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Thank Your Teacher for a Great School Year: Order Schoolhouse Rock Star Certificates by June 10!

By on May 31, 2016

As an end-of-year gift, show your appreciation to your child’s teacher with a Melrose Education Foundation Schoolhouse Rock Star certificate. Please order by June 10. For your $25 donation to the Foundation, your teacher will receive a lovely certificate, which

This holiday season, let your teachers know they rock! Order by December 16.

By on November 29, 2015

For your $25 tax-deductible donation, we’ll deliver a Melrose Education Foundation Schoolhouse Rock Star certificate along with a Melrose Education Foundation reusable grocery tote bag. Schoolhouse Rock Star certificates are a perfect way to say “thank you” to your children’s

Melrose Parent University, Saturday, November 14, 2015

By on October 12, 2015

Parent University Saturday, November 14, 2015 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm | 350 Lynn Fells Parkway, Melrose A morning of workshops for caregivers of students of all ages.  The event is FREE, but registration is required.  Parent involvement leads to

3rd Annual Foundation Night Out | Sat., Sept. 19, 2015

By on August 15, 2015

The Beebe Estate, 235 West Foster Street, Melrose Doors open: 7:00 pm Tickets: $35 per person Rain or shine Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and dessert Cash bar Bring cash, checks, or credit card and take part in the fast-paced Paddle-Up fundraiser

Flamingos Have Landed!

By on August 11, 2015

Join the flock by participating in this fun fundraiser until October 3. If your yard has been flocked during Oct 2015, you may place an order until Oct. 16th: How It Works

Birthday BBQ at Mt. Hood, Sunday, June 14 | 1-5 p.m.

By on May 20, 2015

Get Tickets for Our Birthday BBQ at Mt. Hood, Sunday, June 14, 1 – 5 pm 5 things we’d like you to know about our Birthday BBQ: • Everyone gets a Melrose Ed Foundation bracelet • Bring your dollar bills:

Create Your Estate Plan in June and Support the Foundation; Plus, FREE Seminar June 23

By on May 18, 2015

Start Your Estate Plan This Month! Protect your family and your assets. Martino & Tramontozzi are local, experienced Melrose Estate Planning Lawyers. Engage the firm to organize your estate plan during the month of June 2015 and Martino & Tramontozzi

Order Your Mother’s Day Flowers from Pepperberry by Friday, May 8th and Support Us at the Same Time!

By on April 24, 2015

Moms Love Flowers and Our Schools!  Order by Friday, May 8 Choose from THREE beautiful arrangements for pick up or delivery: Tulip Hedge: $50 (Colors may vary.) Pansy Orchid Planter: $75 Spring Garden Arrangement: $100   Two ways to order: Download

May 7, 2015 | “The Pressured Student” | For parents, educators, and teens | MVMMS Auditorium

By on April 24, 2015

For parents, educators, and teens, who want to better understand the psychological pressures K-12 students experience during their 13-year school journeys and the support they need along the way. Dr. Thompson is a New York Times bestselling author, clinical psychologist,

Elementary Family Engineering Night | Thursday, April 9, 6 p.m. at MHS

By on March 22, 2015

Discover the fun of engineering through hands-on activities for the whole family! All K-5 students and their families are invited to explore engineering together! Free admission | Have fun with your family! Date: Thursday, April 9th Time: 6:00-8:00pm Place: Melrose

Teacher Appreciation | Order Schoolhouse Rock Star Certificates and Mug by May 1

By on March 22, 2015

Now, each certificate comes with a cool coffee mug. Visit the “Schoolhouse Rock Stars” page of our site for more information and to order.

Save the Date: June 14, 2015 | Foundation’s Fun Family BBQ

By on March 21, 2015

Save the date for the Melrose Education Foundation’s Fun Family BBQ, from 1 – 5 p.m. at Mt. Hood. Join us for lawn games, food, and music by DJ Dee and kick off your summer while supporting the Foundation! More

Schoolhouse Rock Stars Compete in The Bridge Melrose Trivia Bee, 7 pm, Saturday, March 28

By on March 6, 2015

Cheer on our team, the Schoolhouse Rock Stars, at the The Bridge Melrose Trivia Bee, 7 pm, Saturday, March 28 at Memorial Hall. The Bridge is a non-profit organization that recruits, screens, trains, and places volunteers in the Melrose Public

2015 Melrose Elementary Science Fair | 2/24 – 3/11

By on February 8, 2015

Once again, students across Melrose will participate in the Melrose Elementary Science Fair hosted at each elementary school. Learn more and register your students today. Here you will find great science project ideas for all elementary grades, as well as

Grant Awards Ceremony | Rescheduled to Thursday, January 29, 2015

By on January 14, 2015

  Due to the approaching snowstorm, we’ve rescheduled the Grant Awards Ceremony to Thursday evening. Please join Mayor Rob Dolan, Superintendent Cyndy Taymore and the Board of the Melrose Education Foundation to honor the 2014-15 recipients of Foundation grants. Educators from

Accepting Fall Grant Applications, Oct. 7 until Nov. 10.

By on October 7, 2014

The Melrose Education Foundation will accept online grant applications from Melrose Public School educators and staff beginning Tuesday, October 7, 2014 and ending at 5 pm on Monday, November 10. Melrose Education Foundation grants will advance the curriculum goals of

Flocking season has ended. Thanks for your support!

