Ironbound News: Lafayette Street School presents When Life Gives You Lemons… Make Lemonade


Lafayette St. School

The Newark Public Schools’ Lafayette Street School third graders will showcase what they have learned about tolerance and choosing to do good, and most importantly, how they acted upon it by making and selling lemonade to raise funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.  The total funds raised- $6,000 – will be marked on a giant check made out to St. Jude’s as part of the presentation.
The curriculum-related presentation, titled When Life Gives You Lemons… Make Lemonade, will include what they learned when they measured the ingredients to make lemonade, promoted and advertised their lemonade stands, sold the product and gathered the money. This is the fourth year third graders at the school have raised money for St. Jude’s, the latest amount bringing the total to $21,000.
“We are very proud of our students’ accomplishments, both as young learners and responsible citizens,” said Lafayette Street School Principal Maria Merlo. “The hands-on experience of learning enables students to remember, build upon their knowledge and progress to higher levels.”
The event is scheduled to take place tomorrow, February 27 at 9:25 am, at the Lafayette Street School.