Friends of Budlong is a volunteer group of parents working collaboratively with Budlong Elementary to fundraise for the school and enhance the Budlong community experience. FOB strives to be an incredible resource for every child and family in our community and encourages all parents to join us and become involved. Click on our logo to stay connected and find out what great events and activities are coming up!
FOB Sponsored Teacher Grants Announcement!
Did you know that we tripled our Teacher Grants budget to $4,500? These Grants provide otherwise unavailable funding for innovative programming.
Here are our 2019-2020 Teacher Grant Recipients:
Access For All Michelle Daly, EL PK-8This will provide special headsets to students learning English to enhance their language skills and build confidence.
Living Lincoln 2nd grade team, Grades K-8This program will bring President Lincoln to life through a historical character assembly on March 2
Mad Science Elizabeth Salky/Kindergarten Mad Science makes science fun! It's a hands-on workshop that lets kids design and test experiments.
3D Doodle Pens Sophia Crespo/5th grade teamThese pens will enable students to create incredible 3D structures in the classroom, promoting problem solving, critical thinking... and fun.
Super U Challenge Kelly Kukla/2nd grade team This engaging assembly, run like a game show, will get kids thinking about their role in respecting others and preventing bullying by reinforcing positive behavior, respect and kindness.
Inside Out 2nd grade team, Grades 2-5 These virtual shirts will teach students about the human body, including their own! With an app, they can scan the shirt and dive into their bloodstream, lungs and small intestines.