"THINK PINK" by JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL, JACKSON, SOUTH CAROLINA

posted Oct 9, 2009, 10:00 AM by Debbie Mills   [ updated Nov 3, 2009, 8:10 AM ]
 
PINK OUT AT JACKSON MIDDLE - Support the Cure
Beginning Monday, September 28th, t-shirts will be sold during LQ to wear at the pep rally for the last home football game of the season on Thursday, October 1st.. Cost of the t-shirts is $6 each. Cheerleaders will sell chain links for 25 cents during that week and on the day of the pep rally, tattoos, beads, ribbons, stickers, arm bands, etc. will be sold for 50 cents. We will also collect Pennies for Patients during the month of October. 
(Source: the JMS website)
 
Jackson Middle School's 331 students and 43 faculty members were busy the last week in September focusing on raising awareness of breast cancer and ovarian cancer in their "Think Pink" campaign!  Gail's Anatomy is honored to be chosen to benefit from their fund-raising efforts. Amy McClain, a JMS teacher and Gail's Anatomy team member (and Gail's sister), represented our team at the October 1 pep rally.  After telling the students about Gail, her days as a student at JMS, and ovarian cancer, Amy accepted a check on behalf of Gail's Anatomy in the amount of $896.50.  Yes, $896.50! 
 
Ovarian cancer strikes women of all ages and JMS' generosity will add significantly to our year-round awareness activities.
 
Thank you, JMS students and faculty!   You are AMAZING!
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