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Making days better

Head of the class: Pic­tured are (from left) Nancy Os­tro­ff, a mem­ber of the school ad­vis­ory coun­cil; Prin­cip­al Lynne Mil­lard; Fo­ley; and Sil­verio Ro­jas, an Of­ficeMax store lead­er. TOM WAR­ING / TIMES PHOTO

Of­ficeMax re­cently presen­ted $1,000 worth of classroom sup­plies to Mrs. Lisa Fo­ley, a sci­ence teach­er at Kennedy Crossan Ele­ment­ary School, 7350 Bing­ham St. in Burholme.

The present­a­tion was part of the sev­enth an­nu­al Of­ficeMax A Day Made Bet­ter ad­vocacy pro­gram. Sil­verio Ro­jas, the store lead­er from the Of­ficeMax loc­a­tion near Cottman Av­en­ue and Roosevelt Boulevard, rep­res­en­ted his com­pany.

Crossan prin­cip­al Lynne B. Mil­lard nom­in­ated Fo­ley for her ex­traordin­ary ef­forts in the classroom. The prin­cip­al also presen­ted the teach­er with flowers. Fo­ley also re­ceived a framed cer­ti­fic­ate of ap­pre­ci­ation. The donated sup­plies in­cluded a laptop com­puter, a chair, a di­git­al cam­era, a labeler, cray­ons, erasers, tape, glue, pens, pen­cils, high­light­ers, note­books and pa­per.

In ad­di­tion, school ad­vis­ory coun­cil pres­id­ent Nancy Os­tro­ff presen­ted laptops, sports equip­ment, books, note­pads, pa­per and of­fice sup­plies on be­half of her group and the Home and School As­so­ci­ation. ••

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