Students raise $2K for National Alliance on Mental Illness

Harrison High students raised $2,141 for the National Alliance on Mental Health during the school’s annual charity week, held March 5-9.

Harrison High Charity Week
Harrison High principal Dr. James Anderson spent March 9 behind bars as part of the school’s charity week. (Harrison High)
Volunteers from Dr. Paws brought their therapy dogs to Harrison’s cafeteria during Charity Week. (Harrison High)

Students raised money through Paws for a Cause, a visit from Dr. Paws therapy dogs, Senior Auction, and a Dodgeball Tournament. In addition, students paid $1 a minute to keep principal Dr. James Anderson in “jail” without his phone all day on March 9.

Maria Taylor David Delind Johnna Balk Farmington City Council

The final event for Charity Week will feature Angela Leach, Harrison’s assistant principal, as she becomes a human ice cream sundae during all lunches on March 19.

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