2006-2009: TNF outfitted 7 classrooms with SmartBoards at a cost of $3,500 each, providing the latest technical teaching tools to several classrooms in each grade. Cobb County SPLOST funds outfitted the remaining classrooms. To learn more about SmartBoard technology, click here.
2009-2010: TNF partnered with the Nicholson PTA to outfit 35 classrooms with an ELMO Projector at a cost of $500 each. TNF also purchased and donated the First-In-Math educational software annual subscription for grades 2 through 5 at a cost of $2,213.40.
2010-2011: TNF purchased and donated the BrainPOP educational software annual subscription for all grades at a cost of $1,795. It also purchased several digital cameras, color-printer ink and toner for school copy machines.
2011-2012: TNF partnering with the Nicholson PTA kicked off a fundraising drive to purchase a new gym floor to be installed by May 2012. TNF committed $5,000 up front to kick-start the effort. It also purchased annual subscriptions for all students to IXL Educational Software and Education City at a cost of $2,250. In November 2011, TNF hosted a Gold Sales Event which earned Nicholson Elementary a profit of $1,617. In January 2012, Bingo Night raised $1,100 toward the new gym floor.
As you can see, there are many technological areas in which The Nicholson Foundation provides educational equipment and software which have been and continue to serve the students of Nicholson Elementary. Our goal is to assist our teachers in providing a state-of-the-art learning experience for each student.