This past summer, Phalen Leadership Academy (PLA) at Jones-Clark Elementary hosted a supply drive with a drive-thru distribution held on campus.
The PLA national office and district business partners purchased supplies for scholars over the summer months, including backpacks, pencils, notebooks, scholar learning packets, and more. Parents had the opportunity to stop outside the gym to pick up much-needed items.
“Supplies were a concern noted for our scholars,” said Dean of Climate and Culture Shermadiea Porter. “Due to COVID-19, many parents were not able to get the necessary supplies this school year.”
The Climate and Culture team handed out over 100 backpacks filled with supplies to their scholars.