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10 04, 2019

Garden-to-table demos inspire healthy eating, thanks to NEEF grant

Like most five-year-olds, Joshua Johnson is apprehensive when it comes to trying new vegetables. On a recent sunny Spring day, he found himself discovering leeks, beets and kohlrabi at Roosevelt’s community garden-to-table demonstration. Joshua carefully examined the superfoods before giving them a chance. The final verdict? He gave leeks and kohlrabi two thumbs up and

7 02, 2019

Students exercise STEM in the gym thanks to NEEF grant

Colonial Hills Elementary School students are enjoying an interactive physical workout while learning about physics-based concepts in gym class thanks to a NEEF Innovative Grant. Whether it’s exploring the mechanical advantage of a pulley or the splitting power of a wedge, students are excited to learn and exercise concurrently. “We’ve had some great conversations going

3 12, 2018

Northwood Elementary School Showcases NEEF Innovative Grant

Life is about being flexible—and thanks to a North East Educational Foundation (NEEF) Innovative Grant at Northwood Elementary School, students are finding this fact out at a young age Fifth-grade teacher, Marcy Hildebrand, saw a need for students to feel more comfortable in their learning environment. “Research shows students feel empowered by having some degree

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