CLARK–Students in the K-Kids Club at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark made Valentine’s cards and wrote letters of appreciation for a group of United States soldiers. A Clark resident will hand deliver the cards to his troop, currently stationed in Afghanistan. Pictured are 4th and 5th grade K-Kids members with their Valentines. (Photo courtesy of Clark Public Schools)
The K-Kids, affiliated with the Kiwanis, collected $310 for UNICEF; were paid $262.80 for the clothing donations that were sent to needy countries; donated 10 turkeys and 10 boxes of food to the Clark Give and Share Program; donated $1,666.33 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through their “Pennies for Patients” campaign; donated 15 boxes of new toys to support the sophomore class at ALJ’s Toys for Tots drive; donated K-5 literature books to replenish the library at Orange Avenue School in Cranford, still under construction due to the flood damage from Hurricane Irene; and held their 2nd annual JOY Social (Joining Old and Young) with 85 K-Kids members and their special guests. Hehnly School Nurse, Donna Kircher, is the K-Kids advisor.
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