John Schonert, middle, his wife Linda, daughter Ashton, eighth grade, and son Tucker, fifth grade, accepted three checks from Valley City Public Schools Friday afternoon. The Schonerts lost their home in a house fire last month, and each school in the district collected money for the family.
Students at Valley City Public School district raised a total of $5,060.36 for the Schnoert family, whose house was destroyed in a fire late last month.
John and Linda Schonert and their children Tucker and Ashton accepted the checks Friday afternoon at a kindness pep rally at Washington Elementary School.
More in Monday's Times-Record.