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Elementary School Needs List

A.L. Lotts Elementary

Services
Staff & student recognition
Mentors for students
Mental health support

Physical
Landscaping

Financial
Staff & student recognition

Coordinator Name: Binta McClendon
Coordinator Contact: binta.mcclendon@knoxschools.org

Adrian Burnett Elementary

Services
Campus beautification (landscaping when new school is finished)
Mentoring (academic or emotional)
Staff wellness activities
Class volunteers

Physical
Sentence strips – 8 packs
Sharpie flip chart markers – 10 packs
Paper Mate Flair Tip pens – 5 packs
Brads – 8 boxes
Electric pencil sharpener
5-step ladder
Folding step stool
Foldable ladder – 4
Surf portable lap desk – 10 pack
Scoop rocker chair – 6 pack
Student white boards – 100
Student scissors – 20
Expo markers – 100
Reflex Math online program – 30 students
Generation Genius Science online program – 100 students
Generation Genius Math online program – 1 teacher
Generation Genius Science online program – 1 teacher
Large laminator – 2
Automatic hole puncher – 2
Automatic stapler – 2
Paper slicers and/or cutters – 2
Chart paper – 5 packs
Pencils – 300
Digital timers – 20
Basic function calculators – 40
Coffee K-cups
Disposable coffee cups
Individual creamers
Granola bars

Financial
Staff appreciation funds
Staff wellness funds
New building funds for upcoming needs & celebrations
Class sponsors (adopt-a-teacher or grade level)

Coordinator Name: Carla Kirkpatrick
Coordinator Contact: carla.kirkpatrick@knoxschools.org

Amherst Elementary

Services
Coupons for students, families, and staff
Volunteers for events

Physical
Staff meals
New mulch for outdoor classroom

Financial
Gift cards for staff
Incentives for student behavior support
Teacher self-care (meals, snacks, coffee bar, etc.)
Incentives for staff & students

Coordinator Name: Heather Mosley
Coordinator Contact: heather.mosley@knoxschools.org

Ball Camp Elementary

Services
Volunteers for events
Maintenance of courtyards

Physical
Fencing upgrades
Coupons for students, families, & staff

Financial
Incentives for students & staff
General school funds

Coordinator Name: Brooke Leonard
Coordinator Contact: brooke.leonard@knoxschools.org

Bearden Elementary

Services
Special treats & snacks for staff

Physical
Covered shelter/pavilion on playground

Financial
Gift cards for student incentives

Coordinator Name: Susan Dunlap & Reba Lane
Coordinator Contact: (865) 909-9000

Beaumont Magnet Academy

Services
People to hang up artwork
Teacher wellness/lunchroom makeover
Decorate staff bathroom

Physical
Staff food
Staff wellness needs
ADA accessible playground equipment
Safety flashlights for people on car duty

Financial
Incentives for students & teachers
Attendance incentives
Fidgets for fidget boxes
Outdoor furniture
Staff walkie-talkies

Coordinator Name: Sara Hopkins
Coordinator Contact: sara.hopkins@knoxschools.org

Belle Morris Elementary

Services
Paint a blue stripe down the hallway

Physical
Outdoor flower beds, bed liner, & mulch
New playground equipment
Ink & paper for poster maker

Coordinator Name: Lynne Fitzpatrick
Coordinator Contact: lynne.fitzpatrick@knoxschools.org

Blue Grass Elementary

Services
Staff & student recognition

Physical
Landscaping
Playground

Financial
Money to recognize staff with breakfast, lunch, etc.

