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Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex Presents Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education with $14,000 Grant

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - On Sept. 10, the Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex presented the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education with a grant of $14,000 to support the fifth grade “Active Learning” initiative pilot at Washington School.

Superintendent of Caldwell Schools Dr. James G. Heinegg, Washington School’s Principal Barbara Adams and teacher Christine Davison were the speakers at the Kiwanis September 10th meeting, which was held at the Cloverleaf Tavern in West Caldwell.

They accepted the check on behalf of the school.

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“Dr. Heinegg turned to us to help fund the newly-designed lighter desks that are easily moved by the students to create learning teams and clusters of students to work on projects together, to engage in activities, such as discussion and problem solving that promotes analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of class content,” said Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex President Jo-Ann Dixon.

“Westfield, Summit and Millburn school systems are in conversations with our school system leaders about what we are doing here as they would like to have their own Active Learning Classrooms because the Active Learning Education System fosters academic excellence in a safe and caring learning environment,” said Heinegg.

“With  the Kiwanis motto being ‘serving the children of the world’ this is exactly the kind of project we seek to support; it’s all about the kids, helping support their curiosity, developing interactive communications skills and problem solving abilities,” said Dixon.

To read more about Active Learning Classrooms, click HERE to read about the Steelcase Education award received Grover Cleveland Middle School for the installation of an active learning classroom through the Active Learning Center (ALC) program, a grant initiative launched in 2014.

The Kiwanis Club meets regularly at the Cloverleaf Restaurant in West Caldwell. The next event is taking place on Sept. 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex welcomes members of the community to join the club and support its hands-on community service projects. It is an active club with many kinds of service and fundraising project activities.

According to the Kiwanis website, “participation in our service projects is a good way to serve your community and get to know the Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex. You don't have to be a member to participate.”

For more information, contact President Jo-Ann Dixon at 973-228-4067. Those interested in joining, may click HERE for a list of committees to consider joining. Click HERE for a list of current officers.

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