Real Men Read

December 15, 2014  |  featured, news

Up to third grade children are learning to read.  After third grade they are reading to learn.

Real Men Read is an early childhood literacy program designed to help kindergarten students learn to read.  MENtors are assigned to a kindergarten classroom for the school year.  They go to the classroom one time a month for five months and read to the students.  They work on vocabulary, fluency, and the kids get to know a MENtor in our community who values literacy and education.  Every kindergarten child receives a copy of the books to take home and read with their family.

Students are…

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Reading, Writing, & Bidding!

October 10, 2014  |  events, news

Thank you!

A huge THANK YOU to all who participated in this year’s Reading, Writing, & Bidding! The auction was a great success thanks to all of you. We can’t thank you enough for supporting educational opportunities for the students in our community.

Show Us Your Smile Scholarship

August 28, 2014  |  Blog, featured, news

Dr. Ann Granicz, DMD and the Foundation are pleased to provide MCCSC middle school students the opportunity for an Orthodontic Scholarship.  Each scholarship is a full orthodontic treatment by Dr. G.  The scholarship does not include services that may be needed by your regular dentist such as x-rays, extractions, or fillings.  

For more information on this scholarship and Dr. G please click here.



Great Grown Up Spelling Bee

August 13, 2014  |  Event List, events, featured, news
Great Grown Up Spelling Bee

Congratulations to all of our spelling teams!  

First Place – IU Bloomington Spell Hoosiers

Second Place – WFIU/WTIU Super Grovers

Third Place – Baxter Bee Keepers

Spirit Award – Cook Medical Bee Sharps

Costume Award – Baxter Bee Keepers

The Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee is the signature event of the FMCCS. Spelling teams and cheering fans filled the BCT on September 30 to raise funds for public education.

John Whikehart and Jeffery Allen flashed back to their “Stayin Alive” leisure suits to show their spirit for public education.  Judge Valeri Haughton, Dr. Judy DeMuth and Dr. Gerardo Gonzalez served our judges for the event.

All proceeds will benefit…

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Dancing for Education

April 29, 2014  |  Blog, Event List, news

Thank you Douglas and Leah!  Your performances were outstanding and we are so proud to have you represent us.


Douglas Rife, President of Solution Tree Press, is Dancing for Education in Bloomington’s Dancing with the Celebrities.

Douglas and his partner Leah Drobot will be Fox Trotting for Kids and Education! Please join us for our fundraising events – every $ donated is one vote for Douglas during the competition and will provide much needed funding for public education.

Fundraising events are in the works.  Our Next Event :

Wednesday, July 16 – Dinner at Truffles starting at 7:00 p.m.  Cost is $50 per person…

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