Students Get a Dose of the Real World Thanks to Junior Achievement & PwC on Tax Day- April 15
April 13, 2016
Students at El Toyon Elementary school in National City will learn the importance of getting a job and paying taxes on Friday, April 15
WHY: The event is a part of Junior Achievement’s JA Day program that will put PwC volunteers in the classroom to teach financial literacy lessons to over 485 students in K-6th grades. National City Mayor Ron Morrison will offer a special recognition to JA volunteers as part of Volunteer Appreciation Month in April.
EVENT: Junior Achievement of San Diego will host a JA Day at El Toyon Elementary in National City on Friday, April 15 from 8am to 12noon. Volunteers from PwC will take over the entire campus K- 6 grades to teach the importance of getting a job, starting a business and how money works.
WHAT: JA in a Day is a unique initiative that allows volunteers to teach the lessons of Junior Achievement's financial literacy programs in a one-day effort. With the help of more than 25 PwC volunteers, JA students develop the skills they need to experience the realities and opportunities of work and entrepreneurship in the 21st century global marketplace.
ELEMENTS: As part of the curriculum, student are told “April 15 is Tax Day”. They will get a visit from a fellow student “tax collector” to gather money from their hard-earned pay check to pay government workers. The students are reminded taxes provide important community services, such as fighting fires, protecting neighborhoods, teaching students and building roads.
WHO: More than 25 PwC volunteers will be in the classroom teaching lessons to over 485 students in K-6th grades. National City Mayor Ron Morrison will offer a special recognition during a press conference at 8.30 a.m. to celebrate corporate and community volunteers as a part National Appreciation Month in April.
WHEN: 8.00 A.M. – 12.30 P.M.
WHERE: El Toyon Elementary 2000 E. Division Street National City, CA 91950 (619) 336-8000 PRESS: Media is invited to attend the press conference to interview PwC volunteers, students, teachers and National City Mayor Ron Morrison about the importance of volunteering.
CONTACT: Kristi Zimsky Junior Achievement of San Diego firstname.lastname@example.org 404.944.0414/cell 619.906.4926/office