Fourth graders show thanks to the troops

By Mila Besich-Lira

Students from Ms. Gavre’s fourth grade class at John F. Kennedy are asking for your help this holiday season with a special project for active duty military personnel.Gavre had given her students a writing assignment to write about what they would ask for if they were granted three wishes. Joshua Marquez a student in her classroom said he wanted to start and organization to send packages to the troops.“My aid and I wanted to help him with this wish and make it a classroom project” said Gavre.

Marquez became the chairperson for the classroom project and has been motivating his classmates to bring in supplies. This project is very important to him because his dad was killed in Afghanistan just before he was born.

The students in Ms. Gavre’s class were all very excited to participate in the project and show their appreciation for the troops.

The class will be accepting donations until Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. They are collecting a variety of items to send from non-perishable food and snacks, toiletries, entertainment items and other miscellaneous items such as socks and linens.

Donations can be dropped off at the John F. Kennedy Elementary school.

To comment on this article and others  visit the Copper Area News Facebook or send us an email at CBNSun@MinerSunBasin.com 

admin (7654 Posts)


Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Playoffs or bust for Panthers girls’ volleyball

    August 26th, 2014
    by

    Superior Sun Last year the Panthers finished with a record of 13 – 10, just missing a berth in the state playoffs.


    Panthers too much for Wildkats in opener

    August 26th, 2014
    by

    Superior Sun Despite only a limited number of practices under their belt due to some late scheduling changes, the Panthers looked in midseason form as they routed the Duncan Wildkats


    Superior preschoolers head off to school, the first of firsts

    August 26th, 2014
    by

    Superior – The students and staff of Superior Head Start had their first day of the new school year on Monday, Aug.


    Superior’s Prickly Pear Festival fills Main St.

    August 26th, 2014
    by

    Once again, the Superior Chamber of Commerce and their well oiled machine of volunteers and community advocates hosted a successful event.


  • Stories Just For You

    DPS Encourages all Motorists to Drive Courteously This Holiday Season

    December 23rd, 2013
    by

    Arizona – The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), through its Highway Patrol Division, encourages all travelers to drive with […]


    Arvel Bird At the Arboretum New Year’s Day Concert at noon

    December 19th, 2013
    by

    Here’s a resolution you’ll find easy to keep: spend New Year’s Day outdoors at one of Arizona’s most scenic venues, […]


    Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction visited San Carlos Secondary School

    December 2nd, 2013
    by

    John Huppenthal, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction visited San Carlos Secondary School, one of the Cobre Valley Institute of Technology’s […]


    Happy Thanksgiving!

    November 28th, 2013
    by

    Copper Area News would like to wish you a happy Thanksgiving! Please remember to drive safely this holiday weekend. For […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin