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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

Colfax Book Fair a success

PTO makes a profit of about $3,200 in Scholastic dollars


April 27, 2023

Teresa Simpson | The Gazette

Local Colfax elementary students browse books with their mom.

COLFAX - Scholastic Book Fair had its last day Friday, April 21, staying open until the end of school.

Scholastic Book Fair organizer Hannah Kuhl stated it was going well then, and they'd have final numbers around 3:30 p.m. on Friday.

Thursday night, the fair had brought in $7,000.

Kuhl stated that as of Friday night, the Colfax PTO sold $6,533.63 in books at the fair, making a profit of about $3,200 in Scholastic dollars.

"We purchased $2,242 worth of books, with scholastic profit funds for each Jennings Elementary teacher's classroom, and purchased books for our Christmas book exchange...

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