Friday, May 17, 2013
A $500 scholarship grant application was also accepted
This past February, local students showed off their skills in the sixth annual Morristown's Got Talent competition as part of a fundraiser for the Morris Educational Foundation. This and other fundraisers make it possible for the MEF to give back to the district through cultural arts programs, scholarships and more. At Monday's school board meeting, MEF and Board of Education member Ann Rhines had good news to share. “MEF gave the children of the Morris School District $95,000 in grants, almost $100,000,” she said. “I want to personally thank … the board and the administration for their continued support. This is the biggest we had so far in contributions to children in the district. I’m very excited about this.” The district also …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Seven students in the Morristown High School Science Academy applied for and will receive funding from the Morris Educational Foundation.
Over 20 years, the Morris Educational Foundation has received grant applications for many programs from many people within the Morris School District. Recently, they received what at least one MEF member considers the best grant applications ever. That's some accomplishment, considering they were from seven Morristown High School students. And on Friday morning, MEF and Board of Education member Ann Rhines stopped by the high school's Science Academy to present acceptance letters to those students, the first-ever student grant applicants in the district. "This is above and beyond what your regular course requires," said Rhines, who taught in the District from 1962 to 2001. "I am hoping research will be a passion that will take you through …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Annual Morris Educational Foundation fundraiser set for Feb. 27, 2013 at the Mayo Performing Arts Center.
The envelope, please. Nearly 100 performers turned out this month to vie for a spot in the sixth-annual Morristown's Got Talent—the annual fundraiser for the Morris Educational Foundation. But, only a select few would be able to move on to the big show on Feb. 27 at the Mayo Performing Arts Center. On Friday, 16 finalists were named to compete for the top prize of $1,000, as well as for the admiration and praise of the regularly-sold out event. A press event for the 16 performers is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at Morristown High School.
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Over $50,000 in grants and funding awarded this school year.
Sunday, May 29, 2011
The Morris Educational Foundation recently thanked its supporters via email for their support during the 2010-2011 school year: "On behalf of the entire Board of Trustees, I'd like to thank everyone who contributed to the work of the Morris Educational Foundation (MEF) this past year. What a tremendous year it has been! We awarded over $50,000 in grants and funding for programs that enhance our students' educational experience. Now it's time to say thank you to everyone who made that possible. You have supported our efforts in great ways, both financially and by sharing your time and talents with us. Thank you to our donors, including Friends of the MEF, parents who participate in our Teacher Tribute Program, and members of the school …