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From left, California Retired Teachers Division 81 member Martha Guarjardo, sixth grade intervention teacher Bridgid Murray, multi-age teacher Lilly Ellefsen, retired teachers co-president Sally Whitlock, and principal Jeff King join together at the grant presentation event at Fallbrook Street School. Not pictured: Sixth grade teacher Jennifer Mariucci.
From left, California Retired Teachers Division 81 member Martha Guarjardo, sixth grade intervention teacher Bridgid Murray, multi-age teacher Lilly E...

Retired teachers present grants to three local teachers


Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Issue 02, Volume 18.
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FALLBROOK – Each year, as a result of fundraising efforts, California Retired Teachers, Fallbrook Division 81 awards grants to classroom teachers in the Fallbrook/Bonsall/Rainbow school districts. The grants help teachers purchase items that enhance the learning programs for kindergarten through high school age students. 

Three grants were recently presented at Fallbrook Street School. Grant recipient Bridgid Murray will now be able to purchase 22 books to approach learning through literature to reinforce the sixth grade focus standards. Lessons and writing projects will be created to help these students who are below or far below basic level.

Lilly Ellefsen will use her grant funds to purchase math manipulatives to help build math understanding central to Common Core Math Standards.

Recipient Jennifer Mariucci will use grant funds presented to her to purchase small group sets of classic novels to enrich the language arts program.


 

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Comment #1 | Sunday, Jan 12, 2014 at 8:33 pm
Mrs. Guajardo was the best teacher I ever had. She truly made an impact in my education. We need more teachers like her!!!

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