At Terrace Elementary School, Principal April Blanco-Falcon and others were overwhelmed by the supplies for the new year donated by a new partner, Republic Services Inc. A list of Republic Services donations to the SBISD campus included the following:
- 30 packages of permanent markers
- 36 packages of colored pencils
- 480 pencils
- 300 pens
- 305 pencil top erasers and 63 erasers
- 256 notebooks of paper
- 60 boxes of crayons
- 93 glue sticks
- 30 bottles of school glue
- 35 pencil sharpeners
- 38 pencil boxes
- 58 pairs of scissors
- 49 rulers
- 12 protractors
- 26 binders
- 74 folders
- 31 composition notebooks
- School Office supplies including binder clips, Post-It notes and much more
At Terrace Elementary, several Republic Services employees helped put smiles on faces earlier this year when they delivered donations. Republic Services employees who brightened the year with a special visit included Ulolda Harris, Shelia Rutherford, Brenda Feener and Rachel Stephens.
“Thanks to all the fine folks from Republic Services the students at Terrace were ready to roll when the school year began in August,” reports Pat Waldrop, who is with SBISD’s Community Relations Department.
Several other community partners stepped up to make the new school year run as smoothly as possible. They include Citgo, the Memorial Hermann Memorial City Healthcare System and Spring Branch Education Foundation, to name a few.