Here's what Feelhaver Elementary students are saying about Makerspace…

“I love the work stations because they hold all of our robots and things."
Ellsie Cole, 2nd grade

“I like that we can be creative and imagine things differently."
Allison Utley, 4th grade

“I like to make things in the deconstruction center."
Adian Armstrong, 3rd grade

Gifts to the Fort Dodge Community Schools Foundation have helped put more than $11,000 into Makerspace, the next generation of library. Students make what they read come to life using robots, coding devices and building materials.

Projects Funded by the Foundation

Spring of 2018

Fall of 2017

  • $7,092 for English Language Arts books for all 1st grade students
  • $4,600 for Makerspace equipment for the Duncombe Elementary School Library
  • $4,450 for Metalworking Machinery for the Industrial Technology Program at Fort Dodge Senior High
  • $500 for the SMART Program at Butler Elementary School

Spring of 2017

  • $5500 for iPads at Cooper Elementary 1st Grade
  • $15,500 for Chromebooks and carts for Butler Elementary 3rd Grade
  • $4700 for Chromebooks and carts for Butler Elementary 1st Grade
  • $3700 for iPads for Cooper Elementary Kindergarten

The next round of grant requests are due November 15, 2018.

Click here to download a Foundation Grant Request Form

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