Kaboom! We did it! Thank you to all that came out to help build the new playground at Gilbert J. Mircovich Elementary, as well as the outdoor classroom, outdoor picnic area, and blacktop games. The children are thrilled with all the new opportunities to play! Special thanks to the volunteers and those that donated goods and services!
·Kaboom! Project Manager Hunter Stevens for his guidance and Rebuild Texas Fund for the financial support of the equipment.
·Ingleside ISD School Board for all their support, including Ms. Herrera, Mr. Jones, Mr. Repka, and Mr. Salinas, who were there on build day to work from start to finish!
·Superintendent Troy Mircovich for his support of the project, and onsite help on build day.
·Ingleside ISD staff, especially manager Aurora Lopez for allowing us use of facility and her assistance on build day, and Ronald Robles for providing staff and needed materials to help make the build day a success.
·Assistant Principal Kathleen Davis and Counselor Cindy Jimenez for leadership on the build team, and GJM Staff Mrs. Ladewig, Ms. Santhuff, Mrs. Britt, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Bellinger, Mrs. Petty, and Ms. Alcovar for build day help.
·Ingleside High School students, including a group of Power Lifters and their coach Eric Jimenez.
·GJM PTO, especially President Joy Riddle, Vice President Dora Salinas, Treasurer Elaine Peterson and members Amy Coleman and Crystal Robertson.
·Mayor Ronnie Parker
·David Ladewig with Rockin' Coast Karaoke for the awesome entertainment!
·Cassie Bell photography for the wonderful photos!
·Claire Gilmore and Torrie Rodriguez for onsite first aid support.
·North Shore Fellowship
·The GFWC Fireside Juniorettes
·Rivers of Living Water
Wishing everyone safe and happy holidays from the staff here at GJM, where each day we strive to, “Be helpful in every way, take pride in every day, that’s the GJM Way!”