6:30 PM Board Meeting
Gina Schweitzer and Keith Bogardus were awarded a $3000 grant from Dollar General that allows them to create a 1:1 classroom with Kindle Fire HD Devices. The grant money will also fund an online reading program that delivers leveled text to each student. Gina Schweitzer was also awarded a $1200.00 grant from Donor's Choose to purchase four more Kindles for her classroom. Gina Schweitzer, II teacher , Susan Andrew, BCS grant writer, and Kendra Cameron Jarvis, Cane Creek Literacy Coach, wrote these grants at the end of last school year. Thanks to Dollar General and other generous benefactors these students will have the opportunity to read thousands of books at their reading level on a digital device.
Cane Creek was one of two schools in Buncombe County that received all "A's" from NC prevention Partners for the 2013-14 school year.