Coordinator Name: Misty Jenkins
Coordinator Contact: misty.jenkins@knoxschools.org

Bonny Kate Elementary

Physical
ABC carpets for four classrooms
Dolly with straps
Heavy duty vacuum

Coordinator Name: Heather Records
Coordinator Contact: heather.records@knoxschools.org

Brickey-McCloud Elementary

Services
Campus beautification
Custodial support
Tutors
Mentors
Traffic guards for arrival

Physical
Calming Corner supplies
Sensory room items
Teachers’ lounge items

Financial
Gift cards for staff
Student PBIS incentives
Teacher & staff appreciation
Gift cards for families in need

Coordinator Name: Susan Hutton
Coordinator Contact: susan.hutton@knoxschools.org

Carter Elementary

Services
Student mentoring
Landscaping

Physical
Playground equipment
Outdoor picnic tables
Sun Shades/Screens for playground

Financial
Staff Appreciation (gift cards, food, donations)
Gift cards to provide food/snacks
Donations toward new school sign
Donations toward new playground equipment
Incentives/rewards for students

Coordinator Name: Amelia Baker
Coordinator Contact: amelia.baker@knoxschools.org

Cedar Bluff Elementary

Services
Custodial support & deep-cleaning
Playground clean-up
Volunteers for events, cafeteria duty, etc.
Tutors
Sideway pressure-washing

Physical
Playground additions
Sunshade for playground
Covered awning at preschool entrance
10-15 picnic tables
Benches for playgrounds

Financial
Funding for teacher PDs
Funding for teacher classroom wishlists
Donations for staff & student incentives

Coordinator Name: Ashley Booher & Denna Grogan
Coordinator Contact: ashley.booher@knoxschools.org & denna.grogan@knoxschools.org

Chilhowee Intermediate

Services
Updated murals
Staff meals for teacher appreciation

Physical
Outdoor classroom/garden area
Faculty lounge renovation
Water refill station in lounge

Coordinator Name: Emily Jellicorse & Megan Lively
Coordinator Contact: emily.jellicorse@knoxschools.org & megan.lively@knoxschools.org

Christenberry Elementary

Services
Staff wellness & appreciation

Physical
Campus beautification (maintenance of courtyard, landscaping, gardens, outdoor classroom)
Playground repairs, upgrades, & maintenance

Financial
Food & gas gift cards for families
Playground repairs & upgrades
PBIS student incentives
Funding for field trip supports (buses, admission costs)
New teacher mentor program
Gift cards for staff incentives
Funding for digital school sign

Coordinator Name: Paula Brown
Coordinator Contact: paula.brown@knoxschools.org

Corryton Elementary

Services
Occasional campus clean-up
Front porch flowers & upkeep

Physical
Kid-sized headphones
Repair on pickets around portable walkway

Financial
Gift cards for staff rewards
Incentives for students

Coordinator Name: Dusty Graves & Kelly McGinnis
Coordinator Contact: dusty.miller@knoxschools.org & kelly.mcginnis@knoxschools.org

Dogwood Elementary

Services
Lawn care

Physical
Gift cards or services for Dogwood Dinner fundraiser
Spray paint ~$200

Financial
Paint wall in 4th grade ~$800
$5 gas cards for families with impaired attendance

Coordinator Name: Lana Shelton-Lowe
Coordinator Contact: lana.shelton-lowe@knoxschools.org

East Knox Elementary

Services
Designers for outside learning & lunch area
Someone to help with acoustics in cafeteria

Physical
Hardscapes for outdoor learning & lunch area
Permanent tables for outdoor learning & lunch area

Financial
Gift cards to hand out at staff meetings
Purchase paint & stencils for sensory paths

Coordinator Name: Kristi Woods
Coordinator Contact: kristi.woods@knoxschools.org

Farragut Intermediate

Services
Grounds work
Landscaping
Volunteers for drop-off

Physical
Mulch for three playgrounds
Playground fence shading
Paint for the portables
Landscaping around the portables

Financial
Donations for playground fence shading
Staff & student incentives

Coordinator Name: Suzanne Parham
Coordinator Contact: suzanne.parham@knoxschools.org

Farragut Primary

Services
Grounds work in flowerbeds
Landscaping
Volunteers to open car doors for arrival

Physical
Mulch for playgrounds
New classroom furniture
Donations to encourage teachers & staff

Financial
Funds for mulch, classroom furniture, PBIS incentives, staff recognitions

