Starside receives $50K state grant

Starside Elementary School's after-school environment group, Earthkeepers, will now have the opportunity to expand, thanks to a $50,000 grant the school recently received from the Kansas State Department of Education.

In addition to expanding Earthkeepers, the school plans to use the money to the benefit of its Sparkle, enrichment and test prep programs, as wella s purchase iPads for student use, according to a press release sent out by the district.

"This is an amazing opportunity for our students to experience innovative technology in an educational platform and further enrich the learning opportunities here at Starside," said Principal Jeff Green in the release.


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