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2016 Grants for Teachers

On Wednesday, March 16, the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. and Longview ISD hosted a breakfast for the 2016 Great Rewards for Great Ideas recipients. At the breakfast, the Foundation announced funding for this year's grant cycle.


Grant winners received funding from the Longview ISD Foundation ranging from $100 to $2,500 for innovative classroom projects and programs that will enhance the quality of education for all students in Longview ISD.


This year, the twenty-first anniversary of the Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program, $97,934.36 was requested through 55 grant applications.  The Foundation funded 24 grants totaling $42,202.06. The Foundation funded 15 elementary grants for a total of $27,634.55 and 9 secondary grants for a total of $24,567.51.


Since the beginning of the Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program in 1996, the Foundation has funded 626 grants totaling $626,468.20. These grants have enhanced Longview ISD’s academic programs as well as music, art, technology, counseling and guidance, career education, health and physical education, and character education programs.


For a list of this year’s grant recipients, visit the Longview ISD Foundation’s website at and click on Great Rewards for Great Ideas on the menu bar at the top of mkNJof the page.  Also, to see pictures of this year's Grants Giveaway; click on Gallery on the menu bar.


The following teachers at Forest Park Middle School received grant funding from the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. 


On Target for Life—We’re Growing

Grades 6-8, Physical Education

Marie Hall, Debra Byrd, Brenda Dalme, and Jabori Jackson

Forest Park Middle School


“NutriPlay—Moving Minds”

Grades 6-8, Physical Education

Debra Byrd, Jordan Price, Brent Sims, Brenda Dalme, Jabori Jackson, and Marie Hall

Forest Park Middle School