Coordinator Name: Lynn White
Coordinator Contact: lynn.white@knoxschools.org

Fort Sanders Educational Development Center

Services
Food service
Lunch service for special occasions

Financial
Gift cards for staff giveaways ($10 & $25 each)

Coordinator Name: Nancy Cottrill
Coordinator Contact: nancy.berntsen@knoxschools.org

Fountain City Elementary

Services
Landscaping
Mentors (reading buddy, lunch buddy)
Provide meals for parent nights
Translators for events

Physical
Playground
Mulch for playground
Snacks for teachers
Cardstock
Painting murals or other designs in restrooms

Financial
Classroom sponsors
Gift cards
Incentives
Care kits for new teachers
Gas cards
PBIS incentives
Staff PD funding
Field trip bus costs

Coordinator Name: Rolen Blaine
Coordinator Contact: rolen.blaine@knoxschools.org

Gap Creek Elementary

Services
Cleaning
Landscaping
STEM Club sponsor

Physical
STEM supplies
Sphero bots
Coding games
Hygiene products

Financial
Gift cards
Gas cards
Incentives for attendance

Coordinator Name: James Slay
Coordinator Contact: james.slay@knoxschools.org

Gibbs Elementary

Services
Staff wellness and appreciation

Physical
Golf umbrellas for safety patrol arrival/dismissal
4 – 8 microwaves for staff workrooms
3 – 5 packs of heavy duty cones with markers
10 – 16 walkie talkies

Financial
Funds for student incentives
Funds for staff breakfasts or lunches

Coordinator Name: Amanda Hurd
Coordinator Contact: amanda.hurd@knoxschools.org

Green Magnet Academy

Service
People who are willing to adopt-a-classroom
Teacher self-care (meals, snacks, coffee bar, etc.)
Campus clean-ups
Volunteers to read to students
Volunteers for STEAM events
Supports for families in need/crisis
Landscaping upkeep
Volunteers for classrooms
Help organizing clothing/supply closet

Physical
Playground basketballs & kickballs
PBIS & attendance incentives (treasure box items, candy)

Financial
General school funding
Teacher Care Fund
Supporting PTO
Gift cards for incentive drawings for families
Donations for electronic sign
School spirit wear for students
Increase teacher supply spending for classrooms
Scholarships for field trips

Coordinator Name: Olivier Muhire
Coordinator Contact: olivier.muhire@knoxschools.org

Halls Elementary

Service
Cafeteria volunteers
Tutoring volunteers
Mentors
Landscaping/grounds beautification
Pressure washing

Physical
1 ton of rock/gravel
10 radios
5 staff computers
Heggerty reading program
Poster maker
8 wall mount poster displays
2 round picnic tables
5 picnic table umbrellas

Financial
20 $10 teacher appreciation gift cards
Staff luncheon
Snacks for staff meetings
Substitute incentives

Coordinator Name: Nathan Lynn
Coordinator Contact: nathan.lynn@knoxschools.org

Hardin Valley Elementary

Physical
Buddy Benches for playgrounds
19 student t-shirts for Kindness Ambassadors

Financial
Funding for new “Kindness Ambassadors” program
Funding for 35 Student Council t-shirts

Coordinator Name: Lynn Jacomen
Coordinator Contact: lynn.jacomen@knoxschools.org

Inskip Elementary

Service
Develop pictures monthly for Royal Roars

Physical
Popcorn for PBIS incentives
Soccer goals (2)
Additional walkie talkies (10-15)
18″ cones for car riders (yellow, red, blue, green, orange)
Silent disco for PBIS incentives

Financial
Funds for a popcorn machine
Funds for a snow cone machine

Coordinator Name: Megan Blevins
Coordinator Contact: (865) 689-1450

Karns Elementary

Service
Mentors
Reading volunteers
Staff wellness (massages, mani/pedis)

Physical
Awning for arrival/dismissal area
Update staff lounge area
Staff hospitality (snacks, coffee, drinks, meals, etc.)

