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Arlington Teachers are STARS!

AEF’s STARS teacher appreciation program recognizes great teachers and benefits AEF.  Tell your teacher ‘Thank you for all you do’ with a STARS certificate.  Deadline is April 28 to ensure delivery before Teacher Appreciation Week (May 1-5).  Learn more or … Continue reading

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AEF’s April Newsletter

See what we’ve been up to lately in our April newsletter! – Trivia Bee winners – Teacher Leadership Initiative – Business Sponsors – and more!

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AEF Receives $5,000 Donation

Dr. Melita, a longtime AEF supporter, Dallin parent and owner of Belmont Orthodintics and Belmont Pediatric Dentistry, is AEF’s 2017 $5,000 Platinum Sponsor.   Thank you Dr. Melita for supporting AEF’s work and the students and teachers of Arlington!  More…

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Stratton Smarties, Dallin 5th graders win Trivia Bee; Event raises nearly $20,000

With a record 36 teams participating and nearly 400 attendees, the atmosphere was electric at the Trivia Bee on March 26th when 5th grade teams were introduced.  Participating for the first time, teams from each elementary school eagerly took the … Continue reading

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AEF Awards $30,000 grant for Gibbs School Planning

A $30,000 grant will provide the necessary funds for planning stipends and professional development that will enable the new Gibbs staff to plan for a unique, 6th grade school with social emotional support, project-based learning, and a strong community.  Learn more… … Continue reading

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Arlington Trivia Bee, March 26

What was Menotomy Rocks Park’s original, more ominous name? Come test your wit and trivia IQ at the 22nd annual Arlington Trivia Bee, hosted by AEF.  March 26th, 3-5pm at Town Hall. Over 20 teams from schools and community groups 5th grade teams from … Continue reading

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Calling all Local Businesses – Become an AEF Sponsor!

Please support our 2017 Business Sponsors who support our work! Make an impact in our community – become an AEF Business Sponsor. Show your customers you’re invested in Arlington’s students – and our town Publicize and grow your business among Arlington families … Continue reading

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Grant Profile: Elementary Teacher Leadership Program

  Ask teachers what makes professional development effective and they will likely tell you that hands-on, interactive, classroom-specific learning is the most meaningful.  Arlington’s Elementary Teacher Leadership program does just this.  This program – by teachers and for teachers – … Continue reading

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January 2017 Newsletter

Keep up-to-date on AEF happenings by signing up for our quarterly newsletters.  We promise not to share your email with anyone and you’ll stay informed on the work that you make possible! Our January newsletter just came out and includes: … Continue reading

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Nearly $14,000 in Innovation Grants Awarded to Schools

In December, we awarded six Innovations in Education grants ranging from mindfulness practices and technology to innovative ways to approach physical education.  Learn more about these and other innovative grants that AEF has awarded.  

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