Students at the Brown School took it upon themselves to raise money for The One Fund Boston by making blue and yellow ribbons, pins, bracelets and keychains.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Students at the South Peabody elementary school recycled more material per person per school than their peers across the state last fall.
The Brown School is the winner of the 2012 Massachusetts Recycle Bowl. It's sort of like a Super Bowl for environmentally-conscious schools. The award from the Keep America Beautiful Recycle Bowl Contest will be presented Monday, March 18 during a brief ceremony at the school with a representative from the Washington, D.C.-based organization and school officials. The nationwide contest spanned four weeks in October and November during which students kept track of recycling efforts and reported them to contest officials. The fifth grade and Environmental Eagles participated in the contest. As state champions, that means Brown students recycled more material per person per school than their peers across the Bay State. "We recycled about …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Brown School parents are putting on a 5K and fun run/walk fundraiser to benefit the family of fallen Firefighter James Rice.
The Brown School is racing for "Ricey" June 2 -- for late Peabody Firefighter James Rice, that is. The 5K and milelong fun run/walk fundraiser, which will benefit Rice's family, is being organized by Brown School parents and is just the latest effort by the school community to support the family in the wake of tragedy. Rice died in the line of duty on Dec. 23, 2011. "The Brown School, as well as the city of Peabody, felt a great loss [that day]," said parent Lisa O'Connell -- the Rice family lives across the street and two of the children are students at the elementary school. "We want an event that brings family, friends and the community together to recognize his great service and sacrifice," she said. "The family will always have a …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
A full house danced and worked out with Rose Vaciliou in a gathering of Zumba fans at Brown School.
The gymnasium at the Brown Elementary School was packed Saturday with supporters for the family of fallen Firefighter James Rice and certainly a few Zumba fans as well. The fundraiser, which was put on by school staff as a 90-minute Zumba fitness class, benefits Rice's family via the James Rice Memorial Fund at North Shore Bank.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Get Zumba fit at the Brown School Saturday and help support the family of Peabody's Jim Rice.
The community at the Captain Samuel Brown School continues to rally around one of its families, months now after tragedy struck, claiming the life of father, husband and firefighter James Rice. This Saturday, staff at the elementary school are putting on a fundraiser and inviting the broader community to keep the support pouring in. Two of Rice's three children go to school at the Brown -- they live across the street. Rice was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 23, battling a three-alarm blaze at 5 Hancock St., and left behind his wife Amy and three children: Alyssa (12), Katelyn (9) and Ryan (7). Saturday's event is a 90-minute Zumba fitness class with a raffle, which will be held in the school gym from 11:30 a.m. on. Fourth grade teacher…