The Springfield Schools Foundation announces the appointment of two new board members. The Foundation, which was formed in 2003, raises money to support innovative, teacher-initiated projects within the Springfield School District. The all-volunteer board consists of local leaders, business people and parents. "The Foundation works hard to put extra resources into the hands of capable and motivated teachers, so we need dedicated, hard-working board members." New members include:
Springfield Schools Foundation provides Classroom Grants to teachers and staff members with innovative ideas. Other projects include the annual Laws of Life essay contents and Music Samplers which introduce Springfield students and their families to the rewards of live perforamance. The Foundation welcomes donations from parents, alumni, local businesses and other members of the Springfield community.