Fall Program Updates October 2012
YOUR DONATIONS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE!
We are in the last quarter of our $20.12 for 2012 Campaign and thanks to YOU, we
have raised over $2,700. Please consider making a donation to the $20.12 for 2012
If you have already made a donation, THANK YOU! Your donations directly support the
My Achievement Centers (MACs), which are in both high schools. The MACs are
necessary for our children to receive the assistance they need to succeed.
Please click on the image to make your donation today!
How Do The Foundation's Programs Affect Our
Children? Creative Classroom Grants!
See how one grant helped a class learn more than the
What would you do if, as a preschooler, you had one wooden car, which
you and all eighteen of your classmates wanted to play with at the same
time? If you were in Marcia Riley’s class at the Early Learning Center at
Amy Beverland, you (and your classmates) would make them! Through a
Creative Classroom Grant funded by the foundation, Ms. Riley’s class
was able to design seven different styles of cars
(one even became a dog), and build twenty-five
We are a strong and vibrant community where wooden vehicles, of which they kept six and
all children are supported and empowered to gave the rest to their fellow preschool classes.
shine. These budding designers and engineers not
only learned about design, measurement,
The Lawrence Township sanding, counting, staining, and the concept of
School Foundation ignites the power of friction, they utilized two very important skills that will serve them well in
community, connecting philanthropy and life – cooperation and sharing. While they were building toys, they were
education to provide the resources needed for also building self-esteem, and that is something that cannot be bought at
all children to excel. any store.
Click here to link to the 2012-13 grant application, or call the Foundation
office at 317-423-8300 for more information.
Lawrence Township Kids are Excelling
Both high schools have students who were named in
Both high schools have students who were named in
the National Merit contest
Lawrence North High School senior Nathaniel Townsend has been
CONTACT US! named a 2013 National Merit Semifinalist, and five other LN students
have been named Commended Scholars by the National Merit
www.msdltf.org Scholarship Program: Jared Kassebaum, Audrey Muston, Taylor
Pearson, Adam Reddigari, and Marlow Rumreich.
The Lawrence Central students named Commended Scholars are:
JonZachary Forbes, Kristen Swanson, Connor Tuthill, and Molly
Liss. Congratulations students!
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for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students
... enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National
Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®)–a test which serves
Looking for a great advertisement as an initial screen of approximately 1.5 million entrants each year–and
opportunity for your business? The by meeting published program entry/participation requirements. For more
Foundation is now offering an ad information about the program, click here to visit their website.
opportunity in this monthly eNewsletter.
We will run one advertisement in our
eNewsletter that will reach a very broad
audience. Please contact Sandi Ballard
via email or call 317-423-8300 for more
School Board Candidates to Speak
Two of the five Lawrence Township school board seats will be contested
on November 6, and our district is fortunate to have 5 citizens eager to
compete for these positions. You will have a rare opportunity to hear their
views, and ask questions, at a candidate forum. Please plan to attend
and we urge you to also invite neighbors, family and friends via emails,
social media and word of mouth. This may be the only opportunity you
have to hear from the people who will shape policy and programing in the
Lawrence Township School District, and impact the quality of our
Did You Know? schools, and the quality of life in Lawrence Township
LTSF provides Creative Classroom Monday, October 29 • 7:00-8:30 pm
grants? Deadline to apply is October
Lawrence North High School Little Theatre
7802 Hague Road. Indianapolis, IN 46256
29! Click here for more information on
how to apply.
All five candidates have agreed to attend. The event will include two
There is a College Fair TODAY? consecutive mini-forums, one featuring the two candidates vying for the
There are two sessions for high At Large School Board seat: April Adjei and Matt Brown, and the other
school seniors to attend - click featuring the three candidates vying for the District 1 seat: Adam
here for all the info and what Goldstein, Kent Jackson and Wendy Muston.
colleges are in town.
Lawrence North's school For more information please contact: Lorene.firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone
newspaper, the North Star, took
Top Honors for the seventh year
in a row? A Note from the LTSF
LTSF gets a new Executive Director!
Lawrence Central's school
newspaper, The Cub Reporter
The Board of Directors of the Lawrence Township
, has been named a 2012 George The Board of Directors of the Lawrence Township
H. Gallup award winner by Quill School Foundation is pleased to announce the
and Scroll? selection of Cori Korn as its new Executive Director.
LC Bears Girls Golf Team made
Korn has been an active volunteer in the Lawrence
it to Regionals this year?
Township Schools and most recently served as a
MSDLT is holding a Fall Magnet board member of the LC Bears’ Athletic Club for 4
School Fair on Sat., Oct. 13? years. Her prior experience in customer service and
More info here. retail management coupled with her volunteer
LTSF's Kid's Up & Running experience have prepared her to continue on the foundation’s mission of
Program is kicking off soon? igniting the power of community and connecting philanthropy and
Registration for you and your education to provide the resources needed for all children to excel.
child should have been sent
A resident of Lawrence Township, Korn began her leadership
home! Check with your school for responsibilities September 24, 2012. She succeeded Executive Director,
info. Ellen Robinson, who resigned effective May 31, 2012.
You can have us list your
upcoming class reunion or Search Committee member and board vice president Jeff Yu advised
alumni event? Click here to see the Board that the Search Committee believes that Cori Korn will
if your class is listed, or email continue the success of the Lawrence Township School Foundation by
bringing “a strong work ethic, business skills and a passion for Lawrence
Township schools.” We are all excited to roll up our sleeves and work
the information to post.
alongside Cori in strengthening our schools!
You can hold a Power of
Community Gathering? These Board President Dennis Trinkle says, "Our school district is the
informal gatherings are with your bedrock of our community and the local economy. The mission of the
network of friends, co-workers, foundation is to support and advance the success of our district, to
and neighbors who are concerned individually and collectively touch the lives of each student. We are
citizens about our community but tremendously pleased to have Cori Korn, an accomplished business
may not know "what" the leader who lives and had children in our district, stepping into this critical
leadership role. Cori excited us all with her passion, talent, and vision for
foundation does. Contact Sandi
a strong foundation and district. We look forward to work with her to make
for more information on what that vision of success a reality".
hosting a POC Gathering entails!
For more information, please contact the foundation office at
6501 Sunnyside Road, Suite A219, Indianapolis, IN 46236 317-423-8300 www.msdltf.org
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