Jay HS students and staff keep tradition alive for past 48 years

January 6, 2016

For the past 48 years, Jay High School students and staff have been making the holidays brighter for underprivileged elementary students. Over two days, 140 students from seven elementary schools took a special shopping trip to buy shoes and toys.

The elementary students were paired up with high school students, who helped them navigate the store, try on shoes, and shop for toys. Each elementary student was given $25 for shoes and $25 for toys, with funds raised by Jay students, staff, and alumni. The total budget was approximately $8,000.

Click here to learn more about one of the longest-running Christmas traditions in Northside ISD.