To date, JEFF has raised over $300,000 to contribute to enhance the educational and enrichment goals of Jamieson.
Below is a brief description of school-wide projects that JEFF has supported.
2015-2016 School Year
In March 2016, ours Grants Committee secured another $5000 from LOWES Toolbox for Education to support technology at Jamieson.
In October 2015, the JEFF Grants Committee was awarded $1,500 for microscopes for our new science laboratory by Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. We were also grateful to receive $600 from Byline Bank in support of the Summer Smarts Program to help a group of 8th grade students as they strive for academic success.
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2014-2015 School Year
The JEFF Grants Committee applied for and was awarded grants from Target to fund in-school cultural performances for all grades. They also received $3,000 from the Lois Lenski Covey Foundation to purchase 250 new books for the school library. In May we were able to raise $18,000 in the annual Walk-a-Thon .
2013-2014 School Year
JEFF spent approximately $15,000 to fulfill teacher’s wishlist to support common core curriculum, differentiated learning and technology. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, JEFF purchased 14 computers, 8 tablets, books, and class room supplies. In addition, JEFF sponsored a dance, movie nights, two book fairs and many other events. We funded after school programs. We also hosted the Illinois US Green Building Council for a Green Day of Service. We also hosted our Ninth Annual Walk-a-thon and our annual Fun Fair. We raised almost $40,000 through our grants and activities.
Teacher Wish List
Since 2003, JEFF has provided nearly $57,000 to fund teacher wish lists. With these funds, teachers have been able to purchase supplies and equipment to further the education of our students.
|JEFF has purchased mats and uniforms for Jamieson student athletes.|
|In 2007, JEFF funded the purchase of 30 new laptops and a mobile charging cart.|
|In 2004, JEFF contributed $30,000 to replace seating in the school auditorium.|
|In 2003, JEFF contributed $45,000 to replace all student school lockers.|