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Foundation grant leads to Native American speaker

As an extension to the “Our Past: A Hands-On Archeological Simulation” grant awarded to Brett Duncan at Overlook Middle School in 2013-2014, 6th graders were recently treated to a presentation by Tim Kelley, a guest speaker with Nipmuc Native American ancestry. The students were provided with an interactive experience connecting an archeological dig, part of…MORE

Ashburnham Westminster Education Foundation Enhances Opportunities for Local Students

ASHBURNHAM/WESTMINSTER, MA (October 5, 2009) — The Ashburnham Westminster Foundation for Academic Excellence has been established to promote educational excellence in the Ashburnham Westminster Regional School District. The Foundation will provide private financial support for exemplary educational projects and programs that benefit public school educators and students in the two communities. Planning for the Foundation…MORE

New Group Plans to Offer Education Grants

A new source of grant money will be available to Ashburnham and Westminster schools with the opening of a fund-raising foundation aimed at helping teachers and students. The Ashburnham-Westminster Foundation for Academic Excellence is a private, non-profit organization run by volunteers from the community. Members spent the summer drafting bylaws and filing paperwork to make…MORE

Residents Organize New Education Foundation for School District

Officials announced this week that a new education foundation will support the Ashburnham Westminster regional School District. The nonprofit organization, which was made possible through the efforts of several residents in two member towns, could provide grants to teachers and schools for the purpose of “supplementing innovative ideas, curriculum materials, professional development programs, attendance at…MORE

Ash-West Announces Nonprofit Education Foundation

ASHBURNHAM, MA — Officials in the Ashburnham Westminster Regional School District expressed pride and excitement Tuesday as they announced the formation of a nonprofit educational foundation to supplement academic programs in the district. Superintendent of Schools Michael Zapantis made the announcement at the School Committee’s meeting at Overlook Elementary School. Zapantis said the foundation, which…MORE