This week’s One Class At A Time recipient is Jim Darcy Elementary School teacher Ashley Fish.
Fish is working towards helping each of her students have the best learning experience they can.
David Hemmer and Becca Biegel of First Interstate Bank were joined by KXLH to surprise Fish in her classroom with a $250 check.
The money from the grant will be used to purchase “Active Learning Stools.”
The stools let students rock and move during class without disrupting the other students around them.
Fish said she has already seen the benefits from one stool in her classroom and cannot wait to get the new ones.
“I have one right now,” noted Fish. “It’s hard to give other kids opportunities because I have some kids that learn better in that chair. So it will be really great to put them in the hands of more students.”
With the one class at a time grant, Fish will be able to add five to eight more stools to her classroom.
-Reported by John Riley/MTN News
For more than a decade, First Interstate Bank and MTN have partnered for the One Class at a Time grant.
The mission of the grant is to foster educational opportunities for local teachers and students.
A panel of retired teachers and school officials select the grant recipients from a pool of submitted applications.
For more information about One Class at a Time, including how to apply, visit here.