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    Robinson Education Foundation awarded 10 "mini" grants totaling over $4,000 to teachers in RISD on December 14th!  Congratulations!

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    Grant Awards:

    • Rudy Hikey (High School) - Hover Over Me
    • Sarah Roster (Junior High) - Circuit City
    • James Hughes (Junior High) - Creating STEAM One Block at a Time
    • Amanda Fielding (Intermediate) - Brain Builders - STEM Kits
    • Kara Ficke (Elementary) - Jamming with Code
    • Lori Killough (Elementary) - Learning Beyond Me
    • Tara Collinsworth (Elementary) - Where do you work best?
    • Willie Thomas (Elementary) - Get Out of Rows and Get Flexible
    • Corie Oliveira (Elementary) - Learning without Limits
    • Mindy Hancock (Primary) - It's a Flexible LIfe


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    Robinson Education Foundation Golf Tournament 

    Friday, April 6, 2018 

    Cottonwood Creek Golf Course                              Registration:

    5201 Bagby Ave • Waco, TX                                  $100 per player  •  $400 per 4 person team

    6:30AM Registration • 8:00AM Tee-Time              Register by Friday, March 23, 2018


    Golf Tournament Flyer                                           To sign up online, click here.


    Celebration of Stars 

    Academic Recognition Banquet

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018                                             $25 Tickets

    6:30PM • Texas Sports Hall of Fame                      Opportunities to sponsor


    Celebration of Stars Banquet Flyer                         To sign up online, click here.



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    Rockets Go Wild 

    Saturday, June 2, 2018 • 5:30PM

    Cameron Park Zoo    $15 Tickets

    Includes: Dinner, DJ, Photo Booth, and Silent Auction 

    Rockets Go Wild Flyer         To sign up online, click here.


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    Color Run Flyer               To sign up online, click here.


    The Robinson Education Foundation now accepts gifts online!

    Give the Robinson Education Foundation a HIGH 5 and donate today!

    The Robinson Education Foundation invites you to join the community to support the foundation's programs such as innovative teacher grants and recognition of academic achievement and teaching excellence.

    In honor of the 5th anniversary of the Robinson Education Foundation, GIVE 5 to REF today!

    Download a giving form today - GIVE 5 Flyer OR Give online now - here

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    Teacher Grants February 2017   
     The Robinson Education Foundation awarded 9 teacher grants totaling over $20,000 to RISD teachers on February 16! Congratulations!
    • Jodi Gates (Elementary) - There is more to Reading than Meets the Eye
    • Amy Thomas (Elementary) - Optimal Learning with Osmos
    • Jennifer Traudt and Debra Matus (Elementary) - Radically Raising Reading Rigor
    • Cinda Keane and Elizabeth Wechter (Intermediate) - Take It Outside...The Learning, That Is!
    • Josh Porter (Intermediate) - Beginners "Pluck"
    • Brad Settles, Willie Thomas and Mike Hinton (Junior High) - It's a bird, it's a plane, it's art history explained!!!
    • Mike Hinton (Junior High) - Square and Precise
    • Sara Jones and Kimm Mawhirter (Junior High and High School) - Set the Stage
    • Krystal Michal and Wylie Gore (District) - Expanding Percussion Possibilities
  • Robinson Education Foundation - Recognizing Students & Staff in RISD
    • 501(3)c non-profit charitable organization funded by contributors for grants on all campuses and academic recognition programs
    • Since 2012, the Foundation has awarded over 83 grants totaling over $130,509.
    • The foundation holds several events throughout the year including: a Golf Tournament, a Celebration of Stars banquet where RHS distinguished students are recognized and honor staff members, a Fun Run/Color Run, RISD Coronation, and a Family Event at Cameron Park Zoo called Rockets Go Wild.