Financial
Staff appreciation gift cards
Student incentives
Food & gas cards for families
Funding for substitute coverage

Coordinator Name: Chris Daniels
Coordinator Contact: (865) 539-7772

KCS Virtual Elementary

Service
Community partners to talk with students about careers

Physical
Dividers for teaching spaces
Inexpensive rugs to dull noise in teaching spaces
Addition spaces for testing

Financial
Funds for awards & incentives for students

Coordinator Name: Jennifer Garrett
Coordinator Contact: (865) 622-3902

Lonsdale Elementary

Service
Volunteer readers
Library volunteers

Physical
STEAM learning connections & supplies
Student incentives
Teacher morale boosters (food/coffee trucks, snacks)
200 one-minute timers
100 individual pocket charts

Financial
Sponsorship for teachers to attend NIET and STEM conferences
Funding to install a climbing wall

Coordinator Name: Wendy Romanowski
Coordinator Contact: wendy.romanowski@knoxschools.org

Maynard Elementary

Service
Tutors
Mentors
Educational assistants
PAC assistants

Physical
Lounge makeover
Playground equipment/structures
Office makeover
Folding tables
Stage recognition

Financial
Funds for:
Student incentives
PBIS store
Teacher welfare
Staff incentives
Playground toys/games
Family events

Coordinator Name: Emily Griggs
Coordinator Contact: egriggs@knoxed.org

Mooreland Heights Elementary

Physical
Interior rugs
Interior murals
Privacy fence screen

Coordinator Name: Josh Van Pelt
Coordinator Contact: kevin.vanpelt@knoxschools.org

Mount Olive Elementary

Service
Cleaning
Painting
Garden Maintenance

Physical
5 Staff Walkie-talkies – $269
Picture books for library

Financial
5 Staff Walkie-talkies – $269
Picture books for library

Coordinator Name: Michelle Harper
Coordinator Contact: michelle.harper@knoxschools.org

New Hopewell Elementary

Service
Food for December Parent Engagement night

Physical
Computer charging station for 30 Chromebooks
3 document cameras
2 Apple computers for support staff
3 hubs to connect Activ-Boards to computers
8 iPad charging blocks & Apple computer charging cords
20 iPads for STEM stations

Financial
Money to purchase technology items of need
Funds to supplement field trips

Coordinator Name: Brandon Pratt
Coordinator Contact: brandon.pratt@knoxschools.org

NEW Northwest Sector Elementary

Service
Business partners

Physical
Mini trampoline
Power strips
Timers
Electric pencil sharpeners
Umbrellas
Label maker
Clipboards
Traffic cones
Outdoor games/equipment

Financial
Funding for staff school spirit shirts
Funding for playground
Funding for murals

Coordinator Name: Sunny Scheafnocker
Coordinator Contact: sunny.scheafnocker@knoxschools.org

Northshore Elementary

Service
Staff recognitions

Physical
Landscaping

Coordinator Name: Ches Betz
Coordinator Contact: ches.betz@knoxschools.org

Norwood Elementary

Service
Substitutes
Grounds beautification

Financial
Funds for teacher morale

Coordinator Name: Susan Martin
Coordinator Contact: smartin@knoxed.org

Pleasant Ridge Elementary

Services
People to adopt-a-classroom
Teacher self-care (meals, snacks, coffee bar, etc.)
Coupons for students, families and staff
Volunteers for events
Support for families in need/crisis
Hospitality

Physical
Additional playground equipment
New wood mulch for playground
New bathrooms
New classroom wing
Interior design
Murals
Concrete pad for Gaga Ball pit

Financial
General school funding
Playground repairs
Supporting our PTO
Business partners
School spirit wear
Behavior incentives
Support for teachers

Coordinator Name: Jennie Scott
Coordinator Contact: jennie.scott@knoxschools.org

Pond Gap Elementary

Service
Cleaning of building
Garden work
Volunteers
Tutoring
Big Brother/Big Sister

