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Jordan students stage fund-raiser

Amy Herman, a sixth-grader at David Starr Jordan Middle School, is

dismayed that four of her favorite teachers are among the 21 who

received preliminary termination notices March 12.

Amy and a dozen of her classmates decided to sell lemonade,

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Kool-Aid and baked goods to raise money for teachers Heather Good,

Marleigh Adelstein, Chris Demore and George Velarde.

Their stand will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 740 S.

Griffith Park Drive, across the street from Mountain View Park.

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“We’re asking Pavilions and Martino’s Bakery for donations, and me

and my friends are baking some ourselves,” Amy said. “We hope to

raise about $100,000, but I don’t think we’re going to do it, but I’m

a big dreamer.”

Amy said donations are also welcome. All money will go into the

faculty account for school items.

“It won’t save teachers’ salaries,” Amy said, “but it will help a

lot.”

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Molly Shore


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