El Sierra fifth grade students recently packed meals at Feed My Starving Children. Collectively, the students packed 148 boxes containing 31,968 meals totaling $7,032.96. That’s enough food to feed 88 children for a year. Way to go, El Sierra fifth graders! Thanks also to your awesome teachers, Mrs. Vivona and […]
58 Doing Good
Seventh grade Connections classes at O’Neill Middle School participated in two community service projects this year. They made dog pull toys out of old t-shirts and donated them to the “4 PAWS 4 U 4 Ever,” a no-kill pup rescue. The Connections classes also organized a school wide collection of […]
Submitted by Sarah Bogaczyk, MAVinS co-founder The local not-for-profit group, Mothers Against Violence in Schools (MAVinS), partnered with the Whittier administration and PTA to debut two Buddy Benches at the school during an all-school assembly on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The goal of the benches is to encourage inclusion and kindness […]
Herrick eighth grader Abby Goodman is making the world a better place. It started when she joined a student-led march for peace in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago last April. She then attended a call for peace march with St. Sabina Church in June. Abby listened as mothers who lost […]
This summer, Meatheads restaurant featured Herrick seventh grader Gabriella Frank as its Cowmunity Spotlight Nominee. As a first grader, Gabriella started a service organization, in partnership with Sandals Foundation, that collects and donates books to low-income schools in the Caribbean. Since then, Gabriella has donated more than 1,400 books and […]
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