Physical
Paper

Financial
Staff welfare
Instructional materials
Restock nurse supplies
Money for field trips

Coordinator Name: Jessica Seaton
Coordinator Contact: jessica.seaton@knoxschools.org

Powell Elementary

Physical
Additional wing for classrooms
Card readers for doors

Financial
Incentives for PBIS store
Student incentives
Incentives for AR store

Coordinator Name: Robin Cox
Coordinator Contact: robin.cox@knoxschools.org

Ritta Elementary

Services
Staff lunches

Physical
Benches for playground area
Rubber surface for playground area
Sod for play area
Walkie talkies

Financial
Gift cards for staff incentives

Coordinator Name: David Mowry
Coordinator Contact: david.mowry@knoxschools.org

Rocky Hill Elementary

Services
Traffic guard to manage arrival
Cleaning & organizing “garage” storage

Physical
Bushes to block muddy area

Financial
Funding for painting murals
Funding for a coffee truck for staff

Coordinator Name: Fannie Kotsianas
Coordinator Contact: fannie.kotsianas@knoxschools.org

Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy

Services
Campus beautification
Mentoring for kids
Staff wellness

Physical
Staff needs
Incentives for staff & students
Playground needs
Office chairs
Calming Corner supplies (fidgets, sand hourglass timers, SEL & character education¬†children’s books)

Financial
Staff appreciation
Food & snacks
Gift cards for staff
Incentive for student behavior support
Food gift cards
Gas cards
House t-shirts for students

Coordinator Name: Jervece Steele
Coordinator Contact: jervece.steele@knoxschools.org

Sequoyah Elementary

Service
Outdoor classroom touch-up (weeding, mulching)

Physical
Snacks for staff
New gravel for walking trail
Portable/”learning cottage”

Coordinator Name: Shay Siler
Coordinator Contact: shay.siler@knoxschools.org

Shannondale Elementary

Service
Paint teacher work room

Financial
Teacher gift cards
Sponsor lunches for teachers
Teacher “grab bag” items
Teacher morale items

South Knox Elementary

Services
Mentoring students
Reading with students
Teaching students to knit
Play chess
Dance classes

Physical
Plants
Supplies for washer
STEM supplies
Diversity books
Hygiene products
Campus beautification

Financial

Gift cards for staff appreciation
Food and snacks
Lunches for staff
Lunches for student council
Field trip funds
Gas cards/bus tokens for families

Coordinator Name: Dr. Tanna Nicely
Coordinator Contact: tanna.nicely@knoxschools.org / 865.579.1200

Spring Hill Elementary

Services
Help with removal of old items in the building
Landscaping outdoor classroom
Indoor deep cleaning
Remodel teacher lounge & front office
Greenery in the building

Physical
New playground structures
Air conditioning in the gym
Handicap accessibility on the playground
Landscaping outdoor classroom
Updating bathrooms
New lockers
New lunch tables with school mascot
Drop ceiling to hide wires in the hall
Awnings in the front of the school

Financial
Donations for teacher incentives
Donations for parent incentives
Funds for jackets and umbrellas for our safety patrol
Funds for staff & student shirts

Coordinator Name: Gary Miller
Coordinator Contact: gmiller@knoxed.org

Sterchi Elementary

Services
Painting classrooms & school furniture
Staining/water proofing picnic tables

Physical
Shade screens for playground
Seating/benches for track

Financial
Financial assistance for positive behavior incentives
Playground equipment
Teacher appreciation items

Coordinator Name: Jason Harris
Coordinator Contact: jason.harris@knoxschools.org / 865.689.1470

Sunnyview Primary

Services
Landscaping

Physical
Outdoor learning benches, picnic tables, & garbage cans
Resurface walking trail
Outdoor covered sitting area for teachers

Financial
Sensory room items

Coordinator Name: Heather Loposser
Coordinator Contact: heather.loposser@knoxschools.org

West Haven Elementary

Services
Campus clean-up
Mulching
Student mentors

Physical
Playground structures
Paved path around playground
Playground equipment (balls, jump ropes)
New school sign
Headphones

