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Canton Education Foundation, Shoppes Donate $5,000 to the Canton School District

January 27, 2016 Business, Community, Schools No Comments
Sarah Ward, treasurer of the Canton Education Foundation presents $5,000, sponsored by the Shoppes at Farmington Valley, for STEM education. From left are assistant superintendent Dr. Jordan Grossman, Ward and Julie Auseré, Board of Education Chair. Photo by John Fitts

Sarah Ward, treasurer of the Canton Education Foundation presents $5,000, sponsored by the Shoppes at Farmington Valley, for STEM education. From left are assistant superintendent Dr. Jordan Grossman, Ward and Julie Auseré, Board of Education Chair.
Photo by John Fitts

On Wednesday evening, Sarah Ward, treasurer of the Canton Education Foundation, presented the Board of Education with a check for $5,000, sponsored by the Shoppes at Farmington Valley. Administrators said the funds will be used for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiatives throughout the school district. Those include basic 3-D printing education via  “3Doodlers,” Cubelets robot construction devices and Makey Makey computer invention kits.

Additionally on Wednesday, the board accepted two other donations. The Cherry Brook Primary School Parent Teacher Organization donated $3,500 for transportation costs association with field trips. Canton girls basketball coach Brian Medeiros donated money to fund away jerseys for his team. Expected cost is $510.

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