Schools get fruity

Isabella Dicken Elementary School and Fernie Secondary School are asking people to buy citrus fruits to help fund their field trips.

Fernie Secondary School Grades 8/9 Leadership Class students. Back row (left to right): Liam Teetzel

Isabella Dicken Elementary School and Fernie Secondary School are asking people to buy citrus fruits to help fund their field trips.

Students are currently holding the third annual citrus fruit fundraising sale. The money raised will pay for Isabella Dicken Elementary grade 6 students’ end of year field trip to Blue Lake and Fernie Secondary School grades 8 and 9 students of the Leadership Class for their field trip to volunteer at the Mustard Seed in Calgary.

Orders are still being taken until Monday, and the fruit will be delivered between November 10 and 13.

Prices this year are:

Florida Navel Oranges: full box $35, half Box $19; Ruby Red Grapefruit: full box $34, half box $18; Tangerines: half box $26; Variety Box: half box $27.


Please contact a participating student or Heather Meek at 250-423-4259 or drop by Alpine Spa and Leisure at 1541 9th Avenue in Fernie to place your orders.



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