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Summer 2016

2016 STARS of the Year!

Congratulations to the Ottoson Middle School and Arlington High School teachers that received the most STARS certificates in 2016!
- Alison Sancinito, 6th Grade History
- Justin Bourassa, Arlington High School English
This year, the STARS Program raised a record $28,769.

Get an inside look at an AEF Innovations Grant that funded the start-up supplies needed for a new AHS Intro to Archaeology course. Learn more...

$10,609 in Innovations in Education Grants Awarded

Five Innovations in Education grants were awarded this spring, including:
- ETextiles Interactive Stuffed Animals, Dallin
- Energy Transfer in Solar Cars, Bishop
- Navigating through Communication Standards Using Drones, Ottoson
- Inside Out Ottoson
- "Grow your Brain!": Fostering a Growth Mindset to Increase Motivation & Achievement, Peirce

Continuing Scholar Awards

Congratulations to Dallin 5th grade teacher Jill Connor and world languages teacher Anne Zachary who were both awarded Continuing Scholar Awards.  Both teachers will be attending the summer Primary Source study tour 'Spain and Morocco: Coexistence, Competition and Culture".  They each plan to enrich their lessons this fall with their personal experiences.

Dawn Moses Memorial Award

Congratulations to Ottoson's 'Inside Out' grant which was awarded the 2016 Dawn Moses Memorial Innovations Grant.  Follow the project on Facebook

This special recognition is given to the Innovations in Education grant that most embodies the creativity, rigor and commitment to the students and teachers of Arlington.

We Bid Farewell...
AEF is grateful for the dedication of Jane Biondi, Marie Meteer, Jennifer Lewis-Forbes and Lauren Jordahl who are leaving the AEF Board.  Each has served at least 6 years on the board and contributed to the success of AEF in countless ways.  Thank you!

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