Financial
Gift cards for student incentives
Staff lunches

Coordinator Name: Janice Bridges
Coordinator Contact: janice.bridges@knoxschools.org

West Hills Elementary

Services
Grounds maintenance
Custodial support

Physical
Portable
Parking lot updates

Financial
Support for staff & student incentives

Coordinator Name: Daniel Willis
Coordinator Contact: daniel.willis@knoxschools.org

West View Elementary

Services
TN ALL Corp tutors
Big Brother/Big Sister mentors

Physical
Outdoor space
Teacher chairs
Donations for clothing closet

Financial
Assistance in fundraising for a playground
Funds for staff incentives
Funds for field trips

Coordinator Name: Susan Martin
Coordinator Contact: susan.martin@knoxschools.org

Secondary School Needs List

Bearden High

Services
Landscaping
Weeding
Painting
Window washing

Physical
Chairs for College & Career Center
Conference table & chairs
High-quality telescope

Financial
Donations to social workers for backpacks, school supplies, & food for students

Coordinator Name: Beverly Anderson & Susan Bolinger
Coordinator Contact: (865) 539-7800

Bearden Middle

Services
Guest speakers for career awareness
Willingness to host field trips

Physical
Auditorium seating
P.E. equipment

Financial
Support for EdTech programs

Coordinator Name: Bahar Hill
Coordinator Contact: bahar.hill@knoxschools.org

Carter High

Financial
Funds for student & staff incentives
Funds for PD opportunities

Coordinator Name: Connie Liefsen
Coordinator Contact: (865) 932-8177

Carter Magnet Academy

Services
Community involvement

Physical
4k projector with WiFi and Bluetooth
Outdoor inflatable projector screen

Financial
Additional funds for furniture at the College & Career Center

Coordinator Name: Loretta Fowlkes
Coordinator Contact: loretta.fowlkes@knoxschools.org

Carter Middle

Services
Landscaping
Deep cleaning
Tutoring

Physical
Upgraded gym
Painted walls & doors
Window coverings

Financial
Funds for physical projects
Staff & student incentives

Coordinator Name: J.D. Overton
Coordinator Contact: jd.overton@knoxschools.org

Cedar Bluff Middle

Services
Substitutes
Ground maintenance

Physical
School furniture
Chairs
Risers for concerts
Upgraded sound system in gym
New bleachers
New paint job

Financial
Funding for students’ field trips, sports, extra-curriculars, etc.
Funding for students’ band instruments

Coordinator Name: Anita Johnson
Coordinator Contact: anita.johnson@knoxschools.org

Central High

Physical
New spaces to accommodate academy model

Financial
Gift cards for monthly staff incentives

Coordinator Name: J.D. Lambert
Coordinator Phone: james.lambert@knoxschools.org or 865.789.1552

Farragut High

Services
Classroom speaking

Financial
Funds for furniture needs

Coordinator Name: Beth Duncan
Coordinator Contact: (865) 250-1998

Farragut Middle

Services
Student counseling

Physical
Bathroom updates
Parking lot updates
Gym updates

Financial
Staff incentives
Student support

Coordinator Name: Bailey Winchester
Coordinator Contact: bailey.winchester@knoxschools.org

Fulton High

Services
Translators > Azteca
Job shadowing/work-based learning opportunities

Physical
Landscaping

Financial
Incentives for student achievement
Teacher appreciation

Coordinator Name: Ara Rickman
Coordinator Contact: ara.rickman@knoxschools.org

Gibbs High

Services
ACT prep
Work-based learning partnerships

Physical
New cafeteria & commons area
New student tables for science classrooms
Interior signage
Landscaping
New curtains in auditorium

Financial
10 $25 gift cards for Teacher of the Month awards
Small gifts for staff & student incentives
Funds for a golf cart
Supplies for students

