Volunteers are needed for several projects at Stonewall Jackson Elementary School.
Workers and materials are needed to paint a mural and build lockers in the kindergarten wing. For information, call kindergarten teacher Sue Human at 841-5160.
The school’s bookfair will be Nov. 15-Nov. 19 and volunteers are needed in the mornings and afternoons. If interested, sign up at the library.
To get the school’s post office project started volunteers to make mail boxes and road signs are needed. Once completed, parents can send notes to children at school. Greeting cards, post cards, stationary and envelopes also are needed. For information, contact Human at 841-5160.
Teach art to students in kindergarten through third grade. You do not have to know anything about art to volunteer. Lesson plans are provided about specific artists with art activities based on their styles. For more information, contact Marcia Savard at 841-5160 or Rick Savard at 320-7206.
Train sets, photos, toys and memorabilia are needed by S.P.A.R.K.S. Volunteer conductors are needed to read train stories. If interested, call Nancy Cunningham at 823-9366.
Cheerleader Selected for National Team
Woodrow Wilson junior varsity cheerleader Kelly Ewert was selected for the National Cheerleading Association All American Team.
Ewert is the first Woodrow cheerleader to be selected for the team at the association’s SMU summer camp. She is a sophomore and third generation Wildcat.
She also participates in track, volleyball and swimming and has been a gymnast for eight years.
As part of the squad, Ewert will perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York.
News & Notes
SCHOOLS RECEIVE MONEY: DISD recently ranked schools on their effectiveness and student performance. Several schools in East Dallas and Lakewood received money for their improvements. They are: Bayles, $49,000; Lakewood, $55,500; Stonewall Jackson, $57,500; Robert E. Lee, $47,500; and Ignacio Zaragosa, $71,000.
SMU STUDENTS: Chadwick Wilson Brown, Cynthia Anne Franco, Celina Jimenez and Sula Elias Tsevoukas are first-year students at SMU and East Dallas and Lakewood residents. About 9,000 students attend SMU.
Click to sign up for the Advocate's weekly news digest and be the first to know what’s happening in Lakewood/East Dallas.