Congratulations to our 2014-2015 IDEA Grant Winners

  Starsha Canaday   Kelton and Jacobs
Cunningham is excited to
Mrs. Canaday, Mrs. Kelton, and Mrs. Jacobs

The IDEA Grant Program

 The IDEA Grant Program (Innovative, Developmental and Educational Activities) is designed to promote quality education in the classroom by establishing, supporting and enhancing programs that are not otherwise funded by Wichita Falls ISD.
Over ten thousand dollars in grants are awarded to WFISD teachers, annually, who find creative ways to enhance education. IDEA Grants were first awarded in 1991 providing the financial support to try new ideas and develop outstanding teaching strategies in the classroom. Teachers use the funds to buy materials and supplies to support their classroom projects. Many times these materials are shared with other teachers exposing even more students to outstanding new ideas.
  • IDEA Grant applications are sent to Principals and distributed to teachers in September.
  • Teachers are given one month to complete and return grants for review and selection.
  • A group of educators are selected to evaluate and select the IDEA Grant winners.
  • Grants are evaluated using an educational rubric determining curriculum alignments and effectiveness.
  • Top grant scores are then funded.
  • Once the IDEA is implemented, the district’s federal grant office surveys both teachers and principals for effectiveness and educational benefits to students.
  • Winners are honored through a "special delivery" process in November with checks for their grant and balloons



My School's Cool
My School's Cool

The My School's Cool Program was designed as a way for Sikes Senter Mall to give something back to the community.  Sikes Senter Mall is committed to building strong relationships with local schools by giving cash to schools as they earn points though the program.

Save your receipts and turn them into your teacher. They will be processed weekly and returned to the rightful owner. To insure their return print your name on the back. 

Do NOT FORGET to become an active member of our School Community.
      Follow this link to our Family Involvement Calendar.
  Follow this link to receive free  PTA Reminders

dont forget  DON'T FORGET
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For your Child's Safety 
When visiting your child, please remember to check into the office. Your driver's license will need to be scanned through our security system EACH YEAR upon your FIRST visit.  

We would LOVE to have YOU volunteer in our school!
Volunteer applications can be found on the district website, or you can follow the link below. Remember: you do not have to be a member of PTA to volunteer but to do both gives your child twice the benefit.  
Click here >>> Volunteer Form  <<< Click here


Mission Statement

Cunningham Elementary Mission Statement 
The mission of Cunningham Elementary is to inspire lifelong learning in a positive, safe, and mutually respectful environment. In partnership with parents and the community, our staff will support the uniqueness of all students and meet individual needs through diversified instruction while upholding high expectations.
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