Coordinator Name: Chad Turner
Coordinator Phone: chad.turner@knoxschools.org

Gibbs Middle

Services
Landscaping
Career Day volunteers

Physical
Trees on campus
4 16×20 ft shadow boxes
4 student benches ($1,000)
World map tapestry ($100)

Financial
Staff incentives ($500)
Staff tshirts ($1,200)

Coordinator Name: Kayla Montgomery
Coordinator Phone: 865.689.1712

Gresham Middle

Services
Assistance with keeping grounds up, wedding, etc

Physical
New office desk for office staff
New table and chairs for conference room
New fridge for staff workrooms (4)
Beanbag chairs for student rooms (8)

Financial
$25 giftcards for “Educators of the month” (10)
$50 giftcards for “Teachers of the Year” (3)
Lunch provided during “Teacher Appreciation Week (100 people)
Donation to fund new laptops for teachers since 38 of ours are more than 10 years old

Coordinator Name: Deana Varner
Coordinator Contact: deana.varner@knoxschools.org

Halls High

Services
Seasonal landscaping
Spanish-speaking tutors & interpreters

Physical
Refurbish restrooms
250+ chairs for cafeteria
Replace fencing around campus
Replace stage curtain in cafeteria
Calculators for math classes

Financial
Sponsors for yearly academic award banquet ($10,000)
Sponsors for student & teacher incentives

Hardin Valley Middle

Services
Support with STEM/robotics program

Physical
Landscaping

Coordinator Name: Erin Brown
Coordinator Contact: erin.brown@knoxschools.org

Hardin Valley Academy

Services
Classroom speakers
Landscaping
Building cleaning support

Physical
Landscaping
Staff meals

Financial
Student incentives
Student welfare funds
Student pantry funds

Coordinator Name: Katie Smoak
Coordinator Contact: kathryn.smoak@knoxschools.org

Holston Middle

Services
Volunteers to plant around outdoor classroom
Speakers for Career Day

Physical
Shrubs & plants for front of the building
Outdoor classroom supplies (rain barrel, water hoses, weed eater, etc.)
Student restroom inspirational quotes & decorations
Shades for outdoor classroom
Clothing (t-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, belts)

Financial
Funding for school shirts
Funding for bus transportations for field trips
Student incentives
New lights for stage

Coordinator Name: Ginger Cook
Coordinator Contact: virginia.cook@knoxschools.org

Karns High

Services
Guest speakers
Landscaping
Painting
Pressure washing

Physical
Landscaping
4 55″ TVs
4 Apple TVs
Portable sound system

Financial
Teacher PDs
Funding for busses to visit college
Funding for items listed in “Physical” section

Coordinator Name: Julie Langley
Coordinator Contact: julie.langley@knoxschools.org

Karns Middle

Physical
Paint touch-ups around building
Paint restrooms & restroom doors
New cafeteria furniture

Financial
Instructional software (Nearpod, Kami, GoGuardian, Pear Deck)

Coordinator Name: Brittany Newcomb
Coordinator Contact: brittany.whitenewcomb@knoxschools.org

Karns High

Services
Internet service at fields
Community partnerships for CTE classes
ACT prep
Tutors
Painting classrooms

Physical
Technology (computers, projectors, etc.)
Painting
New signs
Pressure washing
Landscaping
Digital marquee
Sound system for cafeteria, commons, etc.

Financial
Classroom supplies
Personal development for teachers
Staff incentives
Student incentives
School spirit gear
Tutoring
ACT prep materials

Coordinator Name: Chad Turner
Coordinator Contact: chad.turner@knoxschools.org / 865.680.2019

Kelley Volunteer Academy

Physical
Student incentives

Knoxville Adaptive Education Center

Services
Windows sealed
Update to the shower area
Remove old furniture from building
Install shelves & racks in clothing closet

Physical
3 refrigerators for staff lounges
Appliances for CDC classroom (refrigerator, oven, washer & dryer)
Conference room table & 12 – 14 chairs
Poster maker
Workout equipment for gym (bench press, squat rack, dumbbells, etc.)
10 large storage totes for clothing closet
3 kidney tables
Chromebook cart

Financial
20 $25 gift cards for staff incentives
Monthly luncheon for staff

L&N Stem Academy

Services
Landscaping
Pressure washing
Work-based learning placements
Internships
Job shadowing for students
Guest speakers in business for students

Physical
Teacher workrooms updated
Signage on outside of buildings
Seating for commons

Financial
Teacher incentives
Student incentives
Student needs: clothing, food, etc.

