Magnolia, Tomball Education Foundations Award Over $160K in Grants to Teachers

In Magnolia ISD, the Magnolia Education Foundation awarded 13 grants totaling over $63,000 to teachers at seven of the district's campuses. (Lizzy Spangler/Community Impact)

The Magnolia and Tomball education foundations collectively awarded over $160,000 in grants to teachers to fund projects in their classrooms.

In Tomball ISD, the Tomball Education Foundation awarded 29 grants totaling $100,948 to educators on 15 of the district’s campuses and its central office department, according to a Feb. 13 news release.

Some of the projects set to be funded by the grants include a book vending machine at Rosehill Elementary, 3D printers in the art classrooms at Oakcrest Intermediate School and a wind tunnel system to help students learn aerospace engineering at Tomball Memorial High School.

Since 2018, the TEF has awarded over $270,000 in grants to Tomball ISD employees, according to the news release.

In Magnolia ISD, the Magnolia Education Foundation awarded 13 grants totaling over $63,000 to teachers on seven of the district’s campuses, according to a Jan. 31 news release.

Some of the projects set to be funded by the grants include a teen-oriented makerspace area at the Magnolia West High School library, xylophones, keyboards and ukuleles at Williams Elementary and a book vending machine at Bear Branch Intermediate School.

Formed in 2001, the MEF has awarded over $1 million in grants to Magnolia ISD employees, according to the news release.

Courtesy of Tomball/Magnolia Community Impact
Original Article By Lizzy Spangler | 
Updated 

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