The District 39 Educational Foundation recently presented Wilmette School Board with a check for $55,000 to help fund projects for the District 39 community, according to its newsletter.
The foundation is supporting District 39 and the Wilmette Junior High School science wing renovation through a private-public partnership of the Inspiring Scientist Fund, which will help provide hands-on classroom materials to complement the new science curriculum that debuts in fall 2013.
The foundation is also planning to continue the Science Olympiad program next school year; the program was unveiled at Highcrest Middle School this year.
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