Wow - we're just back from an amazing trip to the US. What started with an email became a lesson about shooting for the stars. Ms Witherell, teacher of 4th Grade at Newton School, Greenfield, Mass emailed us asking if Jaime would come to pay a visit to their school in the USA?
And this is what happened!
We've never made a surprise visit before - and it came about because of Ms Witherell. Ms Witherell (Jami) is a Cosmic Kids superfan. She has been a Patron of Cosmic Kids since we started out on Patreon and has been in touch with us a number of times over the years letting us know how much impact Cosmic Kids is having in her classroom. We waived our fee for coming and she raised the money to pay for travel and accommodation costs through Donorschoose.org. Here's her fundraising page.
For her students it was a lesson in gratitude and shooting for the stars! What an amazing teacher!
Ms Witherell also managed to get the local press to cover the day - by writing this inspiring message to them.
I focus on the production of Cosmic Kids content, and make our systems and partnerships work well so Cosmic Kids can make as much useful and fun stuff as possible. When it comes down to it, it’s my job to make sure that as many kids as possible get to experience the magic of Jaime!
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