and though the figures aren't in yet, Jimenez said the line was
consistently out the door once again.
"The kids can't wait to see [teachers] making hamburgers and doing
other things they're not used to seeing us doing," Jimenez said. "The
parents really appreciate it too, and they come out in numbers to
More than 30 teachers donned their Hawaiian Hope View shirts and
participated in the fundraiser, including Principal Leonard
Rodriguez, who handled the French fries.
Hope View will have its third McTeacher Night in the spring,
Jimenez said, and she hopes they'll be able to lure Ronald McDonald
to a school assembly.
"Some people at McDonald's said we've been their most profitable
school, so I'm sure they're looking forward to working with us
again," Jimenez said.
A Thanksgiving tribute at Carden
Children from preschool through junior high thanked waves, rain,
pilgrims and Native Americans, among other things, during a
Thanksgiving music program at a private school in Huntington Beach
Students at Carden Conservatory Elementary and Junior High only
had about two weeks to rehearse for the program following their big
Veterans Day program, music director Maristela Murga said. Students
memorized and delivered quotes from George Washington, Samuel Adams,
Abraham Lincoln and Albert Schweitzer and sang patriotic songs that
gave thanks to their country.