Signal Hill Elementary School received a welcome boost on the second day of school when Office Depot representatives visited and donated 800 backpacks filled with school supplies. During a school assembly, teachers also were surprised with several pallets of classrooms supplies. Parents will receive a $20 Office Depot merchandise card to purchase additional supplies during the year.
Teacher Linda Plexico earned a special prize of $1,500 worth of premium school supplies for her extraordinary efforts in the classroom.
Office Depot conducts the donation program nationwide in partnership with Boise Paper and Domtar Paper. This year, the program is providing 18,000 backpacks with supplies during 18 celebratory assemblies at high-need schools.