Learning Bridge Charter School EL After School program has placed change jars around the community.

Courtesy photo Octavo Perez, Mrs Darcy Evers,  Mia Reynoso, Martha Bernache and Mr. Andy Bath owner of Economy Drug.

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Octavo Perez, Mrs Darcy Evers,  Mia Reynoso, Martha Bernache and Mr. Andy Bath owner of Economy Drug.

After the island of Haiti was hit by Hurricane Matthew the students conducted their own research to see how ten students from Ely could help children in Haiti.

The students were engaged in authentic education, as they learned about the social economics and geographical aspects of Haiti. The change jars will be collected and the

Courtesy photo Citlali Bernache, Brendon Rosales and Don Griffiths of  the Silver State Restaurant.

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Citlali Bernache, Brendon Rosales and Don Griffiths of  the Silver State Restaurant.

money sent to K.I.D.S. (Kids in Distressed Situations). An organization that allows  kids to help kids.

The organization was researched and money, toiletries, new socks and underwear will go directly to Haiti.

Thanks to our community for encouraging the education of all students.

Courtesy photo Citlali, Brendon and Susan Keough of Sportsworld.

Courtesy photo
Citlali, Brendon and Susan Keough of Sportsworld.

Special thanks to the businesses that gave the students permission to place jars. Bath Lumber, Flower Basket, Sportsworld, Silver State Restaurant, Economy Drug and Garnett Merchantile.

Octavio Perez and Mrs. Darcy Evers also made a presentation at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting in

Courtesy photo Brendon and Randy Fielding of Bath Lumber.

Courtesy photo
Brendon and Randy Fielding of Bath Lumber.

November.

The students at Learning Bridge are also collecting change for the community service project.