A new school year is upon the area, and children and parents are preparing for it in several ways, including new clothing and school supplies.
One thing many young people get before heading back to the classroom, though, is a haircut, and for a few years, Liberal’s Sunflower Elementary has been helping families with that expense.
From 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. this coming Thursday, the school is once again offering free haircuts, as well as hot dogs, to its students with the help of several local stylists.
Sunflower Assistant Principal Teresa Childress said the event first took place prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We as a building decided we would like to have a free haircut night and family night for our students,” she said. “We started that. We did that a year, and COVID hit, so we took a couple years off.”
The event, Childress said, started again last year after COVID case numbers began to decline, and a second event was added during the spring semester.
“We feel it’s a service to our students and their families,” she said.
Sunflower parent coordinators Wendy Aguilar and Mayra Francis contact local stylists to see if they can donate time for the haircuts, and for Thursday’s event, there is a good list of barbers.
That list includes independent stylists Gabby Gomez, Rachel Camacho and Brianna Saldana. Stylists from several salons are donating time as well, including:
• Pure Bliss Salon and Day Spa – Stanley and Tara Cordova, Silvia Pando, Amy Williams, Claudia Garcia and Amy Martinez
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