Students and Volunteers Master the A(rt) in STEAM Learning

In the ever-changing environment of family shelters, where uncertainty can overshadow childhood, incorporating STEAM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) can serve as a lifeline for children and teens who often feel unseen and unheard. According to education volunteer Chris Margulies, who creates curricula for students living at our tutoring sites, the art portion […]


Explore a variety of scholarships available to assist you in reaching your educational goals.For our Bridge Mentoring students, we offer the “Soaring Scholars” scholarship program (current students see below).   For all other scholarship opportunities, please reach out to Brittany O’Hare, Bridge Mentoring Director at: [email protected].  Soaring Scholars Scholarship Thanks to the generosity of Bill and […]

Read Along Stories For Pre-K Siblings

What Made This Shadow? By Jan Burkins & Kim Yaris Read More Happy By Jan Burkins & Kim YarisIllustrated by Gerardo Suzan Read More Hurry Up, Slow Down By Jan Burkins & Kim YarisIllustrated by Gerardo Suzan Read More Go, Dog. Go! By P.D. EastmanRead by Founder Cheryl Opper Watch Now Go Away, Big Green […]

Press Coverage Archive

Homelessness and Remote Learning – Brian Shactman Reports from our Plymouth Tutoring Site for NBC10 Boston – Fall, 2020 Lakia Small, SOWMA Tutoring Site Coordinator (Brockton, Stoughton) talks about the impact of COVID-19 on students facing homelessness. Brockton Community Access Television (BCAT), November, 2020 Founder Cheryl Opper on local Plymouth The Local Scene – […]

Holiday Learning Boxes

This year, School on Wheels of Massachusetts will deliver 500 Holiday Learning Boxes to children whose lives have been impacted by homelessness. The students in our programs know they can count on us for one-on-one tutoring and mentoring, as well as backpacks, books and school supplies. Filled with tools for learning, books, and challenging games, […]

Otterbox Boston Employees Hit A Home Run For Our Kids!

The Challenge: Be the OtterBox division to raise the most money in one month in support of a non-profit organization and the OtterCares Foundation would match the funds with a 100% match. The first step was to decide which non-profit to support. Emily Panetsos and Drew Hovanec, two young professionals, from the Canton office took […]

Welcome Our New Director Of Development

School on Wheels would like to welcome our new Director of Development, Arlene Treacy Montgomery!Arlene has an undergraduate degree in sociology from Stonehill College and a master’s degree in education from Wheelock College. Arlene has worked in the field of development for over 20 years. She began her development career as a prospect researcher at […]

You Can Help Change Lives At Any Age

At our recent Outrunning Homelessness fundraising event, we had the good fortune to meet a third grader named Joseph. At only 9 years old, Joseph is an avid participant in fundraisers and road races, and he took the time to fill out our questionnaire so we could get to know him a little better. NAME: […]

Before We Knew It, The Hour Of Tutoring Time Was Up …

Tuesday night I arrived at the Family Life Center to work with a 5th grade boy, Dillon. I saw Dillon in the hallway on my way into tutoring. He told me that he did not want to come for tutoring. After talking with him for several minutes we made a deal that he would come […]