Funded Projects

Click on the table headings to sort the projects. Projects that are marked as funded are either completely funded, or funded for the current year (see the description) but will need to be funded in future years.
If you are interested in funding a project or would like additional information please contact Karen Boehm at (920)426-3626, ext. 546 or kboehm@lourdes.today .

Funded Project Area Level Cost Additional Information
Funding in progress Restorative Practices Training Professional Development All $2600 Funding provides Restorative Practices training for teachers at all levels. Restorative Practices help schools establish cultures of mutual respect and learn ways to resolve coflict and address discipline situations more productively and less punatively. It also helps individuals become aware of the affect their words and actions have on others.
6th Grade Social Studies Curriculum Middle School $5000 6th Grade Social Studies text books and online materials
Thank you Ruth Nordhaus Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation SmartMusic Curriculum MS/HS $1300 SmartMusic is a subscription-based program that encourages practice, goal-setting, and assessment of performance. It works as an online classroom that can handle music assignments; provide practice tools, such as metronomes and listening examples; and assists students with preparation for concerts and solo/ensemble. It can be used to record and play back music and can even be used as an accompaniment tool.
US History Curriculum High School $4500 High School US History text books.
Thank you John & Patty Lorfeld IXL Science & Social Studies Curriculum Elementary School $281 Subscription for online program, IXL, for Science & Social Studies for Grade 3.
Partially Funded. Thank you West Pointe Bank, Oshkosh Coil Spring, Sawyer Creek Orthodontics, Winnebago Oral Surgery, Ascension Mercy Hospital and Bank First National STEM Sponsor Curriculum All $500+ Project Lead the Way's STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) curriculum is integrated in elementary through high school. Your sponsorship supports PLTW curriculum, professional development, technology and materials. (Teamwork Sponsor - $500; Innovation Sponsor - $1,000; Ingenuity Sponsor - $2,500)
Thank you Ed & Mildred Baar Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Fund Leveled Reading Books to support Benchmark Literacy Program Education Materials Elementary School $620 Leveled reading books (level A-G) are used in conjuction with Lourdes Academy Elementary School's Benchmark Literacy Program. Books help students develop reading skills with fiction and nonfiction books. 126 books are requested at a variety of levels.
Thank you American Chemical Society Flinn Scientific Electronic Balance Educational Materials High School $336 Electronic scale balance used for Chemistry classes.
K-5 Math Instructional Materials Curriculum Elementary School $7608 Text books, workbooks, and online access to math learning activities to enable our K-5 teachers to continue using these materials for math instruction
Pre-K Math Instructional Materials Curriculum Elementary School $2740 Text books, workbooks, and online access to math learning activities for our Pre-K students. This will be our first year of implementing Math Expressions materials at this level
Thank you West Point Bank Dave Ramsey Foundations in Personal Fianace Curriculum High School $1800 Teaching materials and student workbooks.
Math Expressions Teacher Training Professional Development Elementary School $3000 Provides training for teachers to execute the Math Expressions program in PreK-12.
Einstein Kits-Rocks & Minerals and Plant Growth and Development Curriculum Elementary School $400 Einstein Kits use inquiry-based learning and engaging projects to teach STEM principles to students.
Einstein Kits-Organisms Curriculum Elementary School $400 Einstein Kits use inquiry-based learning and engaging projects to teach STEM principles to students.
Einstein Kits-Life Cycle of Butterflies Curriculum Elementary School $400 Einstein Kits use inquiry-based learning and engaging projects to teach STEM principles to students.
Einstein Kits-Electrical Circuits Curriculum Elementary School $400 Einstein Kits use inquiry-based learning and engaging projects to teach STEM principles to students.
Einstein Kits-Land and Water Curriculum Elementary School $400 Einstein Kits use inquiry-based learning and engaging projects to teach STEM principles to students.
Thank you Ed & Mildred Baar Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Fund Battle of the Books Extra-Curricular Activities - Clubs Middle School $400 This extra-curricular middle school program gets students excited about reading through teamwork and friendly competition. Funding for BOB is used to purchase copies of books on the reading list.
2018/19 Thank you Mark & Kristen Lasky Career Locker Student Services MS/HS $1600 This comprehensive, easy-to-use careeer information website helps students plan for their future. The subscription is renewed annually.
15 Tablets for PLTW Computer Science Technology Middle School $2670 Project Lead the Way's Computer Science Principles curriculum teaches students 3D modeling, coding and app design with the use of tablets and computers. This new middle school course requires a set of 15 Android tablets.
