Thursday, September 26, 2019

Who Enota fifth-graders decided to help instead of going to recess

Funmi Mosley, a fifth grade teacher at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, helps her students put together hygiene bags for Hurricane Dorian victims on Wednesday, Sept. 25. - photo by Kelsey Podo

By Kelsey Podo

It’s not every day that elementary schoolers choose a service project over recess. 

Instead of going outside to play, fifth graders at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy stayed inside on Wednesday, Sept. 25, to pack dozens of hygiene bags for Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas. 

“We’d rather do this than recess,” Averie Allen, a fifth grader at Enota, said. “I hope this helps them a lot so they can just feel better. A lot of them probably haven’t gotten to have any toothbrushes or things to clean themselves since the hurricane.”  Read more >>