Jonesboro school raises over $7,000 for Make-A-Wish

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -  A group of Region 8 kids have been working for a month to help others.

Students at the International Studies Magnet School inJonesboro gathered Thursday for a special assembly.

They were there to discover the total amount of money theymanaged to raise for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. They raised $7,110.

Make-A-Wish Campaign Co-Chair MaryaLangford says these students reallylearned a lot while raising money. "This teaches children togive back.  You have to explain tothem.  These children, all of these kidsknow exactly what they're raising money for. They see it.  We talk aboutit.  It's very exciting."

But all that hard work didn't come without areward. The class that raised the most money got to throw a pie in the VicePrincipal's face.

Ms. Wheelis' class at the InternationalStudies school were the winners.

We want to say GR8 job to all the students atthe school for working hard to raise money for the Make-A-Wish foundation.

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