Thank you Auction Donor 3 Tablets for PLTW Computer Science & 1 Ipad Technology High School $2670 Project Lead the Way's Computer Science Principles curriculum teaches students coding and app design with the use of tablets and computers.
Partially funded - thank you LABC Castle and Fortress Floor Screening Extra-Curricular Activities - Athletics Athletics $8000 The Castle and Fortress Gym floors will be refinished for a smoother, safer playing surface. ($4000 per gym)
Thank you PTA Rise Up & Sing Books and CD Mass Elementary School $3000 Song books used for elementary school masses and worship aids.
Elementary School Signage Maintenance Elementary School $500-1000 Signage to identify Lourdes Academy Elemntary School at each of the school's main entrances.
Elevator Maintenance Contract Maintenance MS/HS $600
Parking lot repair Maintenance MS/HS $6700 Fill potholes in front and back parking lot.
Scissors lift inspection & batteries Maintenance MS/HS $1000 Mandatory inspection and battery replacement on scissor lift.
Partially funded - thank you Booster Club Fence Removal Maintenance MS/HS $900 The fence separting the athletic fields and former CBO building (which is now gone) is in disrepair and need of removal. Thank you to Booster Club for funding half of this project.
Main Entrance Door Repair Maintenance MS/HS $1500 Repairs to fix malfunctioning door lock on one main entry.
Elevator Inspection Requirements Maintenance MS/HS $20000 Cost to perform mandatory inspection on elevator.
Stage Curtain Inspection Maintenance/Music MS/HS $400
Stage Area Electrical Work Maintenance/Music MS/HS $300
Choir Binders Education Materials - Music MS/HS $900 Binders are used to organize music for choir classes.
Thank you Ruth Nordhaus Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation Bongo Drums Education Materials - Music Elementary School $70 Drums are used to support music programming in the elementary school.
Magnetic Chromosome Karyotyping Class Kit Education Materials - Science High School $168 Using a printed, magnetic karyotype layout board and illustrations of human chromosomes, students prepare and analyze normal and abnormal human karyotypes.
Grow Lights & Bulbs Education Materials - Science Elementary School $150 Help keep the elementary school greenhouse up and running as students grown vegetables and other plants.
MAGtivity Tins Kit Education Materials - Science Elementary School $70 Magnetic tins and letters assist student with reading, spelling and literacy.
Barn Fan for Gym Equipment Elementary School $150 Large fan to keep gym cool while class is in session.
Name the Network Technology All $12000 Support technology by funding Internet for the year and you can name the network.
Wireless discs in classrooms & installation Technology All $10000 Wireless discs are being added in each classroom for more reliable coverage and faster connections. Help fund part or all.
Armory School Store Equipment Extra-Curricular Activities - School Store School Store $500 Purchase includes a card reader and stand with an iPad for electronic check out at the Armory School Store.
Silver Sword Awards Staff Recognition All $500-1500 Each year, a teacher or staff member from elementary, middle and high school is recognized with a Silver Sword Award for their exceptional dedication. The award comes with a $500 stipent for each recipient. Support our teachers and show your appreciation by funding the Silver Sword Award(s). ($500 each or all three for $1,500)
Thank you Ruth Nordhaus Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, Green Bay Packers Foundation and Baker Tilly Foundation Choral Risers Equipment-Music MS/HS $6500 Stage Right Choral Risers provide a sae and easily portable platform for student classes.
Partially Funded. Thank you John & Julie Kita, Col. Steve Gabavics, Chris & Holly Meidl and Karol Noone. Five scholarships needed at $500 each. Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarships Extra-Curricular Activities - Leadership Development High School $500-$2500 The Tomorrow's Leaders program helps high school students develop leadership skills and put those skils into action by serving their school and community. Approximately 80 students are currently enrolled. 10 of the top students from each grade have been selected to receive a $500 renewable scholarship. Sponsor a student(s) for $500 for the year.
Thank you Joe & Judy Kaufmann 3 Aquos Boards Technology Elementary School $7500 Interactive Aquoa Boards will replace outdated and non-functioning technology at the elementary school.
Chromebooks Technology All $225/each Chromebooks are used daily at every grade level to reinforce lessons and curriculum. There is an ongoing need for Chromebook repair and replacement.
Chromebooks for Knight Writers Technology High School $450 Two Chromebooks will be used by the Knight Writers in the Journalism class to interview, report and publish stories to promote Lourdes Academy activities.