Saturday, May 2, 2009

A HUGE Success

During the school day, we finished pricing and packing the Metro truck. The truck left for the field around two o'clock, where some of the parents started setting up. By 3:30, most all of the kids had arrived to help out. Most of the customers came during the time that we were holding up our signs and calling at the top of our voices. 

At about 6:30, we took a break to eat hot dogs and chips, and then resumed our positions. We started wrapping up the things that were left at about 7:00. The remaining items were loaded back into the truck and driven to the nearest Salvation Army drop-off location. A small group of people swiftly unloaded the truck before going home around 8:00.

We were greatly rewarded for all of our efforts over the past months with $1052. That's over twice our goal of $500! I'd really like to thank Mrs. McIntosh for helping with this huge project. None of this could have been possible without her!

Holding up our signs
Sorting items
The money collection station

Friday, May 1, 2009

Yard Sale Complete

I have just returned home from a very successful yard sale. We raised a total of $1052! More details and pictures coming soon!

Thursday, April 30, 2009

One More Day!

Yesterday, we had our last meeting before the yard sale Friday. Student, parents, and teachers all worked together to price and bag the items to sell. Once they were priced, items were taken to a moving truck that was generously donated by a parent. 

Today during class, a group of students priced a set of items that were brought in during the morning. Please remember that we are accepting items to sell until tomorrow at 4 PM. I will post the last day for money donations in a future post.

The entries for the jelly bean jar will be calculated on Monday. Please don't stop guessing until then!

We greatly appreciate all donations that have been given to this worthy cause. Special thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers that have helped every step of the way.

See you at the yard sale!

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Minutes #4

Garage Sale
~First Baptist Church Mall
~Friday May 1st from 4:00-7:00 PM
~Hold big items until sale
~Try to get autographs
~Make signs to stick around town
~Signs on the side of road on the day of
~Make flyers to give to teachers~Maybe advertise during lunch study
~Bring in items!!!
Jelly bean jar in class

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Upcoming Events

The jelly bean jar is officially underway! Each guess is $0.25, and you may guess as many times as you'd like. The jar is in Mrs. McIntosh's room.

At our last meeting, it was decided that there would be a yard sale at Magnolia Park (next to the first Baptist Church) in Trussville, Alabama. It will be held on May 1st from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM. We are accepting donations to sell at the yard sale. The boxes are also in Mrs. McIntosh's room.

I'm sorry that I don't have the minutes from the last meeting up yet. I will post them ASAP.

Until the yard sale, we will hold meetings after school every Wednesday. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Meeting #3 Minutes

-Sign in
-List topics to be discussed

-Spring Break car wash
-Yard sale
-Jellybean jar and prize
-Film canisters to collect money
-More details to come

-No responses for Mrs. Mac
-Kids will try

-Compile all recent works
-Journal entries
-Zack's aunt -- publisher

-Use green screen for movie -- show in theater

-Goal= $750

If you have any questions or suggestions, please leave a comment, below.

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Upcoming Meeting

Our next Darfur meeting is going to be on February 11th. If you have any questions or suggestions that you would like discussed at the meeting, please leave them in the comment section.

Remember: All K9s that leave a comment on the blog will receive 10 miles from Mrs. McIntosh.

Thank you!