Carson Valley Middle students raise $2,245
The wildfires in Australia prompted Carson Valley Middle School leadership students to raise $2,245 for the World Wildlife Fund.
Called Koins for Koalas Penny War seventh and eighth grade students gathered pennies and other denominations Jan. 13-30.
“It was a fourth-period competition and there were two winning classes,” leadership teacher Pamela Higman said.
The class with the most penny points was Mrs. McKeon’s sixth-graders and the class with the most money overall was Higman’s Leadership class.