The Library is fully OPEN! Just in time for beach reading season.
^^ Solid Waste / Recycling Information is available on the Town website ^^
June is Pride Month.

The Holliston Education Foundation Receives $50,000 from Middlesex Savings Bank

by Heidi Gibson
January 29, 2018


The Holliston Education Foundation Receives $50,000 from Middlesex Savings Bank

Gift will be used for the Holliston education innovation initiative

Holliston Mass., January 24, 2018 – The Holliston Education Foundation (HEF) today announced it received a $50,000 gift from Middlesex Savings Bank. The gift will allow HEF to provide support to the new Holliston education innovation initiative, announced by Dr. Brad Jackson in September 2018 in the Holliston Schools Community Newsletter.  Over the next two years, HEF will work with school leaders to fund seed projects and training that promotes innovative educational practices, creativity and increased educational choices for students and families involved in our schools.

“We have been supporting great teachers and their ideas for 27 years in Holliston, bringing excellent programs like “Primary Source” for history and humanities studies, a mosaic project for art, Orff training for music, support for the Music Technology Lab, mindfulness in elementary classrooms, and more. But this gift is very, very special.  It will allow us to support a major new initiative in our schools – the pursuit of innovation that will transform the way we teach students and prepare them for the unknown as technology and major advances change our world.  We plan to make this a transformative initiative, and our long-time major corporate sponsor, the Middlesex Savings Bank, is making our plans possible.” states Heidi Gibson, HEF Treasurer

“Middlesex Savings Bank has great respect for the education foundations in our community,” said Michael McAuliffe, President and CEO of Middlesex Savings Bank. “They work hard to support projects and programs that foster learning and creativity. We hope these donations will make their jobs easier this year and are excited to see their existing academic programs flourish or new ones come to life.”

About  HEF
HEF has been working since 1991 to support educators by partnering with the community to provide opportunities that offer unsurpassed best practices in the classroom and support district and school improvement goals. This gift will be used in support of HEF’s primary mission: “to invest in programs that enhance, enrich and promote educational excellence while fostering innovation in the Holliston Public Schools.”
 
About Middlesex Savings Bank
Founded in 1835 and headquartered in Natick, Mass., Middlesex Savings Bank has been right there with its community for nearly 200 years. The Bank takes a customer-first focus when it comes to offering products, technology, and an unparalleled level of customer service. Middlesex Savings Bank provides funds to local nonprofits and organizations through corporate giving and community sponsorship, as well as through its philanthropic arm – the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation. The FDIC and DIF insured bank has 30 branch offices located in 25 communities – Acton, Ashland, Bedford, Bellingham, Boxborough, Concord, Framingham, Franklin, Groton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Littleton, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Natick, Needham, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Walpole, Wayland, Wellesley, and Westford. For more information, please visit www.middlesexbank.com, www.facebook.com/connectwithmsb and www.twitter.com/middlesexbank.

 

 

E-mail This Article

Comments (1)

This is just wonderful. Middlesex Bank has been a consistent and generous partner over many years and very supportive of Holliston's schools.

- Erica Plunkett | 1/29/18 9:03 AM

Advertisement

Advertisement

Recent Articles by Heidi Gibson:

Five Holliston Educators Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom

The Holliston Education Foundation Honors Educators with “Spotlight on Educators” Awards

1

Continue ...

The Holliston Education Foundation (HEF) to host their Annual Community Trivia Bee

There are several ways students, teachers, residents or businesses can participate.

Continue ...

Sciencefest at Miller/Placentino

"...make slime and examine owl pellets under the microscope". Two years ago Ivy Albright, Disha Mudenur, Libby Perron, Makayla Mchugh had fun making silly putty.

1

Continue ...

Advertisement

Recent Articles in Schools:

Holliston Community Calendar - June 2019

by Chris Cain

Continue ...

Civics Sunday: Board and Committee Interviews

by Yvette Cain

In the recent Holliston Reporter Civics Sunday survey, readers showed interest in a more personal look at our town government boards and committees. The publishers created a set of questions, will propose these to a member of elected committees and boards, and publish their answers in this and future Civics Sunday columns. We hope you enjoy these insights into your town government.

Continue ...

Holliston’s Middle School Musical Sweeps Top Categories at METG Awards

by Press Release

Broadway in Boston Presents: Musical Awards 2019 “The Addams Family” Takes Home Four Trophies Including Best Overall Production at the 2019 MET Musical Awards.

1

Continue ...

Flag Day Festivities

by Chris Cain

Continue ...

Youth and Family Advisory Council Meets

by Yvette Cain

Continue ...

Advertisement