Fourth graders show thanks to the troops

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

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)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Mary C. O’Brien Elementary School earns an A grade from the State

    September 12th, 2014
    by

    The Mary C. O’Brien Elementary School (MCOB) was awarded an A grade for the 2013 – 2014 school year from […]


    Hambly names Students of the Week

    September 9th, 2014
    by

    Leonor Hambly K-8 School has announced its Students of the Week for the week of Aug.


    Copper Community Action Board provides services for community

    September 9th, 2014
    by

    Copper Basin News The Copper Community Action Board (CCAB) is a non-profit organization that was founded by a few members of the community that volunteer to clean up, promote and


    Lobos roughed up by Roughriders

    September 9th, 2014
    by

    Copper Basin News The second-ranked Pima Roughriders ruined the ninth-ranked Lobos’ home opener last Friday, cruising to a 60 – 20 victory.


  • Stories Just For You

    Synergistic fusion of music, art and poetry debuts with Oracle Piano Society

    December 23rd, 2013
    by

    By Evaline Jones Auerbach Special to the Miner Oracle Piano Society truly “showed its stuff” with a remarkable performance of […]


    CV Foundation hosts successful art, wine auction

    December 4th, 2013
    by

    Over the years the Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center Foundation Art & Wine Auction has developed into a highly anticipated […]


    CAC’s Dr. Beth Krueger combines online learning with hands-on experience at iconic Arizona venues in new biology course

    December 4th, 2013
    by

    COOLIDGE, Ariz. – Twenty-two Central Arizona College students, who live throughout Pinal County, are learning biology paired with natural history […]


    Local Vietnam veteran honored by American Legion

    November 13th, 2013
    by

    By John Hernandez San Manuel Miner Conrado Francisco Bilducia was born Jan. 18, 1947 in Tempe, Ariz. and grew up […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin