SCHOOL COMMITTEE NEWS: Committee Accepts Nearly $9,000 In Donations From WEF & PACs

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington School Committee, at its meeting last week, unanimously accepted nearly $9,000 in donations to the school system.

The Wilmington Educational Foundation raised nearly $16,000 from its annual Halloween Walk For WEF in October.  WEF donated half the amount raised by each participating school BACK to that school.  As a result:

  • Boutwell Early Childhood Center received $744.25
  • Wildwood Early Childhood Center received $932.50
  • Woburn Street Elementary School received $1,992.50
  • Shawsheen Elementary School received $1,773.53
  • West Intermediate School received $1,190.25
  • North Intermediate School received $1,253.50

The schools’ principals can use the funds as they see fit to best address needs within their buildings.

The Shawsheen/West Parent Advisory Council (PAC), meanwhile, wished to donate $1,000 to the Shawsheen Elementary School toward the purchase of Chromebooks for in-class use.

Per School Committee policy, donations in excess of $500 must be formally accepted by the Committee.

Watch the very brief discussion, courtesy of Wilmington Community Television, below. It begins near the very beginning of the meeting.

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