Oakwood schools collecting, donating supplies to Trotwood Madison students

Oakwood Schools are helping Trotwood Madison Early Learning Center students affected by the Memorial Day tornadoes by collecting, donating 400 filled backpacks.

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“Many families in the areas were touched by the tornadoes and have enough on their plates to get their home up and running right now. I thought we could make the burden a bit lighter, it would be helpful,” Smith Elementary first-grade teacher Mary Linzmeier said.

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Anyone can donate a filled backpack, an empty backpack or any of the needed supplies. Donations can be dropped off from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at the blacktop area of Smith Elementary, 1701 Shafor Blvd.

Needed supplies include:

  • Early reader book
  • 1 Box Flash Cards, Assorted
  • 1 Package Construction Paper, Pad, 9" × 12", 50-count
  • 1 notebook, wide-ruled, 70-count
  • 1 Sharpener, Pencil, Double Barrel, Canister
  • 2 Glue Sticks, Dries Clear, .28 oz.
  • 1 Box Crayons, 24 count
  • 1 dozen Pencils, #2, Unsharpened, All Wood
  • 2 Erasers, Pink, Large
  • 1 Box Markers, 10 count, Washable, Wide-Tipped
  • 1 Pair Scissors, 5 1/4″, Blunt Tip
  • 4 Pencils, Beginner, w/Eraser
  • 1 Box Facial Tissues
  • 1 Container of disinfectant wipes

If you have any questions, contact Linzmeier at linzmeier.mary@oakwoodschools.org.

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