SARTELL -- The Sartell-St. Stephen Education Foundation has announced $36,000 in grants to support programs in the Sartell-St. Stephen School District for 2018-2019.

In a statement, Superintendent Jeff Schwiebert says their students benefit greatly from the yearly grants.

"Through their continued support, 9th-grade students experience an unforgettable orientation to high school through Sabre Splash, makerspaces were established at our elementary schools, and middle school students can enrich their STEM educations."

The programs getting the grants include, but aren't limited to:

  • Elementary Makerspace
  • Picture Books for Social/Emotional Curriculum
  • One District One Book
  • Room at the Table
  • Afterschool Robotics
  • The Hub

SSEF has given over $407,000 in grants and scholarships since their founding.