Month: November 2020

Learning blooms in Deerfield outdoor classroom

What began years ago with small planting and composting projects has blossomed into an outdoor classroom rooted in centuries-old Native American and Pilgrim traditions. Led by School Librarian Julie Krass and Master Gardener parent volunteer Jennie Goossen, Deerfield Elementary School now boasts three types of gardens that yield bountiful opportunities for student learning and engagement. “The groundwork laid by teachers, …

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Providing Students & Seniors with New Tools to Navigate COVID-19 Crisis

September 9, 2020 – Westwood, MA – The Foundation for Westwood Education today announced a special donation cycle to support community needs during the COVID-19 crisis. The first of its kind in the nonprofit’s 29-year history, this special donation cycle will help address key areas like social emotional needs and distance learning capabilities during the pandemic. The funding comes at …

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