The Healthy Peabody Collaborative and the Peabody Police Department are partnering with the DEA for their National Drug Take Back day this Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 9am-12pm in the Peabody Police Station lobby. Please use this as a reminder to clean out your medicine cabinets of expired, unused, or unwanted medications to help keep them out of the hands of our young people and to dispose of them in an environmentally responsible way. If you can’t make it Saturday, this service is available 24/7 in the PPD lobby.
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be inspired by 6 students from the north shore who have recently completed the Young Entrepreneurs Academy and will be presenting their business to the general public for the very first time. Visit with the following businesses or social movements, meet the CEO's and vote for the "Peoples Choice Award" Camilo, Juan Camilo Hernandez, CEO (Lynnfield High School) Custom, high end hand bags Happiwear, Ashley Hurton, CEO (Peabody High School) Convertible yoga pants and athletic wear Hope & Harmony, Ruth Pumarejo, CEO (Peabody Learning Academy) Social movement to collect humaniarian aid for Syrian refugees JavaLove, Raegen Velez, CEO (Peabody High School) Pop Up coffee shop offering students community service hours Lyla's Leads, Julia Barnes, CEO (Higgins Middle School) Custom, hand made para-cord dog leashes and collars Sports Across America, Monica Correia, CEO (Peabody High School) Social movement to collect and distribute new/used sports gear for underserved communities Tables will be on display in the food court area. Free admission.
Peabody's gone Google! Are you familiar with the Google suite of apps, such as Gmail, Drive or Classroom? Did you know Peabody is a Google Apps for Education district? Come learn about the power of using Google in our schools. Experience the Chromebook computing device firsthand. Our district-wide implementation of Chromebooks directly supports the Google Apps for Education infrastructure. Higgins Middle School Auditorium, 6pm
The Bay State Textiles Recycling Rebate Program is happening through out the Peabody Public Schools; collection boxes have been installed at each school. The focus of the program is to spread awareness to the problem of textile waste while generating revenue for the schools. The program offers a rebate of $100 per ton for the textiles collected. The beneficiary of the rebate will be the individual school PTO's.
The rebate checks are disbursed monthly for the month prior. The checks are done on line and have to be cashed with in ninety days or the check is returned to Bay State Textiles so please make your school office aware that the checks will be coming and cash the check in a timely manner.