Thursday, October 23, 2014

Events & Opportunities


Tennis Courts

On Monday, October 20 we officially opened our newly refurbished tennis courts! With the Stowe School Board and Superintendent Wrend in attrendance, Athletic Director Joanna Graves cut the ceremonial ribbon along with members of our girl's tennis team. We are grateful to the community for supporting this project at town meeting last spring and are excited for our teams to be playing on home courts in the coming spring!! We also would like to thank the Stowehof for hosting our teams in the past. 


Veteran's Day Breakfast



 This is a FREE Community Pancake Breakfast to HONOR our local veterans.

Breakfast will be served by Stowe High School students.
  
Tuesday, November 11th from 8-10:30am at the Stowe Community Church

Breakfast precedes the Veteran’s Day ceremony
at the Akeley Memorial building beginning 11am.

Stowe Education Fund


Information and News from the Stowe Education Fund
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Since 1997, the Stowe Education Fund has worked to enrich the education of Stowe's elementary, middle and high school students.  We are a 100% volunteer based non-profit organization dedicated to this important mission.
 



Shop AmazonSmile and Support SEF


SEF is excited to announce it's partnership with AmazonSmile:

 
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support SEF every time you shop, at no cost to you.


When you shop at smile.amazon.com you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.


The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to SEF.

 
Choose "Stowe Schools Foundation for Educational Advancement " (our registered trade name) or click on the link below:

 
SEF on AmazonSmile
 
Help SEF spread the word about this amazing service from Amazon! 
  
Important Dates, Upcoming Events & Promotions:

Get started on your holiday shopping at theNovember 7th Trunk Show generously benefiting SEF:


2015 Ella Skye Art Calendars are Here!

Stowe Elementary School student Ella Skye MacDonald is a young artist with autism. Ella has been able to learn more language during the past three years by using a speech generating device called a DynaVox. This year's calendar is really exciting because Ella was able to tell us in her own words what her drawings are titled.

 
Ella's calendar is for sale in Stowe at Black Cap Coffee Café, Bear Pond Books and Salon Salon. It's also available in Waterbury at Bridgeside Books and on Ella's web site

10% of all calendars sold will once again go to the Stowe Education Fund.

 
These calendars make fantastic birthday, holiday and teacher gifts. Spread smiles, autism awareness and help support Stowe students all at the same time.
Contact us:

Thank you to all who completed the SEF fundraising priority survey.

We are reviewing your feedback and will communicate our fundraising goals for the school year soon.


 
Learn More, Get Involved:

Want to learn more about our schools, budgets, local issues and ways to help?

Attend SEF or School Board meetings- we would love to have you!

Upcoming meetings:

SEF
November 12th, 6:00 PM at the Stowe Free Library

School Board:
November 17th 6:00 PM at Stowe Elementary School


 

SMS/SHS Auditorium:

Did you know that the auditorium at the Middle/High School is 40 years old and showing signs of its age?  

While many infrastructure improvements have been made over the past several years, the stage is in need of replacement.

Contact SEF if you would like to be a part of the subcommittee being formed to explore ways to raise the money needed for this major project.


 Annual Pumpkin Event a Huge Success:

Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy the pumpkins and story telling on October 9th- we had a record number of pumpkins displayed for the contest!

A very special thank you to Grenier's Farm in Waterbury for once again donating the pumpkins for this event.

 

SEF partnership withHealthyCollegeSnacks.com

Healthy snack care packages can be purchased from our custom page and a $5 donation will be given to SEF for each box purchased.

Click below to go to the SEF page:

SEF on Healthy College Snacks

In addition to supporting SEF, Healthy College Snacks donates a full day of meals to the Vermont Foodbank to feed hungry kids in our state for each box shipped.

  
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Need a promotional item?

Local company Image Outfitters will donate 10% of purchases back to SEF through their charitable donations program iShare.

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