Sunset helps the sun rise on hurricane victims

Fourth-grade students from Sunset Elementary School Kimberly Nicolas, Jordin Maldonado, Bradley Porras-Zaragoza, Alexa Rodriguez, Jessi Bailey, Salma Quevedo-Valadez and Kolbie Lujano walk bags of coins to Central National Bank on Friday afternoon. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Fourth-graders in Amy Schmidt’s class at Sunset Elementary School were able to collect money to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, all the while putting to use a variety of school subjects, like mapping, writing, social studies and math. Schmidt said she liked the way the project incorporated cross-curriculum. In social studies at the beginning of the year, they focus on


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