Senior Class Fundraiser

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Forget the Nutcracker Market in Houston, this event is much closer and easier to find.

Jewelry, furniture, and homemade craft  junkies are welcome to join the graduating class begin a new tradition Saturday December 6th, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with Magnolia’s First Annual Jingle Bell 5K & Craft Sale.

The organizers are anticipating “between 15-25” booths for the craft show.

To help offset costs for project prom and the class graduating gift, organizers of this fundraiser will be contributing to the cost of this year’s chosen theme, ‘Hollywood Glam.’

Money earned from the Jingle Bell 5K & Craft Sale will help supplement monies needed to complete this year’s senior project.

According to Mrs. Wilkinson, the senior gift most kids would like to purchase for the school is a ”stained glass windows.”

Crafters wishing to reserve a 10×10 booth for the sale, can do so by November 21st.

Booth spaces are set up with two different fees depending upon the need of electricity.  Those who do not need any power sources will be able to reserve a spot for $50 while those operators with electricity needs will be able to reserve a booth for a $75 fee.

Participants in the Jingle Bell 5K can find registration forms available onsite at the high school or online at

Walkers and runners use their own pace to participate in this event and will accommodate all health enthusiasts.

The race starts at 10 a.m. and those interested in same day registering can do so between 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Mrs.Wilkinson said the course will be set up ”all around the athletic field” on the school campus.

The race fees range from $20 for early registration, which includes a shirt with the event logo, while registration on the web will be slightly higher at $25.

Cost for kids, under 8 years of age, participating will be $15 and include a shirt as well. Early registration cut-off will be November 21st.

Santa will make his debut at Magnolia West before the race and after the race, so kids who want a photo with Santa, the cost will for this memory will be $4 each.

Trophies will be awarded for the top three finishers in each group and the ages will be broken into these classifications: under eight, 8-13, 14-18, 19-50, and then seniors, 50 and up.

Prizes will also be given for those with the best costumes.

“Ornaments will be awarded for the best costumes and for race winners,” Mrs.Wilkinson said.

Prizes will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners or each age group

Those interested in helping the Mustang Seniors add to the projected goal of $50,000 can return completed forms and mail them to Magnolia West High School, attn: Wilkinson at 42202 FM 1771 Magnolia, Texas 77354.

Race packets will be available December 4th and 5th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. from the front office.  Those packets not picked up Thursday or Friday, will be available the day of the 5K.