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Academic Boosters

Academic Booster Committee

Working to provide activities and events that encourage the scholastic efforts of all MMU students.

**Academic Booster meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month in the Conference Room in the Main Office**

For more information, please email mmuacademicboosters@mmuusd.org

Read May Meeting Minutes Here

Read April Meeting Minutes Here

 


Academic Boosters Incentive Grant

Click the link to a printable pdf below to apply! A text transcription is also provided below.

Incentive Grant Application

 

Academic Boosters Incentive Grants 2020-21

The Mount Mansfield Union High School Academic Boosters Committee is pleased to be able to provide Incentive Grants to be used during the 2020-2021 school year for an amount not to exceed $500 per grant. These Incentive Grants are to be used to assist in the development of enhanced student learning. Grants requesting items that are included as part of the regular budget process, such as basic school supplies or salaries, will not be considered.

The Academic Boosters is excited to provide this opportunity to the staff and students at MMU.

Eligibility: Any faculty member or student at MMU may apply for these grants.

Application: The grant application is on the next page of this document. Grant applications should provide a budget, a narrative describing the project with attention on how the grant will enhance academic excellence at MMU, and how success of the project will be evaluated.

Time Frame: Grant applications can be submitted anytime to Academic Boosters through Mike Weston in the Main Office. The applications will be reviewed at the next Academic Boosters meeting after they are received (The first Wednesday of every school year month). Grant funds will be available immediately after a positive decision made.

Academic Boosters Incentive Grant - Application
(Use additional paper as necessary)

Project Title:

 

Applicant(s):

 

Approximate Number of Students who will benefit:

 

Dates of Project:

 

Project Narrative:

1. Identify student needs:

 

2. Describe activities:

 

3. Expected Outcomes of grant:

 

4. Evaluation methods:

 

Budget:


 

Annual Fundraiser

Lasagna Dinner Open House Night

**Not being held in 2020**

This is our only fundraiser. The dinner is held right before the September Open House at MMU, and the funds are used to support our activities during the year. This popular meal features lasagna of all kinds, green salad, fresh bread, and pie for dessert. We need parents to donate food, solicit donations from other parents, and help set up and serve.

Volunteers

Help is needed for setting up and serving at the Open House Lasagna Dinner, Freshman Breakfast, Staff Appreciation Lunches, and Recognition Night. Food donations are welcomed for the Staff Appreciation Lunches. Help is also needed to scoop ice cream during the Ice Cream for Effort days.

 

Meeting Schedule

All meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice and will begin at 6:00 pm.

• MEETING LINK HERE •

2020 - 2021 Dates

October 7

November 4

December 2

January 6

February 3

March 3

April 7

May 5

Academic Booster Activities

Freshman Breakfast early December

After the publication of the first quarter honor roll each year, the freshmen who have achieved honor roll status and their parents are recognized with a breakfast. This provides immediate recognition of their success at the high school, as well as an opportunity for socializing.

Ice Cream in Celebration of Effort October, February, April

Every quarter, MMU faculty and staff members are given two coupons to give out to students who have made extra efforts in any area, not just academics. Students receiving a coupon can redeem it for a dish of ice cream during lunch on the specified day in the cafeteria.

Honor Roll Rewards December, February, May

Students who are on the honor roll are eligible to participate in this rewards program. Local businesses offer special discounts and free things to MMU students who are on the honor roll. Examples of rewards include free cookies, sandwiches, copies, and discounts on clothing.

Recognition Night early June

Students who received an average of 3.5 or better for 2 out of the first 3 quarters of the year are invited to attend this event. A motivational speaker gives a 10-15 minute speech to the students, parents, and faculty in attendance. Students receive an Academic Excellence patch or pin and a certificate celebrating their achievements. A dessert reception follows.

Staff Appreciation Lunch two times a year

Academic Boosters organizes a special lunch during exam week in January and June to show appreciation for all the MMU staff. Food is donated by parents of MMU students.

Teacher Incentive Grants March/April

Incentive grants are made available for the MMU faculty to assist in the expansion of curriculum, the creation of a special project, or the development of a significantly different or unique program. The grant is directed at enriching the academic lives of all MMU students. Previously, grants have been awarded in math, history, English, science, music, arts, and library acquisition.