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CEF Grants


The Cougar Ed Fund Board accepts and reviews grant applications during late fall. The grants are an opportunity for school community members to submit proposals that aim to enhance and enrich to the quality of experience for all of our students.  Grants can be submitted by any member of the Cougar Community so long as the beneficiaries are the students of Country Club Elementary, and all are invited to apply.

The Cougar Education Fund is prepared to grant a combined total of $5,000 to benefit our students.

An online form will be available on this website during the Grant Cycle (approximately November/December).

Grant Recipients

The Cougar Ed Fund Board reviews and approves grants at their November board meeting each year. Congratulations to all the recipients of Cougar Ed Fund Grants. Thank you to everyone who submitted a grant request, and to all of our parents for generously donating toward the Cougar Ed Fund throughout the year.


2016 Grants

Fourth Grade Teacher Peggy Loofbourrow received a $1,062 grant for a historical fiction library.

Physical Education Teacher John Hancock received a $1,290 grant for the Presidential Youth Fitness Awards Program and PE supplies.


Third Grade Teacher Kim Briggs received a $590 grant to implement flexible seating in the classroom.


First Grade Teacher Laurel Fagenson received a $795 grant to implement flexible seating in the classroom.


Office Manager Sherry McCarthy received a $2,223 grant for a laminator that will be used by office staff as well as all Country Club teachers during the year.


2015 Grants

Soul Shoppe/Peace Makers Coordinator Janet Ellman received a $500 for recess supplies to help peace makers encourage positive social skills on campus.

Occupational Therapist Grit Sugar received a $1,800 grant for occupational therapy supplies to be used by a variety of students.

Music Teacher Becky Jaffee received a grant to to purchase a rug for the music room, which will provide a comfortable place for students to sit during music class.

Fourth Grade Teacher Judy Garrison received a $630 grant for the Literably Program, a classroom tool used to monitor all of the fourth grade students' progress in reading.


Office Manager Sherry McCarthy received a $3,800 grant for binding machines that will be used by office staff as well as all Country Club teachers during the year.



2014 Grants


First Grade Teacher Kathleen Burdine received a $1,781 grant to implement a Classroom Listening Center, a valuable tool to help improve reading and comprehension.

Fourth Grade Teacher Janet Ellman received a $2,9995 grant for the Reflex Math Program, a game-based math program that helps students develop fluency with their basic facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Fourth Grade Teach Judy Garrison received a $480 grant for the Literably Program, a classroom tool used to monitor students' progress in reading.

Fifth Grade Staff received a $2,656 grant for teachers to attend the CUE (Computer Using Educators) Conference to stay informed about the best and most appropriate use of technology in the classroom.

Physical Education Teacher Jonathan Hancock received a $2,290 grant for The Presidential Fitness Program, which will allow Country Club students to participate in the nationally recognized Presidential Physical Fitness Award Program, and receive awards for various levels of accomplishment/recognition.

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