7 02, 2019

Students exercise STEM in the gym thanks to NEEF grant

Colonial Hills Elementary School students are enjoying an interactive physical workout while learning about physics-based concepts in gym class thanks to a NEEF Innovative Grant. Whether it’s exploring the mechanical advantage of a pulley or the splitting power of a wedge, students are excited to learn and exercise concurrently. “We’ve had some great conversations going

30 08, 2017

Inaugural Employee Giving Campaign Soars Beyond Expectations

NEEF innovative grants will be soaring to new levels thanks to the success of our very first employee giving campaign. Employees were given the opportunity to make a one-time donation or contribute through monthly payroll deductions in the amounts of $4, $6, $10 or other. Those who donated $10 or more a month were thanked

11 01, 2017


The North East Educational Foundation (NEEF) is surprising teachers across the District this week with a record $212,000 in grants for their school projects. This increased $27,000 from last year’s giveaway amount. The NEEF Board of Directors will travel to 35 North East ISD campuses this week to award checks for 45 innovative classroom projects.

19 03, 2015

NEEF Hosts 2015 Starlight Gala

The 2015 North East Educational Foundation’s 24th Annual Starlight Gala was consistently described as the most enjoyable in NEEF history. It is estimated that NEEF raised more than $170,000 Saturday, February 21. The room was filled to capacity with more than 500 in attendance. Guests placed bids on silent auction items through a smartphone bidding system

7 01, 2014

NEEF helps Wilshire students make beautiful music

The students at Wilshire Elementary School are drumming to a new beat this semester. The North East Educational Foundation (NEEF) awarded their music department a 2013 grant to purchase maracas and a variety of Orff instruments, including soprano and tenor xylophones, soprano and alto glockenspiels, and tenor and bass metallophones. “The students love the

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