These last several cold days of December, Rosa Parks staff members were concerned about how many of our children were in need of a coat, hat, and/or gloves. Leslie Officer sent an email request to our wonderful partners and QuikTrip responded quickly and with tremendous numbers.
At last count, QuikTrip gave Rosa Parks 26 donated coats, 153 new coats, 260 new pairs of gloves and 144 new hats.
Fourth grade students hosted a gallery walk showcasing student created writing and illustrations at Briarglen’s December 17 Neighborhood Kitchens event. Students interacted with parents as they enjoyed reading poetry and personal narratives before a sit down meal together.... more
Students at Grove Elementary School, 10202 E. 62nd, receive free hats and scarves from the Knittin’ Kittens Tuesday, December 15. Knittin’ Mittins, a group of talented volunteers who love to knit, is part of RSVP Tulsa (Retired Senior Volunteer Program.) The group, led by Gary Ann Tomkalski, passed out enough scarves and hats for every student and staff at the school.... more
To celebrate the approaching Christmas holiday and reward students for a great fall semester, students at Jarman Elementary School, 9015 E. 79th, enjoyed a musical assembly last Wednesday via Radio Disney.... more
Richard Schaefer, Beth Ground’s step-father, dressed as and read 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' to students at Moore Elementary School, 800 N. Butternut. Beth Ground is a multiage teacher at Moore.... more