By on September 19, 2014

We can no longer accept new orders; however, we will continue to place previously ordered flocks onto lawns until October 23, 2014. How It Works For a small, tax-deductible donation, you can send a flock of flamingos to a friend, a

2014 Melrose Schools Leadership Forum: Recap of Key Findings

By on September 18, 2014

On July 23, 2014, the Melrose Education Foundation hosted the first Melrose Schools Leadership Forum. The forum brought together – for the first time – community organizations that actively support our public schools, including members of the school committee, site councils, PTOs,

Foundation “Meet and Greet” | September 29, 2014

By on August 11, 2014

Meet and Greet Monday, September 29 at 7:30 pm at Remax, 536 Main St. Calling All Foundation Supporters! Interested in getting more involved in the Foundation but not sure how? Come to our Meet and Greet and learn more about how

2nd Annual Foundation Night Out | Saturday, September 20, 2014

By on August 10, 2014

The Beebe Estate, 235 West Foster Street, Melrose Doors open: 7:00 pm Tickets: $35 per person Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and dessert made by local favorite, Absolutely Fabulous Music by Melrose High School’s string quartet A cash bar, featuring the must-try signature

Meet Us at the Victorian Fair | Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

By on August 9, 2014

Sunday, 11:30 am – 4:30 pm Be sure to stop by our table to learn more the Foundation, the grants we provided to Melrose educators in 2013-14, and how you can get involved as a volunteer.  Kids are invited to take

Shop Whole Foods in June and Support the Foundation

By on June 8, 2014

During the entire month of June you can support the Foundation when you shop at Whole Foods in Melrose. Simply remind your cashier that you wish to make a donation to the Melrose Education Foundation. Spread the word with your

Mother’s Day Fundraiser: Order Pepperberry Flowers and Support Our Schools – Order by Tuesday May 6th!

By on April 9, 2014

Choose from two beautiful arrangements for pick up or delivery. Your payment benefits the Melrose Ed Foundation grants program. See the order form below for details.   Two ways to order: Download the  order form below and drop it off with payment

Public Forum: Data in the Classroom | March 26, 2014

By on March 12, 2014

How K-5 educators are using student assessments to improve teaching and learning Access the presentation slides here. Wednesday, March 26 at 7:00 pm Roosevelt School Cafeteria Student assessments are becoming part of daily life in the classroom. But what do

School Science Fairs: February 26 – March 6, 2014

By on January 21, 2014

The Melrose Education Foundation is co-sponsoring this year’s citywide elementary science fairs. Learn more and register your students today. Here you will find great science project ideas for all elementary grades, as well as a helpful project worksheet and timeline

Acclaimed new Irish play “Jimmy Titanic” to benefit Melrose Education Foundation, March 1, 2014

By on January 20, 2014

Jimmy Titanic Saturday, March 1, 2014 7:30 pm | One Night Only Tickets $20 (all sales via our website benefit the Melrose Ed Foundation) Ticket sales now closed; contact with questions. The Davis Square Theatre 255 Elm St. Somerville, MA

Family Math Night, Thursday, February 6, 2014

By on January 17, 2014

Please join us for a free Family Math Night for elementary school-aged students and their families in the Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School cafeteria. The event will feature math game stations designed to entertain and challenge students and parents alike. Math coaches,

Grant Recipient Recognition Ceremony at Memorial Hall, January 28, 2014

By on January 1, 2014

The Melrose Education Foundation recognized Melrose public school educators who were awarded grants totaling nearly $18,000 on Tuesday, January 28 at Memorial Hall. If you missed the ceremony, you can catch it on MMTV on Wednesdays at 1:30 pm, Fridays

Please make your tax-deductible, year-end gift today.

By on December 9, 2013

You are part of a movement that is making a difference in education. Education Foundations all over the country are empowering schools to try bold, new ideas that enrich the learning experiences of all students. The Melrose Education Foundation shares

Slide and Video Presentation: Melrose Public Schools Budget Process

By on December 6, 2013

The Melrose Education Foundation would like to thank everyone who attended the Budget Forum at the Roosevelt School on December 3. The forum gave Melrose residents an introduction to the school budget process and the factors that impact its formation.

This holiday season, honor a schoolhouse rock star!

By on November 25, 2013

Let a Melrose Public School teacher, administrator, or staff member know you think they rock! For your $25 tax-deductible donation, we’ll send your honoree a Melrose Education Foundation Schoolhouse Rock Star certificate, with a thank you from you. Schoolhouse Rock

“Join the Flock” is now finished

By on October 31, 2013

Orders for the “Join the Flock” flamingo fundraiser are now closed. Many thanks for your support!

The fall 2013 grant application submission period is now closed. Thank you to all who applied.

By on October 22, 2013

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application during the 2013 Melrose Education Foundation fall grants cycle. The deadline to submit an application was November 29, 2013, at 5:00 pm. Grant recipients will be notified by Friday, December 20, 2013. Melrose

Saturday, September 21, 2013: Work Out / Night Out

By on August 26, 2013

Help the Melrose Education Foundation start the year strong: Work Out/Night Out offers you two ways to support the Foundation with a morning workout for the whole family with Melrose Boot Camp and an evening kick-off party at the Beebe

Sunday, September 8: Victorian Fair

By on August 25, 2013

The Victorian Fair is a Melrose tradition for the whole family and a great day of music, performances, food, rides, and opportunities to connect with community organizations. 11:30 am – 5:00 pm, Main Street, Melrose Visit our booth and learn

Whole Foods to benefit Melrose Ed Foundation on July 24th

By on July 22, 2013

Great news: on Wednesday, July 24th the Melrose Whole Foods will be opening its doors and donating 5% of sales to 5 local non-profits . . . and the Foundation is thrilled to be one of them! So, come on