Congratulations to Golden Hills Elementary teacher Amy Robles. The $1,000 One Classroom at a Time award will help her backpack buddy program. Robles plans to fill new backpacks with books, puzzles and educational activities for students to take home.
Congratulations to Tompkins Elementary teacher Linda Quiroga. This month's One Classroom at a Time award will allow students to gather weather data, then compare and contrast weather conditions.
Congratulations to Vista West Continuation Program teacher Stacie Mettler. This month's One Classroom at a Time award will help students of the AIM program take a trip down memory lane by creating yearbooks. Without the award, Mettler said the students would not be able to afford the yearbooks.
Congratulations to Fremont Elementary teacher Barbara Carter. This month's One Classroom at a Time award will help her teach students about the metamorphisis of a butterfly. Carter plans to use $1,000 to take students on a field trip to The Bugseum in Shafter.
Deanne Murphy was able to buy 250 books for literature circles with her One Classroom at a Time award. Check out what the students think about them.
Eyewitness News morning anchor Leyla Santiago delivers a $1,000 check once a month to a special teacher in Kern County for their outstanding work.
Congratulations to Horace Mann Pre-K teacher Katherine Jordan. This month's One Classroom at a Time award will help Mrs. Jordan improve her student's oral language skills. She plans to teach the kids nursery rhymes and produce a play called The Day Mother Goose Got Loose.
Teacher Viki Radden wants to share her love of gardening with all students at South High School. But, she says the school's garden is in dire need of improvements.
Teacher Darren McDonald plans to use his $1,000 award for his "Boston Marathon in Bakersfield" idea.
Marcus Board is a 5th grade teacher at Munsey Elementary School. He is using music to give students a new appreciation for the arts and history.
Maria Avelar is taking a dramatic approach to improve skills in Language Arts.
Nancy Rodriguez is on a mission to start an afterschool program that will introduce students to the world of art at Harvest Elementary School.
Allison Bogart is an 8th grade teacher at Woodrow Wallace Middle School in Lake Isabella. She's taking her students' love of Science to the outer limits.
Thanks to Sabine Mixon from South Fork Elementary in Weldon, her kindergartners are getting a head start on their green thumbs.
It's the Tonight Show like you've never seen it before -- written, directed and produced by some of Bakersfield's brainiest kids.