Framingham Homework Center Launches 2020 Essay Contest

FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Homework Center has announced the theme and deadline for its 6th annual essay contest

The focus of the 2020 essay is all about your vision for the future of Framingham.

In 500 words or less, write about three ideas you would like to see implemented in Framingham. Explain why these ideas are important to you and why they would be important for the City of Framingham.

One winning middle and high school essay author will be awarded a $100 cash prize.

Essays are due on January 31, 2020 by 5 p.m.

Please submit essays to

The Framingham Library’s Homework Center offers free tutoring and homework help for Framingham students, in all grades from kindergarten through high school.

The Center is open Mondays through Thursdays 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tutoring takes place at the Homework Center Program’s base of operations at the main Framingham Library on Lexington Street. The Center has more than two dozen tutors in subjects like math and science.

Students also are encouraged to drop by for academic support any day, without an appointment.

Students may also use the homework center’s computers and printers for homework and projects.

To schedule a tutor or to volunteer as a tutor please contact Gatlin at

A Youth Advisory Board, with representatives from middle and high school students, helps Gatlin in running the Center. Several of the advisory board students, also tutor elementary-age students.

The Youth Board also plans and facilitates events, that raise awareness of both the Center and academics in Framingham, including the annual middle school spelling bee.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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