Model Elementary students stepping up to help family, cancer research

Today will be the start of a big fundraiser for Model Elementary students, as they work to help one of their own and others battling cancer. Michael Adams, now 20, is a Model High graduate and both his father Mike Adams and his mother Karen Adams teach at the elementary school. This family is getting…

Help M.I.L.K Kickstart the “Hopi Tribe Backpack Drive”

93% of Native American children without school supplies have lower attendance rates, do poorly in school and have a higher dropout rate. Each year, Make an Investment in Love and Kindness’ (M.I.L.K.) back to school outreach makes it possible for those that are low income or without parents of the Northern Arizona tribes to receive…

Delphi 3rd graders adopt child battling cancer as class ‘Super Hero’

A third-grade class at Delphi Elementary School adopted a local boy with cancer as their class super hero Thursday. Four-year-old Carter Allen was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer in 2015. In the past few months, Lori Schwarzkopf’s class has been raising money for Carter’s Relay for Life team. The students set a…

Ridge Road students to wash cars for charity

Ridge Road Elementary School fourth-graders will carry on the school tradition of holding a car wash for charity Saturday. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., students, their families and school staff will wash cars at the school, 112 Ridge Road in Horseheads. Suggested donation is $5. All proceeds will benefit JDRF, a charity chosen by…