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2016 - AAUW EARNS GRANT... MICROSCOPES FOR GEMS PROGRAM

2016 - AAUW EARNS GRANT... MICROSCOPES FOR GEMS PROGRAM

The Morton Community Foundation is about to open up their 2107 Competitive Grant Program, and plans to distribute over $40,000 to local charities, schools, parks, and libraries.  For information on how your favorite charitable org, or taxing body can earn a grant, visit:  www.mortoncommunityfoundation.org/grant-process/

In 2016, the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Morton Chapter sought and received a $350 grant to purchase 4 new microscopes and storage containers for those microscopes, to be used in a program they call GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science).  Here's an excerpt from their grant application talking about the need for the GEMS program and the microscopes...

Big News for Morton Lacrosse!

Big News for Morton Lacrosse!

Two former MHS female Lacrosse Club athletes, Hannah Grow, and Sydney Cooper, who went on to play LAX at the college level, have been honored with recognition at their respective colleges.  And, recently, the IHSA announced that Lacrosse will be an official sport as of Spring 2018.  All good news for Morton Lacrosse Club, which has only been around for a few short years.