Teachers from all four schools in our district are encouraged to submit grant requests for innovative and enrichment programming. All grants are carefully reviewed by the LAEF Board and awarded based on various criteria.

Recent grants awarded include:

  • The McCarter Theatre Arts Grant

    High School drama students worked extensively with McCarter Theater professionals culminating in a wonderful live production of Romeo and Juliet.

  • Wellness Grant

    To further the wellness initiative at South Hunterdon Regional High School, state-of the art equipment was purchased for the Fitness Center.

  • Washington D.C. Class Trip

    Annual trip to Washington D.C. for the 6th Graders of West Amwell & Lambertville Elementary Schools.

  • Video Game Design

    Students designed a video game set to music.

  • Camp Counselor Training

    A training program for high school students working as counselors at the 6th grade assimilation program at Camp Fairview was initiated.

  • Festival of the Arts

    A multi-platform public festival at South Hunterdon Regional HS was established to promote and showcase visual and performing arts featuring our students.

  • Colonial Basket Making Workshop

    A visiting artist from Tuckerton Seaport Museum conducted a basket-making workshop while teaching 4th grade students about the history and importance of basket making in Colonial New Jersey.

  • iPAD Pilot Program

    iPads were purchased for 1st grade small group instruction which promotes technological literacy and integration.

  • Multicultural Language Program

    Students learned about the various Spanish cultures in the U.S., focusing on language, history and geography.

  • Planetarium

    The 6th grade visited the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium to supplement the new astronomy unit. They attended two shows: “Solar System Odyssey” and “Moons of the Solar System”

  • Inline Skating

    Pursuant to the South Hunterdon Wellness Initiative, LAEF donated funds for an inline skating program for middle and high school students.

  • Celebrating Diversity

    Roxey Ballet conducted an on-site unity, tolerance and diversity program for grades 3 thru 12.

  • Science: Light Absorption & Light Emissions

    LAEF purchased technical equipment to augment chemistry and biology programs.

  • Matilda on Broadway

    Chorus members traveled to New York City for a performance of Broadway’s hit show, Matilda, followed by a workshop with the actors.

  • Robotics

    LAEF supports the Robotics Club by funding competitions and equipment.

  • Architecture Workshops

    A series of architecture workshops focusing on math, science, engineering and problem solving skills. Students designed and built a bridge, a bird house, and Olympic structures.

  • Technology Boost

    LAEF purchased iPADS for use in the Special Education program targeting individual needs of students with visual, auditory, physical and motor difficulties.