Avidia Bank Donates $1000 to Gibbons LEGO Robotics Campaign

Left to right:  Rhiannon Hernandez, Westborough AVP Market Manager of Avidia Bank; Ben Wallace, Treasurer for WETF; Dr. Heather Halem, Secretary for WETF; Adam Halem, President for WETF;      Suzanne Laperle, Westborough Branch Manager of Avidia Bank. WESTBOROUGH – This donation was towards a campaign run by WETF for the towns first required robotics course that successfully started this fall for …

Gibbons LEGO Robotics Campaign is a Big Success

At the end of the 2016-2017 school year. The Gibbons 7th grade robotics campaign successfully raised almost $24,000 to help fund the first required robotics course in Westborough Public Schools.  This campaign excited so many in Westborough from local businesses to parents and teachers alike! STEM classes like this one will help make a real difference in our student’s education. In …

Main Street Bank Donates $5000 to Gibbons LEGO Robotics Campaign

MARLBOROUGH – The Main Street Bank Charitable Foundation awarded the Westborough Education Technology Fund, Inc. (WETF) a $5,000 grant for the Westborough Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School Robotics Course and Curriculum. The mission of the WETF is to support the advancement of education through the use, support, integration and public awareness of technology in the K through 12-school system for …

Printing from Chromebooks at Home

Allen Falcon | Printing from Chromebooks at Home | September 2, 2016For many students in Westborough the Chromebook is their new computer choice for school. But when they take them home, printing from them has been a question arising from some students. Allen Falcon of Cumulus Global and a founding member of WETF has put together an ebook to make it easier to get your Chromebook printing. ...

Rotary Club of Westborough Donates 500 Dollars to WETF

WETF PRESS RELEASE  | For Immediate Release | June 22, 2016Rotary Club of Westborough Helps Hastings Elementary School Complete a Campaign for iPad's by donating $500 to WETF.On June 22nd 2016 The Rotary Club of Westborough invited Adam Halem, President of The Westborough Education Technology Fund(WETF) to their monthly meeting/lunch. At that meeting the Rotary Club made a generous donation of $500.00 towards ...

Want to Accessorize?

Allen Falcon | Blog Snipet from Our 1 to 1 Site | June 16, 2016For students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th Grade at the Westborough High School they may want to accessorize their new device for the 1 to 1 program here in Westborough. Allen Falcon of Cumulus Global and a founding member of WETF has some suggestions. A number of our customers ...

What about Word and Office?

Allen Falcon | Blog Snipet from Our 1 to 1 Site | June 10, 2016Many folks are wondering, "Do we need to buy MS Office?" and "Will our students need Word and Excel?" Continue Reading Here Visit the ONE to ONE store now.http:www.westboroughetf.org/1to1

Do I Need Data Protection?

Allen Falcon | Blog Snipet from Our 1 to 1 Site | June 6, 2016In today's connected world, you are 20 times more likely to get malware or virus on your computer by visiting a website you trust than you are by clicking an attachment in email. Fortunately, for those buying Chromebooks, the Chrome Operating System (Chrome OS) includes advanced malware protection.  Google ...

The 12th Grade Dilemna

Allen Falcon | Blog Snipet from Our 1 to 1 Site | May 24, 2016After the recent parent meeting at Westborough High School, I was approached by a parent in a near panic about what device she should choose for her daughter entering 12th grade. Looking beyond the last year of high school, she was wondering which device would be best to ...

Is a Chromebook the right choice?

Allen Falcon | Blog Snipet from Our 1 to 1 Site | May 23, 2016Most students entering 10th grade have been successfully using Chromebooks for at least a year as part of the Westborough Public Schools technology program. There are several reasons for students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grades to consider continuing with Chromebooks... Continue Reading Here Visit the ONE to ONE store ...