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Your Gifts At Work

Your gift impacts the educational experience of our next generation. Presented below are some photos of
"Your Gifts At Work".

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Five outstanding seniors (L to R) Brooke Basto, Lacy Erickson, Robert Schneider, Trevor Corey and Brad Erkkila each received a $1,000 CLK Foundation Scholarship in 2014. CLK Foundation Treasurer, John Rasinowich, presented the scholarships at the 2014 Commencement ceremony.

 

The right idea for students that needed funding was presented to the CLK Foundation by Eric Rundman, Calumet High School Welding Technology teacher. The Foundation Board, with the help of a financial partner, stepped in to purchase a $15,000 CNC Plasma Cutting System so CLK students have access to cutting-edge technology that is used in the metals/welding industry.

 

The Foundation Board provided funds for middle school students to attend Michigan Tech Summer Youth Programs.

         
   

The CHS Technology and Applied Arts Department will benefit from the purchase of a Markerbot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner, which will be used with the district’s 3D printers so students have the capability of scanning solid objects to create a digitized file of the part and then print an identical object with the district’s 3D printers.

 

The CHS Drama Department received funding from the Foundation to purchase computer equipment and software to provide higher quality productions for CLK students and the community.

 

Horizons Alternative High School students and staff will benefit from the purchase of Apple TV units, which allow teachers and students to wirelessly display information on the classroom interactive whiteboard from their iPads.

         
   

The Foundation purchased the components for a 3D printer and Calumet High School students, in cooperation with the Michigan Tech Open Source Enterprise group, built a 3D printer so students in grades 7-12 have the ability to "print" plastic parts they have designed.

 

The Foundation Board provided funds for middle school students to attend Michigan Tech Summer Youth Programs.

 

Five outstanding seniors, (L to R) Steven Cords, Evelyn DeLong, Jaikob Djerf, Julia Lean, and Andrew Brusso each received a $1,000 CLK Foundation Scholarship in 2013. CLK Foundation Vice President, Theresa Jacques, presented the scholarships at the 2013 Commencement ceremony.

         
   

Special education students in Kindergarten through third grade, and the entire third grade, received $1,900 from the Foundation to purchase "SPEAKING" Merriam-Webster's Dictionaries.

 

The Foundation designated $2,700 to upgrade the Calumet High School's school store computer system.

 

The CHS Business Department received $3,171 from the Foundation to purchase a video editing station to create commercials for the school store, develop digital student portfolios and help prepare students for Business Professionals of America competitions.

         
   

The high school broadcasting class received $2,620 from the Foundation to purchase two (2) Apple iMac computers to enhance podcasting and production capabilities.

  The Business Professionals of America student organization received $3,200 from the Foundation to purchase four (4) laptop computers to be used in state and national competitions.   The C-L-K Schools received $21,290 from the Foundation to purchase a Universal Laser Engraver System. The laser engraver will be used for district signage, but in addition, the high school students will make, market and sell engraved items to community and alumni.
         
   

The Foundation designated funding to the elementary Title I program to purchase a reading program called “Read Naturally.”

The CLK School Library received $1,300 from the Foundation to purchase a collection of ebooks and an Apple iPad to download the ebooks, access the web and create documents.

 

The Foundation Board provided funds for middle school students to attend Michigan Tech University Summer Youth Programs.

         
   

Eighth grade students in Washington Middle School will benefit from the $2,000 purchase of a “SMART” Student Response Interactive System.

 

CLK students will benefit from the forest-related equipment and materials that were purchased.  Thanks to a gift from the Foundation, the equipment will be used by students K through 12th grade as they explore and learn at CLK’s rejuvenated school forest.

The high school metal shop received $1,500 from the Foundation to purchase a Miller Diversion 165 T1G Welder to enhance the welding program.
         
   

Eighth grade students in Washington Middle School will benefit from the purchase of graphing calculators to be used in math class.

 

Horizon’s Alternative High School students received $1,275 from the Foundation to purchase LabQuest Water Quality testing kits to be used in a community-based learning project.

  The high school woodshop department received $8,008 from the Foundation for two state-of-the-art Contact Detection Cabinet Saws which will ensure greater student safety.
         
   

Students in the fourth grade published a book titled, “Mine Collar Mystery” thanks to a $3,220 gift from the Foundation.

 

The high school art department received $1,500 from the Foundation to purchase digital cameras with tripods so students can go on location to shoot reference photos.

 

The Foundation designated funding to the elementary special education program to purchase Sensory Room equipment.

         
       
       

The Foundation Board authorized restricted JROTC funds to assist cadets with their travel expenses to attend the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge in Grafenwoehr, Germany.