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Stormy Weather (By Katie Grisbacher)

IMG_8943Students cheered and laughed throughout a program entitled, “How to Build A Storm: The Weather Show,” presented by the Franklin Institute last week at all four Warwick Elementary Schools.  The program was funded by a grant from the Warwick Education Foundation, another example of the innovative and exciting educational experiences funded by the WEF.
With props including a camp stove, a stunt bucket, and liquid nitrogen, Traveling Science Presenter Nathaniel Westover (Mr. Nate) demonstrated convection, evaporative cooling, condensation, precipitation, and air pressure to appreciative audiences.
“The Franklin Institute assembly was very fascinating, inspiring, and that’s the most things I learned new in a day so far,” said Catherine Olson, fourth grader at John Beck Elementary.  “There are a couple of things I learned from the assembly.  Number one, fire is awesome.  Number two, liquid nitrogen is very, very, very cold:  350 degrees below.”  More…

Extraordinary Give 2014

Extra-Give-logo---newsThis November 21 go the EXTRA mile for Warwick Education Foundation. On that day, we’re participating in the Extraordinary Give, Lancaster County’s Largest Day of Giving. For 24-hours only, visit ExtraGive.org, make a donation (min. $25) and every dollar you donate will be stretched by $250,000 from the Lancaster County Community Foundation and their presenting sponsors. PLUS, there’s an additional $50,000 in prizes we can win just from your donation!   Remember to visit ExtraGive.org and your donation will go even further for our community.

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Mark your calendars, Tell your Friends, Give Extraordinary on November 21.

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Thank you Cargill!

Representatives from Cargill’s Lititz-based Cargill Cares Council presented a check in the amount of $2,000 to the Warwick Education Foundation to help provide new and innovative programs for student education in the Warwick School District.  The employee-managed council is active in the community, providing financial support and encouraging fellow employees to participate in volunteer service.

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Pictured left to right are:  Cargill Cares member Anna Charles, Grant Hummer, President of the Warwick Education Foundation, and Carey Sliko, President of Cargill Cares.