MCDONALD’S TO HOST BACKPACK SATURDAY
JULY 26, 2014
PHOENIX, YUMA & NORTHERN ARIZONA RESTAURANTS
25,000 FREE BACKPACKS TO CHILDREN
Parents and students, mark your calendar July 26th for the biggest backpack giveaway in the state!
McDonald’s restaurants throughout greater Phoenix, Yuma and northern Arizona will host Backpack Saturday, an event that will give away 25,000 backpacks and help thousands of children get ready for school!
McDonald’s restaurants will begin distributing the FREE backpacks beginning at 8 a.m. on July 26th. The first 100 children that visit their local McDonald’s restaurant will receive a FREE backpack.
A total of 25,000 backpacks will be given away to school-age children at McDonald’s restaurants in Maricopa, La Paz, Mohave, Yavapai, Coconino, Gila, Navajo, Apache, Graham, Pinal and Yuma counties. The FREE Backpack offer excludes Walmart and shopping mall McDonald’s restaurant locations.
“Since 2012, Arizona McDonald’s restaurants has given away more than 48,000 backpacks to Arizona families,” said Michelle Slayton, president of McDonald’s Owner/Operator Association of Phoenix and Northern Arizona. “We’re excited to host this annual event to help our local families prepare for the upcoming school year.”
Exciting changes to the GAP program
In an effort to expand the availablilty of this excellent program for students and parents within our Crane District, and the community as a whole, we are going to accept open enrollment at Rancho Viejo and establish a program at Salida del Sol.
For the 2013-2014 school year, these changes will include:
* GAP will be open to ALL 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students within the Crane District and the greater Yuma community through open enrollment.
* The selection process for Rancho Viejo GAP program will be based on AIMS test scores and will requie students to exceed in Math, and meet in other areas
* Rancho Viejo will be implementing "Engineering is Elementary", a supplementary Science program, which will also be used at the Gowan Science Academy
* Open Enrollment begins, March 19, 2013
Please see the brochures for more information.
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Rancho Viejo GAP program
Special thanks to Carol Uden, RV Administrative Assistant, for creating both our School Emergency and GAP brochure.