Kim Pryzbylski, superintendent of schools, does her job: cutting the peanut butter and jelly sandwiches into halves.
| When school’s not in session, what do staff at the Department of Schools do?
They make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the homeless.
least that’s what they did July 10, joining in a service project devised by
Samuel Ambroise, a senior who is about to graduate from the Archdiocese of
Miami Virtual School.
an assembly line of sorts atop their office conference table, staff from the
superintendent on made and packed more than 100 sandwiches that Samuel would
later distribute to the homeless under the bridge near the Miami-Dade County
assemblers followed a strict recipe: peanut butter and jelly spread on both
bread slices, not just one.
months ago she said she wanted to a service project,” said Don Edwards,
associate superintendent of schools, referring to Superintendent Kim
Samuel came up with his — a requirement for graduation — “we all just kicked in
to make it everybody’s service project,” Edwards said.
don’t need a special occasion,” noted Hope Sadowski, administrative executive
assistant at the Department of Schools. “People are hungry every day.”
Photographer: ANA RODRIGUEZ-SOTO | FC
Busy assembling peanut butter sandwiches, from left: nt to back: Marcey Ayers, coordinator of special programs; Domenick Russo, coordinator of certification; Kim Pryzbylski, archdiocesan superintendent of schools; Hope Sadowski, administrative executive assistant; ADOM Virtual School student Samuel Ambroise; and Donald Edwards, associate superintendent of schools.
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