2016 – 2017 Classrooms

School Grade Teachers Students Project Title Nonprofit
Alturas Elementary 3rd Gretchen Weber 37 PR For Pets Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley
Alturus Elementary 4th Kelly Michalec, Melanie Blacker, Elizabeth Ornelas, and Deborah VanLaw 81 Helping Humans and Horses Nurture and Swiftsure Equestrian Center
Bellevue Elementary 3rd and 4th Candace Schley and Brian Smith 46 Meals on Wheels The Senior Connection
Bellevue Elementary 4th Debbie Drewien 23 Dog Trainers of the Future Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley
Bellevue Elementary Kindergarten Amy Backus and Stephanie Gerringa 40 Bug Zoo Sawtooth Botanical Gardens
Commmunity School 4th Trent Herbst 15 Galena Trails Benefit Blaine County Recreation District
Community School Kindergarten Suzanne Buchanan 11 Cat Craft Fever Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley
Community School 2nd Tricia St George 16 Intergenerational Interactions The Connection
Community School 5th Dana Covington 22 Helping Hands and Paws Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley and Nurture
Community School Advisory Phil Huss 9 Grow Plant Starts For Bloom Community Farm The Hunger Coalition
Community School 3rd Gretchen Thoreen 14 Feed A 1200 Pound Therapist Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Community School 1st Hannah Young 11 PR For Pets Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley
Community School 6th Tizz Miller and Toni Coleman Bug Zoo_Adaptations Sawtooth Botanical Gardens
Community School 8th Travis Vandenburgh, Naomi Goldberg 33 Plant Starts for Bloom Community Farm The Hunger Coalition
Community School 4th Trent Herbst 15 Bike to School Day Helmet Safety Mountain Rides
Community School 7th Annie DeAngelo and Joel Vilinsky 35 Willow Planting The Nature Conservancy
Hailey Elementary 1st Jenny Murphy 55 Recycling in the Wood River Valley Environmental Resource Center
Hailey Elementary 2nd Gabby Diedrick 60 Holiday Basket Gift Card Decorating Sun Valley Board of Realtors
Hailey Elementary 5th Mary Gin Barron 23 Recycling in the Wood River Valley Environmental Resource Center
Hemingway Elementary 3rd Lydia Flynn, Gina Cey, Heather Guy, Tracy Atwell 63 YMCA Make-a-Splash Wood River Community YMCA
Hemingway Elementary 3rd Heather Guy 20 Bug Zoo Sawtooth Botanical Garden
Hemingway Elementary 5th Tech Classes Scott Slonim 4 Get The Word Out About SVCA Family Day Sun Valley Center for the Arts
Hemingway Elementary Kindergarten Kerstin Flavin 12 Buddy Bench The Advocates
Hemingway Elementary Kindergarten Caitlin Olson, Shawn Schumacher, Kerstin Flavin 44 Read and Eat a Rainbow Nurture
Hemingway Elementary 2nd Jackie Woodruff, Kim Trammell, Lynette Watkins 60 Read and Eat a Rainbow Nurture
Hemingway Elementary Kindergarten Shawn Schumacher 20 Art Box St Luke’s Wood River Foundation
Hemingway Elementary 5th Sandy Scott, Brad Stansberry, Sarah Mazzocchi 53 Holiday Basket Book Drive Sun Valley Board of Realtors
Hemingway Elementary 4th Susan Thoreson, Marlyn Martin, Heidi Copeland 53 Bio Control in the Wood River Valley Enivronmental Resource Center
Pioneer Montessori School 4th, 5th, 6th Tom Downey 32 Dog Trainers of the Future Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley
Silver Creek Alternative School Individual Julie Berry 1 Build A Living Room The Hunger Coalition
Silver Creek Alternative School Individual Julie Berry 1 Build a Willow Lattice Tunnel The Hunger Coalition
Silver Creek Alternative School Individual Julie Berry 1 Harvest and Install a Tepee The Hunger Coalition
Syringa Mountain School 2nd Kristin Funk 25 Build a Rainbow Rock Pathway The Hunger Coalition
Syringa Mountain School 6th Angie Grant 17 Paint, Decorate, Install Birdhouses at Bloom Community Farm The Hunger Coalition
Syringa Mountain School 2nd Kristin Funk 25 Meals on Wheels The Connection
Syringa Mountain School 1st Shannon Connauton 15 Rainbow Pathway The Hunger Coalition
Syringa Mountain School 5th Kristen Kolkmann 24 Mountain Bluebird Houses Sawtooth Botanical Garden
Syringa Mountain School 3rd Keith Davis 13 Paint a Rainbow Pathway The Hunger Coalition
The Sage School 10th and 11th Emma Drucker, Matt Leidecker, Maggie Blatz 9 Animal Shelter Grant Proposal Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley
The Sage School 6th and 7th Maria Maguire and Kristen Barr 6 Oral Histories The Senior Connection
The Sage School 6th and 7th Maria Maguire and Kristen Barr 5 Computer and Internet Education The Senior Connection
The Sage School 6th and 7th Maria Maguire and Mike Curran 6 Create and Decorate Labels for Crops The Hunger Coalition
The Sage School 6th and 7th Maria Maguire and Eric Levenson 6 Nests for Native Bees The Hunger Coalition
The Sage School 10th, 11th Maggie Blatz 8 Building Dog Houses Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley
The Sage School 10th, 11th Emma Drucker 2 Educational Art Galley: Sage Grouse Environmental Resource Center
The Sage School 10th, 11th Amy Morrison 7 Newborn Baskets St Lukes Wood River Foundation
The Sage School 10th and 11th Matt Leidecker 5 Rotarun Timing Shed Rotarun
The Sage School 8th and 9th Maria Maguire Bloom Garden Projects The Hunger Coalition
Wood River High School 9th through 12th Erika Greenberg 18 Carve a Pumpkin for a Rider Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Wood River High School 12th Julia Grafft 250 Senior Day Nonprofits throughout the Wood River Valley
Wood River High School 9-12 Becky Bornhoft Duncan 10 Computer Repair The Connection
Wood River Middle School 7th Beth Andrews & Donna McKelvey 50 Winter Fun Packs The Advocates
Wood River Middle School 7th Beth Andrews & Donna McKelvey 50 Holiday Baskets Christmas Tree Decorations Sun Valley Board of Realtors
Wood River Middle School 7th Robert Swanson 24 Train like a firefighter Hailey Fire Department
Wood River Middle School 7th Pamela Donoso 46 Pick Up for the Planet (PUP) Program Environmental Resource Center
Wood River Middle School 7th Robert Swanson 25 Design and Build Birdhouse Kits The Hunger Coalition
Wood River Middle School 6th Rachel Ziegler, Yesenia Guevara, Sheila Naghsh 255 Holiday Basket Book Drive Sun Valley Board of Realtors
Wood River Middle School 6th, 7th, 8th Melanie Schrader 45 Wood River Trail Spring Clean Blaine County Recreation District
Wood River Middle School 6th, 7th, 8th Melanie Schrader 23 Spring Clean Up The Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley
Wood River Middle School 6th, 7th, 8th Melanie Schrader 20 Books for Babies The Community Library
WRMS “Dreamers” 7th Pamela Donoso 48 Train Like A Firefighter Hailey Fire Department