McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

November 9, 2012

Haywood Students of the Month

By James Beaty
Staff Writer

McALESTER —  

Haywood Elementary School recently took part in St Jude's Children’s Research Hospital Math-A-Thon. This is a program designed to complement the school math curriculum while teaching students a valuable community service lesson. Haywood School faculty and students set a goal to collect $1000 for the St jude's Research Hospital when the fundraiser began in October. The students collected their goal and surpassed the amount by $20. The students exhibited great effort and compassion for the children that will benefit from the funds raised by this program. Student will grade kindergarten through eighth grade participated.