The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) is an independent community-based organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the Bristol Warren Regional School District. Through fundraising events and donations from individuals and businesses, BWEF provides grants to teachers and staff for innovative, high-quality programs that enhance and enrich our students' educational experience, and that that are outside the scope of existing school budgets. BWEF acts as a catalyst, broadening the base of support for public education in Bristol and Warren, and helping to shape an educational experience of the highest caliber for all students in the district.
BWEF recently announced funding of $55,000 in enrichment programs for the 2015-16 school year. The funds will support 22 teacher-initiated ideas that impact students in each of the Bristol Warren Regional School District’s schools.
The annual spring Thank-A-Teacher drive has closed for the year. Thank all of you for your contributions and commitment to our mission and our teaching community. Please visit the Thank-A-Teacher page in a couple of weeks for a full list of all of the teachers thanked this season.  
We want to help honor your child’s teacher this spring. By making a donation to the Bristol Warren Education Foundation’s Thank-a-Teacher drive you are supporting innovative programs in the Bristol Warren Schools and recognizing teacher excellence. Make your donation between  now until May 31st and we will recognize the teacher(s) of your choice. For $10 each, we will present your...
Well, that was a loooong winter, I don’t know about you but I have a bit of cabin fever. Fortunately we have the remedy… food trucks, exercise, family fun and beer all together at one of Warren’s best spots. Get ready to lace ‘em up and join the party! The BWEF Food Truck 5k is back, Saturday, May 9 (that’s the day before Mother’s Day). BWEF initiated this event to appeal to the serious...

Bee Inspired!

An Evening of Arts and Innovation

March 7th, 2015 at 5:30pm at the RWU Field House.  Sponsorships, Team Registration, Tickets and eAuction information now available!

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Bristol Warren Education Foundation added 2 new photos — making things happen at Rockwell School.
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The seventh annual Finish for a Guinness 5K will take place in Warren this Sunday, Sept. 6, start time is 10 a.m.. http://www.eastbayri.com/things-to-do/finish-for-a-guinness-road-race-attracts-huge-crowd-to-warren/
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation updated their cover photo.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation updated their profile picture.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation getting ready for school at Bristol Warren School District
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation feeling energized at Bristol Warren School District
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation added 2 new photos — at Hugh Cole School.
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As we turn the corner into the week that kicks off the school year we look to Hugh Cole School where Literacy Specialists Suzanne Correia, Deborah Kearns, Holly DaSilveira and Elizabeth Salzillo bring us One School One Book. One School, One Book is a family involvement initiative that has been growing and now exists in many schools throughout the United States. The goal of this project is to celebrate reading at Hugh Cole School and to encourage members of The Hugh Cole School Community to develop a love for reading. This goal will support our students’ on their journey to become life long learners.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation added 2 new photos — making the world a better place at Guiteras School.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation making things happen at Guiteras School
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation at Guiteras School
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OK, after a brief summer break we're back to share more exciting programs that BWEF is funding this year. Next up is Guiteras School where 4th grade teacher Vanessa Cronan brings us an innovative approach to geography. National Geographic Giant Traveling Maps is designed to promote geographic literacy by igniting interest in geography, the maps and accompanying activities incorporate physical movement and games to teach students place names, physical geography, and cultural geography as well as map reading skills.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation updated their cover photo.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation updated their cover photo.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation added 2 new photos — at Colt-Andrews School.
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Colt-Andrews School Kindergarten teachers Kristen Aleicho, Donna Cheatom and Katelyn McCanna have brought us Math Time Stories. The goal of the Math Time Stories Project is to provide a literature link for math workshops for all kindergarten students. The Math Start books by Stuart J. Murphy, introduces simple math concepts in engaging stories that children love.
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The third grant description in our series is the last of those impacting students across the entire district. BWEF funds materials for a 'Kindergarten Welcoming Kit' including a letter written by a previous year kindergartener welcoming new students to kindergarten, included with a grade level appropriate book.
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Second in our series of 2015-16 enrichment grant descriptions involves activities from a diverse array of disciplines. This project will complement the district-wide curriculum in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) through activities provided by the Rhode Island Museum of Science.
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