Guidance counselor Ms. McGarrigle received a Golden Apple Grant for the purchase of a Card Mat, which is an accessory for a small student-operated robot already used by the guidance department, is a tool to enhance social skill development in a fun and innovative way. [Click to read full article]
Golden Apple Grants Showcase
See some of the amazing things accomplished through the generosity of Golden Apple Grants and how they have benefited Valley Forge Middle School.
2017-2018 VFMS Golden Apple Grants were awarded to Mrs. O’Hara for the purchase of chairs and a rug to create a cozy reading nook in her 5th grade classroom and to Ms. McGuire for the purchase of books to be used to supplement her writing curriculum. The VFMS PTO is proud to be able to… [Click to read full article]
A 2016-2017 VFMS Golden Apple Grant was awarded to teacher Dawn Settle for a screening of the film Girl Rising. Girl Rising tells the stories of nine girls in the developing world and emphasizes the power of education to change lives. The screening, open to all students, was sponsored by the VFMS GirlUp Club, which hopes to… [Click to read full article]
Fifth grade teacher Beth Guistwhite was a recipient of of a VFMS 2016-2017 Golden Apple Grant. She purchased balance/yoga balls to use in her classroom to help focus those students who had a little extra energy to burn during the school day! [Click to read full article]
The Valley Forge Middle School PTO is happy to award a 2016-2017 Golden Apple Grant to the 8th Grade Leadership Seminar for its Senior Prom. Every year, the Senior Prom gives older adults in our community the opportunity to come together for a fun-filled night of dancing and socializing. This year’s Senior Prom will be… [Click to read full article]
In the 2013-14 school year, VFMS PTO awarded a Golden Apple Grant to a team of four VMFS students and two New Eagle Elementary students to help fund the cost of participating in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, from May 27 through June 1, 2014. Odyssey… [Click to read full article]