Help Our Schools
With a donation to
Newspapers In Education
Teach them to read and
To bring illiteracy rates down, education is looking to private business to
take an active roll in preparing today's children for tomorrow's challenges.
Your business can make a real difference by working with young people in our
schools through the Jones Media's Newspapers In Education literacy program. This
effort is committed to helping students develop strong reading, math and current
event skills by using the one medium they are most likely to read as adults...the
Why Sponsor NIE?
The NIE Program has helped teachers discover interactive ways to use the
daily newspaper as an effective and timely teaching tool in their classrooms.
We have had an overwhelming number of requests for newspapers from teachers in
every school district in the area.
Unfortunately, education budgets are very limited, and even though Jones
Media provides newspapers through its publications to classrooms at drastically
reduced rates, private sector financial support is still required.
What better way to help our youth succeed than to contribute to a program
like Newspaper in Education.
PLATINUM - $1200+:
GOLD - $800:
SILVER - $500:
- Athens Utilities Board
- Dogwood Dental Care
- Lay Realty
- Madison Avenue Pharmacy
- Virginia McNutt
- Wagg-n-Purr Retreat, LLC
BRONZE - $300:
- Athens Insurance Agency
- Athens Pediatrics
- Athens Regional Medical Center
- Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr.
- Edward Jones, Jim Nelson
- Hiwassee Builders
- Mayfield Dairy
- McMinn County Sheriff's Department - D.A.R.E. Program
- Pioneer Credit
- River Valley AgCredit
- Smith Funeral Home and Cremation Services
- The Sock Shop by Crescent, Inc
NIE Special Project Sponsors:
2013 Spring Semester Serial Story
"Howling for Home"
Wagg-n-Purr Retreat, LLC
2012 Fall Semester Serial Story
"Patriotic Pals: Tails of the Civil War"
The Kid Scoop Page for 2012-13
A&J Body Shop and Wrecker Service
2013 Family Fun Fair
Special Project Sponsors
A & J Body Shop & Wrecker Service
Athens City Schools Coordinated School Health
Athens Federal Community Bank
C & D Tire
East Tennessee Auto Outlet
Hacker Sign & Grapic Company
McMinn County Schools Coordinated School Health
River Valley AgCredit
Spencer's Auto Body
United Health Care