Fall Social Fund Raiser at Carnegie Abbey

Portsmouth Public Education Foundation Fall Social Fund Raiser Saturday, October 1st, 6:00 – 10:00 PM Carnegie Abbey Club 300 Willow Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871 Includes: • Heavy Hors D’oeuvres • Salad, Chicken Piccata, Slider Station • Coffee, Desert • Cash Bar with Special Beer and Wine Pricing • Valet Parking Tickets ($60 per person): Click…

Grant Recipients for the 2014-2015 School Year

At Portsmouth School Department’s Teacher Orientation on August 25, 2014, the Portsmouth Public Education Foundation awarded ten grants to educators from all grade levels in areas such as literacy, mathematics , the environment and sustainability, and technology . Awards were given in the following categories:  The Barton Carroll Memorial Awards went to  Joel De Marco…

Celebrate Portsmouth Education

Tickets are now sold out! Thank you for your support! Cocktail Party & Silent Auction to Benefit Portsmouth School Students at the Portsmouth Public Education Foundation Fall Fundraiser Celebrate Portsmouth Education Friday, September 26, 2014 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Carnegie Abbey Country Club, 300 Willow Lane, Hors d’oeuvres, Valet Parking, Cash Bar

Grants were Presented for the 2013-2014 School Year

On the first day of the 2013-2014 school year Seven (7) PPEF grants were awarded to educators during teacher orientation at Portsmouth High School. During the orientation, Principal Robert Littlefield introduced long time substitute teacher Lt. Col. Edward Fitzgerald, (USMC retired). “Mr.Fitz” was thanked for many years of service to the Portsmouth School Department and his…

The 2013 Kitchen Tour: A Great Success Story

This past May, the Portsmouth Public Education Foundation (PPEF) held its 7th annual Hidden Kitchens of Portsmouth Tour.  We would like to thank the many volunteers who helped make this event so successful and the seven home owners who graciously opened their homes for the 250 attendees.  This event would not be possible without our…

Renewable Energy Curriculum Receives Grant

PPEF has supported the “Renewable Energy” curriculum at the Portsmouth High School by awarding a grant for $2911 to high school teacher Jean-Paul Arsenault for his “Fries to Fuel: Biodiesel in the Classroom”. The students will receive hands on instruction turning used fryolater oil into usable biodiesel. A field trip to Newport Biodiesel will enhance…

Contribution from the Dr. Robert A. Davidson Charitable Fund

Portsmouth Public Education Foundation was again fortunate and grateful to be one of the recipients of the fund raising efforts of the Davidson Family and their musical presentation “Broadway: From Then til’ Now 3”, a benefit concert on February 2, 2013. The “Dr. Robert A. Davidson Charitable Fund” has been established by the family of…