Saturday, December 18, 2010

Schools In Bear of a Mood for Holidays

Kumeyaay Elementary students celebrat their bear drive.
Kumeyaay students celebrate their
bear drive with teacher Robyn Bernstein.
Students at Kumeyaay and Benchley-Weinberger elementary schools helped San Diego law enforcement agencies collect hundreds of stuffed bears this holiday season.

Kumeyaay teacher Robyn Bernstein recently received accolades from the San Diego Police Department for collecting 478 new stuffed toys for the annual Teddy Bear Drive benefitting Rady Children’s Hospital. Robyn, a finalist for this year’s County Teacher of the Year award, has been organizing a stuffed toy collection for 11 years for young patients at the hospital.

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