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SHEF Innovation Grants Awarded

February 06, 2017


The Spring Hill Education Foundation recently awarded Innovation Grants to teachers in the Spring Hill School District.  This new initiative provides funds for innovative learning opportunities in the classroom. If the new initiatives are successful they will be implemented in other classrooms across the district.  Six teachers in three schools received grants for up to $1,000 each.

Congratulations to

Kaitlin Shelton, 4th Grade Teacher at Wolf Creek Elementary School, STEM Bins

Daneen Hollern, Special Education Teacher at Wolf Creek Elementary School, Stand-up Desks

Kelsie Proehl, 1st Grade Teacher at Spring Hill Elementary School, OSMO Explorer Kits

Suzan Wolf, 2nd Grade Teacher at Spring Hill Elementary School, BreakoutEDU

William Meier, Science Teacher at Spring Hill High School, Anatomy in Clay Exploration

Janet Ward, FACS Teacher at Spring Hill High School, Empathy Belly Simulator

“We are excited about this new opportunity for our teachers,” says Chad Lewis, SHEF Board President.  “They work hard to provide an exceptional education for our students, and we are pleased to provide them with additional tools for student success.”

The Spring Hill Education Foundation’s mission is to enhance the extraordinary educational opportunities for students, staff and patrons of the Spring Hill School District.  Currently, the Spring Hill Education Foundation awards ten scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education.  Funds for student scholarships and teacher grants are raised at the Annual SHEF Golf Tournament (next event May 1, 2017) and the Annual State of the District Breakfast.

If you are interested in making a donation to the Spring Hill Education Foundation, please visit or contact Misty Eytcheson at or 913-592-7200.

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