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Sonic donates flashcards to local students
Children are visual learners. To help with that, Sonic Drive-In is donating 35,000 flashcards to be given to students across Middle Tennessee. Warren County is among those slated to receive some of the cards. Pictured is Hickory Creek principal Mike Mansfield with third-grade students Connor Williams and Baylee Connor practicing with flashcards.
Quickly, what’s 9 times 6? If the answer doesn’t spring to mind for you or your child, the local Sonic Drive-In is leaping into action. For the fourth year, the business is giving free multiplication flashcard sets to 35,000 Middle Tennessee children.Autumn Turner, director of Teaching and Learning for PreK-6, appreciates Sonic’s support for public education.“We are very thankful for the support of our local Sonic to help make the flashcards available to our students here in Warren County and for their support of the Homework Hotline program in general,” she said.Local Sonic franchise owners give more than $100,000 in scholarships annually, provide community fundraising programs at no cost to schools, offer free incentives for good attendance and good grades, and have sponsored Homework Hotline for eight years.Sonic donates the cards, while Homework Hotline distributes them to school districts across Middle Tennessee, including Warren County.