Google Celebrates George Peabody

Google Celebrates George Peabody

If you have visited Google’s homepage today you would have noticed that they are celebrating George Peabody “the Father of modern Philanthropy”. George was born right here in Peabody and came from a poor family. He decided after working in the dry goods business he...
PEF Hosts 8th Annual Higgins Middle School Spelling Bee

PEF Hosts 8th Annual Higgins Middle School Spelling Bee

Congratulations to all of the Higgins Middle School students who participated in our 8th Annual Spelling Bee at the Northshore Mall! Grade 8 Higgins student, Sophia Valencia, is the winner of the 8th Annual Spelling Bee. This is the third year that Sophia has won the...
PEF Supports Pilot Program ‘No Child Goes Hungry in Peabody’

PEF Supports Pilot Program ‘No Child Goes Hungry in Peabody’

The Peabody Education Foundation is proud to make a donation to help kick off a new program called ‘No Child Goes Hungry in Peabody’. No Child Goes Hungry in Peabody is currently implemented at the Welch and Center schools. The program will send 120...
PEF Announces 2017 Best Bet Grants

PEF Announces 2017 Best Bet Grants

This year, The Peabody Education Foundation received the largest amount of Best Bet grant applications to date.  Last year, we received 53 applications, this year we received nearly 70 grant applications from teachers and faculty throughout the Peabody school...
PEF Supports New ‘First Book’ Program

PEF Supports New ‘First Book’ Program

We recently received a Best Bet grant application from two retired teachers who both serve as officers for the Peabody Federation of Teachers. Former Reading Specialist, Barbara Brown and retired elementary teacher Patricia Nizwantowski who is currently employed as a...
PEF Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement

PEF Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement

#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they...