The Rotary Club of Des Moines Foundation has awarded $3,000 in Grants to four schools in the Highline District:
- Pacific Middle School received funding to purchase original slave narratives to support the history department.
- Des Moines Elementary received funding for computer software to promote reading fluency.
- Midway Elementary received funds to support a cooperative science project with Aviation High School students mentoring Midway elementary school students.
- A grant to Mt. Rainier High School will support the purchase of audio books to support reading comprehension skills and books to help students become more successful learners in high school.
The Rotary Club of Des Moines mini grant program offers grants of up to $1,000 to local public schools to promote educational and cultural activities that encourage learning and educational opportunities in the community.