Red Ribbon Week observed
Elida Schools celebrated Red Ribbon Week, a program to present a unified and visible commitment towards a drug-free America, from Oct. 20-24. Mrs. Criswell’s fifth grade class won the door decorating contest. Mrs. Daugherty’s first grade class was second in the contest. Students also participated in a poster contest, a skit presentation and a balloon release.
Students at Elida Elementary School raised more than $3,000 for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Prizes were given to the students who raised the most money. Kimberly Rains was first, Marily Varela was second, and Madie and Will Haley were third.
Walk benefits Lance Fletcher
The “Walk for Lance” was held Oct. 22. Funds raised by Elida students were presented to Carolyn Fletcher, Lance Fletcher’s mother. Lance is undergoing cancer treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Members of the Elida National Honor Society and the Elida Student Council organized the walk. The following students were awarded prizes for raising the most money for their age groups: Toree Fraze — grades K-5, Taylor Fraze — grades 6-8, and Anna Campbell — grades 9-12.
Monday — Waffle sticks, sausage, juice, milk, cereal
Tuesday — Muffins, juice, milk, cereal
Wednesday — Gravy and biscuits, juice, milk, cereal
Thursday — Scrambled eggs, toast, juice, milk, cereal
Monday — Pizza, salad, corn on the cob, applesauce, milk
Tuesday — Hot Pocket, chips, salad, pudding, milk
Wednesday — Fajita, beans, salad, pears, milk
Thursday — Pot pie, mixed vegetables, salad, Jell-O, milk