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Stoughton Area
Community Foundation

Stoughton, WI 53589
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Stoughton Area School District

600 Lincoln Avenue
Stoughton, Wisconsin 53589

Phone: 609-877-5608
Contact Name: Bradley Ashmore
Associate Principal
Organization Profile
Grants Info
Learning Academy-Achievement Support - 2016 Amount Funded: $5,000.00
The purpose of this project is to provide for the sensory needs of the students scheduled into the Learning Academy. These needs include a literacy improvement commitment(library), arts and sensory stimulation manipulatives, and some physical furniture that will enhance and promote academic success. Specific examples would include books for the classroom library, stand up or sensory based chairs and furniture, stress reducing manipulatives, and visual artwork and art supplies. In general, this project will lead to academic and real world success for the students enrolled in this facility.
The Learning Academy is an individualized learning facility open to all students at Stoughton High School. This is the first year of this program, and will serve approximately 100 students who are exploring a different way to learn in a different environment. Some of the students enrolled in the Academy have social, mental health, or credit deficiency issues at the high school.