Since November 26th students have been able to bring in stuffed teddy bears to social studies teacher Beverley Jarrett to donate to the Rough Riders, a service club that works to better the community. On Christmas Eve, these bears will be distributed to various children’s hospitals around the area to help bring a smile to their faces this holiday season. The drive will go on until December 19th and by then, Jarrett would like to have at least 1,500 bears donated.

Jarrett stresses that NHS members are not the only ones who can bring in bears and that “any one can donate”.

As of today, December 5th, there are a total of 596 bears.

The mountain of bears in Mrs. Jarrett’s room continuously gets bigger each day. As of right now, the school has reached about a third of the total goal.

Keep checking back to get a new photo and updated total.

Emily Goldbach / Sports Editor

***UPDATE*** December 6, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Bear Count: 689

The pile of bears on December 7th sit awaiting more. Mrs. Jarrett continues to encourage students to bring in as many bears as possible.








***UPDATE*** December 7, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Bear Count: 767

The bear mountain is growing each day. The total count is up by almost 200 bears since the first day of counting.

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