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posted: 10/2/2017 1:45 PM

Algonquin school has colorful fundraiser

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  • Eighth-grader McKenna Jaggers lets out a scream after getting another face full of color during Heineman Middle School's Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday. Students and the PTO raised more than $9,000 for purchases that will include technology and standing desks.

      Eighth-grader McKenna Jaggers lets out a scream after getting another face full of color during Heineman Middle School's Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday. Students and the PTO raised more than $9,000 for purchases that will include technology and standing desks.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Eighth-grader Lindsay Hunters of Heineman Middle School is awash in color as she approaches the end of the school's Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday.

      Eighth-grader Lindsay Hunters of Heineman Middle School is awash in color as she approaches the end of the school's Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Seventh-grader Taylor Tedesco gets a purple pelting in the face during the Heineman Middle School Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday.

      Seventh-grader Taylor Tedesco gets a purple pelting in the face during the Heineman Middle School Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Students disappear in a cloud of yellow during Heineman Middle School's Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday.

      Students disappear in a cloud of yellow during Heineman Middle School's Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • A student gets ready to be pelted with color during Heineman Middle School's Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday.

      A student gets ready to be pelted with color during Heineman Middle School's Color a Thon in Algonquin Friday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

The Heineman Middle School PTO held its third annual Color a Thon run Friday in Algonquin to support the purchase of new materials for the school.

More than 400 students participated in the event, which raised more than $9,000 for purchases including technology and standing desks.

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