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Westport’s Jr./Sr. High School Receives Donation from Local Organization for New Technology and Equipment

School Committee Chairman Antonio Viveiros (left) accepts a grant check from Paul Joncas of the Greater Fall River Development Corporation on Thursday, March 5. (Photo courtesy Westport Community Schools)

WESTPORT —  Superintendent Gary Reese is pleased to share that the district has received a generous donation from a local nonprofit that will benefit student learning through technology at the Westport Jr./Sr. High School.

The Greater Fall River Development Corporation has made a grant donation of $29,923.54 to Westport Community Schools. The funds will be used at the Jr./Sr. High School in the coming years to enhance learning by expanding technology initiatives in the classroom.

Paul Joncas of the Greater Fall River Development Corporation presented the donation check to School Committee Chairman Antonio Viveiros on Thursday, March 5.

“Using technology in our classrooms allows for new ways for our students to be engaged during their lessons and enhances learning by encouraging technological proficiency in our high school students,” Superintendent Reese said. “Our sincere thanks goes to the Greater Fall River Development Corporation for its ongoing support of our district.”

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