Posts by Michelle Abrams

Meet Coding Robots Coco and Puff

Meet Coding Robots Coco and Puff

Village School fourth graders are learning coding while having a blast with their FMPS-funded robots, Coco and Puff, says teacher...

Sneak Preview of the New Glover Mural!

Sneak Preview of the New Glover Mural!

Here’s a peek at the beautiful Glover Living Mural, one of our 20 new 2018-19 FMPS grants. Week by week,...

Your Donation Will Support Amazing Grants Like This Oyster Upweller

Your Donation Will Support Amazing Grants Like This Oyster Upweller

Thanks to a 2018-19 FMPS grant, Charter School’s Shark Club has expanded into aquaculture. In August, the club placed 50,000...

It’s Installation Time for Charter School’s New Weather Station!

It’s Installation Time for Charter School’s New Weather Station!

“Thanks to the Friends of the Marblehead Public Schools, we’re installing a weather station that will not only give our...

New FMPS-Funded Engineering Class is a Success!

New FMPS-Funded Engineering Class is a Success!

“There was such an interest and a need for an engineering class at MHS, and thanks to FMPS, we’re able...

Join FMPS At Christmas Walk

We’re feeling festive at FMPS! Stop by tonight and say hello at the Tree Lighting Celebration, 6pm at the National...

We’re Thankful for our Donors and this FMPS Harvest!

Check out how the FMPS-funded Glover Tower Gardens have grown in a little over a month! “All of the third...

Projects Underway at Innovation Lab

Projects Underway at Innovation Lab

The innovating has begun! At the new FMPS-funded Village School Innovation Lab, students were working on their first design challenge...

Village School Innovation Lab: Let the Creating Begin!

November 8 was National STEM Day, and Friends of the Marblehead Public Schools and Village School marked it memorably. “If...

Check out the Glover School Tower Gardens!

Check out the Glover School Tower Gardens!

The Glover Tower Gardens are growing! We were thrilled to hear Glover School third graders A.J. and Ryan describe the...

Major FMPS Projects Spark Big Excitement at Village School

The holidays came early at Village School today with the celebration of two FMPS grants: students cut a ribbon to...

Fall Friends Drive: We’re Thankful for You!

Fall Friends Drive: We’re Thankful for You!

At FMPS, we’re thankful for turkey, pie, and awesome Marblehead public school grants that have been made possible by you,...

FMPS at Village: Creating Beauty, Piece by Piece

The Village Mosaic Mural, an exciting project funded by a FMPS grant, is coming to life under the careful hands...

It’s Time for an Exciting New FMPS Grant at Village School!

It’s Time for an Exciting New FMPS Grant at Village School!

It’s time for an exciting new FMPS grant at Village School! In the coming months, Village will be beautified by...

Get Ready for a Great Year!

Get Ready for a Great Year!

Happy first day of school, Marblehead! Friends of the Marblehead Public Schools is excited to welcome a new year bursting...

Support FMPS at Summer Soiree 2016

STEM Day at MCCPS…The Third Grade Barn Dance…Growing Independence, the garden program for the post-grad V.O.I.C.E. students…the MHS Tiny House...

Tiny House Takes Shape!

Tiny House Takes Shape!

Great work, MHS crew! Here’s the latest report from Michael Agosti, Engineering/Technology/STEAM Teacher: “A and B block classes both worked...

Meet 2016 Summer Soirée Invitation Artist, Anya Hart

“I’m always carrying a sketchbook,” Marblehead High School artist Anya Hart says with a smile. The MHS junior created the...

Tiny House Progress!

Tiny House Progress!

Now that the architecture and systems teams are done with their work on the project, students in the Tiny House...

MHD School Libraries Score Big Thanks to FMPS Grant!

Marblehead public school librarians were bursting with excitement and new ideas to share with students after returning from the American...

Join FMPS at the Fit Girls Full Hearts 5K on November 15!

Join FMPS as we support some of our favorite stars among us, the Fit Girls Run Club members, on Sunday,...

Join FMPS for an Inspiring Community Event

Join FMPS for an Inspiring Community Event

Sandy Hook Elementary School Hero to Speak In recognition of its 25th Anniversary, The Friends of the Marblehead Public Schools...

Thanks for a Delicious Week!

Thanks for a Delicious Week!

We are grateful to the following fabulous dining establishments who fed us well and donated a percentage of last week’s...

MVMS Graphic Novel Day/Happy Last Day of School!

MVMS Graphic Novel Day/Happy Last Day of School!

Here’s a shot of creativity and collaboration to kick off your summer. Graphic Novel Day at Marblehead Veterans Middle School...

Friends and Flip Flops Summer Soirée 2015

Friends and Flip Flops Summer Soirée 2015

The 2015 Friends and Flip Flops Summer Soirée was an amazing night to celebrate the Friends of the Marblehead Public...