2 grants received by Taylorville Junior High School, were spotlighted during Monday night's Taylorville School Board meeting.
Taylorville Junior High School science teachers Pam DeWerff and Cindy Wagner, along with several junior high students (shown in above picture), showed board members how they used a 25-thousand dollar technology grant from Monsanto. The teachers and students told the board that they used Chromebooks, digital probes, 3-D software, and robotics all purchased with the grant, to retreive and anlyze water samples from local ponds. Board members were impressed with the students' work and their presentation.
It was also announced at the Monday night board meeting, that Taylorville Junior High School was also the receipient of an 800-dollar E-Learning Grant from Consolidated Communications.