Category - Funded Projects

NEF Awards $5219 in the Second Round of School Grants

Thanks to the overwhelming support of the NEF Welcome Back Pinwheels campaign, NEF was able to run a 2nd mini-grant cycle in late October. The grants funding are as follows: Don’t Forget to Play!Julie Morancy – Melican In such an uncertain and stressful time, we need to make sure our students are still finding time[…]

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NEF Awards $8300 in School Grants

This year has proven to be a bit challenging when it comes to well…everything. Due to the COVID-19 shutdown, NEF events, like everything else, were put on hold. As the summer went on, we realized that the school year would look a lot different than in the past, and with the introduction of remote learning[…]

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NEF Awards $66,000 in School Grants

NEF awarded $66,000 in funds to 16 grant recipients during a special ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library on Sept. 24, 2018. Superintendent of Schools Gregory Martineau attended the ceremony, along with representatives from each school and the Northborough Free Library. NEF Grant Committee Chair, Kim Haven recognized the significance of the continued support[…]

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NEF Awards $36,075 in School Grants

NEF awarded $36,075 in funds to 18 grant recipients during a special ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library on Sept. 15, 2017. Superintendent of Schools Christine Johnson attended the ceremony, along with representatives from each school and the Northborough Free Library. NEF Grant Committee Chair, Susan Ogar recognized the significance of the continued support[…]

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2016 Grant ceremony awards $38,400 to schools

[portfolio_slideshow id=1310] NEF awarded $38,400 in funds to 14 grant recipients during a special ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library on Sept. 13. Superintendent of Schools Christine Johnson attended the ceremony, along with representatives from each school and the Northborough Free Library. NEF President Marile Borden recognized the significance of the continued support of[…]

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2015 Funded Project: Osmo for Physics (Algonquin Regional High School)

(Photo was unavailable for this award. The grant was submitted by Algonquin Regional High School Physics Teacher Dan Welty and Principal Tom Mead.) OSMO is an exciting new device for iPads that allow students to compete, create, and experiment with physics. Students can compete in teams with the WORDS app to creatively review physics concepts[…]

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2015 Funded Project: Northborough Reads Together: Community Reading Day 2016 (All Elementary Schools & Melican Middle School)

“Northborough Reads Together – Community Reading Day 2016” is a community-wide celebration of literacy. Students in Preschool through Grade 8 will have the opportunity to hear high-quality children’s literature read by school, business, and community leaders. This intergenerational activity and the books selected will enhance the school curriculum and inspire students for years to come.[…]

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2015 Funded Project: A Toolbox for Every Classroom (All Elementary Schools)

“A Toolbox for Every Classroom” is a program that will give teachers updated physical tools and strategies to teach their students how to regulate their bodies to remain available for learning throughout the course of their school day. This project enhances every student’s ability to access the curriculum, by helping them maintain an optimal level[…]

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2015 Funded Project: Read and Write for Google (Melican Middle School)

Read and Write for Google allows struggling students to access any curriculum and complete reading, writing, and research assignments as well as take tests independently. This extension appears as a toolbar on any Google document and allows students to have text read aloud. It also includes a comprehensive set of support tools for reading, writing,[…]

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