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2013 Tribute Program
Honor exemplary students, favorite educators, and appreciated community members who have made a difference in education in the town of Granby.
GEF Sponsors Global Learning Academy- Italian Studies
Granby Public Schools, in collaboration with the Granby Education Foundation, has presented for
the third year a summer global learning opportunity for children entering grades 3 through 9 who are interested in learning about Italian Language, Italian Culture, and Global Studies. The Global Summer Learning Academy runs for 4 days beginning June 24th and ending June 28th 2013.
Register by June 7, 2013.
The 10th annual Gran-Bee, a fundraiser for the GEF and an extremely
entertaining night out on the town, was held on Friday, March 22nd, 2013!
Click for the buzz on the Bee!
The Bee S's!
Gail Altschwager , Tony Bussman, and Shirley Edbrooke
|2013 Yellow Jacket Crown winners
The Hive Breakers
Becca Hayes , Emily Uhl, and Allie Spica
The Next Grant Deadline is October 15, 2013
Over the last five years, the GEF has awarded nearly $100,000 in
Community Grants and Arts Grants for programs that demonstrate exceptional
educational merit. Complete your applications today!
Nannie Brown Tribute Fund details
Established June 2011
When Nannie Brown announced her retirement from Valley Pre-School (VPS), her fellow teachers and the VPS board of directors chose to honor and thank her for all she’s done – for the school and for Granby – by establishing the Nannie Brown Tribute Fund through the Granby Education Foundation.
The following individuals have honored Nannie through a gift to the fund.
Watch some GEF friends on PATV!
"Senator Kissel and Friends" taped on March 4, 2013
Watch Senator Kissel and Cal Heminway who discuss the GEF and the Gran-Bee Trivia Contest. Sue Alender (GMMS Science Teacher) discusses the Ecology Center and Joe Jarvis (GMHS History Teacher) discusses his grant which funded a classroom worth of android tablets to pilot the first paperless classroom in Granby. This grant allowed him and the high school to become part of the nationwide Big History pilot the nextyear.
Granby Sings for the Arts
GMHS students Rob Dei Dolori and Joel Helander have produced a compilation CD of songs by local artists for their National Honor Society Service Project. The CD, which consists of eleven tracks by past and present Granby students, is available for $10 at The Granby Pharmacy, Beman Hardware, and Granby Village Health. All proceeds benefit the GEF's Arts Endowment. Please show your support of Granby's local artists and the GEF by purchasing your copy today! See and listen
Thank you for your interest in the Granby Education Foundation!