Harper Elementary School: Our Neighborhood School
Our neighborhood school is Harper Elementary School, just 4 blocks from Fuzzy Goat. We feel a particular care for these students who 91% participate in the free lunch program and go home to food insecure situations as well as experience a lack of basic educational supplies. We look for opportunities to partner with the school whenever we can; we have hosted the students in the shop for fiber arts activities, welcome the students into a Main Street business and talk with the students about small business.
Principal Sharonda Wilson says a current need for her 99% black students is for funds for rewards to encourage academic achievement. Harper gives the students who reach a specific academic goal a gift certificate to some of our local general merchandise stores. We thank you in advance for letting these students know that their lives matter.
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