Third Graders Raise $6,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
Newark, NJ, February 20, 2014 – The Newark Public Schools’ Lafayette Street School third graders will showcase what they have learned about tolerance and choosing to do good, and most importantly, how they acted upon it by making and selling lemonade to raise funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. The total funds raised- $6,000 – will be marked on a giant check made out to St. Jude’s as part of the presentation.
WHO: Assistant Superintendent Mitchell Center, Principal Maria Merlo, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students, teachers, parents and community members and representatives.
WHAT: Lafayette Street School third graders will showcase what they learned from their project, When Life Gives You Lemons… Make Lemonade, which ties the school curriculum to everyday tolerance, doing good and acting upon it, the culmination of which will be a donation of $6,000 to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
WHEN: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 9:25 a.m.
WHERE: Lafayette Street School, 205 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ 07105