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Whittier’s Passero family first volunteered with DuPage County Toys for Tots in 2001 as a teaching tool for their son, Dominic, who was then 2 years old. “We wanted him to understand how fortunate we are,” said his parents, Matt and Sharon. Volunteering for DuPage County Toys for Tots quickly […]
Instead of asking Santa for gifts themselves, Lester sixth graders and El Sierra fifth graders wrote letters to Santa requesting wishes for someone else in need. “The letters were then delivered to the Macy’s mailbox on Friday, 12/11, which was National Believe Day. For that day only, Macy’s doubled their […]
Article by Liz Foreman Photo by Amy Goray Photography Pierce Downer students and their families showed their holiday spirit by taking part in a unique service project: an Operation Christmas Child Packing Party. Together they donated materials and postage and assembled gift-filled shoeboxes that will soon arrive in Tanzania, an […]
Bloom’s Angels once again demonstrated their generosity this holiday season, helping 50 middle school students in need. The group comprises Herrick staff who raise money to help Herrick families who are experiencing financial difficulties. “We put together nice Christmas bags filled with goodies (hats, gloves, socks, a Herrick T-shirt, $25 […]
Before setting off for winter break, Kingsley held a festive all school sing-a-long, during which children in unison sang popular Christmas carols, such as “Feliz Navidad,” “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” and more.
Photos contributed by Sandi Freebery Pierce Downer sixth grader Lily Freebery is performing as a Mouse (Act 1) and a Polichinelle (Act 2) in the Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” Dazzling!
Meet Cinnamon the dog. Cinnamon and his owner, former special education teacher Karen Click (right), occasionally visit Indian Trail School for pet therapy. There, they meet with small groups of students who may need additional help with behavioral skills and communication. Together, the students learn how to read cues and […]
Indian Trail preschoolers wrote letters to Santa with their fifth grade buddies earlier this month. To their delight, they received personalized responses from Santa’s elves! The preschoolers and their fifth grade buddies read the letters together and then read books and played games.
Downers Grove Roadrunners Soccer Club: The Downers Grove Roadrunners Soccer Club annually helps District 58 students from low-income families – providing school supplies in August, coats in October and holiday gifts in December. This year was no exception, as the club provided 500+ gifts for more than 130 students […]