Targeted Donations

  • WDOT RADIO ($22,000)

    Dot and Ed Slade

    This began as a donation to establish a high school radio station and has quickly become a part of the fabric and culture of Schreiber High School. The radio station is a vibrant club where students learn programming and development. There are currently two broadcasting classes that utilize the facility. Students can often be found at the sound board recording and creating shows for entertainment and promoting events. Tune in to www.portradio.org to hear some of the latest programming.

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  • The Slade Performing Arts Center ($28,000)

    Dot and Ed Slade

    Thanks to a substantial donation, Schreiber students and the rest of the high school community are able to use a smaller “black box theater” space for performances and other classes. This theater has become a home for the Young Playwrights Club and is often used for dance and music classes as well as vocal instruction, small productions and other events.

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  • DOTv ($62,000)

    Dot and Ed Slade

    The Schreiber TV studio began as a club and
has now been incorporated into the high school curriculum. Students can enroll in classes like Sound Production, Film and Television Production and Digital Video Production. This state-of-the-art facility has the technology which allows students to bene t from learning all aspects of writing, recording and reporting, in front of and behind the camera. DOTv has become an integral part of the Port Washington community as many organizations count on these talented students to create video and report on local events.

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  • The Digital Learning Center ($40,000)

    Jaimee and Dan Loewy

    The Digital Learning Center is a dynamic workspace and resource for students and faculty to use the most current equipment and technology including various laptops, desktops, interactive whiteboards and new modular furniture that creates collaborative and moveable work spaces. The DLC is home to the Writing Center and the Girls Who Code Club. Students, classes, and staff utilize the room for online learning, virtual eld trips, telecommunication, collaborative projects, and a host of other educational experiences.

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  • Robotics at Weber ($25,000)

    The Mildred and Sidney Edelstein Foundation

    All middle school students are exposed to the growing field of robotics in a deep and meaningful way. This program integrates two robots, software for 20 user stations, and curriculum, along with staff development, into the technology classes for grades 6 through 8. The robots enable teachers 
to increase their ability to expose students to a variety of problem-solving skills, along with basic programming, making them better prepared to continue their studies through high school to college and beyond.

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  • A Cappella ($12,000)

    Robin and Vernon McDermott

    This exciting program gives students at both Weber Middle School and Schreiber High School the opportunity to explore the vocal aspects of
 a cappella music and the process of arranging and composing in this style. Students learn vocal fundamentals that are helpful to the choir and musical theater programs at both schools, and the a cappella groups will be featured at school and community performances.

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  • College Pioneers ($26,000)

    The Lucerne Foundation/The Rimsky Family

    This program increases awareness of post-secondary educational opportunities and provides college readiness skills in the first-generation 
and disadvantaged populations in the Port Washington school district, beginning in 7th grade and continuing through senior year. The program includes college visits, guest speakers, parent workshops, test prep and college application support.

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  • The Daly News ($5,000)

    The Mildred and Sidney Edelstein Foundation

    This initiative provides funding for an after-school newspaper club at Daly Elementary School for 3rd- through 5th-grade students who produce four editions of the school newspaper throughout the year. Using iPads and several free apps designed for the creation of original student newspapers, students learn all aspects of the process. The project includes the production of a weekly school-wide video newsletter, The Daly Weekly News, which informs the entire community about the exciting learning experiences taking place all around the school. Student reporters cover everything from curriculum to current events, and young writers research and create articles that engage younger students, sparking discussion and encouraging creativity.

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