Wine Bottle Bingo is back! September 13, 2019

Play Bingo, Win Wine, Raise Funds for Education   Windsor Education Foundation (WEF), now in its 12th year of service to Windsor Public Schools, invites you to Wine Bottle Bingo on Friday, September 13th at 7 p.m. in Matthies Hall at the historic Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, 778 Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT. Wine Bottle Bingo is…

Windsor Treasure Hunt Townwide Tag Sale – June 8, 2019

Sell your stuff or shop for bargains in the Windsor Treasure Hunt Townwide Tag Sale! Homes around town will be holding independent tag sales from 9am-1pm on Saturday June 8. To be included in our advertising and on the Treasure Hunt map, register as a seller for $20. Buyers, come back to the website the…

$15,989 Awarded in Grants

Windsor Education Foundation (WEF) has awarded a total of $15,989 in grants to fund 14 projects proposed by teachers in Windsor Public Schools, including a $1,000 science grant from The Christine Gasparino Memorial Fund.  All Windsor Public Schools certified staff members were eligible to apply for the grants.  Read about the grants. Since 2007, WEF has awarded $147,000 to local,…

WEF Communications Intern Applications Due May 4 — Scholarship Available!

WEF is seeking a Communications Intern who is currently attending Windsor High School (WHS) or has recently graduated from WHS and is attending an accredited college/university. The Intern will contribute a minimum of 100 hours managing communications for WEF, including website and social media updates, newsletter preparation, mailings and correspondence. The Intern will interact closely…

Valentine-themed Decadent Date Night Planned for February 9th

Windsor Education Foundation event to raise funds and fans for Windsor’s Public Schools Windsor Education Foundation, a grant-making organization for Windsor’s public school educators, invites the public to Decadent Date Night on February 9 at 7:30PM at Vito’s by the Water in Windsor. The event includes wine or beer, indulgent desserts, and liqueur tastings, plus…

Math Bags Improve Math Scores

Clover Street School’s Ms. Michalic reports that Math Bags are part of the effort to increase Math scores in her classroom: “Throughout the implementation of the Math Bags in school and at home, I noticed that the Math Bags positively impacted my student’s STAR Math scores and increased their SBAC Math Assessment from previous years.”…

Expanding the Electrathon Program at WHS

Windsor High School is building up the Electrathon program.  The 2017 grant from WEF funded a second vehicle with a composite body.  This enables students the opportunity to work with lightweight materials like carbon fiber, nomex honeycomb, and Kevlar. Electrathon America is a low-cost Electric Vehicle design competition.  The organization was formed in the late…

Students build problem solving skills!

WEF is excited to support teachers throughout the Windsor Public School District by funding the Breakout EDU Experience.  This is a riddle-based set of lessons where students must work together in teams or as an entire classroom to solve clues and puzzles that guide them to find the correct combination for the locks on a…

The Windsor Education Foundation is proud to support Team Paragon Robotics!

Team Paragon Robotics now has a Digital Positioning Readout mounted on machining.  The FIRST Robotics season begins each January, and students are being trained during the fall in preparation for the upcoming build season.  Trained students will use this technology for hands-on learning of precision manufacturing in the process of building their robot for competition. …
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