Students, using SEF-granted digital cameras, taking a one point perspective photo of a hallway

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Shrewsbury High celebrates Black History Month with new project

Thank-You Gifts for Teachers & Staff


Say “Thank You!” with a gift for a special someone at your child’s school from the Shrewsbury Education Foundation.

Parents! Are you looking for thoughtful end-of-year gifts for teachers, staff, or administrators?

The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) can help! During its spring In Your Honor campaign, the SEF will recognize your $25 donation in honor of your chosen educator with a beautiful potted geranium and a hand-inscribed card acknowledging your donation and any special message. Gifts are easy to order and are delivered on your behalf. Your In Your Honor donation goes to fund innovative grants to SPS teachers that have a direct impact on your children’s classroom experiences. Gifts are in limited supply!

Delivery will be made on or before Monday, June 19.

Annual Awards and Fundraising Dinner
Grant recipients,
J.P. Collins Awards for Excellence recipients, and
Community Service Award recipient

Shrewsbury Education Foundation invites the Greater Shrewsbury Community to honor and celebrate this year’s Educational Grant Recipients and John P. Collins Awards for Excellence along with this year’s Community Service Award honoree, Shrewsbury Town Manager, Daniel J. Morgado. Mr. Morgado is being honored for his outstanding service to the community. 2016-2017 Grant and John P. Collins Awards for Excellence recipients will be announced at a later date.

Grants and Awards will be honored at the SEF Annual Awards and Recognitions Dinner on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club in Boylston, MA. Cocktails begin at 6:30 PM, followed by dinner at 7:00 PM, and presentations at 8:30 PM.

The Community Service Award is granted to a town leader who, goes above and beyond in delivering outstanding services to the community and to the Shrewsbury Public Schools. SEF is grateful to Mr. Morgado for his leadership and unwavering dedication to our community.

The SEF Board of Directors are thankful for the support of the following individuals and local businesses that have generously stepped forward to partner with SEF as sponsors for the current 2016-2017 school year: Presenting- Robert “Chief Joseph” Terkanian; Blue & Gold- Avidia Bank and Central One Federal Credit Union; Silver- Hannah Kane Charity Classic, Lamoureux Pagano & Associates, Dunkin’ Donuts Shrewsbury and Aurora Exterior Painting; SEF Patron- Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union, Thrive Real Estate Specialists, Flaherty Physical Therapy, and Webster Five.

2016 – 2017 Grants announced

November 2016

These seventeen grants have been awarded for the 2016–2017 school year, totaling $11,576.85. We will consider 2017–2018 grants in Fall 2017.

Check the complete list here.

SEF Trivia Night 2016 Results!

“Three-peat” didn’t.

Neither “Last Place” nor “Last for Sure” lost.

And we all think Sandy secretly LOVES Bob’s Green Shirt.

See all the results here.

2017 Community Service Award Announced

The Shrewsbury Education Foundation announces 2017 Community Service Award Recipient.

October 21, 2016

Dan MorgadoShrewsbury, MA – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) is pleased to announce its annual Community Service Award. Shrewsbury Town Manager, Daniel J. Morgado, will join a stellar list of past recipients which include State Representative Hannah Kane, the late Ted Coghlin, Mark Murray, Tom Kennedy, Dr. Joseph Sawyer, and Beth Casavant. Mr. Morgado will formally receive this honor at the foundation’s Annual Awards and Recognitions Dinner which takes place Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club in Boylston.

Mr. Morgado has worked in municipal administrative offices since 1978, first as Executive Secretary to the Selectmen of Swansea, before first coming the Shrewsbury briefly as an Administrative Assistant to the long-time Town Manager, Richard Carney. He then served as Town Administrator in three towns: first Blackstone, then Easton, and finally Grafton. In 1997 he returned to Shrewsbury to succeed Carney as Town Manager, becoming only the third person holding the job since the position was created in 1953.

Read more here.

John P. Collins Awards for Excellence,
2016 – 2017


Ann Jones — Principal, Oak Middle School


Kevin O’Connor — Special Education Aide, Shrewsbury High School
Janet Pope — Media Aide, Sherwood Middle School


Elizabeth Camire — Special Education Teacher, Sherwood Middle School
Carolyn Jepsen — Music & Drama Teacher, Beal Early Childhood Center & Oak Middle School
Kathleen Scibelli — Science Teacher, Oak Middle School


Judith Adair — Secretary, Spring Street School
Ken Gordon — Bus Driver, AA Transportation (Bus #9)

Check the complete list here.