Posts Tagged ‘ Southington Education Foundation ’

Tailgate and fundraise at the SEF gala

October 7, 2013
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The Southington Education Foundation gala mixes fundraising with tailgating.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Southington Education Foundation welcomes the public to its fifth annual Fan of the Foundation Gala on Friday, Oct. 25. With a theme of “Tailgate at the Turf,” the event gives attendees an opportunity to dress in their favorite sports gear and apparel while eating tailgate-style appetizers and entrees. The…

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SEF awards more grants; Foundation gives $6,000 to six proposals

June 20, 2013
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by Ed Harris Editor South End Elementary School extended day kindergarten teacher Paula Gorham loves to tell stories, be it to her children or her students. This joy helped her craft the Interactive Storytelling Experience program that was recently awarded a $400 grant from the Southington Education Foundation (SEF). “I love storytelling,” Gorham said. “I…

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SEF spells fundraiser with bee

April 13, 2013
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By Ed Harris Editor The Southington Education Foundation has its first two time champion as the Bee-lievers from Plantsville Congregational Church won the title for the second time in three years. “We’re very pleased,” said team member Susan Koenig, after the team was the only remaining team to spell millennium correctly. Her other team members,…

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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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