Edfund Brings Rachel's Challenge To Hamilton Wenham Schools

Edfund Brings Rachel's Challenge To Hamilton Wenham Schools

This year, all students at the HWRHS and MRMS 8th graders experienced the Rachel’s Challenge program. This program, which is based on the life and writings of Rachel Scott, the first victim of the Columbine tragedy in 1999, focuses on respect, kindness and tolerance.

Edfund Grants Major Animation Photography Suite To High School

Edfund Grants Major Animation Photography Suite To High School

We are thrilled to announce a fresh, exciting grant to the Hamilton Wenham High School that touches nearly every possible subject and prepares our students for a 21st Century work life. It's called "Frame by Frame: Connecting Art and Technology in the Classroom" and involves digital SLR cameras, animation software and the rich imaginations of our kids...

It's BAAACK! 5 Reasons To Go To the Edfund Halloween Party This Year

It's BAAACK! 5 Reasons To Go To the Edfund Halloween Party This Year

Now with this year's October 28th event and our fourth year, it's time to share with you the 5 reasons to go to the Edfund Halloween Party (click through to read them all). Tickets will be available soon online. Stay tuned to our Facebook Page for announcements on that. For now, just save the date. Now, what are we going to dress up as?

Hamilton Wenham Edfund Transforms Elementary Schools With Learning Commons

Hamilton Wenham Edfund Transforms Elementary Schools With Learning Commons

In the past year a series of Edfund grants have begun a transformation in our elementary schools as former library spaces transform into 21st century Learning Commons. Last year Heidi Hebert, Library/Media Specialist at Cutler School, received a grant from the Edfund to re-envision and re-create the Media Center into a flexible, innovative, hands-on space to meet the needs of today’s students. The Cutler Learning Commons has become a model and an inspiration to all three elementary schools.  

Advantage Granted: Hydroponic Vertical Grow-Wall In Middle School

Advantage Granted: Hydroponic Vertical Grow-Wall In Middle School

The Edfund of Hamilton-Wenham is proud to announce an exciting new grant that braids science, math and technology into one incredible experience for our Middle School students. It's a Hydroponic Vertical Grow Wall and was requested by Miles River Middle School Life Skills teacher, Danielle Petrucci.

Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

Dr. Michael Thompson, world-renowned author, psychologist and speaker, is presenting a lecture entitled, “Deepening our Understanding of the Healthy Development of Boys.” Parents, educators, and community members are invited to attend this free event on Tuesday, May 17th, 7 p.m. at the Ferrini Auditorium at the Hamilton Wenham High School.

Edfund Launches New Web Site

Edfund Launches New Web Site

We are thrilled to announce that the Hamilton Wenham Edfund has launched a new web site. The site is a better reflection of our mission ("We grant advantage"), is easier to navigate, and most importantly easy for our board members to update.

Edfund Grants Advantage Through A Flexible Classroom

Edfund Grants Advantage Through A Flexible Classroom

The Hamilton-Wenham Edfund is pleased to announce an exciting new grant to the Hamilton Wenham High School: $15,000 towards flexible, mobile, and collaborative, furniture for the 21st Century Classroom. A supremely creative idea from Assistant Principal, Bryan Menegoni, that liberates our teachers and students with newfound mobility in the classroom.