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Country School Wins Fundraising Challenge, Invites Owl for Ice Cream

The Weston Educational Enrichment Fundraising Committee announced this morning that the $80,000 fundraising goal for the fall had been met, and that the participation challenge was won by Country School. 35% of Country School families donated, while Field School came in a close second at 33% and will be provided with free pretzels. No, not really. The reward for Country

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Cool Stuff WEEFC (and You) Funded: High School Science-y Stuff

In an effort to help the students of Weston’s public schools continue to learn cool stuff, the Owl is highlighting two recent WEEFC-funded projects. As every Westonian knows, our schools are priceless–they are what keeps our home values high (along with the trees which I really wish people would stop chopping down) and prepare our students for success now and

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High School Getting Fundraising Tush Handed to Them – WEEFC Stat Check

The Weston Wildcats in the form of the high school families are getting trounced in school vs school hand combat. Only 118 families system-wide have given so far (and we are at the halfway mark) to the Weston Educational Enrichment Fund Committee (WEEFC) winter drive, and only 6% of high school families have given. Gah. The Owl gave this afternoon

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WEEFC Throws Down The Winter Glove To Schools

Weston’s Education Enrichment Fund Committee (WEEFC) has thrown down the proverbial….um, winter glove* to Weston public school parents and community members for their winter fundraising drive. In an effort to improve community building (late edit: I am joking, folks), WEEFC is pitting individual schools against each other–the winning school (by participation percentage) gets a visit from an ice cream truck.

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Disc Golf Takes Off at the High School

A successful Weston High School June Academy project four years ago resulted in the design and construction of a disc golf course through underutilized areas of the high school /middle school campus. Now with twelve fun and challenging holes, the plan is to move forward with tee pads and permanent baskets. A WEEFC funding request has only half-funded the estimated

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What WEEFC Means to Weston Schools – Social Justice Mural

Two weeks ago, the Owl broke the story that the dearth of donations to the Weston Education Enrichment Fundraising Committee is risking new opportunities and learning experiences getting funded at Weston public schools. Without a significant upswing in donations, requested grants cannot be given: there is simply no money for them. WEEFC is in its final week of the campaign, with very

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What WEEFC means to Weston Schools – Turtles in the Third Grade

Last week, the Owl broke the story that the dearth of donations to the Weston Education Enrichment Fundraising Committee is risking new opportunities and learning experiences getting funded at Weston public schools. Without a significant upswing in donations, requested grants cannot be given: there is simply no money for them. Today the Owl takes a look at one of the

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Donations for Student-Focused Programming Hit Low: A call to Action

Weston’s unique student programming funding committee, the Weston Education Enrichment Fund Committee or WEEFC, is suffering an all-time low in donations, and as a result, may have to cut back the number of proposals it can fund this year. With 18 days left in the February fundraiser (ending March 15), only 100 families have given at any level–that is only

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