Posts Tagged ‘ Southington Education Foundation ’

Southington Education Foundation partners with HQ Dumpsters

March 25, 2013
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Southington’s own HQ Dumpsters & Recycling has partnered with the Southington Education Foundation (SEF) to help fund creative educational programming in our community’s classrooms. HQ Dumpsters & Recycling will donate $25 to the Southington Education Foundation for each new residential account it acquires over the next six months – up to $25,000. In addition, homeowners…

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Spell fundraiser with education foundation

March 3, 2013
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Southington Education Foundation is inviting residents to gather in teams of three for its Adult Spelling Bee, a popular fundraiser returning for its third year. Currently scheduled for April 4 at the Southington High School auditorium, the competition has become a major source of funds for the organization. Last…

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The SEF hands out another $12,000 in grants

January 25, 2013
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By Rob Glidden

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) recently gave out a new batch of grants. The winners are , back row, Sal Spagna, Rich Niro, Troy Schinkel, Patrick O’Keefe, Michelle Ginand, William Walker and MaryBeth Eckert.  Seated, Joanne Grant, Julie Zellner (with Braidy) and Paula Gorham.  Missing  from the photo is Mary Jane Sullivan.

BY Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Southington Education Foundation handed out another round of grants last week, with over $12,000 in funding meant to make six unique teaching ideas possible. The teachers behind the chosen proposals gathered at Derynoski Elementary School to accept their grants and publicly summarize their ideas. “Choosing these was a difficult…

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Teachers showcase projects to SEF

December 14, 2012
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Students utilize the refrigerated saltwater aquarium at Southington High School. Teacher Debra O’Brien proposed the project.

By Ed Harris Editor The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) listened to several past grant recipients talk about how their projects were successful and how they were received by students during a recent meeting. Seven teachers, encompassing five different grants, told the foundation how the grants impacted the classroom, whether it met the desired objectives and…

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