Representing the Melrose Area Public School Jingle Jar project Oct. 28 at Melrose Area Public School in Melrose are (front, far right, from left) Rynn Nietfeld, Gracelyn Lundeen and Alexis Garcia; (middle, from left) middle school principal Robert Anderson, Dawson Honkomp, Jami Eggert, Travis Ceplecha, Gavyn Stangler, Yarethzy Lopez-Montanez, Hannah Kerfeld, Brynlee Rademacher and Isabella Borgmann; (back, from left) middle/high school social worker Jenny Nietfeld, Lathan Hinnenkamp, Travis Kerfeld, Darin Huston, Davyn Tschida, Isaiah Hutchinson, Tyler Rakotz, Emma Nava, elementary principal Terryl Pearson and elementary school social worker Stacy Klasen. Students and staff held a fundraiser Oct. 5-7, raising $4,800 which will assist students and their families living in the school district when needs arise, and because of COVID-19 mitigations, the traditional Jingle Jar was not used for placement of money.