At MPS, STEM Class Is An Exciting Place To Be

In STEM at Markham Place School, students are enthusiastically delving into the processes of invention, design and engineering; they are learning exactly what goes into a product that will take it from an idea to a consumer good! The 5th grade “survived” being “stranded” on a desert island by building hurricane proof huts, bridges to […]

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Outfitting Classrooms for 21st Century Skills

As educators we often talk about 21st Century Learning skills.  It sounds like a bunch of educational jargon.  In laymen’s terms, the learning and innovation to which this refers are those skills that separate students who are prepared for work environments in the 21st Century from those who are not.  We are well into the […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That being said, it can also be one of the most stressful. It’s the time of year when you have so many gifts to purchase, and the pressure is really on. You want to make so many dreams come true; dreams that have been building up for […]

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Double Your Donation!

The Education Foundation of Little Silver (EFLS) is excited to launch our Double Your Donation initiative to help capture Corporate Matching Gifts from our sponsors’ employers. The great news is that donor participation will directly benefit the mission of the EFLS at no additional cost to you!!! Thousands of companies offer matching gift programs. A […]

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Keeping Our Education Plugged In

Happy Fall everyone!  The EFLS is off to a great start – we had LOTS of new faces at our kick off cocktail party and will keep the momentum going with POWER ON WEEK! We are thrilled to report that through proceeds from last year’s fundraiser, we were able to donate almost $90,000 worth of […]

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The Education Foundation Of Little Silver (EFLS) Announces A Record $90,000 In Technology Donations From 2015 Fundraiser

Funds Raised To Help Enrich Point Road Elementary And Markham Place Middle School Students Increased 38 Percent Year Over Year   Little Silver, NJ – June 22, 2015 – Thanks to overwhelming community support at its annual Spring fundraiser, the Education Foundation of Little Silver (EFLS) has been able to approve nearly $90,000 in technology […]

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How Powering Off Can Help Us Truly Connect

   In run up to the EFLS’ Power Off week – taking place the week of May 4 to 8 – Technology Teacher Wendy Whittle shares how important it is to teach our children about being good Digital Citizens and reminding us to connect as families with and without technology. ——————————— One of my favorite […]

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Spring is here, Time to Power OFF

Before you give the OK for your kids to turn on the television, take note: A recent study conducted by Iowa State University shows that children who watched TV or played video games for more than two hours per day were more likely to have attention problems in school and more prone to childhood obesity. […]

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Celebration Time!

We are so excited to “Celebrate 20 Years of EFLS” with you next Friday at Ocean Place!  A lot has changed since the inception of the Foundation in 1995, and this year the EFLS Event Committee has gone to great lengths to make this, our 20th year, the most successful to date!  This year’s event […]

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EFLS Children’s Art

Watching the EFLS Children’s Art progress from idea to fruition is a highly rewarding creative experience. It demonstrates the wonderful collaborative relationships among teachers, students, and parents at Point Road and Markham Place Schools. This year’s ideas were a creative collaboration of Meghan Dubois and Lisa Walsh and Point Road and Markham Place art teachers, […]

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