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North Sashabaw Teachers Win Cash for Class

North Sashabaw Teachers Win Cash for Class

Students and staff at North Sashabaw Elementary School were surprised today by the Channel 955 Mojo in Morning radio show! Third grade teacher, Mrs. Sandi Larkins, won $1,000 from the Moran Automotive Group for her classroom as part of the contest, "Mojo's Cash for Class." As part of the contest, Mrs. Larkins was able to pay it forward and she nominated fifth grade teacher Mrs. Adriane Peterka, who also won $1,000 for her classroom!

When asked why she chose Mrs. Peterka, Mrs. Larkins said, "Our school district is into wellness, and she and I are accountability partners to check in with each other and see how we're doing."

North Sashabaw Elementary School Principal Jennifer Johnson said, "This is such exciting news and we are thrilled and thankful for this money and all that it will do to support our kids!"

About Clarkston Community Schools: Clarkston is a highly regarded school district with an enrollment of nearly 7,500 students. We have seven elementary schools (K-5), one middle school serving grades 6-7, one junior high for grades 8-9, and Clarkston High School, which serves students in grades 10-12. We also have an Early Childhood Center serving children ages 3-5, and an alternative high school/community education facility. Clarkston Community Schools students are well-prepared for a future that excites them, and believe that they can achieve their dreams. The mission of Clarkston Community Schools is to create a learning environment where students, staff, and families are challenged, healthy, engaged, safe, and supported.

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Media Contact: Mary Ellen Rowe, Marketing Director (248) 623-5460.