At its business meeting on Jan. 28, the Board of Education accepted a number of donations to the district’s schools. The Elwood Booster Club donated $8,345 to fund various clubs through June 2016 at Elwood Middle School and contributed $2,085 to fund the Australian Art Program for the 2015-16 school year at Elwood Middle School.

Donorschoose.org provided a donation/grant of an iPad to support reading and writing conferences and small group instruction at Harley Avenue Primary School. Additionally, Harley Avenue Primary School received a donation of $1,100 from Box Tops for Education to fund cultural arts programs.

“We want to thank these organizations for their generous contributions to our district,” said Superintendent of Schools Peter Scordo. “Donations like these support our educational and co-curricular program and allow us to offer opportunities for our students that otherwise would not be possible.”