Solana Highlands School in Carmel Valley breaks fundraising records

“Penguin” Principal Jones

Picture 10 of 12

Solana Highlands Elementary School recently broke many fundraising records through its Innisbrook fundraiser held Sept. 13-27.

Solana Highlands families sold $32,000 worth of quality gift wrap, chocolates and other items to net the school’s PTA $15,000 for use in programs this year. The total amount raised was up over 30 percent from last year, and the proceeds will be used to fund classroom grants, Gold Medal Reading, Running Club, Family Fun Night(s), Heritage Night, and many other PTA programs.

A “stretch” target of $25,000 had initially been set and students had been promised that Solana Highlands Principal Jerry Jones would dress up as a penguin if the target was reached (the Innisbrook theme this year was penguins).  The success of the program can be seen in the photos on this page as Principal Jerry Jones can be seen in his role as a penguin for the day!

Related posts:

  1. Halloween arrives at Solana Highlands
  2. ‘The Great Kindness Challenge’ at Solana Highlands School
  3. Stop sign approved near Solana Highlands School
  4. New principal selected for Solana Pacific School in Carmel Valley
  5. Back-to-School Night held at Solana Highlands

Short URL: http://www.delmartimes.net/?p=58287

Posted by Staff on Oct 10, 2013. Filed under Life, Social Photo Galleries. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Archives

Facebook

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

LA JOLLA NEWS

RSS LA JOLLA NEWS

  • Lifeguard Lineage: Earnest clan makes guarding La Jolla’s beaches a family affair
    When it comes to being a lifeguard, the Earnest family of Rancho Peñasquitos sees the service as a familial calling. John Earnest and his son, James Earnest, both guard La Jolla beaches during the summer, and John’s daughter, Megan Earnest, tries out for the service this year. […]
  • La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events
    In the San Diego Museum of Man’s newest family-friendly exhibit, kids and adults can experience what it’s like to be a modern archaeologist discovering the remnants of Ancient Egypt. […]
  • La Jolla Community Calendar Aug. 21-28
    Daryl Brown, son of “The Godfather of Soul” James Brown, will discuss his new book “Inside the Godfather,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave. (858) 456-1800. […]

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RSS RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS