“Suit N’ Tie” Wins Scoops for Schools!

suit n tieCongratulations to Ms. Deisenroth’s 5th grade class who won the Scoops for Bedford Schools fundraiser with their flavor creation, Suit N’ Tie (vanilla ice cream with fudge swirl and brownie pieces). The flavor will be served at our Bedford Farms starting TODAY, Saturday, May 7th.

Proceeds from the sale of “Suit N’ Tie” will support the Bedford Education Foundation and B.E.S.T. (Bedford Elementary Schools Together)! Be sure to stop by and grab a scoop or two. The flavor will be served for a limited time while supplies last.

Thank you to everyone that participated! The results can be found here: https://scoopsforbedfordschools.typeform.com/report/ZunNnr/upHD

Student Board Grant Deadline – April 1

Teachers from all the Bedford Public schools are invited to apply for a BEF High School Student Board grant. The grants are reviewed by the student board. Interviews with the student board are set up for each of the teachers who have applied. The students then decide which grants meet the funding criteria, namely creativity, number of students touched by grant, and sustainability. The amount of funding available depends upon the success of student fundraising for the year.

Grant money up to $500 will be awarded by the student board to each school: Davis, Lane, JGMS and BHS.

STUDENT BOARD GRANT DEADLINE: April 1st

STUDENT BOARD GRANT CRITERIA:

  1. Teacher-initiated. Student-initiated projects or ideas will be accepted but MUST be SUBMITTED AND SPONSORED BY a TEACHER.
  2. Grant may be added to other grants received.
  3. The grant should reflect BEF mission to be creative and innovative.
  4. Technology-related grants must be approved by Ms. Murray.
  5. The number of students touched by the grant will be a consideration.
  6. Chaperone travel will be considered for funding.
  7. Grants that support self-sustaining initiatives will be given a priority.

Email completed grant application to grants@bedfordeducation.org by April 1st. A confirmation email will be sent to you within three days of submitting your application.

A short interview by the student board will be part of the application process.

KidsJam Winter Dance Party 2016

2nd Annual KidsJam Winter Dance Party to benefit the BEF!

Who: 2nd to 5th graders
When: Saturday, March 5th, 5-7pm (check-in from 4:45 to 5:00pm)
Where: 153 Concord Road, Kamate Connections
Cost: $20 per person
Theme: “Star Wars and Super Heroes”

Great music, fun dance moves, crafts, and group games! Water and a nut-free snack will be provided, thanks to Jennifer Kelley and Lisa Harrell of The Higgins Group.

Make sure to check out our great RAFFLES at check-in! Raffle items include: a Razor PowerWing scooter, Beanie Boos, toys & games, hair accessories, fitness fun, and more! Donated by: Kamate Fitness, Lisa Gedaminsky of Lisa Made It, GrooveWrx, Ann & Marty Guay, Learning Express,  and Brookline Bank Bedford.

Online registration is closed, but you can register at the door!

Contact Jennifer Buckley with questions: jennifersbuckley1@gmail.com.

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Travel back in time for a good cause!

THIS Saturday, January 30 * 7:00-11:00PM
Courtyard Marriott Boston Billerica/Bedford – 270 Concord Road, Billerica
Fundraiser for the Bedford Education Foundation – supporting creativity and innovation in the Bedford Schools K-12

Our online ticket sale has closed, but you can still get tickets at the door for $50.

Announcing our 80’s Flashback Wall: If you are attending the Bash, please send us a your favorite personal photo from the 80’s! The 80’s showcased some pretty crazy looks for all of us, but this Bash is all about fun, and your kids won’t be there to laugh at of you! Please email your submission (one photo per person) to mwmcallister@yahoo.com by Friday January 29 and be sure to include your name and the year the photo was taken.

FEATURING:

  • Silent Auction
  • Raffle
  • Photo booth
  • DJ/Dancing to 80’s hits
  • 80’s Trivia
  • Atari games
  • Costumes encouraged – prizes for best male, best female, best duo, and best group
  • 80’s Flashback Wall
  • Appetizers
  • Cash bar

*Please note that cash bar means cash ONLY at the bar. However, cash, checks, and credit cards will be accepted for auction & raffle items!

Directions to the Courtyard Marriott: Take Bedford’s North Road heading towards Billerica. At the first stoplight, take a right. The Courtyard is the second building on your right. Parking is available in front and back of the building. If you pass Route 3, you’ve gone too far!