Technology Showcase, May 5

AEF and the Arlington Public Schools are hosting a Technology Showcase, May 5th from 6-8pm in the High School Media Center.  Come see demonstrations of K-12 technology implementations and hear Assistant Superintendent Dr. Laura Chesson share her three year vision of technology in Arlington’s Schools.

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Unique Artist Residency at High School

Winfred Rembert, a gifted and inspiring artist who depicts his childhood experiences growing up in the segregated south on tooled leather, visited Arlington High School the last week of March.  Read how he touched students.

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Grant Profile: Dallin Literary Journal

Dallin Elementary School created Hourglass, a student-run literary journal (funded by an Innovation Grant) that encourages students to view writing as not just a necessary skill but also as a creative outlet that lets their imaginations run free.

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Trivia Bee Raises $7,100

Twenty-three teams competed for the coveted Trivia Bee Crown Sunday March 23, but the sly ‘Foxes in Soxes’ from the Friends of the Fox Library came out on top.  The event raised $7,100 and all proceeds support AEF’s work in the Arlington Public Schools.   Thank you to those who participated!

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AEF Trivia Bee March 23

Join us for our annual Trivia Bee!  Over 20 teams representing schools, community groups and local organizations will test their trivia knowledge on sports, literature, pop culture, Arlington trivia and more!  The event will take place on March 23, from 3-5pm at Town Hall.

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AEF Awards $22,950 in ‘Innovations in Education’ Grants to Schools

During its Fall ‘Innovations in Education’ grant cycle, AEF awarded nine grants totaling $22,950 to the Arlington Schools.  Grants range from playground programs, to innovative teaching strategies, to new technology offerings.  This is the largest ‘Innovations in Education’ grant cycle award in AEF’s history.  Read more.

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Technology Initiative News: High School STEM Lab

The first project in our Technology Initiative is the new STEM Lab at the High School.  Read the Advocate’s cover story about the lab, and learn more about our 3 year Technology Initiative whose goal is to accelerate the infusion of technology into the Arlington Public Schools.

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Candy Buy-back Program Benefits AEF!

Belmont Orthodontics and Belmont Pediatric Dentistry are offering a “Halloween Candy Buy Back Program” November 1-15.   They will “buy back” candy and give $1/pound to the donor and $4/pound directly to AEF!  The program is open to all.

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Tuesday is Arlington Fried Chicken Night!

Tryst Restaurant has brought back their special off-menu dinner on Tuesday nights from 5-10pm where $1 from each dinner will be donated to AEF.  Last spring, this program generated $500 for AEF.  Thank you Tryst for your support!

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Celebrate with AEF at Flora on November 18th

Innovate, Develop, Expand:  Celebrating AEF

Please join AEF Board members and fellow supporters as we celebrate AEF’s new projects and programs with special guests:  Dr. Matthew Janger, Arlington High School Principal, and Catherine Ritz, World Languages Director.

Monday, November 18th from 6-8pm
Flora Restaurant
190 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington
Suggested donation: $100/person, $150/couple
hors d’oeuvres & cash bar

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