The public school is competing for money to improve play areas, add computers and implement its International Baccalaureate program.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
This press release was sent by Jill Feinberg, president of The Mount Washington School's Parent Teacher Organization. The Mount Washington School (MWS), a National Blue Ribbon public school in northwest Baltimore, is competing with more than 2,500 other schools across the country for a $50,000 grant from the Clorox Power a Bright Future grant program. If successful, MWS would use the grant funds to improve play spaces, add computers in every classroom, and support the new International Baccalaureate (IB) program for the middle grades. The school is currently ranked #16 in the “Explore” category. There are more than 1,500 schools competing in this category. “The community is energized and it has been a delight to see how teachers, staff, …
First grade students at the school want you to vote to help them win the cash prize for the Power a Bright Future contest.
The Mount Washington School is competing for $50,000 to improve play spaces at the school, add computers and resources for its International Baccalaureate program. To win the prize the school must finish first in its category and is currently No. 24. Residents are asked to support the school by voting online or text 2366pbf to the number 95248. Supporters must be at least 13 years old and may vote twice in a 24 hour period. Voting runs until Dec. 19.
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