We're thrilled to announce that Wilson Middle School won $450 in grant funding to support the purchase of a courtyard chess set! As stated by NEF, "This proposal was written and submitted by a student and supported by the school principal. The grant will support the construction of a large-scale outdoor chess board, as well… Continue reading Natick Education Foundation Announces May Mini-Grant Winner!
This year, Brown Elementary teachers (Mrs. Cohen, Mrs. Courville, and Mrs. Foutz have been helping their students understand and develop a growth mindset. Growth Mindset is focused on teaching children to believe that they can learn, change, and develop needed skills. Using this mentality, students become better equipped to handle inevitable setbacks and know that hard… Continue reading Brown 4th Graders Learn About Having a Growth Mindset
This designation is for significant gains in student access and success where 447 school districts across the U.S. and Canada are honored. To be included on the 8th Annual Honor Roll, [insert school district name] had to, since 2015, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP… Continue reading Natick named to the 8th Annual AP Honor Roll
Natick High School offers students an opportunity to get hands-on experience with Video Production and this month two teachers have been providing students with the opportunity to learn from industry experts. In Mrs. Olivieri's class, students met with guest speaker and composer David Morneau. Mr. Morneau developed 60x365, a podcasting project, he composed a new… Continue reading TV & Video Production Classes At Natick High
Natick Public Schools is excited to announce that Cognex Corporation has provided nearly $30,000 in donations that will allow the district to expand a new STEM teaching and learning model for students in grades K-4, and support math teams for students in grades 5-8. With support from Natick Education Foundation, Natick Public Schools implemented… Continue reading Natick Schools to Advance STEM Education for Elementary and Middle School Students with Donation from Cognex Corp.
On October 23rd, our teachers held the first Twitter chat of the year. Natick routinely uses Twitter chats as a way to help teachers informally chat and share ideas virtually using prompts. Many of our teachers are avid Twitter users in the classroom and this serves as a way to engage with each other across… Continue reading Twitter Chatting in #NatickPS