by Shawna Chigro-Rogers “Let my people go! O, let my people go!” A young slave, Minty, pushes through the crowd. Desperate as her next of kin are auctioned off. Everyone loves a good story and fourth graders at Yarmouth Elementary school became powerful storytellers, sharing the heroic efforts of a young teenage slave, Harriet, Read More

A lot of kids use digital media in the classroom and at home. At Harrison Middle School, students have made it part of their extracurricular activities, too. The goal of the Digital Media Club is to “mostly just develop some skills around video production, but also to show them it can be fun,” said, Read More

by Shawna Chigro-Rogers You can enjoy a good book,  share it with a friend, and recommend it to a book club. How often can you find an opportunity to read that book with everyone in your school at the same time? Would it be possible to get the author to visit your school to, Read More

“An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.” – Buddha Every Tuesday after school, the computer lab at Harrison Middle School comes to life with a dozen tech-savvy students who share a passion for video storytelling. The Yarmouth Digital Media Club,, Read More

YES gym teacher, Meg Pachuta, created this video to Thank YEF for the fall grant she received. And we would like to Thank YOU, Meg, for all you do!