Community grants school supply wishlists for Tioga Hills teachers

first_imgPeople then started buying items like wildfire. Mother Michelle Mones explained the items are, “things that just they wouldn’t normally get for themselves.” One of the recipients, first grade teacher and educator of more than forty years, Jean Mastrogiovanni. APALACHIN (WBNG) — When a local mother heard about a project down south sponsoring teachers with wishlists of school supplies, she decided to bring that idea to life in the Southern Tier at Tioga Hills Elementary School. Dealing with a whirlwind of a school year, for her, knowing she’s getting so many items for free and during such a difficult economic time for so many, “I have goosebumps, it’s just a very comforting, it’s like a blanket’s been wrapped around you to say okay it’s going to be okay.”center_img There are still more items to be purchased, to join the Facebook group, click here. Taking to Facebook, a group was started and teachers were asked for their lists, which were then posted for people to buy from. And, it was all a surprise. In an attempt to put a spin on such a difficult and unusual upcoming year, she said, “We decided, I guess for lack of a better way of saying it, turn the frown upside down and show the teachers and the students that we’re behind them.”last_img read more

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Area Boys & Girls Basketball Scores (12-16)

first_imgArea Boys & Girls Basketball ScoresSaturday  (12-16)Boys ScoresBatesville  51     East Central  42Greensburg  61    Franklin County  51Oldenburg  45     Rising Sun  44South Decatur  43     South Ripley  40Morristown  86     Milan  56Connersville  57     Richmond  49Mt. Vernon  68     Rushville  45SW Shelby  67     Waldron  54Seymour  65     Jennings County  37Austin  56     Madison  45Girls ScoresBatesville  55     East Central  53South Ripley  50     Austin  29Morristown  71     Milan  48Trinity Lutheran  50      Oldenburg  38Lawrenceburg  65      Rushville  59SW Hanover  52     Switz. County  44Bedford NL  43     Madison  22last_img

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