Hayden Homes mini-grants fund 11 projects in Redmond School District


Thanks to the generosity of Hayden Homes, the Redmond School District will fund a variety of school projects through mini-grants, giving students greater learning opportunities.

This is the second year that Hayden Homes has handed out $10,000 in mini-grants to teachers and staff around the district.

Grant funding ranged from $250 to $2,000. This valuable partnership with Hayden Homes allows our educators to go the extra mile for their students.

The 2022 grants go to:

  • Obsidian Middle School art teacher Jennifer Moore, for a new kiln: $2,000.
  • Tumalo Community School fourth-grade teacher Autumn Curtis, for a fourth-grade trip to OMSI’s Camp Hancock: $2,000
  • Obsidian Middle School technology teacher Steve Randall, for soldering supplies to create a hands-on circuitry unit: $1,500
  • Ridgeview High School learning specialist Crista Kuehl, for window-washing supplies to create a job skills program: $1,000
  • Obsidian Middle School social studies teacher Linda Buck, for AVID field trips to Oregon college campuses: $1,000
  • Ridgeview High School lacrosse team’s Jessica Yozamp, for helmet recertification: $500
  • Terrebonne Community School third-grade teacher Tina Garcia, for science storyline supplies: $500
  • Redmond School District librarian Pia Alliende, for books from a visiting author: $500
  • Ridgeview High School assistant principal Amanda Haugan, for National Honors Society dues: $500
  • Ridgeview High School learning specialist & guitar club moderator Vince Giannini, for guitar strings, capos and tuners: $250
  • Obsidian Middle School math teacher Julie Bernardi, for the Rubik’s Cube Club: $250

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