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.
8th graders at Ollivier Middle School will soon bring the works of Edgar Allen Poe to life, thanks to teacher Amy Kileen.
Laura Moon's first grade class will soon be singing their way to success.
Leslie Lipton teaches Computer Literacy Intergration, also known as "CLIC" at Arvin High. It's a required class for freshmen. The idea -- setting a foundation so they can take the skills they learn there and use them the next four years in high school and beyond.
Erin Woodward, a Spanish teacher at Kern Valley High, will be starting a "tienda" for her students, so they can use Spanish in real life situations.