Peabody Education Foundation Supports Farm to School

Peabody Education Foundation Supports Farm to School

The Peabody Education Foundation is proud to have partnered with the Tillies Farm Education Committee (TFEC), the North Shore Community Development Coalition (NSCDC) and Peabody Public Schools and Library to construct and install five raised-bed gardens located at the...
Chamber for Good to Feature PEF During Month of April

Chamber for Good to Feature PEF During Month of April

The PACC’s Chamber for Good is all about donating locally. So many wonderful, small organizations remain hidden in the shadows of our own neighborhoods fueled not by large marketing budgets but by the zeal and dedication of a few individuals who see a local need...
7th Annual Spelling Bee Winners

7th Annual Spelling Bee Winners

Thank you to everyone who came out to cheer on the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students for the 7th annual Higgins/Peabody Education Foundation Spelling Bee! For the second consecutive year, Sofia Valencia is the champion of the Higgins Middle School/Peabody Education...
2016 Awarded Best Bet Programs

2016 Awarded Best Bet Programs

This year, the Peabody Education Foundation received 53 Best Bet grant applications totaling over $40,000. The PEF will fund 42 of those applications in the 2016-2017 school year for a total of $30,408 in grants. 2016 Awarded Best Bet Programs Brown School Peabody...
John E. Murtagh

John E. Murtagh

John E. Murtagh, Sr., died peacefully on Saturday December 17, 2016 at the Masconomet Regional Health and Skilled Nursing Facility in Topsfield, following an extended illness, while in the comforting presence of his family.  John was born in Peabody, and also...
2017 George Peabody Legacy Award Application

2017 George Peabody Legacy Award Application

“My earnest wish is to promote at all times a spirit of harmony and good will in society, my aversion to intolerance, bigotry and party rancor, and my enduring respect and love for the happy institutions of our prosperous republic.” – George Peabody, September 1866...
Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce Makes Generous Donation

Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce Makes Generous Donation

The Peabody Education Foundation is pleased to accept a generous donation from the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce.  Annually the Peabody Chamber of Commerce conducts fundraising events to support local non-profits.  This donation will be used to help fund the...
Support Peabody Education Foundation on December 19, 2016

Support Peabody Education Foundation on December 19, 2016

Please join us at Stonewood Tavern in Peabody on December 19th, 2016 from 6-9pm as we support our Peabody Education Foundation. Stonewood Tavern will be donating 20% of food sales to the PEF in efforts to support Peabody education. Join us for a fun night of food,...
7th annual Spelling Bee

7th annual Spelling Bee

February 15th will mark the 7th Annual Higgins Spelling Bee at the Northshore Mall. Join the Peabody Education Foundation as we cheer on the top spellers from grades 6, 7, and 8! The Bee will start at 6:00 p.m. at the Northshore Mall in the Nordstrom’s wing)....
Best Bet Applications 2016

Best Bet Applications 2016

As the new school year kicks into high gear, the Peabody Education Foundation once again encourages Peabody’s teachers to apply for Best Bet grants, which fund resources, materials, and programs that the school budget cannot accommodate. Click the button below...