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News from the Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation                             March 2021
I am so happy to announce that our annual Play for Education golf tournament is returning! After a year away, our board is ready to welcome golfers back to beautiful Prouts Neck Country Club. This event is about more than fundraising though, as it’s an opportunity to personally say hello to and thank many of our supporters. It’s also become a tradition for some CEHS alumni, family and friends to reunite and play, coming together to support Cape and catch-up. With all of the changes and uncertainty over the past year, it is nice to hold onto this bit of tradition and we can’t wait to welcome you.  
Executive Director
Keep an eye out for our golfer registration opening the week of April 12th!

Innovative Grants Keep On Coming!

 
CEEF continues to fund innovative grants as Cape educators adapt and expand opportunities in this changing educational environment. The creativity of our educators and their hard work is inspiring, and our community should be proud!

CEEF Mindfulness Grant

Snowshoes: Snow Much Fun!

 
8th Grade Experiential Learning Teacher Mr. Kerr had to be creative to expand nature-based education for his middle-schoolers: snowshoes.  “Winter is a very unique time to really explore the world around us. The snow and loss of foliage allows us to explore areas where we might not be able to in the summer, spring, or fall. For the experiential program in particular, we will use [snowshoes] to further expand our study of the importance of salt marshes and its importance to Cape Elizabeth’s and Maine's coastal ecology.” 

Virtual Coder Express

 
The “Coder Express” went virtual this year, continuing an annual event where all Pond Cove students learn to code and celebrate the Holidays with an evening of pajamas, programming, cookies and hot chocolate. Charltray and the eTeam students were able to provide students with a take-home kit containing all needed supplies and of course, a cookie and hot chocolate. Yum!
CEEF CEHS Beekeeping Club Grant
CEEF Pond Cove Persona Dolls Grant

Aquarium Field Trip

 
Pond Cove 4th graders participated in a virtual field trip with the NE Aquarium showcasing the Sea Turtle Rescue program. They read compelling texts, listened to videos, and met with NEA educators to understand the techniques to rehabilitate, study, track and collect data on sea turtles. Most importantly,  students were reminded of what actions we can take as global citizens to help protect these unique creatures. 

Alumni Award Nominations Now Being Accepted


The CEEF Alumni Award honors CEHS graduates who, through their dedication and perseverance, have made significant contributions to their communities, professions, or society as a whole. Past recipients have included artists, athletes, and entrepreneurs, all of whom have made their mark on their profession and community. We welcome you to submit your nomination of an outstanding alum who will inspire a new generation of graduates. The recipient chosen will have the honor speaking to the 2021 CEHS graduating class during their commencement.
 
Submit your nominations by April 10th!
Nominate an Alumni
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