From November 29th thru December 18th, local schools will be collecting canned goods and other items that will be given to Military and Veterans families across the Utica/Rome, Mohawk Valley area.
Donations will be pick up on December 18-20 and brought to the New Hartford American Legion Post 1376 for distribution.
Max's Print Shop will be providing a personalized 5-foot tall stocking to promote the program in participating schools.
In exchange for their holiday donation, children (and adults) will be given a holiday reward, plus be put in a drawing to win a School T Shirt or Treasure Box. Each school will receive 5 T-Shirts and 5 Treasure Boxes, provided by Max's Print Shop.
On December 18th a local hero will come to the schools and pull a winner.
A stocking and collection site will also be set up at Max L. Cowen’s Student Stores and Print Shop located on 943 8 River Road in Marcy.
Along with Max's Print shop this program is also sponsored by New Hartford Legion Post 1376, 92. 7 The Drive Radio, The Utica Yard Dogs, Central NY Jr. Roller Derby and more.
For more information on how your school or business can participate please call Dan Smith: 315-73 6-2429 or email email@example.com.
Students were read books by Fire Chief Russell Brooks, Callihan Marshall from WKTV, Jamie Deline from WUTR, Michelle Klosek from the Landmark Society, a representative of the Oneida County Sherrif's Office. And David Laguerre of AWE (Advocacy Welcomes Empowerment) collected and donated over 300 books for our students to take home.
Albany Elementary School will provide a safe, respectful environment ensuring all students achieve their full potential to meet the rigorous curriculum utilizing 21st Century Skills and emerging Technology through working with parents and communities to become
career and college ready.
Albany School’s Goal
2016 – 2017
Albany School will provide a nurturing environment with high
expectations for student achievement that is driven by data analysis,
action plans and a culture that is responsive to the needs of the school
community as evidenced by increasing baseline scores in
ELA from 30% to 35% and Math from 33% to 38%.
Albany School Community
(Safety + Respect) x (Academic + Social Skills) = Career/College Ready