Denton Ave News
Denton Avenue’s Human Relations club and Student Council collected new and unwrapped toys for the Marine Toys 4 Tots program. Denton families demonstrated incredible support for the program and generosity donated 6 full boxes of toys. Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children in need.
On Tuesday, Nov. 23, candidates for student council co-presidents at Denton Avenue Elementary School delivered speeches to their fellow students. Candidates expressed their vision for Denton Avenue and what positive changes they would put forth. Students were poised as they delivered thoughtful and dynamic speeches. Fifth graders voiced their choices on the same day through the voting process. Congratulations to all who participated and to newly elected co-presidents, Mario and Gavin.
The Denton Avenue Human Relations Club and Student Council ran a donation drive to collect drinks and snacks for children on Long Island through The Mary Brennan Inn in Hempstead, NY. Students and families donated chips, granola bars, fruit cups, water bottles and juice boxes. The students helped assemble snack bags. Denton students collected over 200 Snack Bags to donate.