November 25, 2019
AU GRES, MI – Au Gres-Sims School District received grants totaling $74,051.00 from the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe at last Friday’s Fall 2% distribution ceremony and celebration at the Saganing Eagle’s Landing Outreach Center in Standish, Michigan.
The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe awarded a total of eleven different instructional resources grant requests that were authored by the school district. The awarded grants primarily focus upon enhancing instructional and academic quality for students and staff at Au Gres-Sims in the following areas; literacy initiatives, instructional technology, digital learning software, robotics, STEM education, and dual enrollment.
At Friday’s ceremony, Au Gres-Sims Superintendent, Jeffrey Collier, stated, “I am grateful for our strong partnership with the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and, on behalf of the entire Au Gres-Sims School District, blessed to receive these amazing instructional resources grants.”
About Au Gres-Sims School District
Au Gres-Sims School District, a "Destination District," is located in Arenac County, Michigan. The district is nestled on the sunrise side of Lake Huron and includes the Charity Islands.
There are roughly 27 miles of shoreline, which ranges from natural frontage and sugar sand beaches to residential property. Au Gres is renowned for offering an incredible quality of life, abundant natural resources, and a rich cultural history.
Au Gres-Sims School District is proud to be known as a “public school with a private school feel” for its combined strength in academic achievement and entire preschool through twelfth grade school experiences. Au Gres-Sims is a progressive district that is recognized statewide, as well as nationally, for consistently and proactively modeling best educational practices using data-driven research and advanced instructional technology. The district remains dedicated to creating a Culture of Learning that provides career and college resource opportunities for learners to gain advanced skill acquisition for an internationally competitive job market within a global economy. To learn more about Au Gres-Sims School District, visit: www.ags-schools.org
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