only Known” for the Health & Wellness department to use in their Life Skills curriculum

  • Living history presentation for Latin and Roman History students

  • 2018 CCHS TedX conference

  • Monthly check-in breakfasts for the METCO program

  • Clawbot kits for Robotics classes

  • Anatomy in Clay” resources for Biology classes

  • From Here to There Fitness Exploration program for the Pathways program

  • Supplies for the school-wide Cornhole Tournament​

  • Many more (view the complete list of CCHSPA Grants from Fall 2017 - Spring 2021)

Useful Links

FY21 Grant Application 

FY21 Grant Guidelines

Expense Reimbursement Request

To learn more about the PA Grants Program, email grants@cchspa.org.

To support the Grants Programs, and other PA events, activities, and educational programs,

make a donation to our Annual Appeal Campaign.