WHAT: The Graham Elementary School Alumni Association will present 50 backpacks filled with school supplies to school officials to hand out to first-graders.
WHO: Representatives of the Graham Elementary School Alumni Association, Principal Dr. Natasha Hunter-McGregor, school officials and students.
WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Graham Elementary School, 421 E. 5th St., Mount Vernon.
WHY: The Graham Elementary School Alumni Association, as a way of giving back to the community and acknowledging how well the school prepared them for junior high school and beyond, annually takes the proceeds from its Graham Heights Community Barbecue and purchases backpacks and school supplies for the school.
About the Mount Vernon City School District
With more than 8,000 students in 16 schools, the Mount Vernon City School District is committed to providing a quality education to its children as well as developing programs that meet the diverse academic and social needs of its students.