Grants Awarded

Grant Recipient School: Oakmont Regional High School

  1. Robotics Competition Equipment

    For the past four years Oakmont’s Technology Education Department has held its own regional robotics competition. In order to grow our competition and involve more students and schools, Oakmont teachers David Landry and Greg Secino have teamed up with Vex Robotics and will now host a regional Vex Robotics competition at Oakmont at the end…MORE

  2. Oakmont Robotics Engineering

    The project is to continue the expansion of robotics engineering at Oakmont. We are leaping from 4 robotics teams competing in previous challenges to 22 robotics teams this year and counting. The number of engineering courses for next year has doubled. Plain and simple, we do not have enough vex components to provision the amount…MORE

  3. Meet SAM (Skills Assessment Manager)

    SAM is a proficiency-based assessment and training environment for Microsoft Office. It combines dependable web- based software along with an engaging user interface which provides maximum teaching and learning flexibility. SAM builds students’ skills and confidence with a variety of real-life simulations. In addition, SAM provides projects that educate students for today’s workplace. SAM benefits…MORE

  4. Oakmont’s Next Great Restaurant

    The purpose of Oakmont’s Introduction to Business course is to introduce students to the principles and functions of business. The various functional areas of business will be discussed: economic systems, forms of business ownership, small business, management, human relations, marketing, accounting, finance, and stock market.By creating a real-life, authentic learning project, students will establish small…MORE

  5. Oakmont Robotics Engineering

    The project is to continue the expansion of robotics engineering at Oakmont. We are one week away from our sixth robotics competition, and our second VEX Challenge. Next week, 150 students representing 24 robot teams from over a dozen different schools will come to Oakmont to witness the results of their engineering endeavors in a…MORE

  6. Spartan Bakery

    By creating a real life, authentic learning project, students will establish a working bakery (restaurant name, logo design), determine the food, bake the food, market and sell the food. Students will learn to do a cost analysis of their items, determine what the mark up will be on each item, as well as go through…MORE

  7. The Bone Collection

    A multi-grade, multiple course project designed to enhance the student learning experience through hands-on models and replicas versus traditional use of diagrams and pictures. Students are more engaged and are able to develop deeper understandings when model are available allowing for hands-on interactions. The purpose of this project is to acquire a collection of human…MORE

  8. Video Equipment and Curricular Materials for Teaching Social Skills

    The Adjustment Counselor and the Speech/Language Pathologist at Oakmont will purchase a digital video camera, tripod, workbooks and student materials for use in service delivery of social/emotional skill training within the weekly social skills group called Reader’s Theater. This project fosters academic excellence by going beyond the rules that pertain to expected and unexpected social…MORE

  9. Oakmont Alma Mater

    This grant will enable Oakmont music students to research historical facts about the school and the school district, create lyrics and work with a professional composer to create an original piece of music for Oakmont’s school song. Upon completion of the alma mater, music students will spend time rehearsing it. Then a performance and recording…MORE

  10. Student Expression on Stage: Fostering Creative Responses to Teen Social Issues

    This grant supplement funding already granted to the Drama Club by the Ashburnham and Westminster Cultural Committees. The money funds a one day visit to Oakmont by Dr. Ken Urban, a playwright from Harvard University, who will help students adapt their creative ideas to the stage around social issues such as bullying and substance abuse.…MORE