For nominations for the John P. Collins Awards for Excellence, [click here].

For grant applications[click here].


1st Annual Shrewsbury

Farm to Fork

Small Plates and Wine Tasting

New Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016 • 6:30pm
at Broken Creek Vineyard, 614 South Street in Shrewsbury

Contact Marueen at Maureen Harrington91@gmail.com.

Organized by WECAN (Worcester County Environmental Community Agricultural Network).

Food locally sourced and prepared by Struck Catering

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Proceeds to benefit local green projects.

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Papa's 1Support SEF at Papa’s Hardware

Head back to school with these bright ideas from Papa’s Hardware and the Shrewsbury Education Foundation!

Papa’s Hardware, your local mom-and-pop business, has great deals on LED light bulbs (including Edison bulbs!), power strips, LED lamps, LED tubes, and flush mount light fixtures. From now until September 30, mention SEF when you purchase any of these items, and Papa’s Hardware will donate a portion of the proceeds to SEF. No coupons or fliers necessary.

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Items included: TrickleStar power strip, flush mount lights with four free covers, LED desk lamps with USB Port, various types of LED light bulbs and 48 inch LED tubes.

Support a local business and a friend of the Shrewsbury Education Foundation. Papa’s Hardware is located at 276 Boston Tpke, Shrewsbury, MA 01545.


Hey! SEF Trivia Night 2016 is coming!

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Thank You!

Brennan, Kennedy, Bazydlo

Alice Brennan, with former Director of Human Resources Thomas Kennedy, and Spring Street Principal Bryan Mabie at the 2012 SEF Awards Dinner.

… to the Family of Alice Brennan for naming the Shrewsbury Education Foundation as a beneficiary of donations in her memory.  Alice Brennan was a long-time Shrewsbury Educator until her retirement as Principal of the Beal Early Childhood Center.  The entire Shrewsbury community and beyond mourned her passing on April 7, 2016 ( see her obituary here ).  It is a tremendous honor to be named as a beneficiary and the Shrewsbury Education Foundationthank her family for considering us.

If you, or your organization, want to help our mission to fund grants that put resources and programs directly into the classroom, send your contribution to SEF, 55 Gulf Street, Shrewsbury MA 01545.


Thank You!

SHS facade… to the Shrewsbury High School Class of 2018 for their recent donation to the Shrewsbury Education Foundation.  The SEF was named as a beneficiary of a share of the profits of their 5K Walk/Run held on May 1, 2016.

“It was our honor to help support the SEF through this event and we truly appreciate everything you do to support Shrewsbury classrooms and educators.”

If you, or your organization, want to help our mission to fund grants that put resources and programs directly into the classroom, send your contribution to SEF, 55 Gulf Street, Shrewsbury MA 01545.


John P. Collins Awards for Excellence,
2015-2016

JPC Awards logoCongratulations to the winners of this year’s J.P. Collins Awards: Mary Beth Banios, Greg Nevader, Ann Marie Lockwood, Cathy Shaw, Susan Conley, Michael Lapomardo, Brian Liporto, Elin Dolen, and Litza Rivera.

The John P. Collins Awards For Excellence honor the exemplary efforts of those whose work brings to life the mission of the Shrewsbury Public Schools: to provide students with the skills and knowledge for the 21st century, an appreciation of our democratic tradition and the desire to continue to learn throughout life.  [ Read more ]


Grants Awarded

Thirteen grants, totaling $10,989.42, have been awarded for the 2015-2016 school year.  [ Read more ]