Cypress, TX (June 16, 2016) CFISD schools gave nearly $84,000 to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)’s Student Series Programs in the 2015-2016 school year.
CFISD gave the second-highest total in the Texas Gulf Coast Region, behind only Houston ISD with $108,080 raised. The district’s efforts were part of $27 million raised by approximately 25,000 U.S. schools for the LLS, which supports research and patient services to those battling blood cancer.
CFISD schools participated in either the Pennies for Patients or Pasta for Pennies competitions, in which the top three fundraising classrooms received a free pasta party courtesy of Olive Garden. The district’s grand total of $83,876.76 shattered the 2014-2015 total of nearly $70,000 raised.
Spillane Middle School was CFISD’s top-raising school, generating $16,175.60. Hamilton Middle School raised an additional $9,641.79, while Frazier Elementary School raised $8,812.40 to bring the campus’s eight-year fund raising total to $28,090.67.
The LLS recognized Frazier during a June 1 ceremony at the school.
“We are excited to be a part of this great cause for yet another year,” said Gloria Vásquez, Frazier principal, whose students exceeded their 2015-2016 goal. “It’s a humbling experience to see our Frazier community members, staff, students and families come together and give in such a generous way. With their help, we were able to raise a record amount for our campus!”
The following CFISD campuses contributed to the LLS Student Series programs in 2015-2016:
|Adam Elementary School||$1,287.53|
|Copeland Elementary School||$1,468.82|
|Cypress Creek High School||$819.94|
|Dean Middle School||$2,808.94|
|Emmott Elementary School||$656.68|
|Fiest Elementary School||$2,304.07|
|Frazier Elementary School||$8,812.40|
|Gleason Elementary School||$3,902.88|
|Goodson Middle School||$1,661.73|
|Hamilton Elementary School||$4,474.70|
|Hamilton Middle School||$9,641.79|
|Holmsley Elementary School||$2,392.86|
|Hopper Middle School||$718.75|
|Horne Elementary School||$1,802.66|
|Jersey Village High School||$285.94|
|Kahla Middle School||$985.69|
|Labay Middle School||$1,003.57|
|Lee Elementary School||$3,388.91|
|Metcalf Elementary School||$2,957.60|
|Millsap Elementary School||$1,764.53|
|Owens Elementary School||$4,100.81|
|A. Robison Elementary School||$919.43|
|Smith Middle School||$1,561.30|
|Spillane Middle School||$16,175.60|
|Thornton Middle School||$3,032.00|
|Truitt Middle School||$4,404.90|
|Warner Elementary School||$542.73|