Cookie Dough Sales Raise $11,000 for Eagle Valley Middle School
Carson City, Nev. (Nov. 9, 2020) — Eagle Valley Middle School (EVMS) went ‘dough to dough’ in the Parent Teacher Organization’s (PTO) annual cookie dough fundraiser. In total, the gross sales were equivalent to more than $15,597. The school earned about 70% of total gross sales, bringing the net total to $11,034. A total of 888 units were sold.
“We mostly wanted to thank all of the community members, parents and family members of our students for finding value in education, especially given this year’s circumstances of the pandemic,” Leah Brekken, EVMS PTO president, said. “This annual fundraiser provides an invaluable funding resource to help educate our students here in Carson City.”
The top three fundraisers from the school each earned a cash prize. Kaily Ann Lewis, a 11-year-old 6th grader, earned $100 for First Place, selling 45 units. Sydney Espinoza, a 11-year-old 6th grader, earned $75 for Second Place, selling 37 units. And Liam Marler, a 11-year-old 6th grader, earned $50 for Third Place, selling 30 units.
“Our students and our PTO members are the real super heroes in all of this,” said Lee Conley, principal for Eagle Valley Middle School. “Without their concerted efforts year-in and year-out, our school would not have near as much of what we need to educate our growing and probably our city’s most valuable population…our students.”
The money, raised for the PTA, will be used to support and enhance the students’ education through various enrichment activities throughout the year including teacher needs, snacks for after school programs and teacher appreciation week in May 2021.
5:05pm Carson City Fire-Rescue is enroute to a rollover accident on southbound 580 at North Carson. The solo driver is trapped inside the vehicle. Bleeding from the head. The crash is reported to be on the southbound off-ramp from I-580 at North Carson.
5:11pm The driver is now out of the vehicle. Large laceration to his forehead. There is a female in the rollover car. Also, there is a second vehicle involved in the accident.
12:22pm Carson City Firefighters are been called to the scene of a reported structure fire at 5580 Marlow Drive in Washoe Valley.
Covid-19 Vaccine Update
Heavy competition between vaccine manufacturers has produced what is believed to be a viable vaccine(s) against the Covid-19 and that at least two producers will have enough vaccines by the end of December to inoculate many medical workers in the U.S. as well as for the elderly and those who are immuno-compromised. Vaccinations for everyone else is estimated to be available by March or April.