Coordinator Name: Tim Powell
Coordinator Contact: 865.599.0703

Northwest Middle

Physical
New auditorium sound system
New auditorium stage curtains

Financial
Teacher incentives

Coordinator Name: Joann Bost
Coordinator Contact: joann.bost@knoxschools.org

Powell High

Service
Guest speakers
Volunteers
Mentors
Career guidance

Physical
Staff meals
STEM equipment
CTE equipment

Financial
Student incentives

Coordinator Name: Amos Whitehead
Coordinator Contact: amos.whitehead@knoxschools.org

Powell Middle

Physical
Mulch
Dogwood & maple trees

Financial
Funds for student & staff incentives

Coordinator Name: Ginny Powers
Coordinator Contact: ginny.smith@knoxschools.org

Richard Yoakley

Physical
Staff meals
Staff gifts

Financial
Black t-shirts for students
Black sweatshirts for students
Boxes of Kleenex
Drinks from Sonic
Christmas party
Coffee pods
Coffee machines
Staff t-shirts/sweatshirts

Financial
Gift cards for staff/families
Staff lunches
Staff breakfasts
Staff snacks

Coordinator Name: Donna Wynn
Coordinator Contact: donna.wynn@knoxschools.org

South Doyle High

Services
Community partnerships for potential academies

Physical
Office space, lab space, & collaborative space for 865 Academies

Financial
Several potential projects related to 865 Academy change

Coordinator Name: Brad Carr
Coordinator Contact: brad.carr@knoxschools.org

South Doyle Middle

Services
Teaching assistants
Substitutes
Volunteers

Physical
Fencing
Sound panels for cafeteria walls
Digital Marquee
Paint – hallways

Financial
Teacher incentives
Teacher celebrations

Coordinator Name: Rocky Riley
Coordinator Contact: rocky.riley@knoxschools.org 865.579.2133

Vine Middle

Services
Feeding staff
Student mentoring program (100 Black Men of America, local churches)
Counseling services for staff
Staff “break” helpers
Career exploration volunteers
Create team-building events for staff
Volunteers for student incentives
After-school club opportunities
Reading volunteers
Organizing a food drive
Organizing student-led service projects
Campus beautification
Partnership with Battlefield Farms to teach gardening

Physical
Thanksgiving meal baskets
Christmas gift donations
Electronic sign for school
Locker room upgrades

Financial
Funds for student & staff incentives
Financial incentives for families to participate in student supports
Funds for staff team-building events
Funds for 8th grade trip to Boston or Washington DC
Funds for other field trips

Coordinator Name: Scott Stooksbury
Coordinator Contact: (865) 804-0002

West High

Services
Landscaping
Pressure washing
Painting bathrooms

Physical
Branding
Backpacks for students
Food items for students
Items for PBIS store

Financial
Financial support for students to experience colleges & careers

Coordinator Name: Mark Allen Bounds
Coordinator Contact: (865) 776-8190

West Valley Middle

Services
Support of PTSO projects

Physical
Update indoor school signage for classrooms

Financial
Partnerships with WVMS Foundation to support students & staff

Coordinator Name: Todd Davis
Coordinator Contact: todd.davis@knoxschools.org

Whittle Springs Middle

Services
Adopt courtyard area to maintain landscaping
Adopt outdoor classroom to maintain landscaping

Physical

Financial
Donations to feed staff on in-service days
Donations for student incentives
Rosetta Stone subscription for all teachers

Coordinator Name: Daniel Champion
Coordinator Contact: 865.594.4474