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Memorial Park School in Rockland to Host STEM Fair for Students

Stoughton Public Schools
Superintendent Marguerite Rizzi
232 Pearl St.,
Stoughton, MA 02072

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 617-993-0003

Memorial Park School in Rockland to Host STEM Fair for Students

ROCKLAND — Principal Janice Sheehan is pleased to announce that the Memorial Park School will partner with Boston Cares and EMD Serono to host a STEM Fair next month for students.

On June 13, the Rockland office of EMD Serono — an international company that works to advance science to treat conditions like cancer — will send a number of its employees to the Memorial Park School for various volunteer activities.

EMD Serono employees will join students in the school’s gymnasium for the Boston Cares STEM Fair, which provides participants with 40-60 minutes of experiments and projects that incorporate and support the Massachusetts educational frameworks for science, technology, engineering and math.

In addition, EMD Serono volunteers will focus on brightening up the playground area of the Memorial Park School with painted pavement games and constructed garden beds for the school’s outdoor classroom.

“We’re so grateful to EMD Serono and Boston Cares for working with Memorial Park to bring STEM activities to our students and increase play space outside,” Principal Sheehan said. “The STEM Fair will be a great complement to further exploratory lessons learned in classroom.”

About Boston Cares:

Boston Cares is a member of the Hands On Network, an alliance of volunteer organizations working to transform individuals and communities through service and civic engagement, with affiliates in 250 U.S. and international locations.



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