Whitman-Hanson Education Foundation
The Whitman-Hanson Education Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), community-based organization committed to enriching the quality of public education in Whitman and Hanson. Since its incorporation in 2004, the WHEF has awarded grants to enhance educational quality throughout the system. These grants provided funding for innovative classroom projects, development of teaching strategies, special programs, new books and materials, improving technology and more.
Funds for the WHEF's programs are generated through community contributions, and all monies raised are used to extend public funding for the schools. All donations, in-kind contributions, and volunteer hours are gratefully accepted.
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Battle of the Bands
On April 2nd, from 6:30 until 10:30 we will hold our third annual Epic Youth Battle of the Bands at Whitman-Hanson Regional High School. In the two years we have held this event, we drew rock bands from across South Coast. This year's competition will be the best rock bands from surrounding high schools competing against our best to see who will be the winner. Bands will be judged by noted music professionals. Winners received cash and prizes and were rated based upon a combination of the judges scores and the audience's response to their performance. WE ARE STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL 4/1!!! Please use the attached application to be considered for participation.
PAST 2014-2015 EVENTS
Kids Fitness Festival
THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTENDED OUR KIDS FITNESS FESTIVAL ON SEPTEMBER 20TH!!!! IT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!!! The focus of this festival was to showcase healthy activities and healthy foods that families can incorporate into their lives. Attendees enjoyed dancing with a DJ, moonwalks, karate demonstrations, bowling, obstacle courses, crafts, dancing demonstrations & mini-fitness classes, exercises, sports clinics & more!! They also got to sample free food samples. All for $5!!
Truck or Treat
Wow!!! We had a blast at our Truck or Treat event on October 25th. We were joined by over 1500 people. This event was a Touch-A-Truck event with a not-so-scary Haloween twist. Attendess dressed in costume and trick or treated their way around to all of the awesome trucks and vehicles. We would like to thank the Whitman-Hanson Regional School District for allowing us to hold the event at the Whitman-Hanson Regional High School. We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to J McKInnon Landscape, Sullivan Tire, Hanson Highway, Alan Dias, Newcomb's Tree Service, Game Truck, Busy Bee Jumpers, A Formal Affair Limousine, Hanson Police, Hanson Fire, Whitman Police, Whitman Fire, Plymouth County Sheriff, Instabrite Power Washing, Morgan Power Equipment, and Mayflower Movers all of whom brought their vehicles, their staff and candy for the kids. Please check out pictures from our event!!!