One of the reasons that Sophie Wright Academy has improved its academic performance and its stature in the city is the hard work and creativity of its faculty, staff, and parent support groups. And when I say creative, I mean creative!
Sophie Wright owns its own (confounded!) buses, it has purchased uniforms for sports teams, bands, and spirit groups. It does this by writing some pretty spiffy grant applications to supplement its budget, and through good ol' industrious ingenuity. Witness:
(Could this ever happen anyplace other than New Orleans? Unlikely.)
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